FHA strap– Metal straps that are used to repair a bearing wall “cut-out”, and to “tie together” wall corners, splices, and bearing headers. Also, they are used to hang stairs and landings to bearing headers.
Face nail– To install nails into the vertical face of a bearing header or beam.
Faced concrete– To finish the front and all vertical sides of a concrete porch, step(s), or patio. Normally the “face” is broom finished.
Facing brick– The brick used and exposed on the outside of a wall. Usually these have a finished texture.
Fascia– Horizontal boards attached to rafter/truss ends at the eaves and along gables. Roof drain gutters are attached to the fascia.
Felt– Tar paper. Installed under the roof shingles. Normally 15 lb. or 30 lb.