HPL (High Pressured Laminate) is the best option to give a wooden look to the front elevation of the house or commercial space. Its life is good and there are very less chances of color fading. 10 years color warranty comes with if good sheets are used. Before installing HPL, framing is done on the wall or ceiling. This is a product to be used only for exteriors, there are more options for interiors like wooden veener.
There are many options to install it like plank style by giving grooves or direct. You can see on the images below that we have installed most of the front elevation of our sites. Sheet size is 4ft wide and length can be taken up to 8ft, 10ft, 12ft.