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Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-30, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By homeshoppin
Leclair Decor is amazing! They do all of...

Leclair Decor is amazing! They do all of Richcraft's show homes and even started their own store. I believe they're both former graphic designers, too. I can't remember. We have mutual friends and...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By homeshoppin
I find your food number crazy low... Like, we...

I find your food number crazy low... Like, we spend on average $150/week. The price of food has gone up a lot in the last bit so even just buying fruit and stuff is expensive. For example, in the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-29, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,010
Posted By homeshoppin
Some of our neighbours have used Andy's. Does...

Some of our neighbours have used Andy's. Does anyon have any experience with them?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-28, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,010
Posted By homeshoppin
So we ended up going with Pierce Hill Farms last...

So we ended up going with Pierce Hill Farms last year and we were thrilled with their service. They always beat Metro. Unfortunately, I just received an email from them that says they will no longer...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-04, 08:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,413
Posted By homeshoppin
Considering "executive" townhomes are averaging...

Considering "executive" townhomes are averaging $380k in Barrhaven... I think it'll be a long time before you find an updated single home with an inground pool under 380k...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-24, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By homeshoppin
We have a Valleyfield and we can park two cars in...

We have a Valleyfield and we can park two cars in the garage (a Mazda3 and a Mazda CX-7). We are in HMB though and our floorplan is the 2417 sq ft version (Elevation A—no balcony).
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 186,374
Posted By homeshoppin
I find the setback change request interesting......

I find the setback change request interesting... Wasn't it only 5 years or so back that Jan Harder made some changes to for Mattamy to increase the setbacks? People were having issues backing out of...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-10-27, 04:00 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 186,374
Posted By homeshoppin
I just really hope they build a second Farm Boy...

I just really hope they build a second Farm Boy in Barrhaven, preferably near the Costco. The existing FB is small and not very central. Fingers are crossed!
Forum: Ottawa 2017-10-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By homeshoppin
Going to PM you a contact. :)

Going to PM you a contact. :)
Forum: Ottawa 2017-09-06, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,010
Posted By homeshoppin
Thanks! Did you find snowfalls of 4cm to be a...

Thanks! Did you find snowfalls of 4cm to be a problem? Metro comes at 4cm and Pierce at 5cm. We've never had a snow service before so we don't really know if 1cm really makes a difference.

How...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-09-05, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,010
Posted By homeshoppin
Metro Snow & Ice or Pierce Hills?

Hey everyone,

Trying to get some quotes for snow removal this winter and wanted to see who everyone else is dealing with? We've looked into Metro (formerly Appleseed) and Pierce Hills Farms....
Forum: Ottawa 2017-08-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,200
Posted By homeshoppin
Did they really sell it as a double car? The...

Did they really sell it as a double car? The Valleyfield was the original model and was always a two car garage. I noticed when they started selling it in Kanata off of Hope Side that it was smaller...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-08-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,200
Posted By homeshoppin
We have a Valleyfield and we can fit two cars...

We have a Valleyfield and we can fit two cars (Mazda 3 and a Mazda Cx7 CUV) in it but we really just put the one car in since we have junk on the other side.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-06-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 47,252
Posted By homeshoppin
Holy house price jump! When did this happen? I...

Holy house price jump! When did this happen? I swear just last week I checked and it was 20k less?
Forum: Ottawa 2017-04-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By homeshoppin
Just called and asked Tarion about the 1yr...

Just called and asked Tarion about the 1yr extension and they said "yes and no, it's not in writing." What the heck? Basically they won't dip their toes into it.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-04-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By homeshoppin
So we should just contact Tarion ASAP? We do have...

So we should just contact Tarion ASAP? We do have the previous requests on the Tarion 2 yr list...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By homeshoppin
Found a resolution.

Found a resolution.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-04-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By homeshoppin
Forum: Ottawa 2015-08-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 186,374
Posted By homeshoppin
We also tried Delish Grill and loved it. They...

We also tried Delish Grill and loved it. They were SO nice and accommodating to us having a baby and just so genuine. They had just opened and didn't have a high chair yet but said that after our...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-25, 08:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,886
Posted By homeshoppin
It is actually possibly to do contouring with PVC...

It is actually possibly to do contouring with PVC fencing. You just have to be sure to ask for the "loose" system and not the pre fab panels. We asked about this and there were a few options. Step...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-25, 08:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,886
Posted By homeshoppin
It is the company, but All Season is the brand...

It is the company, but All Season is the brand and in Ottawa you would have other companies installing All Season Fence so they would be using concrete. The important thing to be sure of is that the...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 236,243
Posted By homeshoppin
Good point about Quinn's Pointe. The Valleyfield...

Good point about Quinn's Pointe. The Valleyfield is back at what we paid for it in 2012 but back then it had gone up 40k in that one jump (ouch!) so I am not shocked to see them fluctuate like this....
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 236,243
Posted By homeshoppin
My previous post: ...

My previous post:
http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showpost.php?p=299291&postcount=11
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 236,243
Posted By homeshoppin
Their work was good but the way he went about his...

Their work was good but the way he went about his business, etc, left a lot to be desired. I was not impressed and definitely would not hire him again. Thankfully our eaves are good so hopefully we...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-05-06, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,120
Posted By homeshoppin
The story going around is that with the CDN...

The story going around is that with the CDN dollar being crap, all the prices have gone up becuase Tuf-Fence is brought in from the US. We did, however, get quoted much better prices than those just...
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