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Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2019-03-30, 11:55 AM
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Posted By lex_rx
I suggest ear plugs for her the next time she...

I suggest ear plugs for her the next time she vacuums.:-)
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2019-03-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By lex_rx
Thanks. But what I thought was a 30 minute job...

Thanks. But what I thought was a 30 minute job turn into a four hour one.:) Next time, I know that any repair to the unit will require the unit coming off the wall.

Now, the wall is back to how it...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2019-03-17, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By lex_rx
Closing off to say that I was able to fix the...

Closing off to say that I was able to fix the microwave but I had to remove the unit from the wall and open the right side of unit to properly install the plastic arm.
...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,014
Posted By lex_rx
Home was sold before we did our open house to...

Home was sold before we did our open house to buyers including a couple with agents.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2019-03-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By lex_rx
It's not an acorn nut which I thought it was at...

It's not an acorn nut which I thought it was at first.

I was able to drill it out and now enroute to HD. Hopefully, i can find a nut and bolt combo rather than a rivet so it'll be easier to fix...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2019-03-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By lex_rx
Thanks good2know. I brought the broken door...

Thanks good2know.

I brought the broken door to a hardware store and service guy confirmed that it is a rivet and that I'll just have to drill it out so I will. Hope I don't break the plastic arm.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,014
Posted By lex_rx
I only sold a house once on Grapevine in 2010. We...

I only sold a house once on Grapevine in 2010. We "sold" on the same night that the Grapevine sign went up on our property. However, since we already prepared for a showing on the following weekend,...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2019-03-11, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By lex_rx
Ikea by Whirlpool Nutid Microwave

I searched through Google and Youtube for how to remove a rivet on a door in an Ikea by Whirlpool Nutid microwave model IBMS1455WS. I can't find the repair manual nor a video on Youtube for this...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-01, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,719
Posted By lex_rx
Thanks. Have a BBB-accredited company do an...

Thanks. Have a BBB-accredited company do an assessment today for a nomimal fee which will be used towards the bill if I use their services in the future.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-31, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,719
Posted By lex_rx
Reviving an old post. Any new recommendations for...

Reviving an old post. Any new recommendations for a company? TIA and happy new year to all!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-25, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By lex_rx
Cost from vendors should also be dependent on...

Cost from vendors should also be dependent on soil conditions. In my part of Kanata, it's hard digging through rocks.
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2015-08-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,937
Posted By lex_rx
Trust fund companies and fees

Anyone who wants to share their knowledge (first hand or otherwise) of a "good" trust fund company? Just a company name and general fee structure.

Trying to help out someone and there doesn't seem...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-26, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,198
Posted By lex_rx
2015 Fence thread

Hello,

Time of that year again for doing work outside. There are about seven properties in our neighborhood doing fence, PVC.

Any recommendations? I have gone through some of the previous...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-18, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,154
Posted By lex_rx
Microclover supplier in Ottawa

Has anyone used microclover and found a local supplier?

Something like this:

http://www.oscseeds.com/ecommerce/ecological-lawns/Pipolina.htm

TIA.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,278
Posted By lex_rx
I looked into this around 2008. Fieldturf is what...

I looked into this around 2008. Fieldturf is what I wanted to install then. I brought MDW to see the U of Ottawa turf and got her agreement in principle.

No local supplier though as there's only...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-04, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By lex_rx
Tree pruning

Earlier this week, I came home to find a few branches were cut from my front tree. No note whatsoever and the cut branches were left under the tree.

Does the city trim trees at this time of the...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-04, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,486
Posted By lex_rx
I think I upgraded mine to R-50. One thing to...

I think I upgraded mine to R-50. One thing to check though is the exterior wrap. I saw in my one year inspection that the garage area (below the bedroom) was missing the wrap for a section that was...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-10, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By lex_rx
What was the problem?

What was the problem?
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,720
Posted By lex_rx
you can add regular air. also in costco, you can...

you can add regular air. also in costco, you can do it yourself, they just give you the hose.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-08, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By lex_rx
Agree on sponge type product for a smaller area...

Agree on sponge type product for a smaller area like that.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,399
Posted By lex_rx
Have had vinyl, tile, and now hardwood in current...

Have had vinyl, tile, and now hardwood in current home. I vote for hardwood.



http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7149/6535559025_1bb0032493.jpg
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-11-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By lex_rx
Thanks. I'm going to try the Corp Center.

Thanks. I'm going to try the Corp Center.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-11-05, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By lex_rx
Alternative to UPS store in Ogdensburg

I had a bad experience with UPS. Other options in Ogdensburg for packages?
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,550
Posted By lex_rx
The perimeter drain outside, I believe should be...

The perimeter drain outside, I believe should be lower than the floor inside the house. With your reno of digging deeper inside, your floor is now lower than drain, assuming that there is a drainage...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-04-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,218
Posted By lex_rx
In the folder for "house" until time to...

In the folder for "house" until time to sell.:-)
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