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January 12, 2018, 2:30 pm

Posted in TAS ProductsThatch Fire Protection

There are many fire membranes on the market ‘suitable for use beneath thatch’. Are they suitable? What’s the difference? Nearly all fire membranes are PU (polyurethane) coated. PU28 is still often asked for and is widely used to describe fire barriers within the thatching industry. PU28 was used as a d... Read More...

May 10, 2017, 10:47 am

Posted in News

Sadly there have been an alarming number of fires involving thatch already this year. Since January 5th there have been 28 thatch related fires –  26 in the UK and 2 in the Republic of Ireland. Of the 28, ten suffered minimal damage and/or were chimneys fires, which were successfully extinguished. Devon & Somerset were [...]... Read More...

January 18, 2017, 11:08 am

Posted in NewsTAS ProductsThatch Fire Protection

Thatching Advisory Services (TAS) have received notification that both their Thatch Fireboard System and Thatch Firewall Membrane System has been approved and added to the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Registered Details database. LABC registration is a one-off certification process provi... Read More...

December 19, 2016, 3:11 pm

Posted in EventsNewsThatch Fire Protection

Thatching Advisory Services are pleased to announce their involvement in the ‘Future Thatch’ project at the 2017 Ideal Home Show. The project will see TAS working alongside master thatcher – Paul Wareing (Heart of England Master Thatchers) – www.heartofenglandthatchers.com The ‘Future Thatch’ project wil... Read More...

October 26, 2016, 1:46 pm

Posted in EventsNewsThatch Fire Protection

TAS recently attended a workshop to hear the results to date of an NFU Mutual Insurance, Historic England & RISCAuthority research project, which was carried out at the Fire Protection Association’s (FPA) advanced fire test laboratory. A number of delegates with a professional (and personal) interest in ... Read More...

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