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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-03, 10:43 PM
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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: 333
Posted By Mark & Lynda
nope! never.

nope! never.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-11-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
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: 505
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: 505
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: 983
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: 4,240
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: 376
Views: 24,573
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: 4,380
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: 411
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: 463
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: 1,179
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: 2,072
Posted By Mark & Lynda
How large is the house?

How large is the house?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-29, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,276
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Varsol will remove sticky glue residue very...

Varsol will remove sticky glue residue very easily.
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-03-15, 11:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,871
Posted By Mark & Lynda
Homie27, a reputable contractor (company) will do...

Homie27, a reputable contractor (company) will do anything you want, for a price. They should be asking you want you want versus dictating what they do. They can do anything.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-09, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mark & Lynda
This is very true. Contradictory rule for sure. ...

This is very true. Contradictory rule for sure.



No hope of winning because they don't look like major issues. The second pic looks, to me, like it's the hardwood installed up against or...
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-03-09, 11:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,871
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I have half wall bag insulation so the...

I have half wall bag insulation so the condensation problem is even worse. The bottom of the bag is not sealed at all. The metal strapping they use just holds it up but I can easily stick my arm up...
Forum: Chit Chat 2018-03-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,631
Posted By Mark & Lynda
+1 for Decorest. You could also check out...

+1 for Decorest. You could also check out Decorium.

Ikea if you want cheap furniture that won't last. You get what you pay for.
Forum: Building and Construction 2018-03-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,871
Posted By Mark & Lynda
As good2know said. No reason to extend the...

As good2know said. No reason to extend the supply to the floor. A cold air return close to the floor will pull the cold air off the floor allowing the warm air to get down.

IMO remove the bag...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-08, 12:08 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,573
Posted By Mark & Lynda
My buyout with Cricket was over 4K! I was not as...

My buyout with Cricket was over 4K! I was not as fortunate as you at $1500....this was my point. Sure, $1500 buyout is a bargain when a new tank cost 1K plus install.

My other point was simply,...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-05, 11:32 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,573
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I'm certain they do not. The plumber was paid to...

I'm certain they do not. The plumber was paid to plumb the house and the electrician is paid to wire the house, by the builder. That cost is included in the price of the house!! Enercare/Cricket...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mark & Lynda
I personally would not proceed with Tarion...

I personally would not proceed with Tarion conciliation. It costs $250 and you loose that if they determine the repair is acceptable.

Your issues are merely cosmetic. Not structural.

For...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 10:23 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,573
Posted By Mark & Lynda
If you read my message you'll understand. In my...

If you read my message you'll understand. In my case the high efficiency tank @$48/month has everything to do with the energy star certification of the home. I received the certificate at closing. ...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 10:08 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,573
Posted By Mark & Lynda
a HWT tank and install does not cost 10K. Where...

a HWT tank and install does not cost 10K. Where are you getting these figures from?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 10:05 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,573
Posted By Mark & Lynda
The infrastructure that Enercare installed?? ...

The infrastructure that Enercare installed?? what infrastructure? They install the tank. The builders plumber installed the plumbing that the tank connects to and the builders electrician...
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