Any means of holding two materials together. Screws, clips, nail, etc. fall into this category of hardware used to connect building materials.
Installation of drywall or wallboard, in which the nail or screw head depressions are improperly filled and still remain visible after finishing of the wallboard has taken place.
A general term covering a wide variety of screws and nails which may be used for mechanically securing various components of a building.
Painting defect resulting from an excess of paint being applied to a vertical surface, so that the paint drips down and builds up on the edge of a surface. Paint that is applied in thin, even coats eliminates this unsightly defect.
Also called rich lime, or quick lime, calcium oxide (CaO) is a caustic lime that is created by burning a pure or nearly pure limestone. It is mixed with water, making it putty-like in substance, and is used in finish coats of plastering.
Stick mortar that is rich in lime and contains a high percentage of cement.
A weakening of structural members.
Valve mechanism, which is used to control the flow of water to a sink or other appliance.
Faucet cover, insulated
Special thread size for fittings that connect to faucets. A cone seal or gasket is usually included because straight threads will not have a complete seal without a gasket.