upstand


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upstand

[′əp‚stand]
(building construction)
That section of a roof covering that turns up against a vertical surface. Also known as upturn.
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UPSTANDS, which are like skirting boards for worktops, will certainly make it look smarter and you can simply stick them to the wall with an instant waterproof grab adhesive.
Much of its bulk is, in fact, excavated into the hillside, so that the roof becomes part of the terrain, a grass-covered plateau edged with a minimal upstand to prevent mishaps.
They are here not because of some vague notion that Britain will keep them in champagne for the rest of their days, but that the UK, having a fine upstand ing reputation for defending the weak, will offer protection and make them safe.
A simple upstand of the same product is a perfect splashback, keeping the overall look clean and modern.
The brass panel constructions are only 60mm thick and, as the pavilion is seen from the upper storeys of the house, its roof is also a rigorously pared down structure, with an upstand reduced to 50mm from the more usual 150mm.
The roof and upstand were renewed and a cover flashing fitted over the joint.
Prices for the upstand - the strip that joins the work surface - start at pounds 49.
At that price, I'd just cut them to strips, use them as a feature upstand and get your tiler to use a chrome finish edge trim for a gorgeous look.
A small upstand around the lip provides a surface for foil-sealing and a polypropylene lid provides a positive snap-on closure, either manually or by machine.