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What is cladding?

What is cladding?

Posted on 13 March, 2023

The construction industry is an industry which sees constant improvements on almost a daily basis. Construction technology is always advancing and so is the expertise within the sector. Constructing or remodelling a home or property is easier than ever these days to do on a set budget.

However, it’s important when you are constructing or remodelling to choose the right building technique for you. Building cladding is one of the most widely used and preferred techniques. But what is building cladding and what are the different types of building cladding?

What is building cladding?

Building cladding, also known as cladding, is a construction technique which refers to distinctive surfaces consisting of multiple components which you can place on the exterior of a building.

Cladding is a highly popular building technique and many homeowners as well as real estate developers employ it.

There are various types of cladding for houses to be aware of, as you need to know which will be the most suitable for your home. It’s also vital to know the benefits of cladding as well.

The benefits of using cladding

There are several benefits of using cladding on a property which include:

  • Improved Energy Efficiency: Building cladding can help improve the energy efficiency of a property by reducing heat loss through walls. This can help lower heating costs and reduce carbon emissions.
  • Enhanced Protection: Cladding provides an extra layer of protection to a building's exterior, protecting it from the elements, including rain, wind, and snow. This can help prevent moisture damage and extend the life of the building.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Cladding can enhance the aesthetic appeal of a property, giving it a modern, clean, and polished look. There are many different types of cladding materials available, from traditional brick and stone to more modern options such as metal and glass.
  • Noise Reduction: Some types of cladding, such as insulated cladding, can help reduce outside noise from traffic or other sources, creating a more peaceful environment inside the property.
  • Low Maintenance: Cladding is relatively low maintenance and can be easily cleaned with a pressure washer or other cleaning solution. It can also help protect the underlying walls from dirt and stains.
  • Increased Property Value: Installing cladding can increase the value of a property, making it more attractive to potential buyers or renters. It can also help a property stand out in a crowded market.

At BC Profiles, we sell hollow uPVC cladding in white, mahogany, and light oak.

Why choose uPVC cladding?

Many people choose uPVC building cladding because it’s low maintenance, weather resistant, and fire resistant. Well fitted uPVC cladding can also insulate your property as well for those cold nights.

If you use uPVC cladding, the only maintenance you’ll have to carry out is cleaning it, and making sure that your building is in the right condition.

If you have any questions regarding any of the products we sell, please do not hesitate to contact the BC Profiles customer support team, who will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

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