Finishing the facades of private houses: the best options

finishing the facade of a private house

Finishing options for the facade of a private house have an impressive list, and anyone can choose the type of decoration that suits him the most. When the necessary options for finishing the facade of a private house are selected, the photos clearly show the advantages and disadvantages of each of them. The front side of the building is its face, and, of course, any person wants this face to be attractive and original. There are many options for finishing the facade of a private house, and the task comes down to taking into account the structural features, local traditions and climatic conditions.

1. Features of facade finishing

In the general case, it is customary to call the front wall of a house with all architectural elements: a door, windows, columns, pediment. Such a wall is most often load-bearing, but it can also be made in the form of a fencing element.

When choosing a material for finishing a house, take into account how harmoniously it will fit into the landscape

There are many designs

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facade decoration. Among the main types, the following can be distinguished: brick or masonry, wooden facade, decorative plaster, polymer cladding, incl.h. transparent version. The technical performance features a warm finish and a ventilated system.

finishing the facade of a private house

There are many design options for facade decoration

An important characteristic is the presence of ventilated gaps. When manufacturing non-ventilated facades, the outer cladding firmly adheres to the wall surface without an air gap. A ventilated system implies a gap between the wall and the cladding, which allows air to circulate, weathering condensation and reducing moisture accumulation.

finishing the facade of a private house

Ventilated facade

Finishing the facade of a private house with vinyl siding

Finishing the facade of a private house with vinyl siding

2. Wooden facade: manufacturing features

Finishing options for the facade of a private wooden house have always attracted increased interest. The wood in the cladding stands out for its beauty and naturalness. Wooden facades can be either ventilated or non-ventilated.

Scheme of a wooden hinged ventilated facade

There are the following options for finishing the facade of a private house using wood:

Wooden block house

- rounded wooden panels imitating a log frame. The edges of the boards have a profile that provides a tongue-and-groove connection with dense stacking of panels. The width of such boards is 18-25 cm.

Profiled board

- imitating a blockhouse from a bar. A board with a profiled edge 15-25 cm wide and 2-3 cm thick is used.

Lining

- is a wooden planks of different sizes. In accordance with the European standard, lining is produced with a width of 95 mm and a thickness of 12 mm.

Wooden block house imitates a log cabin

Wooden block house imitates a log cabin

Planket

- a wooden plank, similar to a lining, but having a smooth glossy surface on both sides, and most often made of larch.

Partially edged board

- designed to imitate natural untreated wood. This product has 2 different edges: smoothly sanded on one side and bevelled and bark residues on the other.

finishing the facade of a private house

wood facade decoration

The timber cladding can be applied directly to the façade surface (non-ventilated version) or with battens. All wooden elements must be impregnated with an antiseptic composition. For the manifestation of the wood structure, a tinting impregnation is used, which focuses the texture and gives the desired shade.

Scheme of cladding a house with clapboard outside

Scheme of cladding a house with clapboard outside

The most common colors and structures are oak, beech, ash, walnut in natural form or by imitation.

3. Plaster

Facade wall plastering is one of the most common options

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finishing the facade of a private house.

Several technologies are used to make the plastered surface decorative:

  • mineral type: the "bark beetle" variety is made from a sand-cement composition with the addition of mineral ingredients and coloring pigments;
  • acrylic-based plaster: elastic composition with a decorative appearance;
  • silicone solution: has an important advantage - it retains bright colors for a long time;
  • plaster with marble chips: crumbs of different fractions are used - small (up to 1.2 mm), large (up to 5.5 mm) and especially thin (less than 0.6 mm), and acrylic composition is widely used as a binder.
  • Facade wall plastering is now popular

    Facade wall plastering is now popular

    4. Brick

    When facing the facade, decorative bricks of various types and sizes are used. Brick facade finishing options are illustrated in the photo. Finishing can be made as a separate face masonry with a gap for ventilation, or fixed with mortar directly to the wall surface. Decorative bricks for facade decoration differ in different colors, which allows you to create the necessary appearance.

