A backhoe, also called a rear actor or back actor, is a piece of excavating equipment or digger consisting of a digging bucket on the end of a two-part articulated arm. They are typically mounted on the back of a tractor or front loader. ...
Control Joint - An intentional, linear discontinuity in a structure or component, designed to form a plane of weakness where cracking can occur in response to various forces so as to minimize or eliminate cracking elsewhere in the structure.
Service head: A weather head is a weatherproof electrical service point for your overhead electrical service feed. The weather head connects to the top of the electrical service pipe and has a cap over the connection frame. Since it sits atop the pipe, has a cap on top of it, and makes the connection weatherproof, it is called a weather head.
The electrical service panel provides 100, 200, or more amps of power to a home. Power comes into the house from a "service drop," connects to the lugs within the service panel , and is split into separate circuits throughout the house.
Duplex Receptacles are female electrical connectors that have slots or holes which accept and deliver current to the prongs of inserted plugs. To reduce the risk of injury or death by electric shock , some plug and socket systems incorporate various safety features. Sockets are designed to accept only matching plugs and reject all others.
Waterproofing: Is either a membrane, clay, portland cement or plaster with water-repellant admixtures that are applied to a structure to prevent water from reaching it. Usually an envelope that will receive pressure from being below grade such as a basement.