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Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By north59
PM me. I'll give you the guys name we used for...

PM me. I'll give you the guys name we used for tile in our house. Very happy with his work and price.

For Granite we used Granite Shoppe on colonnade. We would use them again.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By north59
I've called the police on a few drivers. One is a...

I've called the police on a few drivers. One is a black Range Rover I'll leave the licence plate off the public forum. People need to call and complain to get police in the area. They were nailing...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By north59
Its going to be a pain in the butt going to...

Its going to be a pain in the butt going to Loblaws or that area. Right now its quick and easy with the way Greenbank is. It will either be make our way up to Jockvale or all the way through Mattamy...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-02, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,987
Posted By north59
Some of the deck companies were promoting brands...

Some of the deck companies were promoting brands that I had never heard of, or were big in the US but not in Canada. I went with Trex as they are carried by Home Depot, have a solid warranty and...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-05-30, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,987
Posted By north59
What do you plan to build the deck out of wood or...

What do you plan to build the deck out of wood or composite?

We did a 15x30 deck out of composite two tone color with a glass railing. PM me, I'll give you details. We are happy, had it done last...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-05-18, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,026
Posted By north59
We used Jason to do the design work, highly...

We used Jason to do the design work, highly recommend him. He doesn't do any actual work though, but can recommend:

http://jsld.ca
Forum: Ottawa 2014-04-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By north59
We used Bradley Wright twice. He's over in the...

We used Bradley Wright twice. He's over in the mall with Food Basics. I'd use him again.
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-04-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,444
Posted By north59
If I were you I'd wait a year. In our last...

If I were you I'd wait a year.

In our last home we had all our builder installed hardwood ripped up because they didn't sand down the subfloor joints properly. Ended up having a ton of heaving....
Forum: Ottawa 2014-04-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By north59
They would basically jackhammer a path through...

They would basically jackhammer a path through your floor and re-do the cement. Our floor is like that, you can follow where they moved the piping after the basement was poured.

The windows, wow,...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-02-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By north59
Most homes with a finished basement I've been in,...

Most homes with a finished basement I've been in, the "furnace" room in the basement has an exterior wall. Unless you want your AC unit on the opposite side of the house, the pipes would be run in...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-02-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,871
Posted By north59
I've never heard of an AC rough in.

I've never heard of an AC rough in.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-01-24, 03:37 PM
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Views: 186,332
Posted By north59
I agree... look at NYC.

I agree... look at NYC.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-01-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,810
Posted By north59
I had drycore in my previous house as we wanted...

I had drycore in my previous house as we wanted to put hardwood down, make it like another room in the house. It worked really well. It was a substantial investment at the time for 700 sq ft. I would...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-01-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By north59
Send you a PM with contact info.

Send you a PM with contact info.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-11-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,694
Posted By north59
In our last house that's the same thing we had...

In our last house that's the same thing we had happen. TKG26 nailed it, mixing valve. Ours was I think 2 years old.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-11-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,788
Posted By north59
Could have to do with the way your unit is...

Could have to do with the way your unit is angled. I had to adjust my unit as it tended to collect water against the brackets also. I unplugged the hose and put a bucket under it as I also found that...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-11-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,213
Posted By north59
Tamarack uses The Fireplace Center for their...

Tamarack uses The Fireplace Center for their stone work, that`s who did ours.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-11-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By north59
During the build process, make sure you are in...

During the build process, make sure you are in your house once in a while. See where they run your speaker wire. Even ask the foreman if you can be called to discuss placement when the sub shows up...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-11-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,032
Posted By north59
One of the neighbours down the street had them...

One of the neighbours down the street had them last winter, seemed to do a pretty good job.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-31, 03:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,725
Posted By north59
I've got a 4 year old a a 5 month old... so not...

I've got a 4 year old a a 5 month old... so not running into that yet. I figure if I'm spending the money I'd rather get something I don't have to worry about in the future.

Since you are in a...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-31, 11:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,725
Posted By north59
So far the best quote I received on an equivalent...

So far the best quote I received on an equivalent unit to the Rinnai that I have is a Rheem Condensing Tankless - $2700 installed (literally just swapping out one for another).

Those units may be...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-30, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,725
Posted By north59
They don't sell Rinnai brand at home depot.

They don't sell Rinnai brand at home depot.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-30, 01:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,725
Posted By north59
$40/mo is $480/yr. The tankless unit they...

$40/mo is $480/yr. The tankless unit they installed is $3,500 retail.... not worth it for me to switch out right now. Buyout is $2,500 after 2 years of being in the house so no discount was being...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-30, 09:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,725
Posted By north59
I am with Tamarack in HMB, recently called...

I am with Tamarack in HMB, recently called Reliance to find out what the buyout was on my tankless HWT. I also asked what the procedure was if I wanted to get rid of it. I was told I just need to...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-10-25, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,708
Posted By north59
Over the past 2 years I haven't had any of these...

Over the past 2 years I haven't had any of these problems. And I have a 2 stage furnace.

You can find the wiring instructions online, google it. If you still aren't sure you can do it, print out...
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