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Thatch Roof to Onduvilla Tiles
01
Apr

Change a Thatch Roof to Onduvilla Tiles

Recently we have had a lot of clients looking for an alternative roofing solution to thatch but not necessarily wanting to lose the shape and curve of their existing roofs. We offer two suitable, lightweight solutions to this problem. The first - Onduline roof sheeting - you can read the articles here: “Combining Onduline and Thatch on a Roof” The second solution is a premium roofing tile by Onduline, called…

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Thatched converted to tiles
01
Apr

Why Convert a Thatched Roof to Tiles?

We are finding that the trend of converting thatched roofs to tiles or other roofing solutions is picking up momentum. There are a lot of reasons why thatch home owners might consider converting their thatched roofs and surprisingly, the process doesn’t have to be as expensive or invasive as you might imagine. Thatch has a Relatively Short Life Span Eventually a thatched roof will come to the end of it’s…

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Onduline & Thatch
01
Apr

Combining Onduline & Thatch

The aesthetics of a thatch roof can’t be beaten; thatch is warm and rustic and blends into the environment around it... but in some situations thatch just isn’t practical. Combined Thatch and Onduline Roof This solution makes great sense for such roofs. The roof was stripped entirely of the old cape reed thatch which was an ineffective thatch type for the tropical climate of the Wild Coast. Problem area’s on…

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onduline vs onduvilla
01
Apr

Thatch Roof Conversions

Thatch Roof Conversions & Roofing Solutions: Onduline Roofing Onduline is a flexible, corrugated roof sheeting made from bitumen saturated organic fibres. The roof sheeting is highly cost effective, available in four colours and perfect for installation on roof structures which have been converted from thatch, combination roofs with thatch and onduline, overlaying on thatch and new roofs on a budget. Onduvilla Roofing Onduvilla is a premium roofing tile which is…

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Onduline samples
01
Apr

Onduline

Onduline is a flexible, lightweight, corrugated roof sheeting solution made from organic fibres saturated in bitumen and pressurised under extreme heat. Onduline has been in production and use since 1950 and was originally a product of France. Onduline roof sheeting is: • Cost effective - requires minimal care and maintenance • Lightweight and therefore suitable for a wide range of small and large structures • Flexible - has the ability…

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Onduvilla samples
31
Mar

Onduvilla

Onduvilla is an elegant, lightweight tile, which is a premium product of the Onduline Group, in production since 1950. The onduvilla tile is 106 x 40cm in size and is corrugated. The tiles are produced by applying extreme pressure to bitumen saturated organic fibres (totally asbestos free!). Installation of the onduvilla is often on wooden support structures. Onduvilla is: Extremely attractive - the shaded colour system used to create the…

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