hollow wall


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hollow wall

[′häl·ō ′wȯl]
(building construction)
A masonry wall provided with an air space between the inner and outer wythes.

cavity wall, hollow masonry wall, hollow wall

cavity wall
An exterior wall, usually of masonry, consisting of an outer and inner withe separated by a continuous air space, but connected together by wire or sheet-metal ties. The dead air space provides improved thermal insulation.
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5 Next, pop the hollow wall anchor fixing through the hole.
Due to the nature of the building, said Mr Loach, firefighters were having to cut into the hollow walls of the school to make sure the fire had not spread into cavities.
knocks on our hollow walls. In the sunlit pathway of our room,
Older houses sometimes have hollow walls dividing rooms ( a type of partition made with a timber framework covered in thin strips of wood, known as laths, which serve as a base for the plaster.
If your house has hollow walls, that means finding the upright supports hidden behind the plasterboard.
Similarly, your house loses heat in winter and gains it during the summer via conduction (through frame, foundation, windows, and doors), radiation (from any warm surface), and convection (through air circulating in looping currents inside rooms and hollow walls, transferring energy from warm to cool wall surfaces).
- Toggle bolts - Used for fastening to hollow walls. Also used where strength is needed to hold heavy pictures, mirrors, towel bars, etc.
I finished at Newsome High School and Sports College in 2008 and for the five years I was there it was normal to walk into leaking ceilings, hollow walls and general wear and tear of old buildings.
DRILL HOLLOW WALLS IT is important when drilling into hollow plasterboard walls to drill gently.
They were quite hollow walls, so there was not way that the people next door would not have been able to hear us screaming.
8) promises to be similarly fantastic: Monica Bonvicini, Oona Stern, Henrik Olesen, and others aim to disorient the visitor with wood-grain carpets, hollow walls, and fathomless closets.
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