Roofing and Timber Home Contractor | Eastern Cape

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes are a roofing and timber home contractor specializing in quality roof construction and installation; construction of roofs with trusses, installation of tiles, corrugated roofing, roof conversions and renovations, as well as the building of timber homes and turnkey projects. Based in Chintsa, just outside of East London, we service the Eastern Cape and accept larger contracts throughout South Africa. 

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes is the specialist roofing and timber home contractor division of Cintsa Thatching Cc. – operating for almost 20 years. CEO Jonathan Bosazza is intricately involved in all contracts and has built a solid reputation for high quality structures and workmanship.

Roofing and Timber Home Services


Specialists in the construction of trussed roofs with a range of roofing products including tiles, corrugated and concealed fix roof sheeting. Plus - ceiling installation, roof maintenance & waterproofing.
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Timber Homes

Construction and renovations of timber homes, resorts and conference facilities. See our home plans and pricing options as well as recent projects that our team have completed. Your dream home is just a click away! >

Thatch Roof Conversions

A system developed by CEO Jonathan Bosazza to convert thatched roofs to tiles without necessarily stripping the entire roof and re-constructing. Find out more about converting your thatched roof >


View our comprehensive range of thatching services including: thatched homes and houses, thatched lapa's, thatch fire protection, thatch roof maintenance, large thatching tenders and supply of thatching reed >

Why Choose Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes?

  • Trained & experienced team of roofing, building and carpentry personnel
  • Professional members of the Institute of Timber Construction SA (ITC-SA) as both Roof Erectors and Timber Frame Builders, registered with the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), CIDB grading General Building (GB) level 4 and full members of the Thatchers Association of South Africa (TASA)
  • All homes and roofs inspected by ITC-SA, sign off certificate supplied to clients
  • All workmanship guaranteed by Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes
  • Highest quality roof construction available – Bosazza Roofing will not cut corners or costs
  • Comprehensive insurance, compliant with relevant government departments
ITC-SA Accredited Roof Erector - Bosazza Roofing
Timber Frame Builder Member - ITC-SA
National Home Builders Registration Council - NHBRC
Construction Industry Development Board - South Africa
Thatchers Association of South Africa - TASA
“We were incredibly impressed with the professionalism of Bosazza Roofing and their attention to detail. This and the personal interest shown in the project ensured that our expectations were exceeded in every aspect. We would highly recommend Jonathan and his team.”
Roofing Contractor, Tiled Roofing - Eastern Cape
Mr. & Mrs. Gallow
Residential Clients, Chintsa

Recent Projects

Thatch roof which has been converted to aluzinc roofing

Convert Thatch to Roof Sheeting

Our most recent thatch roof conversion was on a big family home in Komani (formerly Queenstown). The roof was converted from thatch to corrugated aluzinc roof sheeting.

Thatch Roof Converted to Metrotiles, Eastern Cape

Thatch Roof Converted to Metrotile

This traditional rondavel or "roundhouse" in Hogsback, Eastern Cape, was converted from thatch to Metrotile - a lightweight, flexible steel tile coated in aluzinc.

Large, three bedroom timber home in Chintsa East, East London

Large, Three Bedroom Timber Home

This large, 200m² timber home is designed around having two adjoining living spaces and simple access to a big outdoor deck area which overlooks the sea view.

Thatch Roof in the process of being converted

Onduvilla Tiles Transform Thatch Roof

This 400m² residential home was transformed when the Bosazza Roofing team converted the thatched roof to Onduvilla tiles in charcoal grey.

Three Bedroom Timber Home Build, Chintsa East - Eastern Cape

Three Bed Timber Home Build

This simple home design is the perfect example of open plan living at its best. High quality finishes result in an beautiful timber house - ready to make a home!

New Timber Cabins built at Tsitsa Falls Resort

New Timber Cabins Built
at Tsitsa Falls Resort

Ten new timber cabins were built at Tsitsa Falls Resort in the Mhlontlo nature reserve in the Eastern Cape. Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes was appointed as the main contractor for this large timber frame building contract.

New Thatched Roof on Holiday Cottage, Eastern Cape

New Thatched Roof on Holiday Cottage

Who doesn’t dream of owning a holiday cottage on the beach? This rustic family beach house was given a new lease of life just in time for the summer.

Large Roof Installation - Corrugated Roof Sheeting - Eastern Cape

Award Winning Roofing

This 1080m² project saw the construction and installation of the roofs at this stunning residential home situated in the new Olivewood Private Resort & Golf Estate in Chintsa.

Latest News

Small Custom Home built in Timber Frame - Eastern Cape

What is the Process to Build a Custom Home: First Steps

Building your own custom home is an exciting project to look forward to but it can be over-whelming if you’re not sure how the process works, what to expect and who manages what aspects. In this article I will explain the various steps in the process of building a new custom home. My aim is to assist new home builders in understanding how things work. Our company Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes, builds custom timber homes for clients in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The building process described is therefore based on our experience here.

Timber Frame House being Built, Eastern Cape

The Building Process:
Breaking Ground to Moving Day

This article is Part II of a two-part series that explains the building process. My aim by writing this series is to inform home (or land) owners building their own custom house about the building process, what to expect from their builder and what steps the building process entails. In this article I will walk you through steps 10 – 20 of the building process. From when your builder “breaks ground” to the moment that you turn the key in the lock of the front door and finally get to make your custom-built house a home.

Renovation Ideas that will transform your timber home

Renovation Ideas that will Transform your Old Timber Home

There are lots of renovation ideas that will transform your old timber home – modernize by replacing original timber doors and windows with aluminum and glass, install new ceilings or give your floors some TLC. This article contains some of our top ideas and renovation pictures to help get you started. Please note that if you’re looking for cheap, quick fix or D.I.Y renovation ideas this is not it! To put these house renovation ideas into action you will need to hire a professional timber frame builder or construction company.

AFTER: We constructed a new walkway over the Shark Pool and a new access ramp

East London Aquarium Reopens after Repairs

East London Aquarium reopens after repairs were completed from storm damage caused in August last year. High seas caused terrible damages to the piers and decks at the aquarium which was forced to close until repaired. Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes were contracted to complete a large part of the repairs which have now been finished. The aquarium is due to celebrate it’s reopening on Saturday 29th September 2018 at their “Fine, Fabulous and Fishy Aquarium Reopening Event”.

GOLD Award Winning Contractor- ITC-SA - Bosazza Roofing

Bosazza Roofing Awarded Gold at
ITC-SA Awards 2018

On 27th July 2018 Jonathan Bosazza, CEO, and his wife April, attended the ITC-SA Timber Engineered Product Awards in Durbanville, Cape Town. The awards are held annually and recognise member contractors for exceptional work in the timber construction industry.

Timber Home Renovation Featured in Daily Dispatch Weekender Supplement July 2018

Timber Home Renovation Featured in Daily Dispatch Weekender Supplement

The last weekend in July 2018 was a bumper weekend of celebrations for the team at Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes; not only did we bring home the Gold Award for Roofing at the ITC-SA Awards but our work was featured on the front page of the Daily Dispatch Weekender supplement.