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Key

A groove in the top of a footing.

Keys

Little fingers of plaster that squeeze through lath. When they harden, these hold the plaster in place.

Keystone

An angular block centered over a door or window in a header or mantle.

Kick-out clause

A clause in a sales contract that allows a seller to accept one buyer’s contingent offer, then back out without penalty if a second buyer makes a better offer.

Kit home

A structure that contains prefabricated components and is put together by a contractor.

Knee wall

A wall-like structure that supports roof rafters.

Knob-and-tube wiring

An old-fashioned wiring system that has been replaced by fuses and circuit breakers.

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