What we do

Residential Thatching

Residential Thatching

We do roof construction and thatching for residential houses. We can make any customised roof design of any size depending on what our clients want.

Hotels and Lodges

Hotels and Lodges

We do any thatched roof for hotels, Lodges and game reserves. We also design wooden decks of any shape and size to suit our clients' needs.

Rest Camps and Wooden Decks

Rest Camps and Wooden Decks

We provide high quality thatching, design wooden deck, construction and roof construction services for rest camps.

Our Story

Our Story

Letaba Thatchers is owned by Andre Friis with 48-years experience in Thatch roof construction since 1970. Andre Friis was also the founder of the Masters Thatchers Association in 1982 of which Andre Friis was the chairman until 2005 which closed. The South African Thatchers Association was then formed in 2006 of which Andre Friis was one of the founder members as well. Letaba Thatchers have built Thatch roofs all over South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Gambia and Saudi Arabia. Most of the Carpenters and Thatch Foremen have been at our Company for 30 years and some even since 1970.

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