Tar coating is the process of damp proofing the basement from the outside during construction. In cold, damp weather, tar can take up to seven days to dry properly.
Termiticide is a type of insecticide designed to exterminate termites.
The process occurs when the soil moves beneath your home. When soil shifts, a void is created, and the home sinks or settles into the soil.
Thermal break refers to a material, like insulation, being added to prevent the flow of heat. The more continuous (unbroken) the insulation, the greater the thermal break.