Cladding trends for 2019

Window Louvres — Unit Remodeling in Caloundra, Sunshine Coast

When it comes to renovating your house, the interior is usually the first thought that springs to mind. The outside is often an afterthought and, here in Queensland, we often find ourselves turning to rendering to update an old brick home. But if you’re looking to create some interest or wish the outside of your home to reflect its interior, there are a number of materials and ways to do just that.

The trend of combining different colours and textures of 2018 will continue into 2019. By combining different cladding materials or by using the same cladding in different colours you have an opportunity to express your style and to create some interest.

In terms of materials, there is a a lot to choose from; consider weatherboard, bricks, glass and timber just to mention a few. For example, we recently combined matte black COLORBOND® steel with a warm grey weatherboard to soften the look of the steel while giving the house a modern look.

Which brings us to the topic of colour trends. Next year will see a continuation of neutrals; think greys, beige and off-white. Matte black is also on the rise to complement the neutrals.

Check out the before and after images below for how we used a combination of colours and materials to create a soft but modern look.