New Vestis aluminium cladding colours

New cladding materials, yes please!   We are excited to announce our cladding panel systems are now available in two new Vestis aluminium colours. Imported and distributed exclusively in Australia by Architectural Metals Australia, Vestis is a pre-painted aluminium product, coated with high durability polyester paint. Vesits Black Graphite dominated the matt black cladding market in 2016. In response to architectural demand for smoother black and grey finishes, Architectural Metals Australia has added two additional colours to their standard stock collection. Anthracite...

Fitzroy Street House

Fitzroy Street House Architect: Sally Draper Architects Installer: Concept Cladding Cladding profile: Standing Seam and Interlocking Material: Natural Copper and COLORBOND® Monument ...

Glen Orme Townhouses

Glen Orme Townhouses Installer: Metalcraft Cladding Cladding profile: Standing Seam and Flatlock Material: Antique Copper Aluminium ...

Have you checked out www.baysideflashing.com.au yet?

Our sister business Bayside Flashing & Ventilations Pty Ltd is now online!   Established in 1986, Bayside have been producing high quality flashing and rainwater products for more than 30 years. Today they are one of Victoria’s most prominent, independent, flashing and rainwater goods producers. Bayside Flashing & Ventilations and Metal Cladding Systems are family businesses and remain owned and operated by their founding director; ensuring our shared vision for superior service, quality local manufacturing, and continual growth, is at the core of everything both...

The reason why metal cladding is so popular

Have you ever driven down a street and noticed the facades of each home you pass? The exquisite lines, flowing joins and beautiful colours; did you think, "I want that look on my house?"   The product catching your attention was most likely a metal cladding system. Metal facades are everywhere! Their popularity has increased because they adequately match the design desires of renovators, builders, and architects. Sheet metal panel systems create visually appealing facade solutions with maximum flexibility and time efficient installation....

Wrapping your brain around membranes

A cold, wet, Melbourne day like today, is an opportunity to look closer at waterproof membranes.   We spend so much time admiring finished cladding, it's easy to forget what's sitting behind wall panels. We're familiar with systems from a street view, but there are multiple support products at the back of metal cladding, and a waterproof membrane is one of them. System selection and project specific details will determine exact wall make up and construction details. However every correct application of our metal cladding will use some...

Bay Road House

Bay Road House Architect: DCF Design Group Installer: Elite Cladding and Roofing Cladding profile: Standing Seam Material: Black Aluminium ...

COLORBOND®, more than just a roof

COLORBOND Steel® by BlueScope Steel® is an iconic part of Australia's building industry.   For more than 50 years BlueScope Steel® have been producing COLORBOND® construction materials. Synonymous with quality and product integrity, this well loved brand is held in high esteem by homeowners and industry. Because of the brand's strong association with roofing, when we think COLORBOND®, it's easy to only consider corrugated roof sheets. While corrugated steel remains an important part of COLORBOND's® offering, the growing popularity of flat sheet coils has extended design...

Selecting the right sheet metal cladding system for your project

With so many profiles and materials to choose from, sheet metal cladding system selection can be overwhelming.   Aesthetic preference is often the first deciding factor when specifying metal facade panels, heavily influencing profile and material selection. However in addition to the overall ‘look’ of your project, there are other aspects to consider. For example, panel width, wall suitability, and wind load requirements. To assist, we've put together some key points to consider when specifying metal cladding. By answering, or at least thinking through some of the...

2017’s Victorian Architecture Awards … and the winners are …

On Friday, 30 June, 2017 this year's Victorian Architecture award winners were announced.   The Metal Cladding Systems team would like to congratulate all award winners. In particular we would like to commend the following architectural firms for featuring our metal cladding systems in their winning projects. We look forward to collaborating again in the future. Heritage Architecture JOHN GEORGE KNIGHT AWARD Albert Park College Environmental Arts Hub | Six Degrees Architects Interior Architecture MARION MAHONY AWARD Shadow House | Matt Gibson Architecture + Design, Mim Design Educational Architecture HENRY BASTOW...