Ridge Pitch

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 […]

Ridge Life Misconceptions and Advice

I increasingly hear from thatch owners who have been misled about the lifespan of their thatch and the maintenance required within that lifespan. Back in the 1980s, there was a building company who sold their new thatched houses and told the purchasers the roofs would  last  40-50 years;  what they […]