The processes of applying a waterproofing membrane on the outside surface of a wall to stop water entering the building.
A temporary mark or datum from which a reduced level can be conveniently attained.
The temporary installation of boards and other material to allow pedestrian crossing, usually at the front of a building site.
The temporary installation of utility services such as electrical and water required for construction.
An offer made in writing to provide labour goods or services.
Termite Cap (Ant Capping)
A metal shield which is placed on top of a pier to retard the egress of termites.
A wire for fixing reinforcing steel.
A light timer fixed to rafters or trusses, which the roofing materials are fixed to.
Tongue and Groove Joint
A projecting strip along a board, “tongue”, for the fitting of a board with a matching “groove”.
A mixture of cement, sand placed over a concrete floor to create the finished surface.
The timber member across the top end of studs and carries the ceiling joist.
The upper layer of usually dark soil, which supports vegetation.
The repairs of damaged or defective paint.
Trap (Sanitary Plumbing)
Any fitting used to retain a water seal to prevent gases or foul air into the building.
A fixture that intercepts silt, grease, oils etc.
The horizontal surface of a step.
Steel mesh in long lengths, used for concrete reinforcement in footings.
A prefabricated structural roof frame which distributes loads through it members to its supports.