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Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By GregS
A developer will buy the land, package it up and...

A developer will buy the land, package it up and depending on the way they want to sell it, sell it either fully serviced (sewer, water, power, etc) or sell it empty.
They sell this to a builder who...
Forum: Simcoe 2020-08-10, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By GregS
If you are acting as an agent, please state that...

If you are acting as an agent, please state that in your posts.
Forum: East Gwillimbury 2020-08-10, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By GregS
If you are acting as an agent, please state that...

If you are acting as an agent, please state that in your posts.
Forum: Georgina / Keswick 2020-08-10, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By GregS
If you are acting as an agent, please state that...

If you are acting as an agent, please state that in your posts.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By GregS
To be clear.. this is your opinion.

To be clear.. this is your opinion.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2020-08-06, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By GregS
Most of the speakers we do right now are from...

Most of the speakers we do right now are from Angstrom.
Great Canadian brand, great speakers.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,011
Posted By GregS
Let's try this again.. and don't be idiots this...

Let's try this again.. and don't be idiots this time.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-29, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By GregS
For years I installed 1/2hp and 3/4hp motors for...

For years I installed 1/2hp and 3/4hp motors for double wide doors.
As mentioned above it comes down to what your door is made of.
Most back then were inexpensive OSB type wood. 1/2hp is probably...
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-07-27, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By GregS
Could you maybe post a picture of what you mean...

Could you maybe post a picture of what you mean by 'flipped up' for clarification?
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By GregS
Around here people work when they can. The heat...

Around here people work when they can.
The heat is not helping, just means you go slower.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2020-07-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By GregS
Stand-alone On-wall In-wall In-ceiling ...

Stand-alone
On-wall
In-wall
In-ceiling

That's the order of preference for speaker types in a surround sound situation.

I don't want that list to deceive and suggest that in-ceiling speakers...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By GregS
Residential construction works when it is not...

Residential construction works when it is not raining.. No one takes vacations if there is work to be done. At least that's my experience in the last 15 years of construction.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By GregS
I don't see a problem with it as long as you keep...

I don't see a problem with it as long as you keep it within your property lines.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By GregS
Just like tracking anything with UPS these days.....

Just like tracking anything with UPS these days.. says it will be delivered by Wednesday, shows up Friday.
I'm not making excuses for them, I'm just saying it is very difficult to nail down anything...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,160
Posted By GregS
Just some perspective.. we are having problems...

Just some perspective.. we are having problems getting people to show up to do the work.
We are also having huge problem just actually getting product to put together.
Absolutely anything that...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-05, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By GregS
Some reasons builders do not want you on site: ...

Some reasons builders do not want you on site:

1) Liability... unless you have the proper PPE and training, and working under their umbrella, you can't be there.

2) You in most cases will not...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-29, 06:12 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 44,855
Posted By GregS
It's not worth driving to someones house with a...

It's not worth driving to someones house with a truck full of parts, years worth of experience, insurance and other business expenses for an hours worth of work. It's a quick way to go out of...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-27, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,037
Posted By GregS
Basements are typically below ground and can leak...

Basements are typically below ground and can leak due to cracks in the concrete foundation. If your finished basement does leak, that means taking it apart to find the leak and perform a suitable fix...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-25, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By GregS
That question would be best directed towards your...

That question would be best directed towards your lawyer who should have read and advised on all your agreements.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-03, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By GregS
Just to keep in mind, the builder wants to close...

Just to keep in mind, the builder wants to close your house, delays are bad.
They don't get paid until the house closes.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-04-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,904
Posted By GregS
We are still working on some job sites, however...

We are still working on some job sites, however we primarily do custom homes. And now the problem is getting trades to show up. Many have just packed it in for a few weeks.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-03-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,904
Posted By GregS
Enough with the China stuff.

Enough with the China stuff.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By GregS
Air return does become and issue if you are...

Air return does become and issue if you are running wiring in the walls. You will generally want to seal the entry points.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By GregS
Is the space under the fireplace finished? Can...

Is the space under the fireplace finished? Can you see the gas line? Any kinks?
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By GregS
Studs are same spacing, usually 16"oc. If the...

Studs are same spacing, usually 16"oc. If the air-return is double wide it just spans over the stud in the middle.
It may be load bearing, but that shouldn't change anything.
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