The lower part of an internal wall, below chair-rail height, when decorated differently from the upper part.
Damp Proof Course
A layer of impervious material placed in a masonry wall or at floor and wall junctions to prevent migration of moisture.
Any reference point of known coordinates from which calculations, measurements, distances and ground levels may be taken. It is a reference point used by surveyors and engineers and is usually marked on the site plan.
A horizontal boarding or forming a cover for a deck. Can also be used for Formwork.
Defects Liability Period
A specified period of time by which the contractor is obligated to carry out rectification work of defects arising from faulty workmanship and/or materials at their own cost.
A decorative row of small blocks like teeth along the cornice or fascia.
A tank constructed for the temporary storage of peak
A device used to scatter light in order to reduce glare.
A timber or metal frame which surrounds and supports the door.
All accessories used in and for doors. Hinges, handles, locks, bolts, latches, door stops, push plates, etc.
Vertical sides of a door frame.
A window with a small roof and sides projecting from a larger sloping roof.
A form of glazing consisting of two panes of glass with a void space between them used for thermal and sound insulation.
Double Hung Window
A window with two sashes vertically
A neat joint between two timbers, the wedge-shaped projections along one edge slotting into the same shaped sockets of the other.
A small light fixture which concentrates light beams mainly downward.
A metal or plastic pipe for rainwater, from a roof or gutter to a stormwater drain.
Built in-ground structure, to collect or redirect
A plan of drainage network with a building outline.
Dwarf Partition (Wall)
A small wall which does not carry through to the ceiling.