Below are some glossary of terms for our FHA, HUD, and VA manufactured home foundation engineering certifications and inspections. If you can not find you answer here, please also go to our Fequently Asked Questions page.
There are currently 8 terms in this directory beginning with the letter L.
An individual platform, usually at the top or bottom of a stairway, to ease the transition from a stairway to a level walking surface. Landings for ramps must comply with requirements of local codes.
All equipment, materials, products, and installations included in a list published by an approved listing agency.
A load on the mobile home that is temporary in nature and not constant like a Dead Load. For example, snow, people, etc.
Any of the forces that a structure is designed to withstand, including any permanent force such as the weight of a roof, known as a dead load; any moving or temporary force, such as the weight of occupants, known as a live load; wind loads imposed by wind activity; and seismic loads imposed by seismic activity.
An unobstructed way or means of approaching a roadway or public thoroughfare to or from a mobile home lot.