Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News

October 7, 2019

Rytons Galvanised Steel Grilles Satisfy the Need for Non-combustible Vents

Since the update to Regulation 7(2) banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of relevant buildings above 18m*, the availability and choice of construction materials suitable for use in high-rise developments has been severely reduced. To satisfy industry requirements for non-combustible ventilation grilles, Rytons has developed a tailor-made range of galvanised steel [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News, Ducting News, Tailor-made by Rytons
May 1, 2019

Popular Cavity Weep Clearly Better

Introducing the New Improved Rytweep Clear - Now Ultra-Clear! The only totally transparent weep hole duct on the market, and the latest product to benefit from our commitment to innovation and product development. Virtually invisible, the new Ultra-Clear Rytweep blends perfectly with any colour brickwork or mortar, allowing every finish to use the same weeps.  [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
March 5, 2019

Cavity Weeps, See the Clear Favourite for over 20 Years

Rytons Rytweep Clear is a virtually invisible cavity weep hole duct.  It has been the clear choice for house builders for more than 20 years and now has more national trade specifications than ever. It's the crystal-like quality of the Rytweep Clear that makes it unique and the preferred weep of so many national house [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
December 19, 2016

Keep It Clear!

Red, buff, brown, multi and more - the unique transparency of Rytons Rytweep Clear blends flawlessly with any colour brick or mortar, making it the perfect concealed weep hole duct for any finish. For everyone involved in the specifying, buying and building process the Rytweep Clear can undoubtedly save you time, effort and money. No [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
July 27, 2016

Will buying Rytons quality cost you more?

Did you know Rytons Slim Vent Minor was the first purpose made cavity vent for timber frame builds?  It's been keeping cavities fresh and dry for over 40 years, and house builders know it won't let them down.  But does quality cost you more?  Find out in our light-hearted look at a typical enquiry. Request [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
January 11, 2016

What are weep hole ducts and where should they be placed?

What are weep hole ducts? Weep hole ducts are water outlets.  Used in conjunction with a cavity tray they allow water to drain away from the cavity preventing it from transferring to the inner leaf and causing damp. Where should weep hole ducts be placed? To help get the positioning of weep hole ducts and [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News
December 4, 2015

Moisture prevention starts with effective sub-floor ventilation

Moisture and damp is the enemy of any property.  Able to gradually penetrate the fabric of the building it is responsible for rot, degradation, new and aggravated health issues for the occupants and a whole host of costly remedial work. Prevention is better than cure and providing a house with adequate and effective ventilation is [...]
Cavity & Underfloor Ventilation News, Flood Protection News
August 18, 2015

Venting and Draining Timber Frame

The Regulations: The Building (Scotland) Regulations - Domestic Cavities should be vented to the outside air by installing ventilators with at least 300mm² free opening area at 1.2m maximum centres. Precipitation can penetrate the outer leaf of an external wall and cavities are normally drained through weep holes. These weep holes can also provide the [...]
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