What Is Recladding?
What is recladding?
Cladding is the material used on the exterior of a home to protect your home from natural elements such as wind and rain. Recladding is a process that removes the existing cladding and replaces it with new cladding.
There are a number of reasons why you may want to undergo a reclad. Some reasons are listed below:
- You might have a leaky home that is causing damage to an interior element of your home, such as frames or walls.
- Your current home may have a poor design. Therefore you may want to upgrade the cladding system to improve the home aesthetically.
- If your home was built between the 1980s – 2004 you may have monolithic plaster cladding which is more susceptible to weather-tight issues and was typically known to cause the “leaky building crisis”.
- You may want to increase the value of your home by getting new cladding installed. Well-maintained, modern cladding is the key to making a good first impression.
- You may want to update your original cladding to a low-maintenance system that is less likely to collect mould and is easy to clean.
Building Consent and Recladding
When you have decided that you would like to reclad your home you will need to apply for Building Consent. This will allow Auckland Council to ensure your recladding is done to the building code standards.
Exterior cladding options
What exterior cladding options are there? Today there are many different options of cladding. Some of these include:
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The total cost of recladding varies greatly depending on the size of your home, the existing exterior cladding you have, and the new cladding material you choose. For a more accurate quote, please get in touch with our team today.