Glossary of house building terms. The following are definitions to some common terms you may run into as you review your blueprints, plan for home construction, or build your house. Baseboard. A moulding that goes around the perimeter of a room at the base of the walls.
How To Get Started Building A House But building a house for profit can be very rewarding both financially and emotionally. How to Get Started Create a budget plan: Before doing anything else that might influence your decision and current capability, design your budget.
Glossary of terms General Building Terminology . Aggregate – Pebbles, shingle, gravel etc. used in the manufacture of concrete, and other construction work.. Airbrick – A perforated brick used for ventilation, especially for under floor spaces.. Asbestos – A fibrous mineral used in the past for insulation. . Can be a health hazard – should not be disturbed and specialist advice sought if found.
Definitions of Home & Building Inspection Terms. For multiple identical exterior components – one such component on each side of the building. Roof Drainage Systems – Gutters, downspouts, leaders, splash blocks, and similar components used to carry water off of a roof and away from a building. See GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS.
Rev. 3 Page 4 of 14 STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR construction services recitations WHEREAS, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, a federally recognized Indian Tribe (25 USC 1751) ("MPTN"), desires to engage the Contractor to perform certain services relating to the Project.
Modular Construction: Construction in which the size of all the building materials is based on a common unit of measure. Moisture Barrier: A material such as specially treated paper that retards the passage of vapor or moisture into walls, and prevents condensation with the walls. Monolithic Slab: A slab foundation that is part of the footings.
Stick-Building Assembling framing one member at a time on the job site, instead of raising prefabricating walls or trusses as a unit. Stud A 2×4 or 2×6 vertical framing member used to construct walls and partitions. Subfloor Boards or plywood installed over joists on which the finish floor is laid. Tack
COMMON DEFINITIONS FOR MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION TERMS The following definitions have been adapted from those developed for the February 1998 study team report entitled, "Facilities Maintenance Assessment and Recommendations," from information developed by the federal real property council (frpc) and from descriptions
AJMAN: Under the directives of His Highness Shaikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, Shaikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of.