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Lead and copper have been used since ancient times.
Roll roofing is only used on low cost houses and storage buildings.
Low slop roofs cannot be used for a terrace or other traffic areas.
Term for sheets of glass in windows?
What is installed to air infiltration to a crack on a door or window?
Window is thought to have originated from old English
saying “wind hole.”
Roof framing with trusses began in the middle of the 19th century.
Stucco is strong, durable, fire resistant, but expensive.
False (not expensive)
A disadvantage of metal roofs is the inability to soundproof for rain.
Alternating metals are used in the panels to prevent corrosion of galvanic action.
Can we use space sheathing underneath shingles?
Component of the window that holds the glass is the sash.
An advantage of paint is that little time is spent in preparation.
What supports a barge (fly) rafter to a common rafter?
What is the general term for the material that goes directly over the roof sheathing?
Siding nails may be hot dipped galvanized, aluminum, or stainless steel.
True (so they don't rust)
What framing element is installed to prevent fire from moving up the cavity between studs and stairwells etc?
Wood shingles breathe better than shake shingles.
Roofing materials are grouped into what two categories?
Steep and low slope
Egress window must have clear opening width of atleast 20”.
Vinyl siding when building fire…..
Wood framing has more insulating than light gauge steel
framing unless the heat path is broken.
The materials currently used for single ply membranes, fall into two categories are thermal setting and cold setting.
A small window directly over a door is called:
Solid lumber is more efficient used wood than wood I joists.
Disadvantage of standing seam metal roof is bolts, etc.
False (it's the equipment that makes it the disadvantage)
The part of the window that fits into the rough opening in to the wall fit into what?
Prior to 1980s tarpaper was the main weather barrier for homes.
What prevents masonry veneer?
Making sure a wall is plumb, straight, and square is called:
Wood shingles are thicker than shake shingles?
Insect screens must be mounted on the outside of casement windows.
Flat paint contains a high amount of pigment.
PVC window frames are thermally inefficient.
Egress window must have at least 3 sq. ft. of clear opening.
Residential fire doors are made to close automatically in case of a fire.
U value is the thermal insulting value.
What are VOCs?
Volatile Organic Compunds
Hip and valley are terms for slopping interesting roof planes
Stains have a low proportion of solvent.
type of glazing must be used when door and windows are close to the floor?
A, B, & D
What is required at the eaves in cold climates to prevent
damage to structure because of ice.
Ice and Water Shield
What is the life expectancy of asphalt shingles?
Windows that slide in their frames are more resistant to
air flow than projected windows.
False (sliding windows are more difficult to keep from air flowing in and out)
What is the advantage of ridge beam construction?
Leaves the living space open to the roof
2 major destructive forces on paint are water and
Composition board siding is made…proven to be unreliable.
Term for the sloped portion of a roof edge:
A disadvantage of wood shingle siding is that they must be applied one at a time?
Wood windows standards are set by this organization?
Preservative treated wood or natural decay treated wood...contact with water?