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 member of the South African Institute of Timber Builders 9SAITB) as a timber builder, the Institute of Timber Construction SA (ITC-SA) as Roof Erector, registered with the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), CIDB grading General Building (GB) level 6 and full members of the Thatchers Association of South Africa (TASA)
  • All homes and roofs inspected by SAITB/ ITC-SA, sign off certificate supplied to clients
  • All workmanship guaranteed by Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes
  • Highest quality roof construction available – we will not cut corners or costs
  • Comprehensive insurance, compliant with relevant government departments
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ITC-SA Accredited Roof Erector - Bosazza Roofing
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

Feature Project: Reroof the Hogsback Hotel

Reroofing the Hogsback Hotel

A hail storm damaged the roof of the historic Hogsback Inn and Bosazza Roofing & Timber homes was contracted to reroof the hotel. The new roof had to match the aesthetics of the location.

Two Bedroom Timber Home with Decorative Concrete Finishes

This two bedroom bespoke home of 130m² is built in timber frame. Distinct decorative concrete finishes make it feel warm and filled with natural charm.

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.

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.

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

Thatch roof covered (over-sheeted) with corrugated roof sheeting

Over-Sheeting a Thatch Roof: We Answer your Questions about Roof Conversions

Can you cover your thatched roof with a different roofing? Yes! We specialize in converting thatched roofs to other roofing. This article talks you through the different roofing products that we use to over-sheet thatched roofs. It also explains the process of over-sheeting.
If we still haven't answered your questions please comment at the bottom of the article and ask away!

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.

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.