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Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-28, 10:22 PM
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Posted By jeffjc
Roofing company recommendations

Anyone have their roof done in the south end in the last couple of years? Looking for some good recommendations. Any idea about what I should be looking at in terms of cost? House is about 2000 sq...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-02-07, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By jeffjc
contact Gordon @ Capital Door ...

contact Gordon @ Capital Door

http://www.capitaldoorservice.com/

can't recommend him enough.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-02-03, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,743
Posted By jeffjc
nope. not equal billing

nope. not equal billing
Forum: Ottawa 2017-02-02, 10:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,743
Posted By jeffjc
ours was about the same. For a 3000 sq ft house,...

ours was about the same. For a 3000 sq ft house, that is good.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-02-02, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,743
Posted By jeffjc
our gas usage was 441 m3 in a 2100 sq foot...

our gas usage was 441 m3 in a 2100 sq foot single. I think you are doing pretty well. How much was your bill?
Forum: Building and Construction 2016-12-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,764
Posted By jeffjc
they should be insulating to the floor if they...

they should be insulating to the floor if they are covering it drywall. If it were me I would forego finishing it with the builder assuming you can make the change and spend the $ to do it properly...
Forum: Ottawa 2016-12-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,166
Posted By jeffjc
if you remove the screens in the fall before it...

if you remove the screens in the fall before it snows, you can also give them a good cleaning at the time so they are ready to go in the spring.
Forum: Ottawa 2016-12-17, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,166
Posted By jeffjc
ours is 10 years old and is still a problem when...

ours is 10 years old and is still a problem when it gets cold really quick. Try to do what's note above. I sometimes leave the bathroom fans on as well longer than normal and crack a window as well....
Forum: Ottawa 2016-12-03, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,921
Posted By jeffjc
Maurice d'aoust (613) 978-9752 - he's done some...

Maurice d'aoust (613) 978-9752 - he's done some work at our house and is reasonably priced and does great work.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2016-11-30, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By jeffjc
depends. will the cut part of that be hidden by...

depends. will the cut part of that be hidden by trim?
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-11, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,551
Posted By jeffjc
yep. the only thing left was the fireplace insert...

yep. the only thing left was the fireplace insert when I started.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,551
Posted By jeffjc
I'm not sure. I think it's about 6 feet x 10 feet...

I'm not sure. I think it's about 6 feet x 10 feet so 60ish? Not sure what I paid per square foot. Add in mortar and cement board as well as a some framing for the fireplace (I ripped out the old...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-11, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,551
Posted By jeffjc
Besta I believe

Besta I believe
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,551
Posted By jeffjc
$1000 to do that entire wall for materials and...

$1000 to do that entire wall for materials and labour seems way too low. I did ours a few years back. Total cost for the stone, cement board, mortar, and ikea shelves was about $2500. I did all the...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-13, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,156
Posted By jeffjc
Our neighbours have one. Pretty nice, but beware...

Our neighbours have one. Pretty nice, but beware if we ever get any hail, the stones put nice holes in your roof!
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2015-05-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By jeffjc
most just throw the patio stone on the ground and...

most just throw the patio stone on the ground and forgo any stone, etc. That takes zero time. Drilling tapcons and installing brackets takes more time and effort. I want mine off the ground away from...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2015-05-17, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,310
Posted By jeffjc
costco sells that one. it used to be $99 now its...

costco sells that one. it used to be $99 now its $149
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By jeffjc
we are in findlay creek, no shortage of wetlands...

we are in findlay creek, no shortage of wetlands and water around here. There were some out tonight but nothing close to last year. I don't think this year will be bad, we've had very little rain...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2015-05-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,469
Posted By jeffjc
To me its a laziness thing. It should be off the...

To me its a laziness thing. It should be off the ground but the mount takes more work, a patio stone is easy.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,507
Posted By jeffjc
that sucks since there are virtually no mosquitos...

that sucks since there are virtually no mosquitos anywhere right now around Ottawa. I golf and haven't seen one on a course, nor in our neighbourhood as its been quite dry this spring. I'd get your...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2015-04-01, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,744
Posted By jeffjc
why on earth would you buy a house without it...

why on earth would you buy a house without it being conditional on financing?
Forum: Brampton 2015-03-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By jeffjc
they tend to be pretty basic but its been a few...

they tend to be pretty basic but its been a few years since I bought a new house. you'd probably want to upgrade.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2015-03-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,341
Posted By jeffjc
I don't know but it was a lot (dozens). It...

I don't know but it was a lot (dozens). It finally went away when we had to run our FP continuously last year when our furnace died.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-03-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,040
Posted By jeffjc
I'd want one to be there during the frame walk as...

I'd want one to be there during the frame walk as well as after close. I don't know if its necessary to have both the PDI and 30 day. The PDI one will just slow things down - between close and 30 day...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2015-03-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,315
Posted By jeffjc
I've been hearing a rise for years. It hasn't...

I've been hearing a rise for years. It hasn't happened, it keeps going down. I don't think anyone can really say, it's all just one big guess.
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