The facade of the house is the outer part of it that all who came to visit you first see. From the way he looks, depends largely on the impression that will make the guests of the house owners. The facade can be judged on the status, material well-being and artistic taste of those who live behind it. In addition, he has his own functional tasks. It is desirable that the design of the exterior of the house is in harmony with the surrounding landscape and consistent with the style of interior design. At the same time defended the walls and floors of the building from external influences.
That is why it is so important to take the issue seriously and think over very carefully the design of the facades of houses and cottages. Do not forget that you and your family will also have to look at it every day. And if the annoying wallpaper in the living room can be simply re-glued, then with the renovation of the facade everything is much more troublesome and more complicated.
The facade of the first floor is decorated with decorative stone, and the attic is plastered
Naturally, the design of the facade private house depends on the chosen style, and he, in turn, on the preferred material, and vice versa, if you first decided on the style, then building and decorative materials are selected for it. Possible options for finishing the facades of cottages are as follows:
Modern and modern;
Artdeco or classicism;
Empire or Baroque;
Canadian or French;
English or Dutch;
Gothic or Romance;
Eclectic or Fakhverk.
As a rule, the design of the facade of the cottage corresponds to the architectural style of the house. In fairness, it must be said that it is extremely rare for modern designers to use any one direction. Two or three similar styles are usually combined. But often the most beautiful facades of houses are created precisely by contrasts. If you want to build an unusual house so that it stands out among the buildings according to standard designs, you cannot do without the help of a professional designer.
Designing the facade of the house in the style of Modern
to build a reliable project without a competent, high-quality project and a beautiful house is impossible. If you do not have at least average skills of a builder and knowledge of an engineer-architect - do not try to save money, contact a specialist immediately.
Creating a facade project for a house includes the following main steps:
Defining the type of facade design, a selection of building materials.
When a house is being built from scratch, the facade is thought out together with the “box” of the building: the project is approved, optimal materials are selected, and so on. If, however, work is underway to change the style of a house that has already been built for a long time, then a specialist must go to the site to make all the necessary measurements.
Compilation of various design options for the facade, primary projects.
Choosing the best option.
Development of a detailed project and budgeting.
Last, decorative facade elements are selected that match the desired style. The design of the facades of houses and cottages is always approved according to your wishes. But it is also necessary to listen to the recommendations of the designer and the builders, since there are many nuances in the combination of materials that do not lie on the surface. Otherwise, you will never be able to build your dream house, in which it will be pleasant and safe to live.
The project of the facade of the house should be thought out to the smallest detail. First of all, it is worthwhile to sort out what materials can be used for the decoration of facade surfaces, what are their features, advantages and disadvantages. In modern construction they use both classic materials and innovative ones that have recently appeared on the market. You can choose:
wood or wooden planken;
stone is plain or polished;
brick or ceramics;
concrete or composite;
plaster of various types and textures;
siding or metal;
glass or plastic.
Each of the types of finishing materials for the facade, in turn, is divided into different subspecies and types.
Look at the video of the original facade of the house:
Professional builders advise first of all to focus on the climatic conditions of your region.
The facade coating must withstand:
ultraviolet radiation and temperature differences;
wind and dust.
And at the same time not to lose its attractive appearance and operational characteristics. Another important factor: the safety of the material and its environmental friendliness. Recently, special attention has been paid to the last parameter.
Consider your financial capabilities and the availability of the selected material - because the facade is not eternal and from time to time it will have to be repaired and updated. Choosing material for decoration of facade planes, you also need to decide on the style of decoration.
Cladding brick as the best option for finishing the facade of a country house
Siding is a modern building and finishing material. It is practical and inexpensive. This is a great budget option for those who have limited funds. Most siding is used for the construction of fences or outbuildings - for example, garages. But for the lining of the modern country house, he is also quite suitable. Especially if you choose not vinyl or steel, and wooden material.
Siding made of synthetic materials, in addition to availability and low cost, has several advantages:
durability and strength;
resistance to corrosion and biological factors (mold, insects);
wide color gamut.
Siding is easy to assemble and dismantle, but despite this, it is better to entrust such work to professionals. And if required, the lining is easy to remove and replace at the damaged site, without completely repairing the entire facade.
Important! Siding can be not only metallic, it also produces wooden and vinyl types. Wood siding is eco-friendly, it adorns the facades of cottages and houses, but it is not very durable and costs more than others. Vinyl is resistant to ignition and is inexpensive, but did not show itself as a fairly reliable and aesthetic finishing material.
Finishing the facade with siding
On our website you can find contacts of construction companies that offer the service of designing houses. Directly to communicate with representatives, you can visit the exhibition of houses "Low-rise Country".
Ceramic tiles are an excellent solution for the decoration of the facade surface of a townhouse or country cottage. Ceramics has the following advantages and features:
tile looks beautiful and modern;
it is durable and practical;
chipped elements are easy to replace if necessary;
ceramic tiles are eco-friendly and non-flammable;
it is appropriate in almost any architectural style thanks to variety of forms and textures.
There is only one “but”: the material itself is not cheap. And its styling is even more expensive.
But there is good news: it is not necessary to tile completely the entire facade from the ground to the roof. You can lay tile only at the level of the basement or fragments. The author's design using this material for facade finishing looks very original and aesthetically pleasing. Typically, designers have ready-made solutions, based on which you can develop an individual project that takes into account your wishes and ideas.
