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Unit 9 Exterior Wall Finish
Terms in this set (15)
All exterior materials of a structure. Generally refers to siding, roofing, cornice, and trim members.
Exterior trim of a structure at the meeting of the roof and wall: usually consisting of panels, boards, and mouldings. Also, an inclusive term for all of the parts that enclose or finish off the overhang of a roof at the eaves.
Cornice that encloses the rafters at the eaves.
A wood member nailed to the ends of the rafters/trusses and sued for the outer face of the box cornice.
A 1" or 2" ribbon horizontally nailed along the wall to support the lookouts.
Structural member running between the lower end of a rafter/truss and the outside wall to support the soffit.
The underside of the members of a building, such as staircases, cornices, beams, and arches.
One of the most common materials used for the exterior finish of American homes.
A siding material manufactured by treating ground-up wood with steam and pressure to form it into strips or sheets.
Strong, damage resistant siding material made from cement reinforced with cellulose fiber
Factory-finished metal siding with baked-on enamel.
Siding manufactured from rigid poly-vinyl chloride.
A cement like mixture applied as an exterior finish, that once finished is virtually maintenance-free.
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)
Multi-layered wall systems that consist of a layer of insulation board attached to the wall sheathing, a water-resistant base coat with reinforcing mesh, and a finish coat that resembles stucco or stone.
Brick or Stone Veneer
A masonry facing, such as a single thickness of brick, applied to a frame building wall.
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