MASTER THATCHERS IN SUFFOLK AND NORFOLK 

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REED AND STRAW THATCHING SERVICES



















        


Master Thatchers in Suffolk and Norfolk, thatching with the regional, traditional materials of Norfolk Water Reed thatch and Suffolk Long Straw thatch.

Norfolk Water Reed is a marsh plant and roofs thatched in this material can last 70 - 80 years.

Long Straw thatch is produced from the stems of a cereal crop, usually wheat, and roofs thatched in this material can last 40 - 50 years.

Both thatch materials require maintenance over their lifetime. The ridges need replacement every 15 - 20 years, until there is not sufficient life left in the main body of the roof, whereupon it needs to be re-thatched completely.

Thatching in Water Reed necessitates the removal of all the old thatch, down to the rafters. At this stage, it is recommended to install a fire barrier, between the thatch and the rafters.

With over 30 years experience, all thatching work can be undertaken, including complete re-thatches, re-ridging and repairs.

All work is carried out in a professional, craftsmanlike manner. As a Full Member of the regional trade association, The East Anglia Master Thatchers Association, all work is guaranteed to the Standards & Specifications as laid down by the Association.

If your thatched roof needs attention, or you just require a 'no obligation' assessment of what might need doing and when, please contact.

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