Wednesday 23rd October ::: 02:01 PM
Useful French

Useful French to English language for when building in France:

Common translations:

  • Terrasier - Foundation work, excavation
  • Etancheite - Tanking, waterproofing
  • Coffreur - Shuttering carpenter for Concrete
  • Cuisiniste - Kitchen fitter
  • Beton amre - Reinforced concrete work
  • Alarmiste - Security installer
  • Maconnerie - Brickwork, stonework etc.
  • Peintre - Painter
  • Plaquiste - Plasterboard Fitter
  • Pisciniste - Swimming pool man
  • Platrier - Plasterer
  • Chauffagiste - Heating engineer
  • Menuisier - General joiner
  • Plombier - Plumber

 

  • Escalieteur - Stair fitter
  • Electricien - Electrician
  • Carreleur - Tiler (floors, walls etc)
  • Charpente - Roofing
  • Ebeniste - Cabinet maker
  • EDF - Electricite de France
  • GDF - Gaz de France
  • Fosse septique - Septic tank
  • Fosse - Cess pit
  • Fourniture et pose - Supply and fix
  • Devis - Estimate
  • TTC (Tous Tax Compris) - Includes tax
  • Hors taxe - Excluding tax
  • Vitrier - Glazier