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Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Flavious
Yeah, its definitely my windows that are causing...

Yeah, its definitely my windows that are causing the issues when the sun is rising in the morning.

I haven't talked to my insurance company but rather the fence installer who contacted the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Flavious
How to prevent Low-e window reflection

I have a Minto house with a backyard facing south. The windows are low-e. Last year I installed a PVC fence and now part of the fence nearest a window is severely warping. This July, the surface...
Forum: Ottawa 2016-12-12, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,438
Posted By Flavious
Depends on you. If you don't care, just accept...

Depends on you. If you don't care, just accept the recommendations made by your design centre consultant and you'll be done.

I had around 7-9 appointments. Each stage (pre-wiring, framing, and...
Forum: Ottawa 2016-03-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Flavious
I had someone from Enercare doing a repair on my...

I had someone from Enercare doing a repair on my tankless hot water and he mentioned that the A/C units that Minto installs are noisy.

Looking at the Goodman website, the GSX16 (is that the one...
Forum: Ottawa 2016-03-07, 03:03 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 84,525
Posted By Flavious
I do not, but I know the Minto price is 35-40%...

I do not, but I know the Minto price is 35-40% more than having it done afterwards (Minto wanted around $3700 for 2 ton). If Harding installed the furnace then I'm going to guess it will be the same...
Forum: Ottawa 2016-03-03, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,144
Posted By Flavious
Hi. I can help you out with this but it...

Hi.

I can help you out with this but it appears you cannot receive private messages. Can you private message me with your email address ?
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-24, 03:52 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Speaking of snow... does anyone plan to use a...

Speaking of snow... does anyone plan to use a snow blowing service this year ?

I plan to get a 80v cordless snow thrower but the product page says its not for use on gravel driveways. I was...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
So I have a bathroom sink as my kitchen sink lol...

So I have a bathroom sink as my kitchen sink lol !

The hood fan they installed last minute is kind of a mess. Its scratched in various places and the drywall around it has been scraped/gouged in...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 84,525
Posted By Flavious
What kind of Rogers deal ? Any different than the...

What kind of Rogers deal ? Any different than the 25% off for 2 years ?

The only issue I have with signing up for a 2 year contract for cable TV with Rogers is what happens in 2016 when they...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Had the PDI last week. No major issues, but...

Had the PDI last week.

No major issues, but there were no countertops, sinks, faucets (kitchen or bathrooms) or hood fan. A medicine cabinet was missing and another had no handle. A dimmer switch...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-13, 07:11 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 84,525
Posted By Flavious
Just an FYI, I submitted my service request with...

Just an FYI, I submitted my service request with Canada Post this morning and the delivery notice card was attached to my front door within 8 hours. I pickup the mailbox keys tomorrow.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 84,525
Posted By Flavious
3-5 days before your closing date (at the...

3-5 days before your closing date (at the earliest), you need to submit a service request with CanadaPost to get your community mailbox keys:
...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-11-01, 05:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Rogers: 25% off services with a 2-year contract...

Rogers: 25% off services with a 2-year contract (equates to 6 months free service). Caution about the 2-year contract if pay per channel is implemented by the end of 2016 as per the CRTC ruling.
...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-10-31, 01:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Looks like some of the homes facing 10th line are...

Looks like some of the homes facing 10th line are now occupied (furniture inside). Mine backs onto the path and will be ready in a few weeks.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-10-18, 04:26 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Although the homes may have similar closing...

Although the homes may have similar closing dates, the order in which tasks are completed can vary.

In my case, yes, the windows were installed about 3 months before closing. However my garage...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-10-15, 08:32 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Does anyone know the details of the "free" Rogers...

Does anyone know the details of the "free" Rogers services being offered to Minto new home owners ?
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-27, 06:32 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 84,525
Posted By Flavious
http://www.minto.com/ottawa/new-homes/projects/Dre...

http://www.minto.com/ottawa/new-homes/projects/Dream-Home~790.html

You can also watch new videos on the Minto Ottawa Youtube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/mintoottawacondos/videos
...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-09-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
No kids here. And there are multiple bungalows in...

No kids here. And there are multiple bungalows in my section of Hepatica so ......

http://www.zuguide.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/gran-torino-clint-eastwood.jpg

;)
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-28, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,285
Posted By Flavious
You can see the potlights being used in the...

You can see the potlights being used in the design centre.

Here are the specs for the 7.5 watt LED ones:

http://www.rimikon.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/RIM-209-Spec-Sheet-July-2014.pdf

I...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-28, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,285
Posted By Flavious
Pot Lights: Depends on the type and whether it...

Pot Lights: Depends on the type and whether it replaces an existing fixture. I paid $87 to upgrade an existing fixture to 7.5 watt LED potlight or $110 if it was the gimbal type.

To add a 7.5...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-19, 03:31 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
I had planned on getting the extra foot in the...

I had planned on getting the extra foot in the basement but Minto adds a foot to the foundation height rather than digging down an extra foot. As such there was several unknowns that they could not...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-14, 03:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
I was well prepared ! I ranked 3 models and 7...

I was well prepared ! I ranked 3 models and 7 lots for each. I didn't decide until I was at the sales office and had my questions answered.

I ended up with the Algonquin which met most of my...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-12, 12:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
My lot is on Hepatica Way and the municipal...

My lot is on Hepatica Way and the municipal street address was not specified/known when I purchased last year. At some point though I became aware of the street number during one my design centre...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-12, 02:47 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
Since the street number and postal code for my...

Since the street number and postal code for my lot is known, I entered this information into the Bell website and it says that Bell Gigabit (940 Mbps) Fibe Internet service is available.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-03, 05:09 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,679
Posted By Flavious
http://cadizinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/wat...

http://cadizinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/water_07-610x370.jpg

:D
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