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Posts Tagged ‘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 […]

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Trending architectural theming materials for 2017

We recently attended – and exhibited at – the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) annual trade show. It was interesting to see what is trending for architectural theming materials. This is an important event for us as the amusement park segment is one of the keystones for our business, as well as the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Grab Some Shade Under Our Thatch Umbrellas

Thatch Umbrellas Come In So Many Varieties The sight of a thatch umbrella immediately transports you to a white, sandy beach highlighted by crystal-clear ocean water. Synonymous with island getaways, thatch umbrellas add the perfect amount of tropical flair to any project in need of some shade. Thatch is a great alternative to traditional canvas […]

Thatched Roofing

A Look At The Surprising History of Thatched Roofing

Thatched 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 and eventually settled there long-term. As they built structures to live in, thatched roofing was the covering of choice. This choice was due to […]

The Look of Thatch

This month we’re showcasing our number one product, thatch.  As one of the oldest building materials in the world, few materials can add the beauty and rustic charm to a resort, zoo, theme park or home.  Natural thatch is a reliable insulation material, most often made of palm or reed materials, and its performance depends […]