An Economical Artificial Thatching Solution with Optimal Beauty
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There's a large demand for artificial thatching products that are both realistic and economical. In the past synthetic thatch has been either one or the other. All that has changed with the introduction of Art Thatch™, a new and eco-friendly thatch work solution that replicates real reed and palm beautifully while still being affordable and long lasting. Baja Palm™ and Zulu Reed™ are a modern way to bring tropical beauty to your landscaping.
Backyard X-Scapes is pleased to offer this attractive and affordable synthetic thatch selection to our inventory of high quality, commercial grade thatching products. Art Thatch's simulated reed and palm roofing thatch can be used in the same ways as traditional materials, but will last years longer without any of the shedding or pest damage.
At first, there may seem to be only a marginal price difference between Art Thatch brand roofing materials and natural thatch work products. The cost savings is much higher during your thatched roof's life when you use our Zulu Reed and Baja Palm synthetic panels, though.
The highest quality natural thatch lasts up to 7 years, and that depends on your climate conditions. Compare that to Art Thatch™, which has a sustainable life of 20+ years in all climates. That's more than double the life of natural palm and reed counterparts. That adds up to a major savings on roof replacement and maintenance costs.
So while the initial investment is about the same as natural thatching materials, our artificial palm and cape reed solutions come out ahead as much more economical than traditional palm and reed.
High quality, optimal realism, durability and a great price aren't the only advantages of Art Thatch brand roofing products. This modern synthetic thatching is also as environmentally responsible.
Both Zulu Reed and Baja Palm are made of polypropylene (PP), one of the most chemically neutral plastics in the world. This means that our simulated reed and palm panels are safe for use around sensitive water tables, landscaping, and marine environments. And the water run off from roofs thatched with these products poses no risk to human health, as well.
Compare this safe simulated thatch made from quality polypropylene with imitations made from PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride). That out-dated plastic dates from World War I and is infamous for its toxic product lifecycle and harmful runoff.
All of our Art Thatch™ products and accessories address the demand for safe and sustainable synthetic thatching while also providing optimal realism and durability.
Baja Palm™ is an artificial Mexican palm style product that replicates the warm colors and tropical thatch-work traditions of Central America, the South Pacific, the Caribbean, and Asia. Like all Art Thatch products, this artificial palm thatching simulates the natural palm leaves of this region realistically.
Our synthetic umbrella thatch, top cones, synthetic thatch roll, and other panels are all designed for easy installation on both roofs and our Umbrella Kits. Both Zulu Reed and Baja Palm Umbrella Panels have built-in clips that snap perfectly onto the individual metal rings of our canopy frames. And our various sub-roof and starter panels can be installed on any existing solid or open beam roof design.
You can easily trim Art Thatch panels with a sharp razor knife or cut using a saw with 18 Teeth Per Inch (TPI) blade. To attach Zulu Reed or Baja Palm to a new or existing roof use galvanized or stainless screws, roofing nails, or pneumatic staples.
For more details about Art Thatch installation, application ideas, or roofing calculations, call us to consult one of our experts by phone.
Zulu Reed™ thatch is filled with the rustic texture and warm tans of real reed. These panels are layered with our premium simulated cape reed to create the lush and exotic look of thatched roofs traditional to Africa.
Backyard X-Scapes offers commercial grade thatched umbrella kits. They are heavy duty, powder coated and come with all thatch needed. We offer them with both our synthetic palm and reed systems.
Finish off your custom thatched structure or umbrella kit with a concrete table or other accessory. We offer sturdy and high quality products to compliment any installation of our Art Thatch brand products.
Our Zulu Reed™ and Baja Palm™ simulated thatch products are available in both Class A fire rated and non-fire rated forms. The fire rated option provides a large savings over natural thatch which is flammable by nature and can cost up to $3 a square foot to treat with a fire retardent.
Art Thatch is the ultimate answer in beautiful, affordable and eco-responsible exotic artificial thatch roofing.
The affordability and durability of Artificial Thatch product makes it the ideal sustainable development solution. Whatever your project's style or budget, you can depend on us to provide a safe and beautiful product that's both economical and eco-responsible.