Knee wall


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knee wall

[′nē ‚wȯl]
(building construction)
A partition that forms a side wall or supports roof rafters under a pitched roof.

Knee wall

A low wall resulting from one-and-one-half-story masonry construction.

knee wall

A wall which acts as a knee brace by supporting roof rafters at some intermediate position along their length; shortens the span of the rafters.
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The Hemmings' built a screened-in porch off of the back corner of the home with a three-foot knee wall and an exit leading to a deck that is wired for sound.
Three panes of 4x8 polycarbonate slope up from a 2' knee wall, with awning windows, to a shed style insulated roof.
The task force included a group of Korean engineers, who went into full swing, placing concrete for the life support area, the office complex, the wash rack facility, the paint booth foundation, and a knee wall for a K-Span building.
The next generation IOM PassPort system is available in two base configurations, with or without a knee wall and with or without illuminator cabinet covers.
The improved sunroom design, which incorporates a knee wall, features a curved eave, ridge vents that span the entire length of the structure, and a terrace door that features grids.
Contract relates for the structural steel and metal work consisting of - Sheet steel and metal frame doors as fire and smoke protection doors,- Steel staircase in the foyer with glass banisters,- In plan, bent and glass railings to prevent falls a gallery- Access and load platforms with grating covering and knee wall railing,- Dachaufstellpodeste steel construction with maintenance walkway- FE-llstab in stairwells as welded steel construction,- Maintenance and installation platforms for technical equipment.
The floor is in knee wall construction; loft insulation shows by the thermographic report significant energy losses; the fire protection no longer meets the requirements.
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When the tendered services are services trade drying work in homes and residential facilities (stairs, knee wall and basement) to water damage.
Every home is graced by landscaped front yards with white vinyl fencing and charming stone knee walls.
Common household leaks can include: behind knee walls, attic hatch, wiring holes, plumbing vents, open soffit (the box that hides recessed lights), recessed lights, furnace flue or duct chaseways, basement rim joists, windows and doors.
Steel studs can be utilized in many areas for partitions, soffits, knee walls, dividers and even furring.