Thatched roofs have provided shelter for the people for centuries. There have been times when good reed roofes were torn down and replaced by asbestos cement sheets or any other modern building material. Fortunately these tendences are about to change. More and more people now prefer natural materials and try rather to restore, using authentic materials.
In moist and warm conditions the microbiological process gets activated and it causes the reed to become brittle. The sharper the angle of the roof, the less amount of moisture gets absorbed through the surface and the lifetime of the roof lengthens.
Thatched roofs- building and restoring
In spite the fact that a thatched roof can last 60-70 years, it needs to be regularly watched and it may need some mending at times. The main reason why the state of the roof might worsen is moisture in the upper layers of the roof. In moist and …
During several years we have been building and reparing many thatched roofs at a national as well as international level. The roofs we build are of very different sizes and shapes. To see more about our works, visit our image gallery.
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