install island-style thatch kona

Would you like to see how to install an island-style thatched roof using state-of-the art synthetic thatch? If you want to replicate the look of a thatched roof that you might find on a Hawaiian island, you will want to check this out.

Kona is part of Endureed’s Regions series. It is made to look and feel like Pili Grass and Asian Alang-Alang grass thatching. Kona was made to have a blend of both small grass reeds and broad wide leaves. This mixture gives Kona a textured, tropical look.

This product would be perfect on an accessory building near the beach or pool, on a beachfront house, or at an island resort. If you are a roofer, check out the video below. Then, see just how simple the installation actually is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHHOyXGNZNo

Please note that this installation technique is also typical for other products in the Regions series. It is also a similar installation for the Dominica and Bali synthetic thatch products too.

Tips For Installing An Island-Style Thatched Roof

  • Make sure you check the deck for debris and any sharp objects.
  • Unroll the underlayment.
  • Align, peel, and stick the underlayment.
  • Wrap and trim the underlayment.
  • Install a one-inch eave bend.
  • Install a four-inch eave bend.
  • Cut, crimp and bend hip the fill pieces.
  • Install the hip fill pieces.
  • Cut the gable fill pieces.
  • Attach fill pieces between each course at gable.
  • Install the valley pieces three to four inches from the center.
  • Attach eave section at apex.
  • Cut and install fill pieces from eave bends.
  • Install ridge pieces.
  • Blend with heat gun wherever needed.

If you liked learning about how to install an island-style thatched roof using Endureed’s products, check out other videos on our YouTube channel.

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