Exterior Cladding

Exterior cladding adds an extra layer of protection to the walls of your home or building. It protects your property from outside elements, especially moisture invasion. It also insulates the building and enhances its appearance.

Cladding comes in a range of appealing colours and varieties. It serves both decorative and functional purposes.

If you are planning to install external cladding to your property, there are numerous things you need to know.

We are huge advocates of Vinyl Cladding or Vinyl Siding installation to the exterior of your home but we thought we would outline some other forms of cladding for your information :

Exterior Cladding Options

Brick cladding

Brick cladding is expensive, but it adds great value to your property. You can choose from an array of colours and sizes that best suit the style of your home.

Plaster Cladding

Plaster is an excellent choice for exterior cladding. It offers a seamless appearance, offering an aesthetic to any type of building. It comes in a range of colours, styles and textures, which help you, enjoy design freedom.

Metal Cladding

Metal cladding, especially aluminium cladding offers effective weather protection, it is lightweight, yet very durable.

Timber Cladding

Timber is a versatile choice. Many types of wood like sweet chestnut and oak are suitable for cladding. However, they are more expensive. Mid priced durable wood like fir and cedar are also available. Wood is easy to use and is renewable. You can leave it unfinished or choose from an array of finish options.

Stone Cladding

Stone cladding gives a character to any building. It is durable, fireproof and a great thermal insulator. However, it is more expensive than other materials. It also requires a range of modifications in the building to fit the exterior surface area.

You can consider installing stone cladding in some areas, instead of cladding the entire surface.

Vinyl Cladding

Vinyl Cladding is extremely durable, weather proof and has great insulation capacity. It is a cheaper option and offers long lasting performance.

Polystyrene Cladding

Polystyrene is a good choice for exterior cladding, as it is cost effective, durable and flexible, easy to install and a good insulator.

Exterior Cladding Benefits

Insulation

Exterior cladding involves affixing a layer of thermal cladding to the walls. It prevents moisture from entering into the property. It restricts heat flow from passing through the cladding, so temperature inside the home can be easily controlled.

Reduced Maintenance Costs

Exterior cladding with vinyl, polystyrene, plaster, metal and brick is easy to install and maintain. These materials are strong and offer great impact resistance.

Enhance the Appearance and Value of your Property

Cladding enhances the aesthetic appeal of your home or office. As it comes in many colours and styles, you can pick the one that matches with the style and colour of your property. Adding exterior cladding can help increase the value of your property also.

Saves on Energy Costs

By controlling heat flow, exterior cladding helps your interior a warm and cosy place to live in. It helps reduce your energy bills every month, so you can save a lot of money.

It is advisable to get the help of a professional builder to install exterior cladding, as the professional ensures that the installation is made according to the stringent rules and regulations of Australian building codes.

Testimonials

Dear Sir, Thanks to your product, our home will be virtually maintenance free for our life-time. It will certainly save us money as we will be almost free from painting forever. I also want to praise the workmanship, which was done with expertise and professionalism. All in all we are extremely happy with our new […]

Leichardt QLD 4305

I would like to say thank you for the wonderful work completed on our house. The Abbey Thermalboard has made a remarkable difference to our home. We now have an attractive modern exterior which is easy to maintain and is cost effective.

Kingaroy Qld 4610

We are writing to let you know how happy we are with the thermalboard cladding you put on our house. It has totally transformed our house from an old fibro house to a nicer newer looking home. We are also very happy with the colour, which matches in perfectly with everything and the quality of […]

Virginia Qld

We are writing to you to thank you for the most professional service we have ever received from a Company or tradesmen. I am pleased to say that Abbey did the most amazing job in cladding our rather large house and pulled out all the stops to have it completed

Wynnum West 4178

I’m pleased to say that we had not a single problem with any of the cladding that we purchase from Abbey, which is a testament to the product and the work done by your local installer.

Hermit Park Townsville

I wish to thank Abbey Constructions for the job carried out on the Mundubbera Sub Branch RSL Hall and make note of the excellent workmanship of Wade Roughsedge. We cannot speak highly enough of his dedication to carrying out the work at such a high standard and his friendly demeanour.

Dawn O Mundubbera

Congratulations on your staff! Michael has been most helpful as has his superior in Brisbane, with advice and support to an elderly lady who was being bullied by another company. John is a real craftsman. We couldn’t ask for a better Job. All have been unfailingly polite and I felt comfortable having them around my […]

Carol Grey

Just a short note to express my thanks to Abbey Constructions for the great job done on our house. Everything from the initial contact with Geoff Robson, to the completed work was a real pleasure, and very easy. We had the house cladded with thermal board, and it looks fantastic. We chose Linen coloured cladding, […]

John Eden
March 2017
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