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The following list of questions regarding artificial thatch may be used as a quick search for specific information, as it is linked to related pages of our website where the information in question is detailed. For any further inquiries concerning Palmex thatched roofs or products, please feel free to contact us.

Are Palmex thatched roofs waterproof?

Palmex roofs are guaranteed to be watertight when placed at 30° pitch or greater. The layering of leaves and the fastening method provide for a 100% waterproof construction.

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How do Palmex products withstand cold?

Our product can withstand harsh Canadian winters. The polymer we use is the same polymer used for manufacturing gasoline containers and winter sleds.

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How do Palmex products stand up to the heat?

Polyethylene is a non-reactive material that conducts neither heat nor cold. In addition, compare to their natural counterparts, our layered installation method (air pockets) provides cooler under-roof temperatures year-long, in all seasons and throughout the product’s entire lifespan.

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How do Palmex products handle winds?

According to tests carried out in a specialized technical laboratory, Palmex products can resist winds of up to 170 km/h – 106 mph.

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What kind of maintenance do Palmex products require?

NONE: Our leaf design allows for simple, natural elimination of any residue.

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What kind of warranties does Palmex provide?

A 20-year* warranty covers regular Palmex products sold in Nicaragua.

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Can I install Palmex products myself?

You can install the Rio/Domingo leaves yourself and extensive instructions on how to install them are available. Although the procedure is somewhat simple, it does require some manual ability or experience. We will assist you as much as possible in that respect. The Bora-Bora/Aloha leaves however will not be sold without installation.

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How or where do I place an order?

Before starting building a structure or ordering, we advise getting in touch with us to eliminate the risks of building uselessly expensive and non-conformed roof designs. Consult our “Contact” page for further information.

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(*) Warranty: 20 years diminutive warranty on Palmex products except Palma Cana warranty of only 12 years.


Palmex Nicaragua

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Casa de Tierra
Attn: Palmex Nicaragua
Entrance of Barrio la Talanguera, 300 m North
Facing Pulperia Mari’s
La Talanguera, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua