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Importance of Weep Holes

Weepholes are the gaps left between some bricks in external masonry walls. They serve two important purposes: Ventilation of the internal wall cavity - Without ventilation, mildew, dry rot and damp reduce... Read More

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Bushfire Compliance at a Glance

Weepa has a range of products to help you comply with the relevant Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) referenced in NCC:2019 Australian Building Code and published as AS3959:2018. Protecting weep holes is critical to... Read More

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Bushfire Compliance in Detail

The Australian Building Code NCC:2019 and Australian Standards AS3959:2018 and AS1530.8.1:2018 are concerned with improving the quality of Australian buildings and the health and safety of their occupants.  In the... Read More

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Ember Attack in Major Bushfires

Major bushfires such as the Canberra firestorm and Black Saturday fires have focused public attention on the protection of homes and lives during future bushfires. Research into the cause of building... Read More

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Cavity Airflow Research

2013 Weep Hole Airflow Research Weepa commissioned new airflow research in 2013 to test a wider range of products and some new prototypes. Results showed that all bar one of the... Read More

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Leaky Building Syndrome

'Leaky Building Syndrome' describes when water penetrates the building envelope and is held between the interior and exterior skins. Fungal growth then literally eats away the wall materials.  The building types... Read More

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Plastic Products and Bushfires

In recent years several plastic weep hole products without metal mesh have achieved compliance with AS39659:2009 via testing in accordance with in AS1530.8.1. Our own Weepa Pest Stoppa is one... Read More

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Water Blowing through Weepholes?

Here at Weepa we receive many calls from home owners who are either worried about, or have been told that, the damp and moisture problems in their homes are caused... Read More

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Rising Damp or Leaky Building Syndrome?

Mould, blistering paint and damp and cracking plaster. What is the cause, rising damp or Leaky building Syndrome? While rising damp was a big issue in older inner city houses it’s... Read More

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Faulty Guttering Timebomb

Most high front guttering installed with spring clip systems in Australia does not comply with Australian building codes and Australian Standards. This roll formed guttering pushes water back into the... Read More

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CSIRO Bushfire Testing

The design of the High Performance Bushfire Weepa was the result of extensive testing undertaken at CSIRO Manufacturing & Infrastructure Technology, Ryde. The simulated bushfire exposure consisted of radiant heat and ember... Read More

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HACCP Endorsement

Extract from Food and Safety Endorsement Statement PE-490-WP-05 "HACCP Australia Pty Ltd endorses the installation of Weepa Products' weephole protectors as effective and food safe devices for the prevention of rodent... Read More

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The Weepa range is subject to Intellectual Property Rights. Aust Pat Nos 713335, 762230, 2007237177, 2007215369, 2008271915, 2013211506. Aust Pat Aps 2018902177, 2019900971. International PCT AU2007/000004, PCT AU2014/000123, PCT AU2019/050629. NZ Pat No 567674. NZ Pat Ap 716834. Sth African Pat No 2008/03841. US Pat Nos 8171677, 14/908620. Canadian Pat Nos 2629033,2916320.UK Pat No1984580.Des Reg137021,150609,156915.Aust TM 775282,NZ TM 961710,US TM 1145302.