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Thatched roofs may not be one of the most common roofing methods, but there is no doubt that a thatched roof gives your property a beautiful look ideal for rural properties. Although a traditional roofing technique that goes back 100`s of years thatched roofs are still extremely durable that will last for up to 50 years with little maintenance required, although it is advisable to be reviewed yearly.
As well as giving your home a aesthetic finish thatched roofs will give your home excellent insulation.
There are a number of materials used to thatch a roof, the 3 main most popular option are long straw, water reed and combed wheat reed, each type will give your homes roof a unique look and feel, Approved Trader has roofers who specialise in thatched roofs able to advise you on the different options and give you lots of excellent advice and guidance and low cost quotes for thatching your homes roof.
Many people are put off thatching their homes roof because they are worried it will require constant maintenance and attention, but in reality this is often not the case, we are happy to answer any question you may have on the benefits and drawbacks of a thatched roof and provide you with low cost quote for thatching your homes roof.
One of the major worries for thatched roofs is the risk of fire, there is special insurance available but the percentage of properties that is effected from fire is a relatively small percentage, the majority of the homes struck by thatch fire have either wood burning fires or a chimney with no liner or a flexible chimney liner, If you have a thatched roof then it is important that your chimney and heating systems are in good condition, although this is good advice whatever roof your home has. Approved Trader has many heating engineers and tradesmen able to help you maintain your homes central heating or your properties chimney.