Reed roof. Myth or reality?
If you think that the reed roof is not very reliable and is an echo of the past, then you know nothing about the trends of modern materials and the architectural fashion. Today, a return to great-grandfathers secrets of the application of such coatings is due to the desire to have a clean roof with optimum microclimate in the house. The reed roof is as good?
The roof of reeds has excellent thermal insulation properties. Therefore, regardless of the season will be in the room to maintain a healthy climate. No wonder our ancestors used a cane for construction everywhere, where he grew up. Availability, durability, versatility, long established such material exclusively on the positive side.
At the moment, the roof of reeds are widespread in northern and central Europe. Germany imports constantly rushes from Ukraine. In the Kherson region, in Odessa and Poltava regions growing high-quality raw materials. Oddly enough, but it is the master of Western Ukrainians taught weaving reeds, and in return they are paid "roof" of plants. The best known are the Dutch, German and English school.
Benefits thatched roof.
Any artificial turf will play a natural for several reasons. In many harmful asbestos slate (causes cancer), under a metal roof, hot in summer, cold in winter, hard ceramic tile and is not cheap. But a natural material does not emit any harmful substances and well behaved in the heat and the cold. Cane grows in just one year and is very resistant to atmospheric agents, as is the wetland plants. And even after prolonged exposure to large amounts of moisture in it does not form a fungus that ruthlessly destroys many natural materials. Heavy rain is able to penetrate into the reed roof no deeper than 3-5 cm.
Dry reeds very light (1 m2 weighs only 35 kg). Perhaps this is why many people are amazed to see after the hurricane ripped slate and tiled roof, and the roof is made of reeds as if nothing had happened!
A layer of reeds continually "breathes", providing a constant natural ventilation of the house. A thermal insulation and 10% better than the insulated roof covered with metal tile. The tubular structure is an excellent way provides sound insulation. So there is no need for additional material and physical costs.
And what a lifetime?
Oddly enough, but the roof is covered with reeds, it will regularly serves 40 - 70 years. It should be noted that it is not necessary to regularly tint, warm, clean or otherwise repaired. It sounds very impressive against the backdrop of the "quality" of modern roofing materials.
Many confirm how aesthetically pleasing and refined looks thatched roof on a background of a country landscape. At first, the color of the coating remains golden yellow, but with each year becomes darker, but no less attractive.
Weave a roof, is not only handmade professionals in their field, but also the decoration of the upper part of the house.
A little about the disadvantages.
It's no secret that the reeds very well lit and, until recently, it was the biggest problem. But in the arsenal of modern roofers have the so-called refractory compounds (pereny) that are not washed off by rain and the sun climbed. They treated the roof with inside and outside.
Birds wishing to twist their nests on the roofs of reeds, may pose a real threat. They are tireless persistence seek out flaws in the mounting stems. Damage caused in this way, will have an effect only in a few years, but to eliminate it will not be difficult.
The most outspoken opponent and enemy of all natural materials - natural process of decay, but there is a solution. Reed must be matured, with no leaves and the dried properly in a closed room without drafts.
|n / a||Name of work||Unit.||Price, UAH|
|Cake for the preparation of the device roof|
|2||Installation of roof system||sq.m.||60|
|3||Installation of vapor barrier||sq.m.||10|
|4||Installation of the bottom batten||sq.m.||15|
|9||Mounting plates OSB 10 mm. (Shingles)||sq.m.||25|
|The company "WOODWILD" specializes in works on installation of complex roofs. Price per sq.m. It depends on the complexity of the roof. We also proponuemoe assistance in selecting materials and departure on obekt to measure the roof, to implement the measure is issued to the customer specifications for the desired amount of material for the roof. The cost of exit metering 300 UAH. up to 50 km. from Kiev. When ordering the installation of the roof at our company stopped payment for part of the cost of the work|