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External cladding and exterior timber wall panelling systems

You can’t go past external timber cladding for looks, functionality and protection.

Timeless timber exterior cladding – it never goes out of style. Here’s why:

  • Adds warmth and natural appeal. Whether you’re building a new house or a commercial space, external timber cladding can’t be beaten for stylish street appeal.
  • In-built durability. Exterior wood cladding offers protection and durability to ensure the long-lasting quality of your build.
  • Choice of timber. Our exterior weatherboard cladding comes in a variety of species
  • Design flexibility. Our huge range of external cladding options can cater for every exterior look. Whether you’re after depth, dimension or innovative lighting effects, we can meet your needs. Our standard range offers a huge number of options, including two-tone, rippled, overlapping and straight profiles.

For external timber cladding, Urbanline Architectural offers one of the largest ranges, combined with premium quality and full service that includes design and selection.

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External Cladding options

  • Fire Rating
  • Codemark
  • Acoustics
  • Green Rating
  • Thermally Modified Timber
  • Alu Batten **NEW**
  • Alu Batten **NEW**
  • Alu Batten **NEW**

Alu Batten **NEW**

Urbanline Alu Batten is a versatile architectural façade system suitable for use in residential commercial and industrial environments.

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  • Cera Façade **NEW**
  • Cera Façade **NEW**
  • Cera Façade **NEW**

Cera Façade **NEW**

Ceramic Coated Panels
Striking, original style that brings your walls to life combined with maintenance-free living and durability that lasts the distance.

Fire Rating Codemark

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  • Newport Century Cladding **NEW**
  • Newport Century Cladding **NEW**
  • Newport Century Cladding **NEW**

Newport Century Cladding **NEW**

Unique rough sawn face
In addition to precision-machined tongue and groove profiles, the Newport Century Cladding system features proprietary corner stops and end trims – all manufactured from naturally-durable Australian hardwoods.

Acoustics

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  • Viroc **NEW**
  • Viroc **NEW**
  • Viroc **NEW**

Viroc **NEW**

Concrete Feature Wall Panels
Concrete style and strength, the clever way
Viroc is the clever new product transforming interiors with the elegant, industrial style of concrete – the easy way.

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  • Alu Selekta
  • Alu Selekta
  • Alu Selekta

Alu Selekta

Urbanline Alu Selekta is an innovative new cladding product made from highly durable aluminium.

Fire Rating

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  • Elements Channel - Thermally Modified Hemlock **NEW**
  • Elements Channel - Thermally Modified Hemlock **NEW**
  • Elements Channel - Thermally Modified Hemlock **NEW**

Elements Channel – Thermally Modified Hemlock **NEW**

A thermally modified cladding product that’s PEFC® accredited and guaranteed to withstand the harshest conditions.

Acoustics Green Rating Thermally Modified Timber

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  • Euro Selekta Clad
  • Euro Selekta Clad
  • Euro Selekta Clad

Euro Selekta Clad

A unique, pre-finished composite cladding façade with a beautiful timber-grain-embossed surface.

Codemark Acoustics Green Rating

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  • Newport Beechgrove Hardwood Cladding
  • Newport Beechgrove Hardwood Cladding
  • Newport Beechgrove Hardwood Cladding

Newport Beechgrove Hardwood Cladding

Available in Australian hardwoods and featuring tongue and groove profiles and proprietary corner stops and end trims.

Acoustics Green Rating

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  • Newport Castelation® Stepped Expression Wall Panels
  • Newport Castelation® Stepped Expression Wall Panels

Newport Castelation® Stepped Expression Wall Panels

Available in hardwoods, this cladding is a designer’s dream with eight, interchangeable and different-sized profiles.

Acoustics Green Rating

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  • Newport Corrugated Clad
  • Newport Corrugated Clad

Newport Corrugated Clad

Available in hardwood species, this cladding adds dimension to any room with its rippled, wavy profile.

Acoustics Green Rating

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  • Newport Ridge Clad
  • Newport Ridge Clad

Newport Ridge Clad

With standout lines and stylish sharpness, this hardwood cladding creates a fluted effect that catches the light.

