Poles used for thatching

All the poles we use are H4 treated. H4 treated timber lasts up to 5 times longer than H3 treated timber in everyday use. Look for the marker at the end of each pole:

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*1 - Name of registered SABS merchant

*2 - SABS stamp

*3 - Year of treatment

*4 - Level of treatment

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Perfect Paints

We Offer: Service all year round. Damp, mold and condensation cure. We paint houses, walls, doors, windows, fences, trim, decks, buildings, furniture, skirting, roofs…. any thing. We do renovations: ceilings, varnishing, interior decorating etc.

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Thatching and Thatch Roof Repair

Nel Lapas & Constuction CC 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 Thatch tile roofs on pole construction with Cape reed ceiling.
  • Changing of thatch roofs to Thatch 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.
  • WE WILL BEAT ANY WRITTEN QUOTATION FROM A REGISTERED BUSINESS FOR COMB AND REPAIRS ON THATCHED ROOFS.
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