New Generation Bushfire Weepa

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Product Overview

  • A weep hole former with a fully stainless steel grate and fire resistant polymer body, designed to protect your home during a bushfire.
  • When used in masonry construction it is compliant with Bushfire Attack Levels of AS3959:2018 BAL-LOW, BAL-A12.5, BAL-A19, BAL-A29 and BAL-A40.
  • Installed by the bricklayer during construction.
  • Suitable for face brick or rendered brick and block.
  • The purple mortar protector is removed after installation, leaving a clean and beautiful finish.
  • Ensures ventilation and drainage of the cavity to reduce fungal decay and mildew.
  • Excludes a wide range of pests.
  • Product Code 23-NGBW

If you have installed another Weepa since the 1st of May, 2019 and need to meet BAL-A29 and BAL-A40, please contact our friendly Customer Service Team on 07 3844 3744 for help with a solution.

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Installation Instructions

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Bushfire Weepa In Masonry

Step1 70HPBW

Step 1

Install the Weepa between bricks or blocks, at specified intervals and firmly in contact with the flashing. For rendering, set out a few millimetres.

Step2 70HPBW

Step 2

When rendering, the Weepa needs to be loosened in the masonry so the renderer can adjust the Weepa in and out. Grab internal rib to adjust Weepa in and out.

Step3 70HPBW

Step 3

After clean up, use a small, flat screwdriver to prise the mortar cover up at the bottom.

Step4 70HPBW

Step 4

The High Performance Bushfire Weepa has a specially formulated grate (with stainless steel mesh set behind) which chars and self extinguishes.

Bushfire Weepa In Rendered Masonry

Step1 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 1

Make sure the new Weepa is installed when the masonry wall is built.

Step2 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 2

Loosen the Weepa and pull out proud of masonry.

Step3 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 3

Lay on render around the Weepa.

Step4 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 4

Screen off around the Weepa.

Step5 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 5

Pat the Weepa flush with the surface.

Step6 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 6

Float around the Weepa.

Step7 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 7

Sponge finish.
For easy removal later, wipe the mortar guard clean now, then again after painting.

Step8 RenderedMasonryBF

Step 8

After finish and cleanup remove the mortar guard for beautiful weepholes.

Installing Weepas during Construction

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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.