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Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-13, 09:37 AM
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Posted By xdarrylx
I was able to call the Mattamy design center in...

I was able to call the Mattamy design center in the past, as well as the warranty center and asked them for the company that provided XYZ material and had no issue. Odd that they were no helpful.
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Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By xdarrylx
Respectfully disagree. If you catch things...

Respectfully disagree.

If you catch things during your PDI, the timeline to resolve is typically at or before the 30-day list. Anything past that has the potential to be added to your 1yr list...a...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-11, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By xdarrylx
Some people say yes, others no. All personal...

Some people say yes, others no. All personal preference.

Did we, no. Did many others on this site, absolutely. If you don't mind spending the $~450 for peace of mind, why not.

Good luck!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-09, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 552,720
Posted By xdarrylx
Well said. :D

Well said. :D
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-06, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,575
Posted By xdarrylx
First National is awesome, as is their self-serve...

First National is awesome, as is their self-serve portal allowing you to basically see and do anything related to your mortgage online and without the need to contact a rep. :)
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-01, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 552,720
Posted By xdarrylx
Guaranteed they will install the missing window...

Guaranteed they will install the missing window within the next 2 weeks as you cannot close without it.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 186,333
Posted By xdarrylx
...add to that the small Jockvale bridge is...

...add to that the small Jockvale bridge is getting shutdown for several months over the summer to reinforce it knowing that the GB realignment isn't coming anytime soon so they need to spend more $...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-25, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 552,720
Posted By xdarrylx
Pretty much everything is warrantable at the 1yr...

Pretty much everything is warrantable at the 1yr mark, it's afterward that a lot of things drop off. Good luck! ;)
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2019-01-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,933
Posted By xdarrylx
Great pics (so far)! Good luck and looking...

Great pics (so far)!

Good luck and looking forward to seeing the progress. Cheers! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 432
Posted By xdarrylx
Many threads on negotiating design credits with...

Many threads on negotiating design credits with various builders. Few tips from my (successful) experience:

1) You won't know if you don't ask so even if people here say "hell no, not possible",...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By xdarrylx
Are the mixing valves covered under a rental...

Are the mixing valves covered under a rental agreement? Curious...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By xdarrylx
Let us know what you find, Houserer

Let us know what you find, Houserer
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 31,839
Posted By xdarrylx
That is absolutely terrible planning/service. I...

That is absolutely terrible planning/service. I am sorry you're living through that. Minto should be ashamed.

"here's your car, congrats on your purchase...we'll paint it in the next few weeks,...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By xdarrylx
Never heard of.

Never heard of.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By xdarrylx
Over fireplace usually makes the most sense and...

Over fireplace usually makes the most sense and unless you watch 5hrs a day, or mount it high up on the wall of a 10ft ceiling, the neck strain issue is pretty much a moot point. Also, if you ensure...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,709
Posted By xdarrylx
Assessments are always nominal, it's the actual...

Assessments are always nominal, it's the actual service that will cost you. Good luck!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-31, 04:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,292
Posted By xdarrylx
Neat little strip mall - quite far south as I...

Neat little strip mall - quite far south as I haven't been out that way in ages, but good for upcoming communities! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By xdarrylx
Perhaps temperature -wise you're doing well, and...

Perhaps temperature -wise you're doing well, and kudos if so, but one of the reasons I took down all my builder insulation was so that I knew what was behind the insulation. It was important to me...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,403
Posted By xdarrylx
Always skeptical of initial posts bashing a...

Always skeptical of initial posts bashing a builder (or any company for that matter) and quite sure the OP has already made the purchase so not really much value replying after 6yrs+. :confused:
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Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,454
Posted By xdarrylx
^ this, from my experience. Good luck...

^ this, from my experience.

Good luck regardless, hope you can create a thread and update as the work progresses...you'll get a lot of feedback along the way that is sure to be valuable (and...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-30, 10:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 37,351
Posted By xdarrylx
^ Agreed. Underpad is definitely the way to...

^ Agreed.

Underpad is definitely the way to go if you want to preserve/extend the life of any carpet.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,091
Posted By xdarrylx
I think we can all agree that based on what we...

I think we can all agree that based on what we are seeing, if you live/work/send kids to school in BH, KN, NP or ST that you're in good shape, regardless of the slight jockeying and trading of...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,091
Posted By xdarrylx
What source did you use for that info? Curious to...

What source did you use for that info? Curious to see...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By xdarrylx
^ ha! But gerapau is correct, it'll often say led...

^ ha! But gerapau is correct, it'll often say led on the side or somewhere on the housing.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,091
Posted By xdarrylx
Low inventory, booming part of the city?

Low inventory, booming part of the city?
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