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1. Backing
Fabric or yarns that form the underside or back of a carpet.
Submitted on Monday, January 02, 2017 12:17:13 AM

2. Barrier strip
Definition:A device or apparatus that consists of a metal strip and connectors or screws that allow termination and connection of wires or conductors from various components of an electrostatic discharge protected workstation.
Submitted on Friday, March 04, 2016 12:17:13 AM

3. Base Shoe-Molding used to hide irregularities or spaces along the bottom edges of baseboards.
Submitted on Friday, September 30, 2016 12:17:13 AM

4. Baseboard
Definition:Boards placed along the bottom of walls to conceal the place the floor and wall meet.
Submitted on Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:17:13 AM

5. Below Grade Flooring:This is when a floor is either in direct contact with the ground or when it is within 18 inches.
Submitted on Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:17:13 AM

6. Berber carpet:-Berber carpet refers to the level-loop or multi-level-loop class and are usually made of earth toned or off-white flecked yarns. Some Berbers include both loop and cut pile in the same carpet. While natural colors are most common, Berber carpet is also available in pastels and dark tones.
Submitted on Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:17:13 AM

7. Berber Carpet:-A style of carpet based on a North African traditional carpet. This style is distinguished by its off-white color and the tightly looped yarn that creates a patterns of thousands of small woven circles.
Submitted on Friday, August 26, 2016 12:17:13 AM

8. Berber Carpet:The term Berber is applied to carpet that has theoff-white heathered look of clocks used by the Berber tribes of North Africa.Berber carpets use flecked yarns most often in loop styles. The size of the loops vary from large nubby ones to small, fauxiscal styles. Patterned Berbers are multi-level loop as well as cut and loop styles. Berber styles are also available in pastels and dark tones as well as naturals.
Submitted on Friday, October 02, 2015 12:17:13 AM

9. Binding:The strip sewn over carpet edges to keep it from unraveling.
Submitted on Monday, July 13, 2015 12:17:13 AM

10. Binding-A strip of sturdy fabric sewn to carpet edge for protection against unraveling.
Submitted on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 12:17:13 AM

11. Binding:A strip sewn over a carpet edge for protection against unraveling. Carpet is bound to form rugs.
Submitted on Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:17:13 AM

12. Bloom-The brightening in linoleum flooring when light hits it. When there is no light on it, most linoleum floors appear yellowish because of the linseed oil used when making it.
Submitted on Monday, July 11, 2016 12:17:13 AM

13. Board Foot
A way to measure lumber. One board foot equals a board that is one foot long, one foot wide, and 1 inch thick (or its dimensional equivalent.)
Submitted on Friday, March 03, 2017 12:17:13 AM

14. Body Contacting Mechanism (BCM):The part of the foot grounder that makes electrical contact with the body.
Submitted on Monday, June 22, 2015 12:17:13 AM

15. Border Tiles:
A row of tiles along the perimeter of a room.
Submitted on Saturday, March 07, 2015 12:17:13 AM

16. Bow-The curve of a board when the curve is perpendicular to the flat face.
Submitted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:17:13 AM

17. Broadloom
A term originally used to denote carpet produced in widths wider than six feet. Today carpet comes in 6-foot, 12-foot and 15-foot widths.
Submitted on Monday, January 25, 2016 12:17:13 AM

18. Brocade:-The raised or engraved pattern in a carpet or rug.
Submitted on Saturday, March 28, 2015 12:17:13 AM

19. Bullnose Trim:Ceramic trim used along the wall to blend the floor into the wall.
Submitted on Saturday, October 24, 2015 12:17:13 AM

20. Burl
Definition:A swirl of the wood?s grain near a knot (but not the knot.)
Submitted on Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:17:13 AM

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