Benefits of Palliside:
What sort of look do you want?
How much are you prepared to spend?
How much future maintenance is acceptable to you?
A low-maintenance pre-finished weatherboard system. Provides the look of traditional timber weatherboards with natural shadow-lines and definition.
It's got a 25 year coating guarantee against fading, so it doesn't require repainting.
Emulates the 1960s villa look.
Cement, fibre based product.
Suitable when darker colours are required.
Slow to install because it's heavy, needs to be cut with a diamond saw and can't be nailed (requires drilling instead).
Used for centuries.
Has high durability and is low maintenance.
Not suitable in earthquake prone areas or on steep, difficult sites (as piles are required to hold the bricks up).
Classic NZ cladding with a heritage look.
Can paint any colour you like.
Is high maintenance (requires repainting).
Fibre cement plaster system.
Low cost of material and labour to install.
Was vogue, but is the culprit for leaky homes as it's prone to micro cracking.
Less prone to cracking and has good insulation properties.
Can be mistakenly associated with leaky homes as it has the same appearance as fibre cement.