air brick

air brick

[′er ‚brik]
(materials)
A brick or brick-sized metal box that is hollow or perforated and used for ventilation.

air brick

A perforated brick or perforated metal unit of brick size which is built into a wall; used for ventilation.
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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.
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 as ventilation.
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.