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What is composite cladding?

Posted in: Ideas and Advice
24 August 2021

A mixture of recycled plastics and timber offcuts make composite an environmentally sustainable option, and the durability and low-maintenance nature of the product means little to no upkeep is required to keep the finish looking fresh.

Design is at the forefront of many cladding projects, and while timber cladding’s numerous wood stains and finishes are useful for creating one-of-a-kind facades, over time these may begin to take on an uneven grey appearance. However, the makeup of composite cladding ensures that the finish will continue to look as good as it did the day it was installed for years to come.

Created with function in mind, composite cladding will absorb less water than timber cladding, will not warp in the heat or wet weather, will not rot, or splinter, and is not susceptible to termites or other pests that may plague wooden products.

Applications of Composite Cladding

No matter the size or location of your project, it’s worth considering composite cladding. Applications include residential, commercial, industrial, modular and garden buildings. Straightforward to install and easy to maintain, composite cladding creates instant curb appeal, with a natural appearance that lasts and lasts.

With the various shades of composite cladding available, it’s easy to find a finish that complements existing structures on your land – composite is perfectly suited for smaller buildings such as extensions, garden gyms and offices as well as larger projects like homes and commercial developments.

It’s worth thinking beyond external walls too, use composite cladding as screen fencing to add privacy to a garden, with the soundproofing characteristics particularly beneficial for busy streets in urban areas. Sturdier than a traditional timber fence, a composite screen fence will also increase garden security while keeping out unwanted noise.

Why Choose HD Clad Pro

Those looking for a low-maintenance solution will appreciate the ease of HD Clad Pro™, a sophisticated composite alternative to timber cladding available in a range of colours expertly designed to mimic the appearance of real wood grain using natural colour match technology.

HD Clad Pro™ will not fade or grey over time, is UV-stable and stain resistant with little to no maintenance required and no need to paint, stain or treat your cladding boards.  

Once you’ve created an exterior that you’re happy with, you needn’t worry about replacing or upgrading it any time soon, HD Clad Pro™ is a long-lasting system, with a warranty of 25 years.

Installation is made simple with invisible clip fixings and trims, creating a polished exterior to any building, and boards can be applied horizontally or vertically depending on your desired finish.

HD Clad Pro™ is Fire Rated to Class E to be used safely on any building up to 18m in height. 

Benefits of Composite Prime

HD Clad Pro™ is just one of the innovative composite products available from Composite Prime. With a range that includes: HD Deck Dual™, a two-sided decking system with a natural wood finish, Touchstone Flooring, a luxury vinyl flooring line suitable for domestic and commercial use with easy clip installation, and HD Deck 150™, an affordable composite decking solution with a contemporary aesthetic available exclusively from Arnold Laver/Timberworld.

If you’d like to see any of Composite Prime’s products for yourself, all samples are completely free and can be ordered online in seconds.

As a thank you for your custom, each month Composite Prime select a new winner in their Reward Scheme prize draw. Entry is free for every customer, new or historic, with only proof of purchase required. Prizes range from gift cards to garden accessories and tech gadgets.


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