Glossary – V

Valley Board:
Boarding fixed to the top of the valley rafters to form a base or support for the valley gutter

Valley gutter:
A metal gutter built into the roof valley to carry water to the eaves guttering

An alteration to the original design or specification

A space with an arched ceiling

Ventilating Brick:
A brick which has been perforated to provide an air passage for ventilating purposes

Covered porch along side of a residence or house

Vermin Proofing:
The protection of a building against the entry of vermin, especially mice or rats, by the insertion of wire mesh