All types of roofs need Roof cladding, but how do you know what it does and what choices are available to you? Let us take a look at all the basics of roof cladding.

Why Roof Cladding

Primarily Roof cladding gives your roof a weatherproof layer and stops water and other elements from entering your home. Apart from protecting the roof, it increases the aesthetic aspect of the roof to provide a decorative element to your home. Since the roof is a prominent part of the exterior, it is necessary to select a stylish and trendy colour that also complements the architecture of the house. Roof cladding forms a prominent part of patios, sheds, outhouses etc.

Types of Roof Cladding

Roof cladding is available in different materials. However, Metal cladding is the most common option, and it comes in various styles and colours. Metal cladding offers flexibility, adaptable in all kinds of architectural designs, including curved roofs.

Roof cladding is also available in Tiles in a range of materials – terracotta, concrete, clay, slate, etc. Tiles are also great to add to the aesthetics of a home as they work well with any style of roof and will always be in fashion.

For a choice within your budget Asphalt shingles are another fantastic cladding choice, Cladding is also available in natural materials such as bamboo over your existing roof. Bamboo helps to mitigate the effects of the harsh sun. You can also insulate the outdoor roof with palm fibre installed below it.

Some convenient options include Plastic and fibreglass cladding as it works well, is cost-effective and available in a range of styles and colours.

Whatever be your architectural preferences, your building can only be fully protected and insulated with cladding. To know more about roof cladding and the various options available, do log on to or simply contact our expert team.