Rio style synthetic thatch
is designed as a shingle to be layed on wood panel, plywood, metal or an existing roof. This ideal material for construction which required an external thatch aesthetic with false ceiling. This model offers new solutions on different support, as, old roof to renovate, metal sheet, or very particular frame. Versatile and easy-to-lay, these products are the ideal aesthetically-pleasing solution for any roofing renovation projects.

In freezing cold and tropical climates alike, thatched roofs are used for all kinds of structures. From simple shelters or impressive mansions to most unusual modern-day facilities, thatching is synonymous with protection, comfort and pleasure, but also of convenience, cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

A fire-retardant option is also available for these synthetic leaf products.

Palmex® Thatch is a synthetic palm thatch that is used as an alternative to natural thatch. It is the perfect solution for covering your home, resort, restaurant, bar, club or any building or structure that you would like to give a tropical or natural look and feel to. Palmex® Palapa Thatch is a Synthetic, Eco-Friendly 100% Waterproof industrial-strength product that is certified Wind-Resistant, UV-Resistant and comes with a 20-Year Warranty that provides added-value on the investment.

Henry's Tree-house complete with RIO styled synthetic thatch.

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Kurts Tiki Bar2

Wandas Tiki Garden
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Rio Synthetic Thatch
Thatch Jungle House
Thatch Jungle House
Thatched Stilt Jungle Hut

Thatched Blue Jungle House
Thatched Blue Jungle House
Thatch structure at Granby Zoo
Thatch Elephant Structure

  • Polyethylene high density.
  • UV­protection treated structure.
  • Tinted structure.
  • Highly resistant.
  • Thermo­formed.
  • 100 % recyclable.

  • To be nailed or screwed, leaves only (no rails).
  • Minimum of 8 leaves per square meter.
  • 12,5 cm 5" spacing between rows.
  • Installation in quincunx 2/1.
  • First 2 rows must be stacked to give appearance of thickness along the roof´s edge.

  • Pack of 72 leaves
    43" x 26" x 4" ­ 52 lbs
    98 cm x 64 cm x 15 cm ­ 23 kg
  • Pallet of 14 packs of leaves
    55" x 43" x 36" ­ 750 lbs
    104 cm x 130 cm x 125 cm

Rio style synthetic palapa thatch is sold by the bundle.
A bundle covers approximately 97 sq ft.
We will break full bundles into 1/2 and 1/4 bundles depending on your needs.

Shipping charges are NON refundable. Absolutely no refunds after 30 days. A 20 percent restocking fee will be charged on all refundable items. Items returned in used or altered condition will not be accepted.

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