How Much Value Does a Composite Cladding Add to a House

Are you currently exploring ways to boost your property’s resale value? Composite cladding is one addition you can make to your home that will significantly improve your home’s curb appeal and enhance the beauty of your home’s exterior. It is an affordable remodelling solution that will give your home a fresh look, without going above your budget.

Composite cladding comes in varieties of style, from the smooth and satin to modernistic looks, your house will stand out and have a dignified appearance. A great benefit of composite material is that it possesses the beauty of timbre wood without the high-maintenance routine. Composite cladding is increasingly becoming popular to enhance the exterior of residential and commercial properties.

Composite cladding is completely ‘green’, which means it is made from recycled materials. The use of composite materials has minimal impact on the environment, making it an ideal choice for our environmental sustainability efforts. It is very easy to install, as it can be installed in a short time by a professional. Most composite claddings have heat and sound insulation benefits.

What is Composite cladding?

Composite cladding is the application of composite material to a residential or commercial property to give a level of thermal and sound insulation or even weather resistance. Composite cladding comes with an additional benefit in that it is low-maintenance and has excellent aesthetic appeal. Other cladding materials include metal, brick, vinyl and wood.

Composite cladding improves the character of any house. It can also significantly improve the appearance of a demoded or dilapidated house.

Composite cladding is produced from recycled materials, including recycled polyethene and wood/plastic fibres.

Why composite cladding improve the value of a house

Here are some reasons why composite cladding adds to a property’s value:

-Low maintenance

There’s a popular saying that is paraphrased like this ‘the less work you do in maintaining the appearance of your house, the better’. Composite cladding is known for its ease of maintenance. You wouldn’t need to worry about painting, staining or spraying after installation.

Composite cladding does not warp, decay or split. It is resistant to termite and other wood-attacking insects, so you won’t have to worry about using pesticide or costly wood treatment. Composite boards are also resistant to harsh ultra-violet rays, which means composite claddings are not prone to discolouration or fading because of its bonding agents.
High-performance composite boards will still retain their beautiful appearance after 20 years, despite their low-maintenance.

-Great look

Composite material comes in a wide colour assortment you wouldn’t have any difficulty finding the right blend for your home. They have a clean, beautiful look.
Composite cladding boards are not prone to rot, unlike traditional wooden boards. You wouldn’t have to engage in any high maintenance routine to (painting and staining) maintain their looks. No matter your choice of colour or design, composite cladding will always fit your preferences. There are composite cladding designs that mimic the aesthetic beauty of natural timbre.

-Durability

Composite materials are produced from wood fibres and recycled plastic. This means you will enjoy the advantages of the two materials. The plastic enables the composite cladding to withstand extreme temperature and inclement weather, while the wood strengthens the board.

Most composite cladding panels come with more than 20 years warranty. The fact that it is low-maintenance means you will enjoy an amazing product without stress or worries.

-Environmentally friendly

As already reiterated severally in this article, composite materials are environmentally friendly, produced from recycled wood and plastic, with rice straw and polystyrene.

Some composite materials are made of discarded shopping bags, saw dust and recycled plastic bottles. Using composite cladding has less environmental impact in the environment because these items used in production of composites could potentially damage the planet if they end up in landfills and dumps.
Can the addition of composite cladding to my house increase its value?

When refurbishing or upgrading parts of properties homeowners are always particular about getting the right returns. Adding a composite cladding to your house can boost your chances of selling it off quickly at a good price. It would not only increase the curb appeal and beauty of your residential property but coupled with the low maintenance, durability and resilience, composite cladding can significantly up your home’s resale value.

Are there other ways of improving the value of my house?

Yes, in addition to wall cladding, other simple steps you can take to improve your property’s value include painting, remodelling the kitchen/replacement of old fixtures and fittings in the bathroom, creation of outdoor living spaces or decking.