Like any industry, the modern homebuilding scene has its own language and terminology that evolved out of need and circumstance.
Some terms you’ll hear are strictly slang — verbal shortcuts that most folks working in the business, instantly understand. Some terms are specific to the various disciplines in the homebuilding industry — plumbing terms used by contractors, for example.
Suffice it to say if you’re building a new custom Florida home, some of the jargon you’ll encounter may leave you feeling as if you’re learning a foreign language.
Being multi-lingual is, of course, a good thing. But learning by immersion isn’t always […]