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A detatchable loose floor covering made from linseed oil and hessian with fillers of flax, chalk or softwood which is calendered to a smooth surface
Concrete made with only coarse aggregate and cement, without sand. Contains large pores which prevent capillary action and lets in driving rain or rising damp
Method of joining two panels together by means of one panel having a recessed shelf to receive the other panel on top of it leaving a flush surface
Paper pasted onto a wall as a base for wallpaper or paint
A pitched roof with heat insulation above the roof space, which is not ventilated, and with a vapour barrier under the insulation
A flush joint made by rubbing brickwork with sacking
The lowest member of a truss or girder
A clay brick of high compressive strength and low absorption
A concrete floating floor
Sheets of fibres matted into felt and bonded by saturating with bitumen or bitumen-polymer
A short round wooden rod
A hydraulic cement made entirely from portland cement clinker
A wooden batten fixed over sheathing felt to the roof decking, and under roof tiling battens, to allow any rainwater below the tiles to run away
A permanent decreade in size, it may cause cracking or warping
Members joined together to form triangles, with some working in tension and others in compression
A weighty T-hinge
Plaster of paris shaped insitu by casting it in vinyl or rubber moulds for decorative work
Hollow translucent block of toughened pressed glass, a glass brick
Used to increase noise and heat insulation
A hard corrosion resistant alloy of copper and usually tin
A clay floor tile made from ordinary clays usually 'as-dug' or trreated in a pug mill, formed by extrusion and fired in a kiln
An intermediate vertical timber in a framed partition OR A threaded steel rod used as a screw fixing OR A heavy steel pin fixed to steel floor beams
An area of glazing in a roof, either an opening light, a fixed light or simple rooflight sheet
Regulation laws in britain made under building act 1984
An intermediate rail on a framed door to carry a lock
A roofing upstand on a parapet wall, particularly if formed in mortar or asphalt
Water or other vapour in warm airturns to liquid when the air temperature drops below the dew-point (C) of liquid
A beam or girder that carries secondary beams or other heavy loads
A wire cut brick
The heat produced in concrete, plaster, mortar etc from the chemical reactions of setting
A solid foundation laid below ground level to support or strengthen a building
The body which issues Agrément certificates
Light that is too bright causing either discomfort or eye strain
A bathroom basin on top of a pedastal that stands on the floor
One of several framing timbers that share loads with others running parrallel to them at fairly close spacings
A building block made of sawdust, sand and cement and is nearly three times as insulating as dense as concrete
Galvanised steel profiled sheeting, shaped fo use as composite decking or permanent formworkunder a concrete slab
Wood based building boards such as chip board, orientated strand board and fibre board
The separation between veneers of plywood or between laminations of glued-laminated timberwork due to failure of the adhesive
Toughened glass which breaks into small pieces, which are less harmful than the large splinters of ordinary glass
The change in dimensions of a material such as timber, concrete or mortar as a result of a change in water content
A document agreed between producers and users that describes how things should be done
A person who installs and repairs piping, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with the water supply, drainage systems, etc., both in and out of buildings.
A natural volcanic silica dust which produces Roman cement when crushed and mixed with lime and rubble
A rough textured surface on concrete, made by removing a thin layer of cement and fines
A building paper that is microporous to allow ventilation and the escape of water vapour
An insect which eats most sorts of wood, looks like an ant and are found in tropical and warm temperate regions
Unplasticized polyvinal chloride, a rigid, chemically resistant form of PVC used for piping, window framesand other structures
A pattern of brickwork consisting entirely of headers
The bond used in a half-brick built of stretchers with gaps between; the bricks are held only by bed joints at their ends

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