The property of a coating or sealant to bond to the surface to which it is applied.
A sum of money set aside in the construction contract for items which have not been selected and specified in the construction contract. Best kept to a minimum number and used for items whose choice will not impact earlier stages…
A household device operated by use of electricity or gas. Not included in this definition are components covered under central heating, central cooling or plumbing.
An opening that is placed in the dry-walled ceiling of a home providing access to the attic.
A railing made up of balusters, top rail, and sometimes bottom rail, used on the edge of stairs, teal conies, and porches.
One of a pair of horizontal boards nailed to posts set at the corners of an excavation, used to indicate the desired level, also used as a fastening for stretched strings to indicate outlines of foundation walls.
Wedge-shaped boards used as horizontal siding in a lapped pattern. This siding varies in butt thickness in widths up to 12 inches. Normally used over some type of sheathing
A rectangular molding, usually by 1-3/8 inches or more in width, used in the assembly of a window frame. Serves as a stop for storm and screen or combination windows and to resist air infiltration.
A substance or a tape applied between two adjoining materials to prevent adhesion between them.
A roofed, open-sided passageway connecting two structures, such as a house and a garage.