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The Glossary of Construction Terms:
A Guide to Understanding Home Construction.

 
Face frame
The front of kitchen and bathroom cabinets, to which the hinged doors attach.
 
Face nailing
Nailing through a finished, exposed surface so that the flat top of the nail head is still visible after nailing.
 
Facia or Fascia
The exterior horizontal trim around rafters.  Also positioned directly behind gutters and over gable trim boards.
 
Filler board
Cabinet grade wood used to fill gaps that occur between cabinets and wall openings.
 
Fillers
A wood putty used in preparation for painting to fill holes or cracks in wood.
 
Flashing
Sheet metal or other material used in roof and wall construction to protect a building from rain water penetrating the house structure.
 
Flue
A vertical duct, constructed of sheet metal or clay, that channels smoke from a fireplace out of the home.
 
Footing
A masonry section, usually concrete, in a rectangular form wider than the bottom of the foundation wall or pier it supports.
 
Foundation
The supporting portion of a structure below the first floor construction, or below grade, including the footings.
 
Frame construction
A type of construction in which the structural parts are wood or depend upon a wood frame fro support.
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