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Unit 9 Finishes Teaching Objectives 1. Have basic idea of finishes 2. Understanding something about wall finishes, floor finishes and ceiling finishes. 3. Communication on site 1) pointing out mistakes 2) Excuses and apologies 3) putting things right 4. Reference section: materials and components, etc.
9.1 Wall Finishes Mistakes in solid concrete are hard to put right. When concrete work is not done correctly, a great deal of time and effort may be needed to remove the concrete and cast it again. The architect has to decide whether or not the mistake is serious enough to make this necessary. 1. balcony wall: / balcony outlet: balcony rail: 2. bush-hammering: tooling concrete with a loothed hammer head bush-hammer, ( )
9.1 Wall Finishes bush-hammer finish bush-faced bush-hammered concrete 3. realize: understand 4. match: be the same 5. keep an eye on: watch closely 6. fair-faced: carefully finished block, brick, or concrete wall 7. board-marked concrete: ( ) board-market
9.2 Floor Finishes You do it that way. I do it this way. There are more ways than one of doing some jobs and each tradesman chooses to use the method which he has found to be the quickest and the best. 1. tradesman: skilled worker 2. semi-dry method: way of laying clay floor tiles ( ) semi-arch semibasement semi-detached house ( ),
9.2 Floor Finishes 3. separating layer: sheet of plastic used in laying clay floor tiles, separating separating floor ( ) 4. polythene sheeting: 5. screed: smooth, flat finish to a concrete floor, usually made of sand and cement screed finish:, screed rail: ( ) screeding:,,
9.2 Floor Finishes 6. cracking: breaking along a line, cracking load, 7. differential movement: movement of different materials at different rates, caused by heat or moisture differential settlement, 8. level: make flat 9. mix ; mix design, mix control
9.2 Floor Finishes 10. get it laid: have semi-dry mix done 11. grout: type of cement used to fill the joints in floor tiling (, ) grouted frame grouted concrete grout(ed) joint grouter 12. bed: bedding floor tiles ( ) bed:, ;, bed coat ; bed course
9.2 Floor Finishes 13. guvnor (governor): boss, chief 14. stick to: continue using
Floor Finishes Hardwood strip flooring Secret nailing Penny gap
Ceiling Finishes Suspended ceiling construction
9.3 Ceiling Finishes Accuracy is the finishing tradesmans chief skill. Most work on a building site does not require perfect accuracy. When an error is made, the decision to rectify it often depends upon whether the mistake will be noticed. 1. rectify: put right 2. depend upon: it is changed or affected by the other thing 3. notice: see, catch sight of 4. grid:,, ceiling grid: framework to support ceiling panels 5. out: not accurate
9.3 Ceiling Finishes 6. bit: part, area 7. get around to: find time to We must get around to cleaning those windows. 8. spirit level: 9. step ladder: ladder which stands on its own (P.172) 10. Ill give you that: I agree 11. depend: vary according to circumstances It depends. That depends. Just depends.
9.3 Ceiling Finishes 12. suspension hanger: metal part which fixes a suspended ceiling to the roof structure ( ) 13. hold-down clip: clip to hold a ceiling panel in place ( ) ; hold-down bolt:, 14. get at: reach, have access to 15. sagging: sinking down in the middle 16. show up: be easily seen 17. get on with: make a start on
Internal elevation of a bathroom basin bidet Water closet Flushing tank