Choosing The Right Cladding For Your Home


Written By

Jordon Barrett

Building your home leaves you with an abundance of selections both internal and external. From fittings and fixtures to tiles and paint, every selection you make gives your home that personal touch.

External cladding comes in many textures and looks to add depth and individuality to your home’s design. When thinking about styles of cladding, the options are limitless, but here we will discuss a few common options available to suit your new home:



Colorbond is a strong and secure steel wall cladding option that comes standard with all Evoke Living Homes. Along with thermal energy efficiency and fire protection benefits; Colorbond has been designed for the Australian environment ensuring durability is at its highest.

With a range of 22 colours, Colorbond offers a modern and sophisticated look that will be sure to add a unique expression to your home.



James Hardie Weatherboard

James Hardie fibre cement cladding is a low-maintenance wall cladding option that is resistant to rotting, fire, impact, moisture damage and termites when installed and maintained correctly. Coming in a range of styles from the traditional Primeline to the modern Scyon range, James Hardie is sure to have an option to suit you and your dream home!

  • Primeline weatherboard is a pre-primed, site-painted weatherboard, available in a range of profiles from contemporary to traditional
  • Scyon Axon is a vertically grooved cladding panel that looks sharp and uniform, providing a pristine and modern look to the exterior of your home
  • Scyon Linea is the thickest weatherboard available! With deep shadow lines, this style of weatherboard proves versatile for all styles of homes. 

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Stone Feature Cladding

Freo Stone offers a large range of stone wall cladding materials to either provide a feature element to the exterior of your home or even add depth to your interior walls. No matter the use, from external cladding to internal features and fireplaces, natural stone cladding adds depth and texture to any designed space and beautifully blends the boundaries between inside and out.

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There are so many different options and combinations of cladding we can provide to your home, with these just being the most common types. The range of textures, colours, styles and finishes available means the outcome of your design is only limited by your imagination. With cladding adding both street appeal and increasing resale value in the future, it is important to consider the different options available.