Thatch Roofs And Lapas

Justice Thatchers offers the following in thatching:

  • Thatch roof construction and thatching of new houses, lodges and lapas.
  • Extensions on existing thatched roofs and thatch roof repair.
  • Replacement of any rotten standing pole, broken or cracked ring beams and trussers, without removing the thatch.
  • Combing and patching of any kind of thatch roof as well as general thatch roof maintenance and repair.
  • Comb and thatch a 120mm layer of new grass over the existing roof.
  • Remove old thatch roofs and re-thatch on existing construction.
  • Varnishing of all woodwork in lapas and thatched roof structures.
  • Strengthening of current thatch roof construction with extra crosses, nuts and bolts.
  • Removing of grass and cement ridging and replacing it with fiber glass ridging on top of thatched roofs. If maintained properly it will last forever.
  • Installing of Harvey/Dura tile roofs on pole construction with Cape reed ceiling.
  • Changing of thatch roofs to Harvey/Dura tile roofs, with Cape reed ceiling.
  • Installation of lighting conductors. Testing and certificates issued for new and existing thatched roofs.
  • The thatching and building materials we use are all SABS approved.
  • The thatching poles we use are CCA treated.
  • We use Cape reed for ceilings and Highveld grass for thatch roof construction.
  • We also supply fiberglass ridging for new and existing thatched roofs.
  • 10 Year guarantee on workmanship of new thatch roof construction.