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Forum: Burlington 2011-05-26, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By PerMil
Does that disclosure stay there forever? ...

Does that disclosure stay there forever? Meaning, if i bought the house knowing that it was a grow-op and then fixed everything for mould and anything else to bring it up to par, the time I decide...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-05-26, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,826
Posted By PerMil
This is definitely possible. The only thing is...

This is definitely possible. The only thing is that you will have steps inside your house to get to the main level. Our house is graded this way and we were able to have a door in the garage...
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2011-04-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,478
Posted By PerMil
We painted the floor of our basement. We first...

We painted the floor of our basement. We first etched (acid) the basement floor. Washed it with water. Then applied a 2 stage painting process (Home depot). The first stage is to apply a clear...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-04-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,676
Posted By PerMil
The cables are stapled in the middle of the...

The cables are stapled in the middle of the studs. They are not on the inside of the outside walls. Then insulation is placed in between studs; and then the vapour barriers are stapled to the studs...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-03-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,976
Posted By PerMil
Thank you all for your help. We will do another...

Thank you all for your help. We will do another manual defrost and follow everyone's suggestions. We'll make sure that the freezer drawer is closed properly. Hopefully this will fix the problem.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-03-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,976
Posted By PerMil
Unhappy Problem with bottom no-frost freezer - ice forming

We have a Samsung fridge model# RF265ABRS with a no-frost bottom freezer. We've had it for 2 years now. Lately, we noticed that ice is building up. It looks like shaved ice.

We tried defrosting...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2010-09-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,496
Posted By PerMil
You can use no-name 14/2 wires. Builder normally...

You can use no-name 14/2 wires. Builder normally use 16/2 wires. I got mine in bulk from monoprice.com. Can you use lamp cords if the wires are inside the walls? I thought you cannot because of...
Forum: Burlington 2010-09-16, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By PerMil
GinaM, Below is what we paid for wiring...

GinaM,

Below is what we paid for wiring through the builder:

Speaker wires - $164 / room (Left/Right 2 conductor speaker wires)
Conduit - $193 basement to attic
Conduit - $78 basement to...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-05-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,419
Posted By PerMil
We have a 13" overhang on one side and a 12" on...

We have a 13" overhang on one side and a 12" on another. We just installed a 3/4" plywood on top of the center island (with an overhang) and then installed the granite on top. We didn't like the...
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2010-05-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,354
Posted By PerMil
I use drywall compound to fill in the gaps, sand...

I use drywall compound to fill in the gaps, sand it and then paint it.
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-05-04, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,211
Posted By PerMil
I understand your concern. I too checked...

I understand your concern. I too checked homestars first and did not get a general feel about their installation. It was more of a 50/50. Anyway, we went to the homeshow and found these guys at a...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-05-04, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,211
Posted By PerMil
Katkat, I paid $3k (taxes in).

Katkat,

I paid $3k (taxes in).
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2010-05-03, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,211
Posted By PerMil
We used High Life heating & A/C and they...

We used High Life heating & A/C and they installed it last month. They are located in Markham, Scarborough & Missisauga.

They placed the A/C in the ground with concrete pads. Got the Carrier...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2010-04-30, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,966
Posted By PerMil
TomC, Would you be able to send me pics too....

TomC,

Would you be able to send me pics too. I'm interested in doing some interlocking in the back. My e-mail is fermxzero@yahoo.com.

Appreciate receiving the pics and if you can send the...
Forum: Newmarket 2010-04-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,858
Posted By PerMil
It is possible that legal action may cost more...

It is possible that legal action may cost more than just paying the additional premium. Also if your policy has a 'forgiveness' clause, there will be no increase in premiums on the first incident.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-04-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,874
Posted By PerMil
Moof, Didn't know what OOB meant. Learned a...

Moof,

Didn't know what OOB meant. Learned a new one.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-04-16, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By PerMil
Carrier 2.5 ton 13 seer (24ACB330) ...

Carrier 2.5 ton 13 seer (24ACB330)



Exactly what they said, injecting fear on the helpless homeowners.



This one is funny.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-04-16, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By PerMil
I wish I got the same deal.

I wish I got the same deal.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-04-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,874
Posted By PerMil
I thought Canac is gone (bankrupt) and closed...

I thought Canac is gone (bankrupt) and closed their shops here in Ontaio last year.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2010-04-16, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,073
Posted By PerMil
I was told by an HVAC company that going for the...

I was told by an HVAC company that going for the higher seer rating would not be woth the money due to the longer payback period of the investment. This is taking into account our short summers here...
Forum: Oakville 2010-04-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By PerMil
You need to find out first whether the cost of...

You need to find out first whether the cost of upgrading include taller doors and taller windows or not. If not, it is not worth the upgrade. Some builders do not upgrade the windows and it looks...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2010-04-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By PerMil
Nice project.

Nice project.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2010-04-08, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By PerMil
Too close to the ceiling.

Too close to the ceiling.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2010-04-08, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By PerMil
The center speaker would then be in front of the...

The center speaker would then be in front of the fireplace. If this is the case, a death stare is not necessary because it can easily be kicked out of the room, :D:D:D as compared to embedding it...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2010-04-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By PerMil
The model is RX-V2092. The manual says only...

The model is RX-V2092. The manual says only Dolby Prologic. I believe it is the first version.



It has Dolby Digital. But does this mean that the sound will come out of the L/R speakers?

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