These include door and window guards and watertight air brick
covers to act as flood barriers, together with large sturdy purpose-made plastic containers to protect goods and furniture.
These measures include self-sealing doors, air brick
covers and non-return valves to drains.
Although sympathetic to all the flood victims, I can't understand why more residents in potential flood areas haven't installed their own door and air brick
barriers against rising water.
Could it be caused by a blocked air brick
under the door?
com, a leading UK provider of quality DIY products, have launched the Dri-Cowl on their website: a new product serving as an air brick
or extraction fan cover.
There was a period between the wars when cavities were ventilated by having only an air brick
in the outer leaf, with no bridging sleeve across the cavity, and, if necessary, alternate bricks removed in the inner leaf to allow air flow under a wooden floor.
It includes items like door barriers, air brick
covers and toilet plugs.
Some flood protection products, such as air brick
covers and barriers for doors, are already being used by a number of householders.
Simple things like installing plug sockets one metre up the wall, installing purpose-built individual flood gates, having water pumps on site and air brick
covers all help to reduce the damage which flooding can cause.
Wirral magistrates heard the young worker had used a petrol-powered "scabbling" machine to strip a concrete floor in a room with just a partially-blocked air brick
Do I need to put in an air brick
in the space above the ceiling to give air circulation on an outside wall?
The products, including door barriers, air brick
covers and non-return valves for toilets, are made in Gateshead.