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Wall hooks, 138, 141 Water test, 659 Wall plates, 138–41, 432–5, 438, 445, Waterproofing basements, 249–53 450, 452, 456, 460 Weatherboarding, 490 Wall profiles, 546 Web cleats, 407–8 Wallboard, 557–8 Weep holes, 227–33 Walls: Weight batching, 264 cavity, 315–6, 329, 526 Weights of materials, 34–5 curtain, 499–501 Wellpoint systems, 282–3 diaphragm, 247, 286–7, 319 Western hemlock, 631 design strength, 330 Western red cedar, 631 diaphragm, 247, 286–7, 319 Wet rot, 463–4 fin, 318 Windows: formwork, 234–6 aluminium casement, 356 glass block, 359–60 bay, 349 infill panel, 493–6 double glazing, 342, 348, 353 internal, 541–52 glass and glazing, 351–8 openings, 332–8 high performance, 342 panelling, 630 ironmongery, 344 remedial work, 574 metal casement, 343 retaining, 227–41 oriel, 349 rising dampness, 322–5 performance requirements, 339 slenderness ratio, 143, 331 pivot, 340, 348 solid block, 314, 545, 547 schedules, 350 solid brick, 302–7, 544 sliding sash, 345–7 sound insulation, 530–2 timber casement, 341–2 thermal insulation, 508–9, 513–4, types, 340 517–9, 522–3, 526 Wired glass, 351 thickness, 329, 331 Wiring systems, 686–9 tiling, 490, 559–60 Wood cement board, 634 underpinning, 272–7 Wood rot, 464 waterproofing, 249–53 Wood wool, 634 Warm deck, 455 Woodworm, 461 Wash boring, 73 Woodworking machinery, 628 Water bar, 250–4, 364 Working platform, 127 Water based paint, 624 Wrought iron dogs, 137, 139–40 Water/cement ratio, 249, 264 Water closet pan, 673 Yokes, 391 Water installations: cisterns, 668, 673 Zed beam, 468, 470 cold, 662–3 Zipper bond, 302 hot, 664–6 Zones, 46 pipe joints, 670 Zurich Insurance, 28
Vibro cast insitu piling, 223 supply, 660–1 Volume batching, 263 Water jetting, 281–3, 292 Water table, 74, 279 Water test, 659 Waterproofing basements, 249–53
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