Basement

Science / Geology / Basement: The oldest rocks recognized in a given area, a complex of metamorphic and igneous rocks that underlies all the sedimentary formations. Usually Precambrian or Paleozoic in age.

Basement Window Inserts

Business / Construction / Basement Window Inserts: The window frame and glass unit that is installed in the window buck. MORE

Keyless

Business / Construction / Keyless: A plastic or porcelain light fixture that operates by a pull string. Generally found in the basement, crawl space , and attic areas. MORE

Flatwork

Business / Construction / Flatwork: Common word for concrete floors, driveways, basements, and sidewalks. MORE

Backfill

Business / Construction / Backfill: The replacement of excavated earth into a trench around or against a basement /crawl space foundationwall. MORE

Egress

Business / Construction / Egress: A means of exiting the home. An egress window is required in every bedroom and basement. Normally a 4' X 4' window is the minimum size required MORE

Concrete

Business / Construction / Concrete: The mixture of Portland cement, sand, gravel, and water. Used to make garage and basement floors, sidewalks, patios, foundation walls, etc. It is commonly reinforced with steel rods (rebar) or wire sc MORE

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