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Is the process of filling the joints between sheet-rock to be smooth and covering the entire surface with an appealing (subjective) cosmetic appearance.


The process of extending vents or other mechanical penetration out of the roof or side of a building.

Transite Material

Transite is a pressed or compacted material resembling concrete. The materials can be tile sub-surface boards or grey drain vent pipes. These materials can contain asbestos.


Refers to the portion of a job where the plumbing or mechanical contractor will mount tubs, urinals or other fixtures which are mounted to the frame of a building.

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