Metal Cladding: Types, Ideas and Costs

metal cladding on a contemporary house
(Image credit: van Ellen + Sheryn)

Whether you are self building, renovating or extending, metal cladding is a great way to ensure your home has a highly individual, eye-catching, appearance. 

Metal is still seen by many as a relatively unusual material to use for house cladding yet it is actually a practical option as well as being suitable not just for contemporary homes, but for traditional and more rustic style properties too. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.