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Homes with 'face-lifts'

External wall-cladding can dramatically alter the overall appearance of a neighbourhood, resulting in a sense of community pride. Perhaps more importantly, it can change the perception of others who previously made negative assumptions about people in an area because the quality of housing had deteriorated.

 External wall cladding in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

Once a street unveils its 'face-lift', the unaltered houses tend to look much worse by comparison. Continue reading.