Cane, as a roof covering material is has been used for more than one century. Flexible stems of this plant provide many opportunities in designing and shaping of the roof.
Such roofs are original and stand out with its natural character and relaxed style, Continuously growing popularity of cane roofs is the result of its architectural features, very high technical characteristics. and modern, reliable assembly.
The cane roof is assembled on the prepared rafter system with crate (on a solid or unsolid thatch) that must support the weight of the roof at least 40 kg/m2. Cane is installed using stainless steel wire. Assembly is necessarily carried out by professionals using special tools. Usually, roof of 200 m2 is assembled within 2-3 weeks. With proper construction it will serve you for more than 80 years.
The materials for the roof undergo special process so that it could be used. The thickness of the cane layer is 30 cm. With the use of wire and special steel fasteners, sheaf of cane are attached to the roof system. When assembling the roof the correct angle of inclination, usually it should not be less than 30 degrees.
Crease of these roofs can be made of different materials, depending on the architectural and design solutions. The most commonly used is heather, metal, and ceramics. Roof of cane is resistant to rodents, as it is tightly fit. Cane is fixed very solidly and it is practically impossible to take out some stems by the birds.
Roof of cane is very resistant to bad weather conditions. It can stand the rain, snow, cold, wind and heat. It is resistant to changes in the temperature. It has a high resistance to moisture, rot, wet. With the proper angle of inclination and professional assembly, water and snow roll down, even in heavy rain the roof of cane does not get wet more than 5-6 cm. Wind dose not damage correctly assembled roof, and it will remain unharmed for a long time .