Wall Ideas For Your Home- Know The Best Options

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If you are planning to decorate your home, it may feel like that the options are limited. While there is nothing that you can do to add extra area, there are many ways through which you can make your home look perfect. The key is to start with using the open spaces and think of what you can do to your walls. Wall ideas for your home are aplenty, you just need to use the best and have a beautiful space. Whether you wish to give your abode a facelift or add some amazing elements, there are a lot of options available like wall cladding, brick slips etc.

External wall cladding has evolved a lot over the last few years. There was a time when bricks were see as basic element to any building but recently, they have become the colour palette for innovation and creativity by designers and contractors. Exterior wall cladding can be made from different materials but choosing the right one for your next project can be a task. Let’s take a look at the different claddings available:

Wood cladding

This is highly popular and is a great sustainable alternative to conventional materials. Wood cladding can give your home that instant style upgrade. This is a sustainable and practical external finish that is available in a variety of profiles, grades and species to suit your wall in the best way possible. As wood is a good insulator, when maintained properly, it can last for many years. Oak wood cladding has pale gold colour that will go a little light over the years. Keep in mind that wooden cladding changes its colour so ensure that you choose the colour carefully.

Brick cladding

We cannot write about exterior cladding without mentioning the classic brick cladding. Great for commercial buildings and houses, brick is available in a variety of colour options.

Larch cladding

Larch wood has some rich dark grain and is available in shades like reds and golden browns. It provides a silver hue when it ages, which adds to the overall charm. Larch is the softwood that has a natural protective resin which provides a strong resistance to decay and rot. Though it can be left untreated, however, to protect its natural colour and to improve its durability, treating is advisable.

Gallery wall

Apart from wall cladding of different types, you can also go with creating a sort of gallery or art wall. Noting adds that much needed personality like a gallery wall. Here you can display your collection of pictures, art, have wall hangings and more. One thing to keep in mind- go for cohesive, simple frames or get in ornate variations to make things look great.

Brick slips

The varied collection of brick slips can totally transform your areas like fireplace and kitchen. Kitchen has always serves as the centre of any house and it is believed to be the most important room. Brick slips for fireplaces have a great ability to be adaptable in the aura they produce. Whether you want to have that rustic farmhouse feeling or a modern contemporary look, brick slips can be the best pick for you. Apart from being aesthetically beautiful, they are also a practical thing to add in your home- be it in kitchen or fireplace. They help to avoid the damp, are frost proof as well as waterproof, meaning they are sound proof and are easy to clean, adding that extra bonus points in your kitty.

So, why use brick slips kitchen for your renovation or design plan?

  • They are great to be used internally or externally
  • They are energy efficient and will save you money on bills
  • They add aesthetic value to your place

Well, these are a few things that you can do and add that extra charm to your home. Decorating or renovating your walls with latest ideas will produce you amazing decor and appeal for your home as a whole. Wait no more and choose the best option out there. You will be surprised by the variety of choices you have to make your house walls as appealing as possible- wood cladding, decorating with plates, gallery walls, wall murals, sculptural sconces, brick slips etc.


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Grant Schneider
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Good morning Lisa Davies - there is so much you can do.  These ideas are very helpful.

Aug 01, 2019 06:05 AM #1
John Pusa
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Hello Lisa Davies  very valuable list of ideas for a home.

Aug 01, 2019 04:12 PM #2
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