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Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-02, 07:57 PM
Replies: 449
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Posted By Mark & Lynda
Do you also pay your own WSIB premiums? No, your...

Do you also pay your own WSIB premiums? No, your employer pays them. A contractor in construction pays his own premiums among other business expenses, tools, required vehicle (contractors cannot...
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-07-02, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I understand what they're saying. The wall...

I understand what they're saying. The wall cabinet above is 1 cabinet with a double door while the base cabinets are split into two separate cabinets. It cannot be 1 large cabinet due to the blind...
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-07-02, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Mark & Lynda
You'll need to power wash what's in the joints...

You'll need to power wash what's in the joints there now and then add polymeric sand. Polymeric sand needs min 1.5"-2" of depth to bond and cure.

It comes in different colours. I don't know what...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I like engineered but if cost is a consideration,...

I like engineered but if cost is a consideration, solid 3/4" is proven.

Regarding spills(kids). Kids spills will not warp solid hardwood. It has to be a LOT of water that sits on the floor...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-05-23, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Yes, new homes using PEX pipe. It's not PVC. ...

Yes, new homes using PEX pipe. It's not PVC.

I guarantee the noise is not coming from your P-trap (u-shape pipe you mentioned). The P-trap holds water but you wouldn't hear noises coming from...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-05-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Do you have copper pipes in the house? ...

Do you have copper pipes in the house?

Could be the copper pipes cooling after the hot water has been run.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,215
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Cold air returns are between two studs 16" apart....

Cold air returns are between two studs 16" apart. Greg means if the two cold air returns are side by side they occupy two stud cavities thereby using 3 studs. One on each end and one in the middle....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-26, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Our home has the same brick pattern as what you...

Our home has the same brick pattern as what you currently have.

It looks normal. In the grand scheme of things it's such a small detail, you never notice it in day to day living.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,810
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Go with painted MDF. I have thermafoil...

Go with painted MDF.

I have thermafoil cabinets in our ensuite washroom and my parents have a thermafoil kitchen.

The doors peel if exposed to heat or water or just peel as the glue dries out. ...
Forum: Building and Construction 2019-03-27, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Agreed. But even the builders use green drywall...

Agreed. But even the builders use green drywall in the shower.
Forum: Building and Construction 2019-03-26, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Looks like they used standard drywall vs moisture...

Looks like they used standard drywall vs moisture resistant (green) drywall.

At the very minimum I would of liked to see the mold resistant drywall used in a shower.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-18, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By Mark & Lynda
The sales staff get SPIFFS to sell you an...

The sales staff get SPIFFS to sell you an extended warranty.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-03, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I drew up a diagram you can follow. Basically...

I drew up a diagram you can follow. Basically what G2K said.

It might be easier for you to follow this. It will work this way.

The diamonds represent wire nuts.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-06, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By Mark & Lynda
nope! never.

nope! never.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-11-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I changed my routers subnet to 192.168.100.x and...

I changed my routers subnet to 192.168.100.x and the DHCP range. I'm still not able to connect to the gateway. I tried pinging 192.168.1.1 from a Command prompt and it times out.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-11-07, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I will try changing the subnet on my router. ...

I will try changing the subnet on my router.

Just to clarify I had to change the ISPs router/modem to bridge mode because my router was not connecting to the ISP. I don't want to use the ISPs...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-11-06, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Networking question

For the networking gurus.

I received a new modem/gateway from my ISP. I had to connect the modem directly to my PC and connect to it via 192.168.1.1 in order to change the config to bridge mode....
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-02, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By Mark & Lynda
The disconnect is inside the little grey box...

The disconnect is inside the little grey box mounted to the wall outside, beside the unit.

turn off breaker would do the same thing.

speaking of the disconnect. This summer I had a large wasp...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-28, 07:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,799
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Look at Toronto & Vancouver. People cannot...

Look at Toronto & Vancouver. People cannot afford homes in the GTA so they are buying condos or moving further north or east or west out of the Greater Toronto Area.

I believe prices will...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-28, 07:07 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,105
Posted By Mark & Lynda
My builder allowed me to delete the hood fan and...

My builder allowed me to delete the hood fan and the upper cabinet so I could install my own chimney hood. It was never an issue of "requirement to close".
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,754
Posted By Mark & Lynda
That's was Greg. Good2know is not here. :) ...

That's was Greg. Good2know is not here.

:) Sorry couldn't resist!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By Mark & Lynda
^^What he said^^ The drop in your basement...

^^What he said^^

The drop in your basement is probably from the upper levels.

Do you have a garage? Is there drops in the garage ceiling?

If so, the garage is where the unit gets installed.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Mark & Lynda
There is no insulation on the interior walls...

There is no insulation on the interior walls where most, if not all, the plumbing travels.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-07-08, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By Mark & Lynda
What is the rating printed on the cable? ...

What is the rating printed on the cable?

RG6? RG59?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-30, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,753
Posted By Mark & Lynda
How large is the house?

How large is the house?
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