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Stegbar | Windows & Doors | BAL 40 Stegbar has developed – and extensively tested – a premium range of windows and doors certified to meet BAL40, and available in cedar, aluminium and merbau. The range also eliminates the need for bulky shutters, fire curtains or screens on fixed glazing

Timber bi-fold door perfect for patios and entertaining areas. Supplied by Kit King.

First approved bushfire safety shutters for the highest Bushfire Attack Level Owners of existing homes in BAL-FZ Flame Zone have now an option to improve the safety of their family and assets. Compliant with AS 3959-2009 and AS 1530.8.2. Paarhammer's safety shutters have withstood the most rigorous test. This means that home owners can now build or renovate in BAL-FZ Flame Zones with confidence

First approved bushfire safety shutters for the highest Bushfire Attack Level Owners of existing homes in BAL-FZ Flame Zone have now an option to improve the safety of their family and assets. Compliant with AS 3959-2009 and AS 1530.8.2. Paarhammer's safety shutters have withstood the most rigorous test. This means that home owners can now build or renovate in BAL-FZ Flame Zones with confidence

Hanlon Windows | BAL 40 Hanlon Windows now has Australia’s largest range of  BAL-40 bushfire rated windows and doors on the market. Our residential and commercial aluminium windows and doors have been tested to meet the requirements for windows in a BAL-40 zone.

The strength, durability and energy efficiency of the Elevate Aluminium Systems range ensured the perfect glazing solution for this beachfront renovation.

Hollingworth House, south-east WA is an example of bushfire responsive architecture.

Fire-proof glazing and shield Architect: Ian Weir (Photography: Ian Weir)

The courtyard deck is also made of tallowwood, a native eucalyptus. White mahogany—a dense timber that is termite resistant—clads the exterior. The sustainably sourced timbers are also fire resistant, a crucial feature in Australia in light of frequent drought and resulting forest fires.

Articles about local wood clads every surface idyllic australian getaway. Dwell is a platform for anyone to write about design and architecture.

Eaves Water System - Gutter System Gutters and eaves troughs must be attached to the building following the roofline and as a result are rarely easy to access and keep clean. Eaves Water System prevents your gutters from becoming clogged or blocked gutters. Blocked gutters can cause damage to your home or business and cleaning them can be dangerous and or expensive.

Eaves Water System will protect you and your home or business.The Eaves Water System replaces traditional troughs and gutters and is designed to keep leaves, debris and pests out of your gutter and of course out of your water supply

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Blue Mountain Gutter Mesh has undergone rigorous testing to ensure it conforms to the updated Australian Standards for the Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas.  Ember guard compliant – 2mm Superfine All Steel Mesh meets the new Australian Standards' requirements for the ember guard protection of sheet roofs for all BAL zones (AS3959-2009/Amdt 2011: BAL-12.5; BAL-19; BAL-29; BAL-40; BAL-FZ–2011).

Blue Mountain Gutter Mesh has undergone rigorous testing to ensure it conforms to the updated Australian Standards for the Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas. Ember guard compliant – 2mm Superfine All Steel Mesh meets the new Australian Standards' requirements for the ember guard protection of sheet roofs for all BAL zones (AS3959-2009/Amdt 2011: BAL-12.5; BAL-19; BAL-29; BAL-40; BAL-FZ–2011).

The home kit comes complete with everything you need, to apply Barricade Fire Gel with a regular garden hose.  Simply follow the instructions and thoroughly coat eaves, walls, windows, rooves, surrounding grounds and even vehicles.  Barricade can be applied many hours before a fire approaches, allowing you and your family to retreat to a safe place until the threat passes

Barricade can be applied many hours before a fire approaches, allowing you and your family to retreat to a safe place until the threat passes.

BUSHFIRE AS3959:2009 APPLICATIONS AS3959:2009 sets out a series of Bushfire threat levels to buildings described as BAL (Bushfire Attack Levels) as follows: BAL-Low, BAL-12.5, BAL-19, BAL-29, BAL-40 or BAL-FZ (Flamezone). BGC Durascape may be used to achieve a BAL-40 or BAL-FZ>10 when used in conjunction with 16mm Wet Area Fireboard.

BUSHFIRE AS3959:2009 APPLICATIONS AS3959:2009 sets out a series of Bushfire threat levels to buildings described as BAL (Bushfire Attack Levels) as follows: BAL-Low, BAL-12.5, BAL-19, BAL-29, BAL-40 or BAL-FZ (Flamezone). BGC Durascape may be used to achieve a BAL-40 or BAL-FZ>10 when used in conjunction with 16mm Wet Area Fireboard.