About reed roof

What are reed roofs?

Reed roofs have been used since ancient times and the reed itself is probably the oldest roofing material still in use. Reed was used for thatching farm outbuildings and barns. Today, we can often see reed roofs on vacation homes and villas, where they can compete even with the most luxurious roofing materials.

A house with a reed roof looks beautiful and natural. It fits harmoniously into the landscape, but may also be adapted to trendy urban environment. A reed roof is associated with nostalgia, exclusiveness and ecology.

Conditions for durability of a reed roof

  • Make the roof structure as steep as possible.
  • Choose reliable roofers.
  • Maintain the roof – remove any defects immediately.
  • Choose the highest-quality reeds.
  • Avoid having large trees next to a reed roof so as to ensure maximum sunlight.

Durability of reed roofs

The two main indicators that determine the durability of the roof are the slope and the quality of thatching. In order for a reed roof to function for the maximum number of years, roof structure should be at least 45°. It is also essential to have the reed roof built by professional roofers with extensive knowledge of this craft. Only then will the reed roof serve for many years!

Why choose a reed roof?

Reed is a unique roofing material for your house. A reed roof will change the look of your house in a way which would be very difficult, if not impossible, to achieve with other roofing systems. A reed roof will provide comfort, exclusivity and raise the value of your property!

Technology of reed roofs

The main technological requirement for the structure of a reed roof is a slope of at least 35º. Of course, there are other specific requirements for roof structure. Thus, contact us prior to designing roof structure for a reed roof. A good roof begins with good advice from professionals.

Reeds are placed on the roof in bundles. Reed bundles are fixed to roof structure with special screws and pressed to the structure with a 5 mm stainless steel rod. Once fixed, the bundles are released and shaping of the reed roof begins. Usually, the thickness of a reed roof is 30 cm, which perfectly insulates outdoor sounds. Reeds retain both heat and cold, but it is certainly not enough for good thermal insulation and residential houses must be additionally insulated.


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