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Archive for the ‘Thatch’ Category

Mobile Tiki Shack

Herb’s Mobile Tiki Shack – A Creative And Fun Way To Use amaZulu Products

amaZulu is a leading global supplier of thatch and bamboo materials for theme parks, zoos, resorts, water parks and so many other types of businesses.  We love working with businesses to add a tropical element to their property.  And then there’s Herb.  Herb had a dream of having an office on the beach so he […]

Tropical Themed Products

amaZulu is Now Completely Stocked for Season on Thatch, Bamboo and Eucalyptus Tropical Themed Products

Since 2002, amaZulu has built a business providing tropical themed products such as bamboo, thatch and eucalyptus to architects, general contractors and project managers.  We also strive to listen to the needs of our customers.  What we’ve heard lately is you love the quality of our tropical themed products, but you need inventory NOW.  Okay, […]

Synthetic Thatch or Natural Thatch

Synthetic Thatch or Natural Thatch?

It was 4 years ago that we first posted a blog comparing natural thatch to synthetic thatch.  Durability, construction rating, and your budget are factors requiring serious consideration when choosing to install Synthetic Thatch or Natural Thatch. And 4 years ago, seeing the difference between synthetic thatch or natural thatch was easy. Great strides and progress […]

3 New Architectural Materials Solutions

Creativity and customer focus help drive amaZulu’s innovation with our architectural materials solutions. That means that one of our very best sources of ideas comes from our customers. And it is those ideas that drive much of our innovation. What do we mean by this? Here are 3 examples of new amaZulu, Inc. thatch and […]

sourcing natural thatch

Sourcing natural thatch in Indonesia delivers a delightful surprise

What I love most about my job is that I get to travel the world, sourcing natural thatch and other materials, from some of the most talented Artisans around the globe. It’s always an adventure as I am never sure what exactly I will find! No two pieces that are carved or weaved are ever the […]

natural thatched roofing

Natural thatch: It’s the natural choice

Are you considering natural thatch for your new resort, a zoo, a tropical hideaway, or even a tiki hut?  Here are our favorite natural thatch products that we offer.  You’ll see that natural thatch is a versatile, elegant solution. 3 basic kinds of natural thatch that we offer. 1. Mexican Rain Cape Mexican Rain Cape […]

eucalyptus materials

Sourcing Eucalyptus Materials for your Zoo’s Fences, Shelters, and Enclosures

Eucalyptus Materials:  A viable construction material that keeps animals and visitors safe and comfortable If you are a zoo and need eucalyptus materials to keep your animals and visitors safe, shady, and dry; we have good news. You can now procure our versatile Eucalyptus Poles by the container load and save big time. There are more […]

artificial thatch roofing

Versatile Thatch Roofing – What You Need to Know

Thatch roofing has a long history that began with temporary shelters for nomadic peoples. Between 5000 and 1800 B.C., the first hunter-gatherers colonized the areas between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. As they built structures to live in,  a thatched roof covering was a premium choice for homeowners. This choice was due to readily […]

Palapa Thatch

How It’s Made: Palapa Thatch Umbrellas

Ever wonder what those tropical umbrellas are called? They are palapa thatch umbrellas, a style of thatch that originates from the Philippines that made its way to Central America in the 16th century. amaZulu, Inc. offers authentic-looking synthetic palapa thatch umbrellas that can add the perfect finish to your restaurant, tiki huts or beach resort. […]

Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing

How It’s Made: Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing – Step by Step Process

Synthetic palm thatch roofing is an iconic finish to any commercial or residential structure. Whether it’s your custom outdoor bar, a resort oasis or a fun-filled water park, synthetic thatch roofing is a long-lasting alternative to natural thatch. The Benefits of Synthetic Palm Thatch Roofing With tones of tan, brown and honey, synthetic palm thatch […]