Soffit

Business / Construction / Soffit: The area below the eaves and overhangs. The underside where the roof overhangs the walls. Usually the underside of an overhanging cornice.

Frieze

Business / Construction / Frieze: In house construction a horizontal member connecting the top of the siding with the soffit of the cornice. MORE

Framer

Business / Construction / Framer: The carpenter contractor that installs the lumber and erects the frame, flooring system, interior walls, backing, trusses, rafters, decking, installs all beams, stairs, soffits and all work related to MORE

Cornice

Business / Construction / Cornice: Overhang of a pitched roof , usually consisting of a fascia board, a soffit and appropriate trim moldings. MORE

Overhang

Technology / Aviation / Overhang: the distance from the outer strut attachment to the tip of the wing. MORE

Fire Stop

Business / Construction / Fire Stop: A solid, tight closure of a concealed space, placed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke through such a space. In a frame wall, this will usually consist of 2 by 4 cross blocking between studs. Wor MORE

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