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Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-28, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By GregS
Regarding the car analogy.. if your house was...

Regarding the car analogy.. if your house was built inside of a factory to the same tolerances, it would cost considerably more.

Mattamy actually tried this years ago.. it was a disaster. Many...
Forum: Burlington 2019-11-26, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By GregS
Call one up and ask.. don't waste their time by...

Call one up and ask.. don't waste their time by making them come out though.. Just describe the size of house and if there is anything fancy such as a hottub, pool, Tesla charger, etc..
You can try...
Forum: Burlington 2019-11-26, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By GregS
If will cost you your time and materials to do it...

If will cost you your time and materials to do it yourself.
If you did it right, this will cost you less than hiring a professional.
However, the professionals are professionals because they have...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-02, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,173
Posted By GregS
I've worked with a lot of builders, and all of...

I've worked with a lot of builders, and all of them were scared of Tarion and any strikes against them. But most of them were all smaller builders instead of larger production builders.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-02, 01:57 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 34,089
Posted By GregS
So you are stating that people are being charged...

So you are stating that people are being charged for service on the tank that was supposed to be included in the rental agreement?
Or are these people complaining about paying for service that was...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 05:21 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 34,089
Posted By GregS
I'm not sure I understand this statement you have...

I'm not sure I understand this statement you have made.
"Yes we cover the costs of repairs.. unless you damage it, something around it damaged it, you don't look after it, etc.. But here's a number...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-05-05, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By GregS
If you are renting the tank there is most likely...

If you are renting the tank there is most likely a service number on it.
Call it for assistance with that tank.

Usually there is also a sticker on the tank or control unit detailing what the...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-30, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By GregS
https://findacontractor.esasafe.com/

https://findacontractor.esasafe.com/
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-29, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By GregS
Also if this is a licensed electrical contractor...

Also if this is a licensed electrical contractor who has a permit then it should pass inspection without issue.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-29, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By GregS
I don't understand what you mean by potlights 9v...

I don't understand what you mean by potlights 9v each?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-28, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By GregS
Sorry I meant pilots certificate. All changes on...

Sorry I meant pilots certificate. All changes on June 1st.
http://www.canada.ca/drone-safety
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-28, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By GregS
Get your pilots license yet? There will be a...

Get your pilots license yet?
There will be a big rush soon.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,163
Posted By GregS
My experience is if the realtor is not going to...

My experience is if the realtor is not going to get their 2.5% then they aren't even going to steer their clients towards your home.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,114
Posted By GregS
You could end up in my situation where the land...

You could end up in my situation where the land is worth more than the house.. Eventually I'll either sell the land (house is not worth much) or knock down and build new.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-04, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,454
Posted By GregS
Yup, friend with a company similar to mine cannot...

Yup, friend with a company similar to mine cannot park his work truck in his driveway overnight. And by work truck, I mean your standard van with commercial lettering on it.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-17, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,177
Posted By GregS
You just did!

You just did!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-04, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By GregS
A shelf.. yes, do not block the airflow of the...

A shelf.. yes, do not block the airflow of the vent. Will cause some issues getting air around your house.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-04, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By GregS
What do you mean by a floating audio unit?

What do you mean by a floating audio unit?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-02, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By GregS
Have you tried cleaning them out? We clean out...

Have you tried cleaning them out?
We clean out clients smokes using compressed air, especially after a renovation.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,768
Posted By GregS
This is a prime example of having a well educated...

This is a prime example of having a well educated Home Inspector in to fully investigate the house and mark down any sort of issues that may still be outstanding with the home.
Forum: Building and Construction 2019-01-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By GregS
If this guy has a problem doing 1 home at a time...

If this guy has a problem doing 1 home at a time then yes I can only assume that it will be much worse with multiple homes.

Is he a builder? A consultant?
Who holds the Tarion registration?
Why...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-09, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By GregS
Unless the house design is already set for 3 cars...

Unless the house design is already set for 3 cars you are probably not going to find a production builder who will add one on. That is a significant change for them, especially with how they already...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By GregS
That explains some weird water problems we have...

That explains some weird water problems we have once in a while.. I was mostly blaming 60 year old plumbing.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By GregS
There is hundreds of builders registered with...

There is hundreds of builders registered with Tarion associated with the name 'Falcon'
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 34,089
Posted By GregS
But if the tank was included in the purchase...

But if the tank was included in the purchase price of the house there wouldn't be a problem? Like the windows? Like the front door?
Yes it's stupid.. but all the only difference is you are paying...
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