Thatch & Reed
The most commonly used South African grasses with their main geographical locations are listed below
Grass must be thatched and secured to at least the last two laths on the ridge. All ridges must be will formed and have a sturdy appearance
Poles & Laths
Laths must also meet the SABS 457 Specification and must be of the Eucalyptus species and must be reasonably straight.
All roof trussed must be made in accordance with the details and design of a thatch roof specialist or engineer