Category: Weephole Functionality

Importance of Weep Holes

Importance of Weep Holes

WHAT ARE WEEPHOLES?Weepholes are the gaps left between some bricks in external walls. Australian Standards require them because they serve two important purposes:1. Ventilation of the internal wall cavity - Without... Read More

Cavity Airflow Research

Cavity Airflow Research

2013 Weep Hole Airflow ResearchWeepa 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

Leaky Building Syndrome

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

Water Blowing through Weepholes?

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

Rising Damp or Leaky Building Syndrome?

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

Faulty Guttering Timebomb

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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