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.

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Thatched roofs- building and restoring