You’re Guide to Polystyrene Cladding

A home not only provides you shelter; it is also the reflection of your personality. The exterior of your home shows off the style of your house and often people neglect the exterior of the property when redecorating or refurbishing, but truth be told- it is as important as the interior of the house.

What is Polystyrene Cladding?

Polystyrene cladding has become a popular trend in today's building industry, it offers a smart choice amongst the traditional wall cladding materials such as masonry, timber, concrete and steel surfaces. Polystyrene wall cladding offers an insulating, decorative and protective exterior finish system that can be used for just about any type of construction project.

EPS Polystyrene

Polystyrene, or EPS for short, is an economical, versatile, lightweight, rigid, plastic foam insulation material produced from solid beads of polystyrene. EPS polystyrene has a very high strength to weight ratio that, dependant on the density, offers exceptional compressive and flexural strength and dimensional stability characteristics. EPS polystyrene can be moulded or shaped to meet almost any requirement. EPS panels can be installed into timber stud, steel stud, concrete & masonry. EPS Polystyrene, as a “baseboard” is an amazing rendered finish and is available in a number of different systems, thicknesses and sheet sizes. It has many well-known benefits such as superior energy efficiency. It has great design flexibility, is lightweight, quick and easy to install and using the correct rendering procedures gives a strong and durable finish.

Benefits of Polystyrene:

Provides Thermal Insulation

One of the major benefits of external cladding is it provides great improvement in terms of thermal insulation. It covers the original layer of the structure and ensure that there is low level of heat loss occurring. Ultimately this creates controlled environment internally and also lower the energy consumption throughout.

Protects the House from External Conditions

Be it polystyrene cladding, EPS polystyrene or lightweight EPS polystyrene cladding offer protection against the weather. They prevent the moisture and wind from penetrating inside and ensure durability.

Prevent the Transmission of Sound

Whether your house is on a main road or anywhere, it is important to block the outside noises. EPS Polystyrene provides great sound insulation by creating a more stable environment internally.

Refurbish you House

Old homes have great architectural designs and with just a little love and using Polystyrene Cladding for an old house can give a great facelift to an old tired look.

Provides Openings for Light and Ventilation

Polystyrene Cladding comes with inbuilt ventilation systems which allow removal of moisture occurring naturally. It prevents mould, rot and corrosion that add longevity to the structure. Polystyrene Cladding ensures accessibility to light in the interior of the house.




There are endless options available when you are building or renovating your home. It’s never been easier to achieve individuality than now. Using Lightweight EPS Polystyrene Cladding from SHG in a variety of ways can be the ultimate solution to your design cravings! Contact SHG Trade Solutions at 64241397 for more details. We provide affordable, easy to install, low maintenance and long lasting Polystyrene Products.