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Archive for the ‘thatch roof’ Category

Thatch Roof Replacement

When Thatch Repairs Won’t Work, and You Need a Thatch Roof Replacement

Topping a palapa, tiki hut, or some other structure with a thatch roof creates a cool, shady oasis with a tropical, natural vibe. Because natural thatch is a sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective material, a thatch roof is ideal for commercial and residential projects of all sizes. However, like any other roofing material, natural thatch […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FAQs About Thatch

5 Popular FAQs About Thatch: Understanding the Differences

Even though thatch is a beautiful and unique material for both residential and commercial roofs, sometimes it gets a bit of a bad rap. Well, at amaZulu, we love thatch and don’t want to see its name squandered all over the internet, so we decided to clear up some of those harsh myths floating around […]

Thatched Roofing Material

Advantages of Thatched Roofing Material For Commercial Use

Thatched roofing material sets the tone for relaxation. They are perfect for a resort pool, zoo dining experience or at a beach park.  Thatch roof pavilions will never go out of style.  We’ve listed many of the advantages of using thatch roofing materials in your next commercial project.  Developers know that thatched-roof gazebos and cottages are […]