floor decking

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decking, 1
1. The thick boards or planks used as structure flooring, usually for long spans between joists or for heavy service; also called planking.
2. Light-gauge sheets of metal which are ribbed, fluted, or otherwise integrally stiffened for use in constructing a floor or roof.
3. See roof decking.
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This warranty covers payment to put right major damage caused either by a defect in the load-bearing structure or ground movement, malfunctions to underground drainage, damage to external rendering, tiling and slates, floor decking and screeds, and defect in chimneys or flues causing a danger to the health and safety of occupants.
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