Looking for House Plans and Great Home Designs? Find The Perfect Floor Plan Here!
 
 
Our House Plans | Garage Plans | Site Map | Our Policies | Contact Us
 
 


Home Designs
:
House Plans up to 1500 Sq. Ft.
House Plans 1501-3000 Sq. Ft.
Two Story House Plans
Multi Level Home Plans
Garage Plans
Builder's Specials
Ordering Home Designs

Learn More:
How to Read Blueprints
New Home Directory
Learn About Architectural Styles
Home Building Terms Glossary
Why Buy a Stock House Plan?

Help
Questions?
Our Policies
Contact Us
Home

Direct Door Hardware

Door Knobs at Direct Door Hardware

For More House Plans

Click Here!


Looking for Vacation Homes, Cabins,
Victorian Homes, Prairie, Cape Cod,
Bungalow or other house plans and
blueprints for sale? If you don't Find it here, view the house plans at The Plan Collection.

Other House Plan Sites
Home Decorating Sites


U Construction Terms

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

UL (Underwriters' Laboratories)- An independent testing agency that checks electrical devices and other components for possible safety hazards.

Undercoat- A coating applied prior to the finishing or top coats of a paint job. It may be the first of two or the second of three coats. Sometimes called the Prime coat.

Underground plumbing- The plumbing drain and waste lines that are installed beneath a basement floor.

Underlayment- A ¼" material placed over the subfloor plywood sheeting and under finish coverings, such as vinyl flooring, to provide a smooth, even surface. Also a secondary roofing layer that is waterproof or water-resistant, installed on the roof deck and beneath shingles or other roof-finishing layer.

Union- A plumbing fitting that joins pipes end-to-end so they can be dismantled.

Utility easement- The area of the earth that has electric, gas, or telephone lines. These areas may be owned by the homeowner, but the utility company has the legal right to enter the area as necessary to repair or service the lines.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Construction Terms provided by: homebuildingmanual.com

 

All floor plans, renderings and other published content on this site are the property of their respective copyright holders.
Reproduction is strictly prohibited without written consent from the copuright holder. Not all plans published on this site are property of England Design Company
as this site works in collaboration with ThePlanCollection.com or other partners. See more House Plans at The Plan Collection.

Window Coverings, Blinds and Plantation Shutters