Definition of furring strip in English:

furring strip

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  • A length of wood tapering to nothing, used in roofing and other construction work.
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    • The gypsum board must be attached to the wood furring strips or underlying masonry using nails or screws.
    • Otherwise, wood furring strips are first nailed to the old ceiling or joists and the new files are stapled to these.
    • Tile ceilings can be installed using wood furring strips.

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