Some Interesting Notes About Exterior Wall Panels
Exterior wall panels offer the simplest and most cost effective way to build an energy efficient home.
Wall panels are generally flat and cut into rectangular shapes to cover the walls. They serve both functional and decorative purposes. They also offer soundproofing and insulation benefits whilst enhancing the visual appeal of the home.
Types of Exterior Wall Panels
Exterior wall panels are available in different materials like metal, wood and plastic.
Metal wall panels especially aluminium wall panels have great design flexibility. They are durable and come in attractive designs. They are available in different finishes, including smooth and textures, which make them ideal for cladding.
Wooden wall panels add to the visual interest of the home. They are decorative wooden panels, enhancing the appearance and value of the home. These panels are perfect for country or cottage style homes. Exterior wooden wall panels are available in maple, mahogany, cherry, oak or any other solid wood. Depending on your budget, you can choose the type of wood for wall panels. If you do not want the hassles and cost of wood, but love the beautiful look of wood, you can consider wall panels made of fibre cement, veneer or vinyl.
Wall panels made of durable PVC offer significant advantages over other materials. They are durable yet lightweight. They are easy to maintain. They save a lot of time and money on installation. They are termite proof, versatile and fire retardant.
Faux panels are decorative and made of durable materials like metal, leather, laminate and fabric. They have the ability to resist moisture and heat. You can choose faux panels that mimic the look of stone, wood, stucco, brick or any other material. Faux panels looking like stone, porcelain and tile also come with 3D properties and texture to enhance the look of the home.
Acoustic wall panels are exterior wall panels that help reduce sounds and echoes that enter into the building. They are made of special noise absorbent fabric. You can find a range of colours and finishes in acoustic wall panels.
Decorative wall panels are becoming more popular in Australia. They feature a reflective sheen or stunning finishes like glass, stone, brick or concrete. They also come with elevates details and in beautiful shapes.
Benefits of Exterior Wall Panels
- Reduces your maintenance costs.
- Improves the value of your home.
- When made of durable material, it increases the lifespan of the exterior layer protecting your home from external elements.
- Enhances the thermal comfort of your home, making it a cosy place to live.
- Help prevent condensation on walls.
- Help prevent overheating and thereby help you save on your energy bills.
- Require low maintenance