The process of changing the home’s exterior helps in improving the look of a home as well as increasing its value. This process should be done carefully. Additionally, it helps in making a home look better, render and cladding. It also helps in protecting it from the various elements and providing it will the needed insulation. It is a process which has numerous benefits regardless of the amount of money allocated for it.
Some of the practical ways of improving the interior of your home include converting the garage, updating the roof, cladding the exterior walls, upgrading the front doors, adding some new extensions as well as landscaping your garden.
Cladding your exterior walls
Most of the homes which were built in the 1970s and 1980s were made using pebbledash, stone cladding and mismatching bricks. If you are living in such a house, then you should consider replacing these exterior walls or covering them using the modern re-refinish walls. This will help in giving your house a new look. The different materials used can also be unified using masonry paint.
Some of the best cladding materials include rendering, softwood timber, composite cladding, tiles, metal, laminate cladding, fiber cement weatherboarding, PVC cladding and hardwood timber cladding. You should look at the different samples in order to determine the best cladding choice for your home. Some of the cladding materials will help in boosting insulation and increasing the flow of air within the house.
Replacing the windows
The style and patterns of the windows can help in altering the personality of your property. Windows should be redesigned to match the modern styles and patterns. This involves changing the size and shape of the windows, changing the style of the window frames and adding new ones.
Updating the roof
The roof of the house is one of the dominant features. Changing the external covering or shape of the roof will help in transforming the appearance of your property greatly. Some of the roof improvements include the following
Washing the moss covered roofs –this will help in fleshing up the tired –looking buildings
Replacing the faded tiles in the roof– the old tiles should be replaced with new interlocking ones made from concrete. The process of changing the roof covering can cost you from 40-80 sterling pounds per square meter. Modifying the shape of the roof can be a more an expensive and a radical alteration, but it can have a great impact in transforming your home.