What is the cheapest external wall covering?

Vinyl cladding or uPVC cladding is usually the most affordable external cladding choice. The total cost will vary based on the selected type and style of vinyl cladding, which may range between $30/m2 and $100/m2, as well as the installation cost, which is around $100 per square metre.

What can I use for exterior cladding?

Exterior Wall Cladding Ideas: 10 Best House Cladding Options

  • Brick Wall Cladding: Steel Backed Brick Company.
  • Timber Clad Houses and Wall Cladding: Boral.
  • Lightweight Brick Finish Cladding: Corium.
  • Fibre Cement Exterior Cladding Solutions.
  • Aluminium Architectural Cladding: Alumate.
  • Hardwood Fibreboard Cladding: Weathertex.

Can you paint cladding?

Cladding Paint Cladding paints are designed to make the freshly painted surfaces look rejuvenated and modernised whilst also protecting the surface underneath. Cladding paints are a great way to revamp your old and tired cladding facades and surfaces.

How long does PVC cladding last?

50 years
First things first, how long does PVC cladding last? Easily lasting around 20 years, high performance PVC cladding (like ours!) can last up to 50 years with the right care and attention.

How do you Clad an exterior wall?

How To Fit External Cladding? A Step By Step Guide

  1. What You’ll Need:
  2. Step 1 – Measuring of Exterior Walls.
  3. Step 2 – Fit All The Sheafing.
  4. Step 3 – House wrap and Foam insulation.
  5. Step 4 – The First Row of Cladding.
  6. Step 5 – Install The Next Rows.
  7. Step 6 – Add The Trims and Corner Pieces.
  8. Step 7 – Repeat For All Walls.

Can you paint plastic external cladding?

Painting the cladding will extend its life and keep it protected – so yes you can and should paint your cladding. Each type of cladding requires a particular application and technique when being painted, it’s a painting job that really needs an experienced exterior house painter.