Lifespan of a Thatched Roof

Re-ridging Dilemmas for Thatched Roof Owners

All UK thatch owners have to reconcile themselves with the fact that every 10 -15 years they will need to spend money on a new ridge. For those that have had a complete new thatch previously and have witnessed the steady deterioration of their roof, this is a day they […]

Roof Pitch Angle Recommendation

When it comes to the roof pitch for a thatched roof and its ridge, it is recommended that is it constructed at an angle between 45 and 60 degrees to make sure that water run-off is rapid so that roof life is prolonged. Here is a picture of a Flax […]

What is the Lifespan of a Thatched Roof?

I visited a potential client recently with a thatched roof which was 60 years old and who asked about which country the Water Reed would be sourced from should he decide to go ahead with the re-thatch of his roof. I explained that in the last year we have used […]