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Forum: Stouffville 2011-10-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 39,062
Posted By K'n'P
Another store bites the dust..... Giancarlos...

Another store bites the dust.....

Giancarlos Bakery at 6242 Main Street is now For Sale.

They took over for Bakery Casarecchia in the past year (who coincidentally also lasted about a year).
...
Forum: Stouffville 2010-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,152
Posted By K'n'P
This is a mixed bag question, so it depends on...

This is a mixed bag question, so it depends on how comfortable you feel.
A ton of longtime Stouffville residents will say they never had a water softener and they've lived here for 20+ years....
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-09-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,886
Posted By K'n'P
To remember, 93 octane at Sunoco costs what?...

To remember, 93 octane at Sunoco costs what? 15-20% more than the lowest octane. So you are paying 15-20% more per fill up for 50km. On a full tank for a sedan that normally costs $40 to fill up with...
Forum: Stouffville 2010-08-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,824
Posted By K'n'P
Both the No Frills in Stouffville and Giant Tiger...

Both the No Frills in Stouffville and Giant Tiger have Food Bank Donation Bins.

We try to donate 2 items a week. Just peruse through the flyers, find something on sale that could go a long way...
Forum: Stouffville 2010-08-06, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By K'n'P
Lots of contrary articles on this, to each their...

Lots of contrary articles on this, to each their own I guess.

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/garden/07202.html

Time of Day
The most efficient time of day to water is late evening and early...
Forum: Stouffville 2010-08-03, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,931
Posted By K'n'P
Just soak it with water before you go to sleep at...

Just soak it with water before you go to sleep at nights (maybe 2-3 nights in a row). It will come back to life in a few days. Grass is quite resilient.
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-04-26, 12:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,817
Posted By K'n'P
When we were looking for resale homes, we...

When we were looking for resale homes, we specified that we were only interested in houses with 9 foot ceilings. It definitely can make a small home look so much bigger. Surprisingly, our entire...
Forum: Stouffville 2010-04-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 39,062
Posted By K'n'P
TimberCreek (Mini putt, driving range and batting...

TimberCreek (Mini putt, driving range and batting cages) also sells Kawartha Dairy. Theyre on Ninth Line just North of Stouffville Main Street.
Forum: Stouffville 2010-04-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 39,062
Posted By K'n'P
I may need to try Stouffville Pizza as well. We...

I may need to try Stouffville Pizza as well. We did eat at Hollywood Unlimited Toppings for Free Pizza yesterday and were impressed. Its in the plaza beside Blockbuster Video.

To us, we prefer it...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2010-03-24, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,219
Posted By K'n'P
My wife and I would also potentially be...

My wife and I would also potentially be interested pending on cost and selected schedule.

In terms of scheduled preference, we also prefer 7:30 to 8:30 M-W-F and weekends.
Forum: Stouffville 2010-03-17, 01:37 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 39,062
Posted By K'n'P
Supporting Local Businesses before more go broke

I just thought it would be a good idea to post your favourite local businesses, so that others can give it a try. It's so easy for us to drive to Markham to go out to eat, but it also doesn't bode...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-03-03, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,945
Posted By K'n'P
The difference between the two garage door...

The difference between the two garage door openers you mentioned are that one is belt drive and the other is chain drive.

Resarching this, chain drive is much louder, hence why the belt drive is...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-03-03, 12:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,945
Posted By K'n'P
Cotsco's 3/4HP Whisper Drive is back on sale. Now...

Cotsco's 3/4HP Whisper Drive is back on sale. Now on the website, it's 299.99
...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-02-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By K'n'P
You apply it with a sponge, and after a couple...

You apply it with a sponge, and after a couple mins, wipe off the excess. Very simple process, no need for a professional.

Just search : Surfacegard
on the home depot website

And you can...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-02-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,469
Posted By K'n'P
Home Depot sells a sealant for natural stone...

Home Depot sells a sealant for natural stone (porous) tiles. Its quite expensive, but worth it.

We applied it to our natural stone backsplash.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2010-02-03, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,811
Posted By K'n'P
Appliance Canada is good if you want a price...

Appliance Canada is good if you want a price quote but not show up in person. You just need to know your model number of the appliance you want a quote on, and they get back to you in the same day...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-01-27, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,052
Posted By K'n'P
I dunno, our home inspector come with us to the...

I dunno, our home inspector come with us to the PDI and talked to the Mattamy representative directly about his findings, Mattamy rep noted them all and fixed majority of them before we moved in, the...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-01-27, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By K'n'P
Well we're praying that we never have a leak,...

Well we're praying that we never have a leak, else we're screwed. hahahaha.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-01-27, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,052
Posted By K'n'P
Obviously a builder doesn't want a home...

Obviously a builder doesn't want a home inpsector, because that means that its less work for them to fix things and that their work isn't under scrutiny of an expert. Problem with this approach is...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-01-27, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By K'n'P
There is no drain in the laundry room. I asked...

There is no drain in the laundry room. I asked about it during my framewalk, they said they dont install it for liability issues. If there is a leak, or drain leaks somewhere else, then it causes...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2010-01-15, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,882
Posted By K'n'P
Just to forewarn people, keep you garage doors...

Just to forewarn people, keep you garage doors closed else you may have a new tenant.

The last 2 houses being built by Mattamy where the construction trailer used to be, cats are going into the...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2010-01-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,026
Posted By K'n'P
Also in the U.S. what caused problems is the...

Also in the U.S. what caused problems is the negative amortization.

If I took out a 500k mortgage, made monthly payments for 5 yrs, then with negative amortization after my 5 yrs term is up and...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-01-13, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,436
Posted By K'n'P
They do have the option to show Celsius and...

They do have the option to show Celsius and Fahrenheit. Our last thermometer was in Fahrenheit, and we had to cut a wire and now it displays in Celsius.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-01-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,695
Posted By K'n'P
Dang thats actually smart. I gotta look into this.

Dang thats actually smart. I gotta look into this.
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2010-01-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By K'n'P
Refer to post #3 on this posting ...

Refer to post #3 on this posting

http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showthread.php?t=12009

And when he complained about it, they told him not to visit the site anymore. hahaha.
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