Glossary

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maintenancesearch for term

The act of preventing deterioration and breakdowns in a building system.

mildewsearch for term

Fungus that appears on organic matter when exposed to high moisture levels.

mud tunnelsearch for term

Tubes made of dirt used by termites to travel from the ground to the wood structure.

mudsillsearch for term

The wood member placed directly on top of the foundation wall in woodframe construction.

muriatic acidsearch for term

An acid used to clean masonry surfaces.