    Finishing the facade of a private house with bricks

    Finishing the facade of a private house with bricks

    An attractive variety of brick

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    finishing is the use of clinker tiles, which are decorative ceramic bricks made of pressed clay that has undergone a special firing. The tiles can be glued with a standard adhesive, mounted on a hollow brick layer or lathing. Clinker tiles have a wide range of colors, which allows them to be in harmony with the roofing.

    Layout of standard brick masonry

    5. Stone

    Stone finishing makes the facade especially attractive. For this purpose, both natural stone and artificial stone can be used. The most popular are granite, marble, gabbro, limestone, diorite, travertine, sandstone. Sandstone has excellent decorative properties, which is produced in the form of ready-made slabs 2 cm thick and 30x60 and 17x35 cm in size.

    finishing the facade of a private house

    finishing the facade of a private house

    Sandstones from the Dagestan quarries (Frigsky, Akushinsky, etc.).NS.). One of the options for stone cladding - rusticated masonry. In this case, the front side is not processed and simulates a natural torn surface.

    Sandstones from the Dagestan quarries are popular

    Sandstones from the Dagestan quarries are popular

    6. Cladding boards and panels

    Currently, facade decoration technologies are actively used, associated with the installation of cladding plates and panels from various materials.

    Fiber cement slabs installation diagram

    Fiber cement slabs installation diagram

    The most common ways can be identified:

    Siding panels

    Options for finishing the facade of a private house with siding are shown in the photo. Typically used vinyl siding. Their installation on the front wall is carried out using a lathing made of aluminum profiles or wooden beams. The panels can be positioned both longitudinally and transversely. A large assortment of panels is produced in colors.

    The scheme of finishing the facade of the house with siding

    Polymer coated metal backing panels

    These elements are made on the basis of aluminum and galvanized steel with a polyester outer layer. One of the attractive varieties is a profiled sheet (wave or rectangular profile) made of galvanized steel with a polymer coating.

    Fiberboard

    similar to chipboard, but have a decorated outer protective coating.

    Sandwich panels installation scheme

    Sandwich panels

    These 3-4-layer panels include metal and plastic layers that provide high mechanical strength, resistance to external factors and a rich appearance.

    Fiber cement boards

    Such facing material is made on the basis of cement and includes cellulose and plastic additives, as well as other components.

    Glass panels are expensive

    Glass panels are expensive

    Glass Panels

    Refers to an elite facade design due to its high price. Panels are made from foamed glass granulate.

    Ventilated cover

    Vent is a slab based on mineral wool, which provides high thermal insulation properties. Particularly attractive is the Euro-Vent variety and some types of laminated ventilation with glass canvas and foil.

    For facade works, we offer durable paints of vinyl, acrylic, acrylic-silicone and silicone types

    For facade works, we offer durable paints of vinyl, acrylic, acrylic-silicone and silicone types

    7. Decoration work

    A number of technologies for finishing the facades of private houses provide for painting or varnishing the cladding. For facade works, we offer durable paints of vinyl, acrylic, acrylic-silicone and silicone types. Particularly durable polyurethane paints have become popular. Water-soluble emulsion paints for facade finishing are also sold: styrene-butadiene, silicone emulsion, dispersion-acrylic compositions.

    Scheme for plastering and painting the wall

    Scheme for plastering and painting the wall

    Elements of the so-called small architecture have a noticeable decorating effect. Originality and rich decoration will add such elements as bas-reliefs, sculptures, columns, porticoes. Decoration in the form of carving, painting, stucco moldings can provide gloss even to the most modest facade. To create them, paints, mosaic and stained glass tiles, ready-made decorative elements are used.

    Stylistic design of the facade of a private house

    Stylistic design of the facade of a private house

    There are many options for finishing the facade of a private house. It is necessary to choose the most suitable method and implement our plans on our own or with the involvement of specialists.