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Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-09-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,413
Posted By Ambers
Thanks for the response everyone. I think our...

Thanks for the response everyone. I think our only option unfortunately is Cable, I just dont like how there are only 2 providers in Ottawa, I guess i'll just have to bite the bullet
Forum: Ottawa 2011-09-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
Oh and make sure you take a note of where you...

Oh and make sure you take a note of where you left tape for the imperfections, or take a picture after it as when we moved in all our sticky spots were removed by either the cleaners or the painters...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-09-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,413
Posted By Ambers
Cable/Satellite any other options?

Hello,

Just looking to see if anyone knows of any other option for tv other than Cable and Satellite. Not too happy with the pricing of both companies. Have tried net flix off the playstation and...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-09-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
Make sure you have hot water and go down and...

Make sure you have hot water and go down and check yourself. Our hot water tank did not work on the PDI. It was restarted by the guy we were doing the PDI with while we were testing the sinks so we...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-26, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 828,624
Posted By Ambers
Hmm I guess I ask to go in the house this weekend...

Hmm I guess I ask to go in the house this weekend to see the instructions for the microwave, I know the stove specs which we signed and provided to the builder state that it has to be "24" 61 CM min...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-25, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 828,624
Posted By Ambers
Clearance above Gas stove

Hi Phil,

We have a slide in gas stove and were asked to give the specs to the builder so they could install the microwave above it. It is one of those ones that has a fan on the bottom to vent...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-07-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,154
Posted By Ambers
We went with a Cardel Townhome The...

We went with a Cardel Townhome


The upgrades we choose were berber carpet and underpad on stairs and in the bed rooms worth the splurge to me.

Over the range microwave, we have gas stove,...
Forum: Calgary 2011-06-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,146
Posted By Ambers
Did you sign a contract? If you did it should be...

Did you sign a contract? If you did it should be listed in there what they do with the deposit. I know on mine they get to keep it, but they can give it back if they want to I would think. Your best...
Forum: Chit Chat 2011-06-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ambers
I had a pool like that growing up, and we all...

I had a pool like that growing up, and we all loved it. We were just happy that we got a pool. At first it sucked because you had to climb into it from the ground and you couldn't jump in, but my...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
Yikes I would be concerned as well, what else got...

Yikes I would be concerned as well, what else got soaked. I'm thinking they would have to run a dehumidifier to suck it all out.

Did you ask to move the hot water heater at your walk through or...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-16, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
lol sorry to be a thread killer :( I was out...

lol sorry to be a thread killer :( I was out soaking in the rays all weekend, boy it sure is getting hot. By the way how did your framing walk through go Shadow?
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-15, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 828,624
Posted By Ambers
What should be in between townhouse walls

Hi Phil,

Would you be able to tell me what should be, or is code in between shared walls in a town home? We are on an end unit so we are connected by half garage and half kitchen/ living room. My...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-09, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
Thats what im thinking will happen. The sooner I...

Thats what im thinking will happen. The sooner I tell them the better.
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-08, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
Do you mean after they give you the firm closing...

Do you mean after they give you the firm closing date notification so they would want to fix it to make sure everything is done so you can sign off on the PDI?

Thanks for all the replies everyone...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 379,576
Posted By Ambers
On the topic of frame walk, has any one had any...

On the topic of frame walk, has any one had any issues with some thing that is not correct in the house before the walk through?
We like to go and see the progress of the house from time to time,...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-06-06, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ambers
Thanks Greg :) If there are different ways to fix...

Thanks Greg :) If there are different ways to fix it im good with that, just wasnt sure if it was one set way.
I have taken pictures yes
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-06-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ambers
Cuts in wood for the walls

Hello,

We decided to go look at the progress of our house this weekend and when we were looking at the walls we noticed that some of the wood was cut completely in half or half way through and...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-05-26, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,853
Posted By Ambers
We had to pay 10% up front for Cardel, and the...

We had to pay 10% up front for Cardel, and the rest can go on the mortgage, or is due at closing. Anything more than that and I dont think its reasonable personally
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-05-25, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,865
Posted By Ambers
I had the same problem a few weeks ago, they were...

I had the same problem a few weeks ago, they were coming in through a hole somewhere in the window so I just sprayed a cleaner with bleach around the window and they didnt come back. It had to be...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-05-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,340
Posted By Ambers
We purchased our own slide in range when we did...

We purchased our own slide in range when we did our house, the builders price was way overpriced for what it was and we wanted to choose the one we wanted. What you have to do is pick the stove you...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-05-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,407
Posted By Ambers
Well from what I remember it has a completely...

Well from what I remember it has a completely sealed system, I dont think its a hepa filter, but something better. try checking it out on their website because I know im not saying it right. its...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-05-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,407
Posted By Ambers
No problem. If you do decide to purchase let me...

No problem. If you do decide to purchase let me know how it you like it :)
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-05-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 32,407
Posted By Ambers
I've seen this for sale at Walmart in the States...

I've seen this for sale at Walmart in the States for around $160. Here its $200 its called the Shark Navigator. According to their advertising its supposed to be comparable to a Dyson, and what they...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-04-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ambers
Yes it doesnt make sense to me the answer I got...

Yes it doesnt make sense to me the answer I got from the design centre, especially since we had to purchase it from them not the sales rep when we signed. I know we were told when we signed that the...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-04-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,200
Posted By Ambers
Cardel is the builder and they've been great, no...

Cardel is the builder and they've been great, no complaints. Our house is closing in 3 months yay :)

I understand at the time we chose our selections them not being able to know who's the...
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