Tag: thatched roofing

Roofing; A Historical Narrative

Though still very common around the globe- even in developed and wealthy countries of Europe- thatched roofing is pretty much the antithesis of maintenance-free. Traditional European thatching consisted of re-thatching over existing thatching of as old as 500 years! But given thatching consists of organic elements, such as reeds, sedge and hay, layering is required… Read more »