Home exterior finishes
Beautiful home exterior enhances the overall beauty of a home and also increases its value. This is why houses with beautiful exteriors are sold out like hot cakes. The most common home exterior finishes are paint, wood, stone and brick. Each home exterior has its own charm with a price tag. Let’s discuss different types of home exterior finishes.
Paint is the most common home exterior finish. Paint is cheaper as compared to the other finishes. Paints have large variety from color to quality. Paints have both glossy and mat finish. The lifespan of paints is very short as you have to repaint the home exteriors after every 5 years. Paint has good workability as you can yourself paint the exteriors.
Wood is one of the top home exterior finishes. Wooden home exteriors look natural and enhance its overall beauty. But wood exteriors are very expensive. Wood has excellent workability as in short time wooden panels can be installed on home exterior. Wood exteriors have high maintenance cost as you have to paint it after every 4-5 years.
Stone is the traditional home exterior finish. You can create beautiful home exteriors with both exposed stones and also by using modern dressed stone cladding. Stone is one of the expensive items with low workability. Stone exteriors have long life. It has low maintenance cost and good to protect the building from outside temperature / weather.
Like stone, brick is also the oldest home exterior finish. In historic buildings exposed bricks were used to build beautiful exteriors. In modern age, brick facing for home exteriors is very popular. Brick facing is expensive with very low work-ability. It has long life and very low maintenance cost. Brick facing exteriors protect the building from outside damages.