African Thatch

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African thatch is a sustainable roofing material that you can use as a finishing touch for your tropical-themed space. Structures with African reed thatch roofing not only give off the island vibe you want, but they also protect you from the sun and outside temperature. Since our African reed thatch comes in panels, you can also get creative and use it in other ways. Check out our inventory below, and read more to learn why Backyard X-Scapes is the African thatch company of choice for many satisfied customers.

Benefits of African Thatch

People all over the world and throughout history have used African cape reed thatch because of its:

  • Natural Beauty: African thatch roofing consists of flat, uniform cape reed. It stays neat while fitting in with the rest of your custom paradise.
  • Insulation: Cape reed has an insulating effect where it makes shelter cooler in hot temperatures and warmer in cool temperatures.
  • Shelter: Roofing and other structures featuring African thatch are resistant to harsh weather conditions.
  • Longevity: Depending on climate and conditions, African reed thatch can last between eight and 10 years.

Types of African Thatch Products

We stock two kinds of African thatch pieces for building and decorating. Our African thatch panels come in single units or packs of two and six. If you use your thatch for roofing or an umbrella, you can add a top cone as the final touch.

African Thatch Applications

African thatch is typically used for cover and roofing on structures like:

  • Tiki huts
  • Umbrellas
  • Gazebos
  • Tiki bars
  • Palapas

But, who said you can only use thatch as a roof? Our convenient panels let you easily arrange your thatch however and wherever you like. Get creative and use it to adorn:

  • Walls
  • Cubicles
  • Railings
  • Fences
  • And more

Before you set up your African thatch, consider applying a flame retardant to protect it from heat, water and pests.

How to Get the Most Out of African Thatch in Your Business Space

Amusement parks, zoos, resorts, restaurants and more businesses rely on Backyard X-Scapes to help them create a tropical paradise for their customers and guests. Consider these inspiring ideas when decorating with African reed thatch for your commercial space:

  • Attach African thatch panels where the wall meets the ceiling to accent your interior spaces
  • Layer African thatch panels on walls and fences for full coverage
  • Complement your exterior dining areas with cape reed umbrellas and overhangs
  • Arrange one of our panels in a fan shape on a wall and add a Tiki mask or sign

Our trained and enthusiastic customer service staff have plenty of experience working with business owners. They can help you buy everything you need and give you ideas for creating the tropical ambiance you aim for.

Your Source for Quality African Thatch

Customers trust Backyard X-Scapes as their supplier because:

  • We have offices on both the East Coast and West Coast for your convenience
  • Our customer service team helps customers seven days a week
  • We sell the most extensive inventory of tropical decor in the industry

For more information and assistance, contact us online or call (866) 222-1422 to reach our California office or (407) 347-9551 to speak with a representative at our Florida office.