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builder

a substance added to a soap or detergent as a filler or abrasive

Builder

A person who directs or performs the construction or renovation of a house or other structure.

builder

[′bil·dər]
(materials)
An additive used in a detergent to improve the cleaning efficiency of the surfactant, principally by inactivating water-hardness ions.
(metallurgy)
A fire-clay brick cull used for bottom construction in kilns or for boxing brick during burning.

builder

The individual or firm who is the employer of craftsman required for erecting a building in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by the architect and who carries the responsibility for doing so.builder. The individual or firm who is the employer of craftsman required for erecting a building in accordance with the plans and specifications prepared by the architect and who carries the responsibility for doing so.
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"Before starting a home building project, ensure that you hire a reputable residential builder who is properly licensed with the State of Michigan, said Bureau of Construction Codes Director Keith Lambert.
Great builders are the ones that persist when others quit.
The team strongly felt we shouldn't release the Builder Base as a "second grind" to help keep play demands reasonable and respect active players' time.
Professional home builders are legally required to register with Tarion, a provincial organization established in 1976 to manage obligatory warranties for new homes and enforce the Ontario New Warranty Plan Act.
It is often the case that a builder will undertake work directly for a client and here arguments tend to focus around time over runs, cost over runs and quality of workmanship.
Such a floor can be developed by the builder on its own or in collaboration with the land owner.
However, Web Builder does include drag-and-drop navigation--tabs, nav bars, menu bars, to name a few -- that are customisable.
Along with the title of Gateshead's Best Builder's Breakfast there will be five regional winners each scooping a prize of pounds 500 and a national winner which will win the title of Britain's Best Builder's Breakfast and pounds 1,000.
The awards are designed to reward both builders and their clients, which means the winning builder not only enjoys the title of Master Builder of the Year and the Nissan Light Commercial Vehicle of their choice worth up to pounds 20,000, but their client will enjoy a pounds 3,000 holiday!
In one case outlined by HUD enforcement officials, a large builder canceled a buyer's contract and seized an $11,845 good-faith deposit following the buyer's refusal to use an affiliated mortgage lender.
The customer-satisfaction score for the home builders in 2009 averaged 811 on a scale of 1,000.
With energy efficiency such an important factor in home improvement, the FMB is calling on satisfied homeowners to nominate their builder for the Master Builder of the Year Awards 2008 energy efficiency category for an eco-project well done.