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The ultimate COLORBOND wall cladding installation guide

Achieve the stunning home of your dreams with a COLORBOND wall cladding installation guide for DIYers.

COLORBOND wall cladding

Protect your home with wall cladding

Wall cladding plays a crucial role in home construction. Acting as a protective layer, it shields your home from the elements whilst enhancing durability.

Moreover, wall cladding can significantly impact the visual appeal of your home, providing a versatile canvas for architectural freedom of expression. It encourages customisation, allowing for a variety of designs, colours, and textures, transforming the look of your residence.

That’s not all—effective wall cladding offers improved insulation, enhances energy efficiency, and reduces maintenance costs. In a nutshell, wall cladding can both protect and enhance the look of your home, making it an aspect of modern home design that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Why choose COLORBOND wall cladding

Here are a few reasons why you should choose COLORBOND wall cladding for your home:


COLORBOND wall cladding is renowned for its exceptional durability, corrosion resistance, and resistance to chipping and peeling. It’s capable of withstanding harsh weather conditions, ensuring a long-lasting protective barrier for your home.


COLORBOND wall cladding’s pre-painted steel requires minimal maintenance, saving time and costs over an extended period. The resilience of the COLORBOND coating ensures a lasting finish and eliminates the need for frequent repairs or repainting.


With a wide range of colours and finishes, COLORBOND wall cladding allows DIYers to unleash their creative expression in design. Whether you go contemporary or traditional, it adds an aesthetic touch, enhancing the visual appeal of your home.

Easy COLORBOND wall cladding installation guide for DIYers

Need a COLORBOND wall cladding installation guide for your DIY project? Here are the steps you need to follow:

Prepare your surface

The first step is to ensure you have a clean, dry surface by removing debris and any contaminants that could affect the installation. Repair any damaged areas and then apply an appropriate primer to improve adhesion.

Measure twice, cut once

Using precise measurements, cut the COLORBOND panels according to the size you need with a compatible cutting tool. Begin installation in one corner, secure panels with appropriate fasteners, and ensure a snug fit.

Secure the panels

Continue the installation process horizontally, overlapping panels for improved resistance to adverse weather conditions. Vertically align panels for a seamless look and secure each panel with fasteners along the edges.

Add the finishing touches

If you find any excess material, trim them neatly. Check for gaps and look for loose panels. Apply finishing touches like corner caps. Once you’re done, take a step back to admire your completed COLORBOND wall cladding!

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Complete your home with the best COLORBOND products with ClickSteel

ClickSteel offers some of the best steel products in Australia, supplied by leading manufacturers including COLORBOND, ZINCALUME, GALVASPAN, and TRUECORE. And that’s not all. With just a few clicks, you can purchase all these products without ever leaving your home!

If you’re looking for the best COLORBOND roofing suppliers in the country, then visit our online store and order your COLORBOND products today!

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See what our customers say about us

“We love ClickSteel for their wide range of Colorbond steel building products. We chose from a range of colours, and ordered the exact length we needed. As diehard DIY’rs, we know we can order anytime and it will be delivered to our doorstep within 5 days.”

Kim Sanders, Redland Bay, QLD

“Order arrived today, thank you very much – exactly on time and delivery driver dropped right next to my shed as requested. Great stuff. Cheers”



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“Before we found ClickSteel we’d have to wait for quotes on “Special Orders” and then more for the delivery. Now with ClickSteel I don’t need to wait. I simply jump online : order custom lengths, and enjoy delivery in 48hours!” 

David Byrne, Brisbane, QLD

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Frequently asked questions

Do I need help from a professional to install my COLORBOND wall cladding?

While DIY installation is possible, getting help from a professional or hiring an experienced installer is recommended for larger projects. Professionals can ensure proper installation and address potential challenges, reducing costs while getting the job done much faster.

Can COLORBOND wall cladding withstand tough weather conditions?

Yes. COLORBOND wall cladding is durable and corrosion-resistant, making it suitable for various climates. That said, follow installation guidelines depending on local weather conditions to ensure longevity.

Can COLORBOND wall cladding be installed over existing surfaces?

Yes, it can be done in many cases. But, it’s essential to make sure that the existing surface is structurally sound and isn’t damaged. Proper preparation, such as cleaning and priming, can also help optimal adhesion.

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