Common Housing Terms
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The lower three or four feet of an interior wall when lined with paneling, tile or other material different from the rest of the wall.

Wall Sheathing
Sheets of plywood, gypsum board, or other material nailed to the outside face of studs as a base for exterior siding.

Weather Stripping
Metal, wood, plastic or other material installed around door and window openings to prevent air infiltration.

Weep Hole
A small hole in a wall which permits water to drain off.