thatched roof


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thatched roof

A roof made of straw, reed, or similar materials fastened together to shed water and sometimes to provide thermal insulation.
See also: Roof
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A thatched roof summer house is like a miniature Old Manor.
High value home specialist Nicki Whittaker said: "Maintenance and fire are the two most common concerns voiced by prospective buyers, but statistically a thatched roof is no more likely to catch fire than a conventional roof.
Repairing the thatched roof with new thatches, bamboo, casuarina poles and the materials like nails, screws, bolt, nuts, ropes etc.
Mithlesh switched on the torch facility on his mobile and while holding it in his mouth was searching for a packet containing sugar which was stored in the thatched roof of his shanty," Narendra Thakur, husband of the village sarpanch told The Times of India.
The family who own the Borders Hotel in The Green, Kirk Yetholm evacuated after a fire broke out in the thatched roof of an annex shortly before 11.
Flames ripped through the thatched roof of his cottage at about 9.
While we ate, rain pounded the thatched roof above our heads.
FIREFIGHTERS in County Durham battled through the night after a thatched roof on a farm in Bowes, near Barnard Castle, caught fire.
When, after a 15-minute immersion, the black ooze has been rinsed off and steamed out, a good follow-up treatment is the aromatherapy massage, conducted in a little octagonal hut with a thatched roof.
DOWNS: Check out the special insurance needed for a thatched roof.
Try the spiffy 30-room Aventura Mexicana Hotel (Avenida 10 at Calle 22, Playa del Carmen; 011-52-984-873-1876), a gay-owned lodge near the beach with a poolside restaurant under a thatched roof, two Jacuzzis, and rooms starting at just $44.
The tragic fire that killed more than 90 school children in India this summer spread disastrously quick because of the school's thatched roof.