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Building & Renovating

20 Common Construction Terms, Decoded

Don't get lost in translation with your foreman and avoid mistakes with this handy, on-site guide by a project manager

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If you've done a few home improvement projects with the help of a trusted carpenter or contractor, chances are, you've heard words that may seem "alien" to you. Are you familiar with kapak, nagbubuntis, and wala sa hulog? Knowing these terms by heart can help you oversee a renovation as well as save on cash. Get started with this list:

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