It does, however, have several flaws. If you’re going to use natural thatch in an outside space, you’ll need to replenish it on a regular basis. Today’s synthetic thatches, fortunately, broaden your possibilities for imitating natural thatch roofs. Synthetic fiber thatch roofing is preferred for thatch roofing on commercial and residential constructions. You may obtain the same “feel” with fiber thatch roofing as you can from natural thatch roofing without sacrificing much money for care fees.


There are many businesses in Bangalore that give thatch roofing services, and our KHW solutions are one of them. We are widely recognized for our thatch roofing quality and services. We have an experienced staff that will assist you in selecting the best thatch for your roof and installing it properly.

So, first, we’ll talk about synthetic thatch roofing, and then we’ll talk about natural thatch roofing.

  • Synthetic thatch: Synthetic thatch is an alternate roofing material to natural thatching. You can capture the beauty of natural thatch without any of the drawbacks by using synthetic thatch. You won’t have to worry about fires, bad weather, pests, or upkeep expenditures.

Made up of:

High-quality synthetic thatch may be constructed from HDPE, high-density polyethylene, or PVC

materials and has the resilience of commercial-grade building goods, allowing your roof to endure longer without breaking down.

  • Natural thatch: Natural thatching is the skill of stacking dry plants on a roof, such as straw, water reed, sedge, rushes, heather, or palm branches, to drain water away from the interior roof. Because the majority of the plant remains dry and firmly packed, trapping air, thatching also serves as insulation. 


Made up of:

Palm leaves, straws that were formerly used as a staple, water reed, palmetto-leaf, and other materials have been utilized in natural thatching.

Now, we'll go over some of the distinctions between natural and synthetic thatch.

Synthetic thatch

Natural thatch

High-density polyethylene is used to make this product


Made up of palm leaves, water reeds, etc

  • Wind resistance
  • Eco-friendly
  • It is completely recyclable.
  • There is no need for any harmful materials (cleaning, etc.)
  • It is feasible to collect rainwater.
  • low wind resistance.
  • Not eco-friendly
  • Not feasible to collect rain water
  • Climate conditions, insects, moss, and decay, as well as exposure to sun, wind, and sea air, can cause damage

Provides UV protection.

Doesn’t provide protection against UV rays.

  • Fire resistant.
  • Infestation and nesting are not


  • Infestation and nesting are possible.
  • Easily catches fire.

Self-cleaning design that requires no maintenance

  • Environmental deterioration

(Harvesting leaves)

  • Requires maintenance every 2-5 years.
  • Minimal skills required
  • The material does not attract insects, rats, birds, or other animals.

Requires skilled labourers

This attracts the insects and flies.

Synthetic thatching has several advantages over natural thatching.

Natural thatch roofing is lovely, but it may be difficult to keep in good condition. Don’t allow the thought of regular maintenance and replacement deter you from putting your own thatch roof covering on your next project! Instead, we may provide you with synthetic thatch roofing.

Synthetic thatch roofing and even plastic thatch have all been used to describe artificial thatch roofing. Artificial thatch (also known as synthetic thatch) has a similar appearance and feel to real thatch but does not require renewal every two to five years. While fake thatch roofing is constructed of high-quality polyethylene, you’d have to touch it to know it’s not the same as genuine thatch.


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