Thatch

Forever Bamboo offers a great selection of thatch to give your backyard, tiki bar or outdoor space that tropical look and feel with palm thatching. Easy to install, our palm thatch panels are constructed from the leaves of palms and have the unique ability to withstand sun, rain and wind as well as having great insulation qualities. Palm thatch panels are constructed by taking natural palm leaves, making them into strips and then curing them. They are then woven into what we call "thatch" to make a number of different products.
  • How to Re-Thatch a Mexican Palm Thatch Palapa

    Not sure how to properly re-thatch a palapa structure? In this post, we will explain step by step how to re-thatch a palapa with Mexican palm thatch. Depending on the size of your palapa, a double layer of thatch is required to achieve an authentic island look. Make sure to measure your palapa roof accurately for best results. Below is a breakdown of how much thatch is required to cover each palapa. Continue reading

  • Forever Bamboo Tutorials

    In the next couple of weeks we will be producing short tutorial videos that will be available to view on our website and new YouTube page. These videos will display our thatch, bamboo fencing, paneling, bamboo poles, reed fencing, Bac Bac matting, and Lauhala matting. In each video, we will be educating our viewers about each product and ways in which you can install and enhance your home or business.

    Here’s a list of topics that will be discussed in each tutorial.

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  • Get the Tropical Party Started with Thatch!

    Keep it Cool with a Tropical Party this Summer

    A party is always a great time that will create plenty of fond memories. A tropical party is a great theme for birthdays, retirements, pool-side parties, reunions, and many other special occasions! A great way to show that your party is tropical themed is to use thatch skirts and thatch umbrellas.

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  • How to Choose the Best Thatch for Your Lifestyle

    thatch hut tropical beach

    Adding thatch to your home or business is a great way to create a relaxed and tropical beach atmosphere. This beautiful and eco-friendly product has been used for thousands of years and is still one of the best ways to protect and decorate homes. Its natural beauty of makes it an attractive choice when it comes to designing your outdoor space. There are several different types to choose from. All come in different colors and textures which gives them its unique names. The Mexican, African, and Tahitian are the most popular type of natural thatch used around the world. For a longer lasting variety, synthetic is another great choice.

    When comparing thatching material, you might find it difficult to choose between natural and artificial thatch. If purchased from a reputable dealer known for carrying quality products, natural thatch can hold its own against synthetic, while at the same time a good artificial thatch will rival its natural counterpart in appearance and performance. In the end, making a choice will likely come down to personal preference, but it is still valuable to examine the benefits that natural and synthetic thatch has to offer. As you go through the list of advantages of each, the one that has the elements that resonate with you the most will be the thatch product that you'll be happiest with.

     

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  • Thatch Panel Installation

    Thatch is an insulation material and is also used as a building material for roofing. Thatching is the popular choice when it comes to thatching your tiki hut, it is attractive, durable, and affordable.

    For heavy-duty wear and tear; synthetic thatch is a consideration, but synthetic thatch is more expensive. Palm thatch is the most popular choice for theme décor, especially when it comes to Tiki huts or Tiki bars. There are different varieties of palm leaves to choose from, the best being palms that have leaves similar to a queen, king, or kentia palm.

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  • Thatch

    Different Thatch Types

    Irish thatch is a gathered thatch made of brush or straw and tied on one end.

    Mexican thatch is made of palm leaves woven together with knots on one side and a nice layered thatch on the other.

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