Building Terms

  • Bridging

    Small wood or metal members that are inserted in a diagonal position between the floor joists or rafters at mid-span…

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  • Brick veneer

    A vertical facing of brick laid against and fastened to sheathing of a framed wall or tile wall construction.

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  • Brick tie

    A small, corrugated metal strip at 1 ×6–8 long nailed to wall sheeting or studs. They are inserted into the…

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