Description of Synthetic African Cape Reed:
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OneThatch® African captures the beauty of natural African yellow grass thatching typically used in African and European countries. This preassembled synthetic thatch roofing panel incorporates yellow, chocolate, and light tan hues of natural weathered grass to bring traditional African cape reed roof to life.
Each thatch shingle is lightweight, durable, easy to install, and weather-resistant for adding the dignified look of African inspired thatch roof.
Carefully crafted with top-quality synthetic resins, OneThatch® African also comes with a 20-year limited guarantee and class A fire-resistant.
No matter which project you decide, you can enjoy your thatched roof worry-free for decades to come.
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With high-quality material picks and incredible product designs, OneThatch® African has the following features:
- Easy to Install: Our pre-assembled Reed Panels is a DIY product – no thatching skills are required.
- Flame-Resistant (Class A): Safety should never be a choice. All products are made from class A fire-rated materials.
- Eco-Friendly: Unlike our competitors who used cheap PVC materials to manufacture African Reed Thatch (which is the most toxic plastic to both environment and human), we are more focused on protecting our environment and employees.
- UV-Resistant: 20-year limited warranty included to cover UV degradation risks. TÜV lab reports provided
African reed has been popular for centuries as a roofing material for building structures of all kinds. People have been making use of African Thatch products to build structures and also avoid their guests from the sunlight’s heat by providing thatched shelter. Besides, African Cape Reed thatch roofing products also famous for covering gazebos, Tiki huts, umbrellas, and also various other exterior structures. However, this pretty thatching material has a lot of drawbacks as well as the federal government in London even banned utilizing reed thatch since 1212.
Natural water reed thatch is more difficult to secure due to the potential fire hazard, fire-risk, deteriorating, pests, and even labor-intensive thatching jobs. Compared to costs to cover the roof with standard floor tiles, it is much more expensive to cover a roof with natural water reed.
However, natural African reed thatch becomes less and less popular in the global market. This condition is not due to flame-risks, deteriorating, and pest problems, but because thatching requested much more resources than before. First, the natural reed thatch cost is rising yearly as a result of the needs rise and also supply reduction. Many new thatched roofs are created every year. Secondly, the labor price for roofs thatchers is enhancing yearly because of the shortage of thatching experts.
For that reason, we create the unique synthetic reed thatch panels to not only replicates the lovely appearance of African water reed; however, additionally, address these issues. Our pre-assembled thatching panels are DIY-Friendly and consist of a blend of browns, yellows, and also charcoals to mimics and replicates the authentic style of South African thatching roof. All OneThatch ® African Cape Reed thatch products include a 20-year assurance to cover any UV deterioration dangers, enhancing your interior or outer space for the long term.