The Home Depot is an all-in-one home design store, with many locations throughout the Unites States.
This complete, full color dictionary offers a basic introduction to the equipment, tools, techniques, and architectural components involved in construction, home design, gardening, and landscaping.
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by Judee Shipman
H-CLIP: A type of clip shaped approximately like the letter H. You can find these at Home Depot, or any local hardware store.
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HACK SAW: A framed hand saw whose blade is attached at both ends, but not in between.
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HALF BATH: A bathroom that includes a sink and a toilet, but not a bathtub or shower. Bathroom remodeling supplies can be found at The Home Depot.
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HALL AND PARLOR: An architectural style featuring an entrance between the hall and the parlor, with a chimney at each end of the house.
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HAMMER: A tool with a flat, heavy steel head, typically used for driving nails. Hammers are available at The Home Depot in many different types and sizes.
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HAMMER STAPLER: An automatic staple gun that is swung like a hammer. Also known as a hammer tacker and a staple hammer.
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HAMMOCK FILTER: A piece that is designed to fit into air conditioning and central heating systems that use hammock frames. Hammock filters are available at The Home Depot.
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HAND SAW: A non electrical wood cutting tool that can be operated with one hand. Hand saws come in many different styles and sizes.
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HAND SCREW: A screw that can be tightened by hand, without the assistance of a screwdriver.
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HANGER: A kind of structural tie.
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HARD BOARD: An engineered wood product, also known as HDF (High Density Fiberboard).
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HARD HAT: Headgear worn by construction workers to protect against falling objects.
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HARDWARE: 1) A general term that refers to the small fittings (typically wood, metal, or plastic) that are needed to complete repair work or construction.
Home Depot hardware includes items such as door knobs, towel racks, curtain rods, nuts, bolts, nails, screws, and all kinds of tools, to name just a few examples.
2) The physical parts of electronic devices, as opposed to software.
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HARDWOOD: Wood derived from certain trees. Namely, Ash, Birch, Mahogany, Maple, Oak, Poplar, Teak, or Walnut trees.
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HAUNCH: An extension that protrudes from a foundation wall and supports a concrete porch.
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HAWK: A tool used by plasterers to apply a smooth finish to walls.
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HDF: See Hard Board.
HEAD NUT WRENCH: A type of socket wrench, available at The Home Depot in different sizes.
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HEADER: A horizontal beam placed perpendicular to joists in an opening.
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HEARTH: The brick, stone, or cast iron bordering directly in front of a fireplace. Many styles of hearth are sold at The Home Depot.
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HEATING LOAD: The amount of heat required to maintain a specific room temperature.
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HEAT PUMP: A gas-based mechanical device used for regulating room temperature.
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