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Building With Thatch

Building with thatch is something done all over the world. As one of the oldest building materials in the world, it is both traditional and easy to replenish. Many natives in the Caribbean have utilized thatch to build entire homes which, thanks to the durability of the palm thatch, continue to showcase the beauty of thatching as well as the aesthetic qualities. Thatch is a reliable insulation material which can also be used to build a roof, a thatch umbrella or even as the roof of your bamboo Tiki bar. Whatever you are using your thatch for, you will soon appreciate the value and qualities of thatching, not to mention how nice it looks.

Though it was once used frequently in Europe, thatch is not as widespread when it comes to roofing and building. That said, thatching is still a most aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound way to construct everything from a palm thatch umbrella cover to a palm thatch roof for your bamboo Tiki bar. Obviously, the climate in which you live will determine whether thatching is an appropriate way to build. As any thatch craftsman will tell you, if the conditions are suited to thatch and thatching, few materials can add the beauty and rustic charm of thatch around your property.

If you have ever visited the tropics, you will have seen that building with thatch can add a whole new look and give a welcoming feel to your home or bamboo Tiki bar. Sitting under a thatch umbrella in your newly completed bamboo Tiki bar is a simple and great way to give your garden a whole new look. Not only is palm thatch good to look at, it is easy to build with. In fact, few materials are more inexpensive and easy to use than thatch, which is great for the amateur thatching devotee. So when you decide it is time to get the roof on your bamboo Tiki hut or install a thatch umbrella for your garden, remember to use palm thatch. Affordable and easy on the eye, palm thatch will add the finishing touch to your tropical designs.

Please call us for additional instructions on installing palm thatching.
































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