Housing Construction Terminology

Below are a few great sources of information when trying to understand the terms used in home inspection reports. Rather than reinvent the wheel, so to speak, we have linked the source material to this page. Just click the link to read. If you have any other terms you would like added to this list, please email:.

Open Frame Diagram with Descriptions (From Real Estate Home Inspection: Mastering the Profession, by Russell W Burgess)

Homeowner's Glossary of Building Terms (USA.gov E-Publication)

What is Concrete Honeycombing (used by permission from Charles Buell Inspections, Seattle, WA)