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Before morning it rained very heavily; but the good thatch of banana- leaves kept us dry.
An owl hooted far away, exulting in the delight of deep gloom in dense foliage; overhead lizards ran in the attap thatch, calling softly; the dry leaves of the roof rustled; the rumour of mingled voices grew louder suddenly.
Nicki advised: "As 90 per cent of thatch fires relate to chimneys and the use of wood-burning stoves, making sure your chimney is swept and inspected on a regular basis and that it is appropriately lined can all help to reduce the fire risk.
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The 18th Century barn is the only structure in England to have retained original heather thatch - once common in the uplands of Northern England.
While the mowing of established lawns becomes less frequent as grass growth slows, other problems need dealing with in autumn - in particular moss, thatch and compaction.
There Aled and Emma met Llandeilo thatcher Alan Jones, then owner of the sole commercial reed bed in Wales, who explained there was huge demand for homegrown roofing thatch.
The wealthy installed slate or tile roofs to display their status but for centuries thatch was the only real alternative for the less well-off.
The Cape Reed Group of Companies, a world leader in the construction and installation of sustainable timber and thatch structures, has completed a Dh15 million ($4.
The Cape Reed Group of Companies, a sustainable timber and thatch structure specialist, has announced the completion of a $1.
Then there's the fact that although there has been something of a mini-revival in the use of thatch for architectdesigned new homes in recent years, most existing thatched properties are listed buildings.