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Patent Approval Granted to Rytons Metal Rytweep®

We are delighted to announce that Rytons A1® Fire-rated Metal Rytweep® (RYTWEA1METAL) has received Patent Approval (reference GB1916812.9).  This means that after thorough searches and investigations by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), Rytons A1® Fire-rated Metal Rytweep® is accredited as a new and inventive product for the construction industry, being the first diecast zinc cavity [...]
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No Need to Fake Weeps

“Fake weep vents.  Doesn’t seem to be a snagging list without them.  Seem to be finding this every day now.” Says the commentary in this video from the On The Tools YouTube channel. Aside from the woeful lack of skill and knowledge of the Building Regulations shown by the bricklayer by not fitting weep vents, [...]
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5 Things to Know About Rytons Metal Air Bricks

Rytons A1® Fire-rated Air Bricks are single, double and triple size galvanised steel air bricks.  Available in three styles - Return Grille, Square Holed and FlowRyt® - each air brick provides a high air flow whilst maintaining low resistance.  Fire classification A1 they are suitable for use in the external walls of high-rise buildings with [...]
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UPDATE: Weep Hole Duct Regulations Have Changed

Make Sure You Know the Rytweep® for the Job For fire safety, components used in the external walls of buildings with a storey 18m high or more (11m in Scotland) must now be non-combustible – this includes weep hole ducts. For England and Wales, this change is applied through the 2018 updates to Building Regulation [...]
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Introducing Rytons Ultra-Clear Slim Vent® Minor

Rytons is delighted to announce that the Rytons Flyscreened Slim Vent® Minor clear (SVFMINCL) and original Slim Vent® Minor clear (SVMINCL) are now a new and improved ultra-clear! Used in timber frame and traditional build, Rytons new ultra-clear Slim Vent® Minor are the only transparent perpend weep vents on the market and the latest products [...]
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Rytons Rytweep®: Plastic vs. A1 Fire-rated

Weep hole ducts are a staple requirement of any brick build, from houses to multi-storey apartment projects.  Every year millions of Rytons concealed Rytweep® are used by house builders, bricklayers and contractors nationwide, making them an industry favourite.  But with ALL plastic weeps banned from use in relevant multi-storey buildings 18m high or more (11m [...]
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Housing Secretary Outlines Plans to Reduce Multi-storey Building Threshold to 11m

NEWS: On Monday (20 January 2020), Robert Jenrick, secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, delivered his update on the Building Safety Programme. With regards to the ban on the use of flammable materials, the Housing Secretary told the House of Commons “We banned the use of combustible materials in the external walls [...]
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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 [...]
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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.  [...]
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