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July 14, 2018, 3:07 pm

Posted in EventsNews

We have finally had a chance to reflect and write about our involvement in last year’s Ideal Home Show and how it came about. In April 2016 we were approached by David Richards Associates (DRA) to see if we could help facilitate a thatched roof for one of the three show homes planned for the [...] Read More...

February 26, 2018, 4:19 pm

Posted in NewsThatch Fire Protection

With this cold spell set to last, it is worth repeating the message that it is crucial that chimneys and flue liners are swept and inspected. For the last five years and always around this time of year, the UK has experienced a prolonged dry spell coupled with bitterly cold Easterly winds. This results in [...] Read More...

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...

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