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A brickwork bond that shows stretchers alternating with headers along each course and alternating vertically between courses
The top surface of a floor, screed or flooring from which all levels in a room are taken
Coarse cement consisting of a binder, fine aggregate and water used for bedding and jointing of masonry work, as tiling, and as render
A roof which slopes at less than 10° to the horizontal. The roofing, which is continuous, is usually built-up feltwork or a membrane with gravel protection, unless intended to be
Glass fibre/glass fibre reinforced polyester
A narrow strip of non-combustible material that closes a gap in the fire wall or floor, or fills the space round pipes, cables or ducts where they emerge from a services duct
A solid wall the width of a brick, therefore today in Britain 102.5mm thick using standard bricks
A solid white mineral which is heated and used as a binder in gypsum plasters; also the final stage of these plasters after they have set
The usual term for a glazing fillet
A strip of wood or metal separating and holding panes of glass in a window
A surround in which a door leaf is hung, heavier than a door lining and usually made of solid timber or pressed metal
A compact unit fitted in a wall window or ceiling as a simple type of mechanical ventilation
Projecting decorative pointing of brickwork, made by first cutting a tuck in the face joints, then filling it with lime putty, to stand out about 3mm
A neatly built, smooth surface of brickwork
The top of a wall made with a row of stones, specials, a brick capping, interlokcing blocks, metal, plastics, etc. Usually overhanging, to protect the top courses against rain and
Stone which has been quarried and cut (not cast stone)
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Roof gutters, downpipes, and fittings or accessories, such as offsets or shoes. They are usually sold as part of a system and so may not be interchangeable with parts of a system f
Used as a base for plaster, exterior rendering or supporting light fixtures, dropped ceilings etc.
The drying shrinkage of timber at right angles to the growth rings usually about two thirds of the tangential shrinkage
Short horizontal timbers cut to fit inbetween vertical studs of a framed partition to stiffen the studs and make them act in common
Timber soon after the tree is felled containing its original free water, requires seasoning
A brick which is not the usual rectangular shape. They are made to relate to standard working sizes for brickwork, with allowances for the mortar joints
Construction works outside a building, a trade that groups roadbuilding, drainage, landscaping, street furniture, fencing etc.
A size or distance expressed by a number and a unit. In the building industry dimensions are given in order of length, width, height and work is built from figured dimensions, not
An access floor. A floor above the structural floor, creating a space between them allowing easy wire management for data, telephone, power and lighting cables
A lock designed to be set into a mortice in the edge of a door leaf
Air pressure below atmospheric may be produced by a fan or wind
A floor finishing made up of cement, wood particles, gypsum, calcium carbonate, pigment, and linseed oil. It does not suffer dusting, wears well, comes in many different colours, a
A vertical structural element which divides adjacent window units, the primary purpose of which is as a structural support to an arch or lintel over the window opening, a secondary
Underground structural elements commonly used as retention systems and permanent foundation walls
Large timber membranes built up of glued strips of softwood used for structural timber

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