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Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By danny_italia
I actually wouldn't be surprised if Tarion would...

I actually wouldn't be surprised if Tarion would deem this as poor workmanship and I would 100% continue to complain to the builder.

If they decided to lay the bricks like this for the rest of the...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,212
Posted By danny_italia
Woops my mistake, thanks for letting me know.

Woops my mistake, thanks for letting me know.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,212
Posted By danny_italia
Looks like HSBC has dropped their 5 year fixed to...

Looks like HSBC has dropped their 5 year fixed to 2.74%. Some conditions apply so I'm waiting to hear back. I believe it's for insured mortgages only.

Dan - do you offer HSBC? Would rather go...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-17, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 552,231
Posted By danny_italia
I actually noticed something similiar going on in...

I actually noticed something similiar going on in my home this year as well. We had accidently left our HRV running during the dead of winter for a few days and one night when going into the basement...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,212
Posted By danny_italia
Current best variable rate?

Current best variable rate?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-02, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,212
Posted By danny_italia
Yea I was just about to say, correct me if I'm...

Yea I was just about to say, correct me if I'm wrong but prime is currently 3.95% right?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,668
Posted By danny_italia
You're still ok! You can use a grout cleaner...

You're still ok!

You can use a grout cleaner like this one:
https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.zep-grout-cleaner-946ml.1000137360.html

Give it a good clean (maybe multiple passes) to get it...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By danny_italia
So i'm not the only one! It's definitely looking...

So i'm not the only one! It's definitely looking like its based on usage. I tested it yesterday night around 8pm and it was "low" and again this morning before work and it was "high" as expected.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By danny_italia
Halfmoon Bay Water Pressure?

Hey just wondering if anyone has noticed a drop in water pressure in Halfmoon Bay? It doesn't seem as noticeable inside the home (ie. faucet and shower) but when watering the grass i noticed a fairly...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-12-17, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,709
Posted By danny_italia
That's perfect! Looks like Merkley carries the...

That's perfect! Looks like Merkley carries the finished end pieces. Came out awesome!

Thanks!
Forum: Ottawa 2015-12-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,709
Posted By danny_italia
Any chance you could post a better pic of the...

Any chance you could post a better pic of the side? I'd love to see how they finished the ends? Where you said it sticks out 4".

We've been considering some stone they have at lowes which we...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-06-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 46,825
Posted By danny_italia
Someone correct me if i'm wrong, but Mortgage...

Someone correct me if i'm wrong, but Mortgage alliance is a broker not a lender. We actually got our current mortgage through them, the lender we ended up choosing was Street Capital, and they were...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-03-16, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 980
Posted By danny_italia
Taxes - First time home buyer?

Hi Everyone,

Was wondering if anyone could help me out. Last year we purchased our very first home. With it being tax season, just wondering if there is anything I could take advantage of?

Only...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-01-05, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,229
Posted By danny_italia
I have friends closer to the city, near elmvale...

I have friends closer to the city, near elmvale acres who heard a loud bang around that time too... interesting
Forum: Ottawa 2015-01-05, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,229
Posted By danny_italia
Same, I had second look this morning though and i...

Same, I had second look this morning though and i didn't see any fallen snow or ice though? Thought it could be the house shifting but quite a few people mentioned it aswell.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-01-05, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,229
Posted By danny_italia
Big Bang last night around 2-3am?

Hi guys,

Just wondering if anyone heard a big bang last night around 2-3am? It was so loud i actually felt it and made me get out of the house to go check.

Someone mentioned it might have been...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-12-29, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 236,122
Posted By danny_italia
How do we know if we paid a fixed property tax...

How do we know if we paid a fixed property tax deposit at closing? I'll have to have a look at my paperwork when i get home.

Also, i noticed our property Assessment from MPAC was all a bit higher...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 355,212
Posted By danny_italia
I'm pretty sure everyone else will tell you the...

I'm pretty sure everyone else will tell you the same thing... I don't think any bank (other then the one working with your builder - it was RBC in our case with Mattamy) will hold a rate for that...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-29, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By danny_italia
Closing Day!

We go pick up our keys today at 3pm!

Just wondering what the process was? I read somewhere that they go over your PDI list and let you know what's been fixed. Does Mattamy still do this?

Do...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-25, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By danny_italia
Ok well i'll follow up with Mattamy for my 30...

Ok well i'll follow up with Mattamy for my 30 day. Worst case - it's good to hear it should be an easy fix if we decide to put hardwood upstairs in the hall.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-25, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By danny_italia
Whose your builder?

Whose your builder?
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-24, 09:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By danny_italia
Yup that's exactly how they'd explain. I guess...

Yup that's exactly how they'd explain. I guess I'd just feel more comfortable with the fact once they provide with the code reference... Cuz at first I felt as if they were hoping to just not fix the...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-24, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By danny_italia
I asked the same question... If it's hardwood...

I asked the same question... If it's hardwood upstairs in the hall then the nosing is done in hardwood.

They said it's the transition from hardwood to carpet so close to the step that causes the...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-24, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,972
Posted By danny_italia
Weird, after we found this out I contacted our...

Weird, after we found this out I contacted our design consultant and she said this isn't possible with carpet stairs and even if we wanted it we couldn't pay for it.

It's just not allowed.

Are...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-24, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2,618
Views: 552,231
Posted By danny_italia
Not to repeat a question i have in another post...

Not to repeat a question i have in another post but I was hoping you could shed some light on this issue Phil?

http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showthread.php?t=22569

Have you ever...
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