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Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-12, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By suezuki650
I found most of the rental companies not...

I found most of the rental companies not organized. You should contact your builder and find out details about the rental amount and the company you will be dealing with. I decided to buy out my...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
So my replacement ones arrived and they have the...

So my replacement ones arrived and they have the strobe light. I installed them and they gave one beep and are now working fine.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
They are sending me replacement ones, so I am...

They are sending me replacement ones, so I am assuming so.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
So Mattamy got back to me and told me that by...

So Mattamy got back to me and told me that by code they must be on a lighting circuit or a mix of lights and plugs. Smoke detectors can't be on their own.

Learn something new every day.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,274
Posted By suezuki650
I found their income series interesting but they...

I found their income series interesting but they didn't seem to plan for the extra parking that would required for an extra unit. Neat idea, just not quite there yet IMHO.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
Thought I'd update the thread in case others ran...

Thought I'd update the thread in case others ran into the same problem. The date on the First Alert detectors is the manufacturer's date, not the expiry date. I called First Alert and they walked...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-03, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
That's the type I have. They don't make those...

That's the type I have. They don't make those anymore according to the US version of First Alert. I'm getting conflicting information as to what the date at the back of the unit is. Some say it's...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-03, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
I had to take down the chirping ones so I could...

I had to take down the chirping ones so I could keep my sanity. We have others that are working. I looked at the date and the ones I'd taken down had indeed expired. Interestingly they had expired...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-02, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By suezuki650
Mattamy - First alert interconnected fire alarms

Looking for suggestions. I have a 2 yr old Mattamy home with First Alert 7010BSL (or similar) inter-connected fire alarms. They went off briefly and now a couple are chirping. I went around all of...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-24, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By suezuki650
The details of mine were in the upgrade book. ...

The details of mine were in the upgrade book. That is where it listed what came standard with my home and my options for upgrading the furnace. In my case I went for the upgrade which is why I paid...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By suezuki650
You should have paperwork that says what kind of...

You should have paperwork that says what kind of furnace was supposed to be installed in your home.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By suezuki650
Try to get a builder agreement instead of signing...

Try to get a builder agreement instead of signing off on the item. If you say something like, need to wait until weather is cold to verify fix, and then put in a builder agreement, it protects your...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 510,064
Posted By suezuki650
Often builders use lights that don't require a...

Often builders use lights that don't require a junction box, especially in bathrooms. With my builder, it was an upgrade to have a junction box on each one.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-10, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By suezuki650
Not with Cricket for sure. Mine wasn't set...

Not with Cricket for sure. Mine wasn't set properly and first sent out was the Cricket repair person who said it was the mixing valve and not the tank and therefore not their problem.

The...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-10, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By suezuki650
If you do a search for Blackstone, or even...

If you do a search for Blackstone, or even Mattamy you will find some other threads that are useful to you as well.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 22,955
Posted By suezuki650
And here is where things are not clear in this...

And here is where things are not clear in this particular thread. Not everyone here is a) dealing with the same builder b) dealing with the same hot water tank rental company c) has the same wording...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By suezuki650
I'm on Rogers for internet and initially had a...

I'm on Rogers for internet and initially had a router installed but I was finding I wasn't getting the bandwidth I should have been and my VOIP phone was flaky. I had the router on another subnet,...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-06, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By suezuki650
Putting the furnace fan 'on' instead of 'auto'...

Putting the furnace fan 'on' instead of 'auto' will help circulate the air around so that you have less of a temperature difference.

I've always found that the 2nd floor is warmer than the main...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2018-12-01, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By suezuki650
If you don't have a backup valve then absolutely...

If you don't have a backup valve then absolutely don't take this off. Even if you do, you could be in for a mess if it fails. This has got nothing to do with how close you are to a river. It has...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2018-11-28, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,094
Posted By suezuki650
TARION PDI checklist: ...

TARION PDI checklist: https://www.tarion.com/homeowners/your-pre-delivery-inspection-and-closing/pdi-checklist

Detailed Construction Performance Guide:...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-15, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By suezuki650
That's from a couple of years ago and there are a...

That's from a couple of years ago and there are a few points that I'd argue. The rails on mine aren't plastic and my system has a lot of the 'automated' features that they are saying are only on the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-15, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By suezuki650
At the time I bought, I got a good deal from Home...

At the time I bought, I got a good deal from Home Depot on this one: https://www.homedepot.ca/en/home/p.whisper-drive-34-hp-garage-door-opener-with-myq-technology-and-battery-backup.1000858813.html...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,344
Posted By suezuki650
I top up the gas (premium) and add stabilizer. ...

I top up the gas (premium) and add stabilizer. The problem with leaving the tank empty is if it's metal it can rust. Having the tank full avoids that problem. Where possible, run the engine dry...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By suezuki650
I used more than that in a townhouse and I didn't...

I used more than that in a townhouse and I didn't get hardwood. If you are planning to stay there for awhile and don't want to rip everything out when you move in, it's easy to spend money. With...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-31, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,556
Views: 510,064
Posted By suezuki650
No, the shut off for the water is the same...

No, the shut off for the water is the same "style" as the one for the BBQ. I was using that as a descriptive reference, but I know which is which. You had mentioned that it should have a bleeder...
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