How long will the Bali Thatch last?
With very little maintenance, a thatch roof owner can expect a roof to last for at least 15 years. Various climates however, do affect the life span of a thatch roof. The frame should last more than 25 years. Please read our warranty. The roof must be properly design with a roof pitch of at least 40 degrees.
What support is available if I need help installing the Bali Thatch?
Customer support is just a phone call away that can quickly answer any concerns.
How waterproof are Balinese Thatch?
All Balinese Thatch, if installed correctly, are guaranteed 100% waterproof. This is achieved by using the correct thatching density and a roof pitch of 40 degrees.
Is Balinese Thatch free from pests?
Yes, Australian quarantine requires that all thatch must be treated as a condition of entry to Australia and therefore the product is free from pests.
What about ventilation and insulation?
One of the great attractions of Balinese thatch is that is extremely thermally efficient – warm in winter and cool in summer. Unlike conventional roofing systems that trap heat and moisture vapor in attics, thatched roofs require no attic ventilation. Balinese thatch huts can reduce the inside temperature up to 10 degrees Celsius, creating a pleasant environment for your family on a hot summer day.
Are there other benefits of a balinese thatched roof?
From a conservation point of view, thatch is less demanding on the land, as the raw materials do not require quarrying or mining. Balinese thatching is also very effective in commercial settings such as restaurants, hotels, pubs, and retail shops.
How is the ridge of the Balinese Thatched Hut sealed?
By utilizing terracotta tiles from Bali, the roof is sealed from moisture.
What is the difference between a Balinese Thatched Hut and an African Gazebo?
, used in the Bali hut, originates from Bali and has a more tropical look, compared to the African Cape Reed, used on the African Gazebo, which has a neater, clean cut look.
Will the thatch roof change color over time?
The Balinese thatch we use is a natural product and will change color (darken) when exposed to the sun and rain. This is a natural occurrence.