Implied assurance, from the landlord to the tenant, that an apartment is safe and free from any hazard.
Layer of mortar that is laid on top of the chimney masonry around the flue, sloping downward to allow water to run away from the flue.
Extremely thin coating of paint, shellac, varnish, etc. which seals the surface so that the colors do not bleed through the final coat.
Thinly applied coat of paint primer.
The ability of a paint to be easily cleaned without wearing away during cleaning.
Toilet with a front trap which is flushed when water flows down and around from the rim. It is a two-piece combination toilet, where the tank is separate from the bowl, with the smallest water area and the narrowest flush passage, making it the least efficient.
Washdown water closet
Water closet having a siphon trapway at the front of the bowl, and integral flushing rim.
Circular, small flat piece that goes under a nut or bolt head to increase the hold of the fastener or to widen the bearing surface.
Use of a solution of water and diluted muriatic acid, or other cleaning solution, to clean masonry.
(1) Destruction or misuse by the individual in possession of a property causing a significant, permanent loss in value to the legal interest of another. (2) The discharge from plumbing fixtures or a term used to denote the pipes that are part of that system.