Acoustics Green Rating

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  • Westport Castelation® & Castelation® Screenclad

Westport Castelation® & Castelation® Screenclad

Made with stunning Western Red Cedar, this unique profile provides a simple and effective way to achieve a modern batten look.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Castelation® Rough Stack
  • Westport Castelation® Rough Stack
  • Westport Castelation® Rough Stack

Westport Castelation® Rough Stack

Straight from our design studio, this cladding offers bold, chunky steps with contrasting fine highlights – all in Western Red Cedar.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Castelation® Stepped Expression Walls
  • Westport Castelation® Stepped Expression Walls
  • Westport Castelation® Stepped Expression Walls

Westport Castelation® Stepped Expression Walls

Offering versatility and choice, this cladding comes in eight, interchangeable and different-sized profiles – all in stunning Western Red Cedar.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Corrugated Cladding
  • Westport Corrugated Cladding
  • Westport Corrugated Cladding

Westport Corrugated Cladding

A modern take on corrugated iron, this Western Red Cedar cladding creates unique lighting effects.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Ridge Cladding
  • Westport Ridge Cladding
  • Westport Ridge Cladding

Westport Ridge Cladding

A dynamic profile in Western Red Cedar that features bold, diamond-shaped ‘vees’ for a fluted effect that produces outstanding shadows and highlights.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Shiplap
  • Westport Shiplap
  • Westport Shiplap

Westport Shiplap

Stylish cedar cladding with overlapping profiles, clean lines and a seamless finish.

Green Rating

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  • Westport Veejoint Timber Construction
  • Westport Veejoint Timber Construction
  • Westport Veejoint Timber Construction

Westport Veejoint Timber Construction

A timeless classic offering uniformity, cladding integrity and easy installation, with the beauty of Western Red Cedar.

Green Rating

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The Best External Cladding Solutions, with the Greatest Range of Materials

For external timber cladding, Urbanline Architectural offers one of the largest ranges, combined with premium quality and full services including design and selection.

Add depth and individuality to your design with the elegance of external cladding. Alongside the incredible aesthetics, external wall cladding maintains the structural integrity of buildings, provides a layer of protection against harsh weather conditions, and acts as an insulator with a strong resistance to heat flow.

Prepare to be spoilt for choice, and enjoy the freedom of fully customisable construction.

Explore our wide range of cladding options and completely transform the exterior of your project. We use premium materials including:

  • Composites:  Durable, easy to install and a long-lasting high performer. A composite finish will provide the beauty of timber with next to no maintenance.
  • Hardwoods: Choose from various species and colours to achieve a prestigious finish that will give depth and warmth to your exterior.
  • Western Red Cedar: A timeless classic that offers a stunning finish. We can achieve seamless results with Western Red Cedar in many of our cladding profiles.
  • Aluminium: A new, innovative cladding solution that looks like timber, but offers full fire protection.

 

External Cladding FAQs

What is external cladding?

External cladding acts as an additional protective layer for your home, whilst also aesthetically improving the look and feel of your house. It is applied to the exterior of your home, is non-loadbearing and helps protect your home against the environment and weather.

What timber is best for external cladding?

Western Red Cedar is often referred to as the best timber for external cladding, due to its durable nature, versatile design options, and ease to work with. Outside of our composite cladding options, at Urbanline we are avid users of Western Red Cedar for our external cladding projects and recommend it highly.

Can I use softwood cladding outside?

Softwoods can definitely be used for exterior cladding outside, with Western Red Cedar being one of our most popular external cladding options, which is a softwood timber.

How to install external timber cladding

External timber cladding can be installed in 10 steps, however, should be handled by builders, installers, specifiers, or competent handymen. These steps include:

  1. Apply building wrap
  2. Batten over the building wrap
  3. Create a gap to let moisture out
  4. Check your cladding before applying
  5. Seal the back face
  6. Install the cladding
  7. Apply fixings
  8. Apply joins
  9. Finish wall ends, corners doors and windows
  10. Preserve your exterior cladding timber

For the detailed external timber cladding installation guide, with expert tips and advice, download the below guide:

External Timber Cladding Installation Guide.

What is cheaper bricks or cladding?

External cladding is often a more affordable option when compared to bricking and can also be a faster installation process.

Is planning permission required for external cladding?

For residential applications in Australia, permission would not be required for replacing external cladding, however for major projects such as commercial jobs, planning permission would most likely be needed.

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