In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1albañil masculinofemenino contratistaa firm of builders — una (empresa) constructora
- builder's labourer — peón albañil
- builder's merchant — comerciante del sector de la construcción
- builder's yard — barraca
- Most new homes are covered by NHBC insurance for a decade, which ensures that any major difficulties with the house will have to be repaired by the builders.
- He told the court his house had been flooded and builders who made repairs while he was working away had left the keys at the King's Head for him to collect.
- If the house is finished late, the builder pays the interest on the construction loan that the buyers are paying.
- She plans to add an additional extension to the front of the house before the builders pack up and leave.
- A baker knows when a loaf of bread is done and a builder knows when a house is finished.
- Using local builders, the houses were built by the provincial department of housing under the People's Housing Process.
- Handel's peace was soon disrupted by builders, plasterers and masons.
- Supervising the bidding, helping to select a builder and monitoring construction also demand time.
- Since you are buying a brand new home, the builder should take responsibility for this repair.
- It's like providing the bricks but supplying no builders and expecting the house to build itself.
- It's like a builder selling you a house and charging extra to put locks on the doors.
- After getting a construction estimate from a builder, we decided to save money by having me act as the general contractor.
- Discuss the house plans with your builder, and make sure each of these spaces is insulated to the recommended R-values.
- At some point many homeowners want a home designed just the way they want it, not some house from a cookie cutter builder.
- I am renovating our house at the moment and my builder is enjoying the building ideas as much as I do!
- Fitzpatrick denied that higher house prices were in builders ' interests and said his members wanted to promote price stability.
- The stone seller will give advice and the builder or tiler who lays your flooring will quite often know very little about the product.
- Can we legally refuse the cash and insist that the builder perform the repairs?
- Traditional builders use adobe blocks made from a mix of clay-rich soil, sand, straw and water.
- My concern is a high repair bill if my builder says it is out of the one-year warranty.
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