Glossary

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3D

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Definition : A reference for products that are staggered at different heights when installed. Generally associated with wall cladding products.

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Architectural Coatings

Related Phrases : Render , Acrylic Coatings
Definition : A decorative cement or acrylic coating that is applied to lightweight cladding systems such as polystyrene and Hebel wall systems. Can and is also applied to bricks.

Architectural Mouldings

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Definition : Decorative exterior pieces/facades that are used to finished off a residential or commercial build. Available in various profiles that can be used to cover transitions between surfaces or for decoration. Functional purposes include concealing joins in elevations, creating shadow detail in façades and deflecting water away from a surface.

Arris Edge

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Definition : A product (generally a paver), that has had the square surface edge taken off, leaving a small 45 degree angle instead.

Artificial Turf

Related Phrases : Synthetic Grass , Fake Grass
Definition : Man made, natural looking green grass.

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Basalt

Related Phrases : Bluestone
Definition : Natural produced rock from volcanic activity, formed in the upper mantle when cooling. Fine grained due to rapid cooling, compact and almost glassy in finish. Seen and available in paving products in dark finishes - grey to black.

Block Masonry

Related Phrases : Block Walls , Concrete Blocks , Grey Blocks , Housing Stone , Landscaping Blocks
Definition : Reference for residential or commercial builds utilising block building products in the exterior walls.

Block Walls

Related Phrases : Concrete Blocks , Block Masonry , Grey Blocks
Definition : Reference for residential or commercial builds utilising block building products in the exterior walls.

Bluestone

Related Phrases : Natural Stone
Definition : A Natural stone that is not man made and available in pavers and wall cladding.

Bullnose

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Definition : A style of finish available on pavers - 180 degree curve.

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Calibrated

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Definition : Even thickness - no variation.

Chiseled Bricks

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Definition : Bricks tht are heavily strighted that results in a rugged antique finish.

Cobbles

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Definition : Small format square pavers.

Commercial

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Definition : Reference for a business build.

Concrete Blocks

Related Phrases : Block Walls , Block Masonry , Grey Blocks , Housing Stone , Landscaping Blocks
Definition : Reference for residential or commercial builds utilising block building products in the exterior walls.

Coping

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Definition : The paver that sits on the swimming pool edge.

Crazy Pave

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Definition : A term used for random size products - bluestone, sandstone, limestone etc.. Layed to form a unique path or outdoor entartainment area.

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Dropdown

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Definition : Reference for a paver used on swimming pool edges that has a 90 degree corner that "drops" down into the pool.

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Exfoliated

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Definition : A textured surface finish generally associated with pavers, excellent for around pools due to offering slip resistance.

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Fake Grass

Related Phrases : Synthetic Grass , Artificial Turf
Definition : Man made, natural looking green grass.

Flamed

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Definition : A style of finsh available on pavers -

Fritted Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have sand or minerals melted into the bricks surface, leaving a distinctive colour and grain.

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Glazed Bricks

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Definition : Bricks with a premium finish and sheen that also have a variation of intensity of colour across each face.

Grey Blocks

Related Phrases : Block Walls , Concrete Blocks , Block Masonry
Definition : Multi purpose block product that can be utilised in residential and commercial builds along with retaining walls (grey in colour).

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Hebel

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Definition : A Wall system developed by CSR Panel Systems for Residential, High Rise and Commercial applications that harness the benefits of lightweight construction where thermal, acoustic and fire properties and energy efficiency are desired.

Herringbone

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Definition : A type of paving pattern.

Honed

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Definition : A style of finish available on pavers - Smooth polished finish.

Housing Stone

Related Phrases : Concrete Blocks , Natural Stone , Block Masonry
Definition : Reference for residential or commercial builds utilising block building products in the exterior walls.

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Light Weight Cladding

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Definition : Reference usually for polystyrene wall systems - large panels that are light in weight.

Limestone

Related Phrases : Natural Stone
Definition : A Natural stone that is not man made and available in building blocks, pavers and wall cladding.

Load Bearing

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Definition : Reference for products that have been engineered to take load points of a structure.

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Matte Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have had a coloured pigment applied to the surface. An alternative to render without the expense and on going maintenance.

Mica

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Definition : Reference for a type of finish generally related to pavers.

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Natural Stone

Related Phrases : Sandstone , Limestone , Bluestone , Basalt
Definition : Natural formed products from the earth - not man made such as concrete.

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Pitched Stone

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Definition : A split face product that has had the edges bolstered.

Pressed Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have been pressed into shape to provide sharp edges and smooth face finishes, before being fired in the kiln.

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Random Thickness

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Definition : Products supplied, generally pavers, that will vary in thickness between a range.

Render

Related Phrases : Architectural Coatings , Acrylic Coatings
Definition : A decorative cement or acrylic coating that is applied to lightweight cladding systems such as polystyrene and Hebel wall systems. Can and is also applied to bricks.

Residential

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Definition : Reference for a house build.

Retaining Wall

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Definition : A retaining wall is a structure that holds back soil or rock from a building, structure or area. Retaining walls prevent downslope movement or erosion. Retaining Walls can be formed from concrete blocks, block masonry, grey blocks, natural stone, concrete sleepers etc...

Rolled Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have been treated with a patterned cylinder prior to firing, producing a variety of different textures.

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Sandblasted

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Definition : A style of finish available on some pavers which

Sandstone

Related Phrases : Natural Stone
Definition : A Natural stone that is not man made and available in building blocks, pavers and wall cladding.

Sawn

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Definition : A style of finish available on some pavers - Untouched from cutting process. Slightly textured finish.

Smooth Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that are crisp, have square edges and consistent texture.

Split Face

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Definition : A finish produced generally on block masonry / concrete blocks by bolstering (chiseling) a product and unearthing a natural and varied finish.

Square Edge

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Definition : Reference for the type of finish on a pavers edge.

Stacked Stone

Related Phrases : Feature Stone
Definition : A type of wall cladding system that has feature stone stacked one on top of another, staggered, separted by mortar.

Synthetic Grass

Related Phrases : Fake Grass , Artificial Turf
Definition : Man made, natural looking green grass.

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Terracotta

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Definition : A reference for clay products that have been kiln fired such as roof tiles or pavers.

Terrazzo

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Definition : Manufactured stone product with different aggregrates incorporated within, that is generally presented in a polished finished, availble in pavers. Similar look and finish to that of polished concrete floors.

Thrown Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have been cast in sawdust-lined moulds that produce a unique, individual nature.

Travertine

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Definition : A type of limestone where the lime content has been deposited by water. Generally seen in pavers around swimming pools and also used for feature walls - cladding.

Tumbled Bricks

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Definition : Bricks that have round, uneven edges and a 'hand-made' look.

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Wall Cladding

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Definition : Products that can be fastened or glued to an exisitng wall to change the appearance of the existing wall to a feature wall.

Wall Systems

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Definition : Reference for systems that are generally modular, supplied and installed in panels and or sections.

Weathered Bricks

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Definition : Bricks crafted to look softly aged over time.

Wirecut Bricks

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Definition : Bricks with straight edges and a slightly rougher texture on their face.