This is a palm thatch roof. Many of the houses in the Amazon rainforest have roofs made out of palm thatch. The roofs are good at keeping the homes dry and cool. The roofs last for approximately 7 years. When a new roof is needed everything to build a new roof can be found in the forest.
Clue #1 You might like having this when it is raining.
Clue #2 Along with food to eat, this is one of life's essentials.
Clue #3 It needs to be replaced every seven years or so.