The process of finishing the facade with tiles
The brick always looks good and quite aesthetic, especially modern clinker This is not the most original, but proven for centuries version of the cladding of the facade. Modern manufacturers produce facing bricks of various shapes, textures and colors. Create an unusual composition and thus give a zest to the overall style of a country house will not be easy.
Brick cladding is performed during the construction phase, in parallel with the construction of walls and roofs. But you can apply the brick to the restoration of the old building, for example, if it is decided to make a ventilated facade.
The facade of a country house made of clinker brick
Wood is undoubtedly one of the most popular materials for a beautiful decoration of a country house. It perfectly combines with country styles, Russian, Finnish, chalets. Wood paneling is used to decorate a house in the style of an American ranch.
What must be taken into account is mandatory:
the tree requires additional treatment with special means that protect it from external factors, mold and insects;
wood - inflammable, combustible material;
boards tend to crack and deform over time, be sure to take into account the shrinkage of the walls.
To preserve all the warmth and flavor of the wood cladding of the facade, you should not paint it, it is better to use colorless varnish coatings or impregnations. Then the country house will look colorful and stylish.
Finishing the Facade of the House with Wood Panels
The Stone Facing always looks solid and rich, even in modern high-tech. You can use natural rocks:
shell rock or limestone;
Dagestan stone, etc.
The design of a house with an artificial stone will be cheaper. It is made of acrylic resins and cement, the surface can imitate any kind of natural stone and visually almost does not differ. But at the same time, artificial stone is much easier and easier to work with.
The main feature of the stone: its thermostatic properties. That is, in the winter it will keep warm in the house, and in the summer - on the contrary, cool. At the same time, the stone due to the variety of textures, patterns and shades, looks very aesthetic and unusual. You can create stunning compositions, thanks to which your house will immediately turn into an architectural exclusive.
The stone is perfectly combined with almost all other finishing materials, therefore, it is applicable in any architectural style.
Partial decoration of the facade of the house with an artificial stone
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We can safely say that plaster is the most popular and common material for finishing the facade of any building, not just a country house. Among professionals, such facades are called “wet” because of the technology of preparation and application of the solution. And the material itself, and work with it are relatively inexpensive.
Plasters, even the cheapest, are different. Most modern compositions are characterized by high performance, durability and environmental friendliness, so they are recommended for wall decoration of "breathing" materials.
But it is important to consider the level of plasticity of the mixture in a frozen form. Some plaster cracks and crumble at the slightest vibration and mechanical stress. Such exterior plaster will not be suitable for exterior decoration of a house, especially standing on a city street or near an autobahn.
Big advantage: plastered walls, as a rule, are additionally painted. If you wish, you can repaint them every season, changing the style and appearance of your home. Masters advise to opt for silicone plaster - it combines the best qualities and advantages of other types.
With the right approach, even the simplest facades of the cottages will look beautiful, the photo below represents a good example.
In the photo, the completed decoration of the facade of a country house with plaster
See the selection different facades of houses on video:
A mixed style in architecture is called fusion. This is not just a combination of different materials, for example, the bottom of the facade of stone, and the top - of brick, as some believe. This is a very special combination of different styles, where elements of one direction smoothly change to another, or, on the contrary, contrast sharply.
Fusion may be the ideal solution for those who do not have large finances, and would like to use the remnants of different materials. Many begin to design the facade of fusion, relying on their own strength and knowledge, but eventually surrender and turn to professionals who correctly select materials and colors, thereby creating a unique and wonderful style.
Fusion-style facade design
Designer decoration on the facade is what make the construction complete and emphasize one or another style. Although decorations are mounted last, it is necessary to think about their type and location during the construction phase. At least, it is desirable to do it. Well, if it is a person who knows what the design of the facades of private houses is, a photo of examples of which can be viewed by agreeing with it the final result.
What is most often used:
stucco, a variety of bas-reliefs, murals and sculptures;
towers and arches;
bay windows and balconies;
cornices and rusts;
columns and capitals.
In addition to these elements, the facades are also decorated with wrought products - gratings, window sills, canopies and fences or living vegetation. The stone or brick facade of the house, entwined with vines or roses, looks very picturesque and attractive.
The facade of the house, decorated with vegetation
And one more thing that can also be attributed to the finishing decoration of the facade is the lighting. Thoughtful, competent lighting in modern design is necessary.With it, you can hide small errors and emphasize those elements that you think are most significant.
Decorating the facade of the house with backlighting
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How the facades of houses, photos of two-storey houses and not large single-storey ones decorated with different materials can look:
Original facade decoration with stone and plaster
Author's design of the facade using elements of the Swiss chalet, minimalism, Russian style, complemented by floral decoration
Modern house with an alpine-style facade
a facade in the American colonial
Original facade decoration houses with a loft in the classic style
Facade decoration with artificial stone and plaster with design decoration elements
The facade of the house is made of tiles, and the balcony is decorated with decorated wrought iron railings
Original drawings on the facade of the house
Plaster facade with green ornaments
Mixed facade of a country house
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You could see that plaster and brick are far from the only options for finishing a country cottage. You should not dwell on any one of the finishing materials and style, in fact there are a great many of them. A variety of ideas and solutions allows not only to create an original and stylish facade of your house, but also to choose at the same time an option that is affordable.