Although our Building Reports are written in a laymans easy to read format we may sometimes use words of a technical nature.
This Glossary is provided to help our Clients understand those terms.
a structural support unit of three or more members, usually arranged in a triangular shape. Trusses are often used to support roofs and floors.
the angle formed by two internal slopes of a roof.
a person who offers a property for sale.
a statement that guarantees the material and workmanship of a product is defect-free and will remain so for a specified period of time.
overlapping boards used as cladding for external surfaces.
small holes in brickwork that allow for expulsion of moisture and cross ventilation from subfloor of the house.
a decay in timber caused by alternale dampness and dryness.
destructive timber-boring insects.
council rules regarding the uses that an area of land may be put to.