RV Miller provides Wiltshire thatching services and thatched roof repairs across the whole county. Thatched roofs last much longer when they are repaired on a regular basis. With 50 plus years of experience, RV Miller has established a fine reputation throughout the country for the quality of our services.
Our thatching in Wiltshire services
Thatching is an historic roofing method, but becoming popular for new homes now too. R V Miller Ltd use water reed or wheat straw thatch materials to build their roofs. Once the thatch is in place the two materials look very similar. Although thatching is commonplace in a number of countries around the globe, there are more thatched properties in the UK than anywhere else in Europe.
A thatched roof is not easily repaired and will require an expert thatching company with years of experience to restore your roof to the required standard. You can add more than ten years to the lifetime of your thatched roof if it’s inspected on a regular basis and any necessary repairs are carried out immediately.
At RV Miller, we use water reed and wheat reed as thatching materials. We will assess your roof and look to see which roof
What causes thatch roofs to deteriorate?
A deterioration in thatch roofs can be attributed by the following factors:
Humidity and more
Why Choose R V Miller for Thatching in Wiltshire?
Even if the Wiltshire thatching on your property looks in poor condition, the experts at R V Miller may have the skills to save it from deteriorating further and enhance the condition and appearance of the thatch. Take a look at some of our gallery photos to see just how much improvement we can make to thatching in extremely poor condition.
When you invest small and regular sums of money in the upkeep of the thatched roof on your property, it pays dividends and you may never need to replace the roof fully. You will find the ridge on your roof will deteriorate quickest and this needs replacing every ten years or so.
The National Society of Master Thatchers is the professional body responsible for maintaining the high standards of craftsmanship and qualities in the UK thatching industry and the skilled team of workers at RV Miller have all served their apprenticeship through the Society. We’re proud to say the Society’s annual award for the most improved apprentice was given to one of our younger team members, Ben King, in 2015.
Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need advice and assistance with our Wiltshire thatching services and we’ll be more than happy to help. We can inspect your thatched roof for fire or insurance purposes if needed, or check out just what repairs are needed to keep your thatch in good condition.