With the housing market as competitive as ever, many are deciding to build their own home in an attempt to save money in the long run. One issue this poses is the fact that would-be developers now have to source their own building materials. Cladding is essential to establishing the right temperature in your home. But what are the benefits of the popular timber cladding?
It’s a sustainable building material
Whilst the deforestation of rainforests is contributed through the demand of unsustainable timber, if you go with a company who source their timber cladding from ethical suppliers you will be sure to have an environmentally sound product.
It is an economical product
One of the main reasons builders opt for timber cladding is its competitive price compared to other building materials. You also save money on the installation costs as timber cladding is easy to work with. The versatility of timber cladding versatility also means you can minimize wastage.
It provides protection against damp and moisture
Despite its name timber cladding is not intended to provide solely insulation for your home. Its main purpose is to give protection against moisture and damp on the walls of your house. Additionally in many cases, timber cladding is selected simply as it provides a great looking finish to your new build.
It adds to the natural aesthetic of a home
As previously stated adding timber cladding to your new build home will give the house a very attractive finish. You can also experiment with different shades of timber to try and find the best match for your home.