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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-05-04, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,614
Posted By FlashEngineer
It says on costco.ca this kit is only for 325sq...

It says on costco.ca this kit is only for 325sq feet. My garage is 20x20 approx, so I guess I need more? I want to do 2 coats at least, if not 3.

Also how long do you wait in between coats and...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-04-29, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By FlashEngineer
Yup, thats how it is. Get some Dulux diamond...

Yup, thats how it is. Get some Dulux diamond paint and that'll last way better
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2012-04-27, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By FlashEngineer
Pics of the "wrong side" ...

Pics of the "wrong side"

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Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2012-04-27, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By FlashEngineer
Yeah it's up on the bracket now. I know it's not...

Yeah it's up on the bracket now. I know it's not 3 tons :) The manual states the shipping weight is 238lbs, so I assume about 20lbs packing material or so, so little over 200lbs.

I've taken a...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2012-04-26, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,013
Posted By FlashEngineer
I got a Lennox, since my furnace is a Lennox, I...

I got a Lennox, since my furnace is a Lennox, I liked the quality and wanted the same level. Plus it's a 2 scroll, not sure if that helps much though but might as well get it since my furnace is a 2...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2012-04-26, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,701
Posted By FlashEngineer
Earliest time to move A/C unit from wall bracket to ground?

I just got my A/C installed which is on brackets, since I have no grass, no grading done.

How long should I wait to get the A/C moved down to the ground? I don't like how it's so high off the...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-12-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By FlashEngineer
Does anyone tip contractors?

I've tipped movers before but doing work like say painting or hw floor, potlights, do people tip contractors? If so how much around? :)
Forum: Chit Chat 2011-12-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By FlashEngineer
Blessing a new home

Does anyone here bless their new home? It doesn't have to be religious, just something to make the house "yours". :)
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2011-12-02, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By FlashEngineer
Monarch single's, the neighborhood is almost...

Monarch single's, the neighborhood is almost done, I think these are the last few being done on this side at least.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-29, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,705
Posted By FlashEngineer
Just bought a 12 gal with visionpro from ARMS...

Just bought a 12 gal with visionpro from ARMS supply in scarborough.

$880 taxed in,

Not sure why this contractor wanting to charge me $1600+HST to install this and supplied when even if I asked...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2011-11-29, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By FlashEngineer
Our particular neighborhood is more expensive due...

Our particular neighborhood is more expensive due to the location and near 404. It's still relatively close to GTA and easily accessible, unlike other communities such as Stouffville or east Markham...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-29, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
I just found out my Bruce has 4 sided bevel since...

I just found out my Bruce has 4 sided bevel since it's the Westchester line. And the bevels are more or less same as Mirage.. so not too bad
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-27, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,423
Posted By FlashEngineer
Can someone recommend me an installer with...

Can someone recommend me an installer with visionpro 12gal?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,423
Posted By FlashEngineer
Would you recommend I use the IQ humidity...

Would you recommend I use the IQ humidity regulator with my Lennox furnace or just manual adjustments from basement?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-15, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
Ok I see that, but how big of an impact or what...

Ok I see that, but how big of an impact or what difference does it really make other than visual if the bevel is much deeper?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-11, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
Well for our builder Monarch, they only offer...

Well for our builder Monarch, they only offer superior as entry then upgrade for Mirage and Vintage which we chose Mirage.

I did ask the dealer at the store, he told us that he has Bruce in his...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
Here are some crappy cellphone pics, I can go...

Here are some crappy cellphone pics, I can go tomorrow with my D700 to take some high quality pictures and talk to this store about their "horrible" Bruce products.
...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
The builder's wood for my home is Mirage but we...

The builder's wood for my home is Mirage but we just think it's a bit expensive to put in the rest of the areas. I don't know which "cheap" builders use Bruce, it's first I heard of this.

I'm not...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-08, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 436,103
Posted By FlashEngineer
We're getting Bruce as well and similar finish...

We're getting Bruce as well and similar finish and collection, I think they are pretty good for the price point, it's no Mirage of course but you're paying such a premium for it that probably won't...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-07, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,817
Posted By FlashEngineer
We've decided to not get on 2nd floor due to cost...

We've decided to not get on 2nd floor due to cost + possible screws up with insulation and ice dams, regardless of IC type housing and vapor barrier etc.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-11-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By FlashEngineer
HW floor installer reviews

I'm trying to get some reviews for some installers for HW floor that people here have used. I don't want to believe what homestars because usually it is quite the opposite from my experience.
...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2011-10-25, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,689
Posted By FlashEngineer
Cathedraltown - Unofficial thread

I couldn't find a thread on Cathedraltown so I thought maybe I'll make one for people to write about their findings and questions.

So i'm currently keeping track of my site with Monarch, things...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-10-18, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By FlashEngineer
We were thinking of using the Mike Holmes company...

We were thinking of using the Mike Holmes company for our PDI, but expensive, so not sure.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-10-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,817
Posted By FlashEngineer
I think mainly I'm worried still about ice dams,...

I think mainly I'm worried still about ice dams, but if we're using CFL/LED, the heat should be less than regular bulbs right?

Though I have a few LED bulbs in my current place I'm right now and...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-10-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,817
Posted By FlashEngineer
Potlights on second floor

I've been reading up on potlights and it seems there's a mixed consensus for putting any type of recessed lighting on the second floor due to insulation problems.

It is said that even if you used...
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