In the United Kingdom the weather is as unpredictable as ever. The sun can be shining one moment and, before you know it, hailstones will be pouring down the next. Unfortunately, this means that many properties aren’t properly prepared and can take some damage, both cosmetic or structural.
There are many ways to guard against bad weather, but one of the most effective is to employ cladding to the affected areas of your property. It’s a method that has been around for many decades and has helped many households and businesses that had to prepare for the hard to predict.
Protect Your Home with Stone Cladding
With the help of professionals with years of experience, you should be able to take the first steps towards safeguarding your home from the environment. Cladding essentially entails the application of layers to the external surfaces of buildings to provide wind resistance and to act as a shield against rain, although sometimes cladding is not necessarily waterproof. Once cladding encounters resistance, it aids the overall security of the building by “transferring” it to the structural framework. It’s a simple addition your property that can prevent complications.
There are also many other benefits to cladding that aren’t just related to defending weather. It can also provide thermal insulation to your home, helping the temperature of your property during the less than idyllic winter months. If you find yourself with skyrocketing heating bills, it could be worth taking a look at what cladding can do for you.
Cladding can even help prevent fires, prevent the transmission of sound (perfect for when you want peace and quiet), and help your home to receive more natural daylight. One of the biggest benefits of cladding, however, is that it is effective at limiting your energy output, helping you to improve your energy efficiency.
There are many different types of cladding, which include: curtain walling; over cladding; pre-cast concrete; timber cladding; stone veneer; brick cladding; panels and sheeting, and shakes and shingle. To find the type that is most suitable for you, you need to get in touch with experienced professionals.
RW Masonry have been helping the people and businesses of North Wales and Cheshire for many years with their cladding needs. If you would like to know more about how this simple addition to your home can go a really long way, don’t hesitate to contact us.