What are the advantages of Metal Cladding?

By September 06 , 2016
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Metal Cladding has become the face of Modern Buildings. They impart a very hi-tech look to the building. In many cases it is used to give a modern look to old buildings.

Advantages of using Metal Cladding

The advantages of using metal cladding are –

  • Metal Cladding gives a very shiny appearance and requires very low maintenance. Once clad it remains like that for years to come.
  • Metal Cladding does not absorb any kind of moisture hence it is highly resistant to algae and fungi.
  • Metal Claddings are resistant to fire.
  • Metal Cladding is light in weight and does not increase the dead load of the building.
  • Metal Cladding is not a very good insulator for sound. However, some acoustical infill material can be placed  inside the metal siding so as to increase the sound insulation of the place
  • They are available in a variety of colours and textures.
  • Metal Cladding provides adequate heat insulation which makes the building energy efficient and helps in reducing the electricity bills.
  • Metal is malleable hence can be twisted to any direction so as to create interesting shapes in the facades.
  • Metal cladding is very easily available and easy to install.

Read also : What is Metal Cladding, Types & Manufacturing Process?

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