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Forum: Ottawa Today, 04:22 PM
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Posted By suezuki650
Most people get an inspector for the 30 day or...

Most people get an inspector for the 30 day or the 1 year but not both. Unless you've noticed cold area that you'd want thermal imaging on, or if the builder did a repair that you want another...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By suezuki650
There are rules about how much of your property...

There are rules about how much of your property you can cover and you cannot adjust the curb without a permit (which you won't get) and officially you are not allowed to park in front of your home....
Forum: Tarion Questions 2020-01-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By suezuki650
Your 30 day is your "official" route and it...

Your 30 day is your "official" route and it should be addressed there, however, there's nothing stopping you from contacting your builder before that date to let them know. Depending on their...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2020-01-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By suezuki650
You can absolutely put any deficiencies on your...

You can absolutely put any deficiencies on your 30 day.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By suezuki650
Yes I do. In a previous home neither the walls...

Yes I do. In a previous home neither the walls (on one side), nor the door was insulated and while it was a little warmer than outside (no wind), it wasn't much warmer.

Now it stays above zero in...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 702
Posted By suezuki650
Most of my garage has living spaces on the other...

Most of my garage has living spaces on the other side of the walls. There is insulation on all of the walls because of that. I added an insulated garage door. My garage very rarely goes below...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-12-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By suezuki650
Is the pilot light on? We were told by the...

Is the pilot light on? We were told by the builder that during the winter we needed to have the pilot light on to keep the cold air from coming in through the exhaust.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-14, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By suezuki650
I don't think so as I am getting the documents...

I don't think so as I am getting the documents from the city about the development going in close by and those boxes are not marked on them. There are different approval during the process, and in...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-13, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By suezuki650
They can have lot layouts approved with sidewalks...

They can have lot layouts approved with sidewalks but without green boxes. I was sent what Mattamy is planning to do near me, and there is nothing about electrical boxes in it. If they are selling...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-12-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,116
Posted By suezuki650
I've been in my place for 3 years and the...

I've been in my place for 3 years and the counters don't get cleaned up right away and my quartz has not stained at all. For the counters, I went with a white, but for the island I went with...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-06, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,567
Posted By suezuki650
As I mentioned this will not necessarily cover...

As I mentioned this will not necessarily cover everything. If you put something on your list, they fix it, you are supposed to sign off on it. A month later it breaks again, you may or may not get...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-02, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,567
Posted By suezuki650
IMHO, many of the performance guidelines could...

IMHO, many of the performance guidelines could use some improvement. Some really poor quality work can easily pass the 'rules'. Something more than builder will fix should be in there too. How...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-31, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By suezuki650
I have the GE Slate and installed it in 2016. ...

I have the GE Slate and installed it in 2016. I've had no issues with scratches and GE is still making the colour. Even if they didn't, they've designed it so it blends well with stainless so it...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-30, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By suezuki650
It's my understanding that the common party wall...

It's my understanding that the common party wall is the wall inside the townhouse, not outside. That said call the lawyer that handled your purchase and ask him about this.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By suezuki650
Personally, it would depend on a number of...

Personally, it would depend on a number of things. For instance, if I'm planning to be there for awhile and I like the upgrades offered and they are priced reasonably, then having them done at once...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-10-07, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By suezuki650
I went with the GE Slate because I liked the look...

I went with the GE Slate because I liked the look of it. I have dark brown cabinetry and it looks fabulous. I didn't like the GE microwave so went with a Panasonic that I love, in black. It looks...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By suezuki650
I think the film works ok if you are blocking...

I think the film works ok if you are blocking some sun, but it didn't work well in our situation. I put film on the windows and while it make it less bright, it didn't seem to change the amount of...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-15, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By suezuki650
We had one really hot room with a lot of solar...

We had one really hot room with a lot of solar gain. We looked at various solutions and went with these guys:

https://www.krumperssolarsolutions.ca/

Not cheap but they were good to deal with...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-08-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By suezuki650
At the PDI, it's not important to have an...

At the PDI, it's not important to have an inspector. At this stage, the main things you are looking for are marks/flaws in finishes. Things that the builder could claim you caused.

Before the 30...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-28, 12:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,145
Posted By suezuki650
3). Smooth ceiling on main floor cost $1220.00,...

3). Smooth ceiling on main floor cost $1220.00, is this can done after closing?

4). Smooth ceiling on second floor Cost is $2848.00, is this can done after closing?

At my old place I got...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By suezuki650
i received a report in the mail months after I...

i received a report in the mail months after I moved in.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-01, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,772
Posted By suezuki650
It was the CREA standard agreement and I'm...

It was the CREA standard agreement and I'm guessing it is to ensure that the real estate agent who has shown you 50 properties gets something should you decide to buy a new build. I wasn't thrilled...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-25, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,772
Posted By suezuki650
You certainly don't need a realtor, however, if...

You certainly don't need a realtor, however, if like me you'd signed with a realtor because you were also looking at re-sale, then bringing the realtor to the new home builder means you're not paying...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By suezuki650
In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and...

In new build "fibre to the home", both Bell and Rogers are fibre (Bell calls it fibe, but same thing) and both seem to have good speeds. I'm with Rogers and have been happy. I've got the IGNITE...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By suezuki650
A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are...

A quick look at Carrytel and it appears they are offering cable based internet so if you are fibe to the home, they can't provide service anymore than Teksavvy can.

At this point, your only...
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