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Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-25, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Thumbs up Everyone uses the same trades, so if they had...

Everyone uses the same trades, so if they had site foreman who did their job, it wouldn't matter that their warranty department is complete trash.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 35,649
That's not necessarily true. Contact Glen Gower...

That's not necessarily true. Contact Glen Gower to let him know how important this project is. He's fighting to have it moved up, but keep the pressure on by supporting him on this initiative
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Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,568
Corbeil was a good experience for us until things...

Corbeil was a good experience for us until things went badly. Our fridge died in a few months and the delivery people caused a lot of damage, but they won't do anything about it. Our second fridge is...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,127
I find it puzzling he says it's not slated to...

I find it puzzling he says it's not slated to start until after 2031 though, because on the planning documents I've read the road is planned for 2020-2025, but the rapid transit isn't planned until...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-11, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,483
No eaves troughs, being forced into a HWT rental...

No eaves troughs, being forced into a HWT rental and basements done without framing, just wrapped. The list goes on with exclusions etc I just took for granted based on building houses in several...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
I would never buy a house backing onto a school...

I would never buy a house backing onto a school or a corner lot based on past experience of noise, auto and pedestrian traffic. Parks and green space are also a risk if they become a hang out area,...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,483
I don't think the neighbour is contesting just...

I don't think the neighbour is contesting just where it drains but that the downspout is on his side of the property line. From his point of view, I can understand it. If he says nothing, he's...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
I see Phoenix homes using the cheap shingles in...

I see Phoenix homes using the cheap shingles in Ottawa as well on some houses.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-09, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Kain has some good points there which I was going...

Kain has some good points there which I was going to suggest you consider. I think the only reason to by in that particular development is if you need to be in that location for a good reason.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-03-29, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
When I mentioned this possible action, suddenly I...

When I mentioned this possible action, suddenly I was supplied with the heat loss calculation document which is apparently what is required by the city when a house is built and it shows the size and...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-03-29, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Actually, I did ask that stupid question and it...

Actually, I did ask that stupid question and it was low. It was a good .5" low in the best case and up to 3.5" low, not to mention there was a large area of compressed insulation where it seems...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-03-28, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Yes, it's too bad, but the more time which passed...

Yes, it's too bad, but the more time which passed after the inspection the more things I have noticed were missed. This issue still isn't resolved, but I have heard the builder is going to have an...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-27, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
I wish that was the case. Our Home Inspector came...

I wish that was the case. Our Home Inspector came with a nice camera, but wouldn't use it to scan the entire house (or even trouble spots), only a limited number of issues we pointed to specifically...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Good2know has really good advice on this forum....

Good2know has really good advice on this forum. If you have other questions you can often find them answering them in another thread somewhere. They have helped me quite a bit.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
If you cannot inspect anything for any reason and...

If you cannot inspect anything for any reason and if there is any possibility that the builder could say you damaged that item after the pdi and they aren't responsible, make sure you have it noted...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-28, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Thank you for the encouragement. I have managed...

Thank you for the encouragement. I have managed to secure an onsite appointment with an upper management level employee of the builder this week. I will give them one last chance to do the right...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-24, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Thank you for trying to help. As you know, there...

Thank you for trying to help. As you know, there is so much paperwork involved in a deal like this that it can be easy to lose track. We didn't get an upgrade book, but we did a list of items we...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Yes, I have a description of the kind, but the...

Yes, I have a description of the kind, but the size is not listed and I don't remember ever seeing a size listed.

The kind ranges in size from 40,000 to 120,000 btu's on the manufacturer site.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Thank for that information! They are still...

Thank for that information!

They are still investigating, but I think they are only investigating whom is at fault and who has to pay to fix it. The furnace installers or the builder. The furnace...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Well the furnace people came today and confirmed...

Well the furnace people came today and confirmed that our heating problem is because the furnace is too small. Wouldn't a good home inspector know that and say something or am I wrong? Maybe not in...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
I wasn't aware of that, because 2 of the windows...

I wasn't aware of that, because 2 of the windows with broken seals, I can only see fog or ice on them intermittently. I'll research if there is a way to make bad windows fog.

Yes, I understand...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
That's a good suggestion and something I...

That's a good suggestion and something I understand because we've been doing that with some items already in a different way by saying things like, cannot tell if windows are scratched or dirty until...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
We just had a well educated home inspector, but...

We just had a well educated home inspector, but we found so many issues in the days after their 2 hour inspection which they didn't. If you don't point out every issue, inspectors miss them and one...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,236
You made me look in our new basement and I found...

You made me look in our new basement and I found one joist not by a window, but it has a draft and a little ice forming like yours. This isn't my first new build house, but it is my first new build...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Tarion: How to confirm the work has been done

We are concerned about the builder patching up defeciciencies and poor workmanship in conditions where you cannot confirm they have actually fixed the problem. I'm unclear on what we can do to try...
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