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Forum: Ottawa 2021-09-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BrianT
Thumbs up Here you go. ...

Here you go.


https://i.imgur.com/pSYv1f9.jpg
Forum: Ottawa 2021-09-07, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By BrianT
You might be able to put your entire weight on it...

You might be able to put your entire weight on it and push it down. Place a 2x4 across the top of it and stand/hop on it while using someone’s shoulders for balance.
Forum: Ottawa 2021-09-04, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By BrianT
According to the very bottom of this link, the...

According to the very bottom of this link, the builder is responsible for adjusting it since it's a new home build. Plumbing issues can still be reported under the two year Tarion warranty but I'm...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-07, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By BrianT
Ah, I didn't realize that there was a new type of...

Ah, I didn't realize that there was a new type of the Tuff-N-Dri water proofing. I have the classic version, I think, and their tech was actually plugging up a crack, my 4th one :(, this past...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By BrianT
It's called parging but I don't know what the...

It's called parging but I don't know what the specific colour would be.
Forum: Ottawa 2021-06-24, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By BrianT
If you can fit it in your budget, you should do...

If you can fit it in your budget, you should do it.

They hold way more than a regular cabinet would. Like a previous poster said, you get three drawers vs the two shelves you would normally...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-06-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By BrianT
Could they have signed non-disclosure agreements?

Could they have signed non-disclosure agreements?
Forum: Ottawa 2021-05-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By BrianT
You should be able to confirm by pulling out your...

You should be able to confirm by pulling out your stove and checking out the plug but if you don't want to do this then, check your electrical panel. The stove breakers should take up two spots, 120...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-04-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Posted By BrianT
The PDI is more for surface stuff. For example,...

The PDI is more for surface stuff. For example, if there is a big scratch on your drywall and you don't report it on your PDI but do report it on your 30 day. They could say, it probably happened...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2021-03-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By BrianT
Yep, my subwoofer uses a C17 connection also and...

Yep, my subwoofer uses a C17 connection also and I have a C13 power cable plugged into it. It‘s been 11 years now.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2021-03-05, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,853
Posted By BrianT
Sounds like you needed to get Tarion involved...

Sounds like you needed to get Tarion involved within 30 days after the initial 120 day repair period.


https://www.tarion.com/blog/63616/how-make-warranty-claim-and-what-expect
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-18, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By BrianT
Is the doorbell transformer attached to your...

Is the doorbell transformer attached to your electrical panel? If so, it will give you a rough ideal on which breaker it's on based on where it's installed. Mine was not labelled either. For me,...
Forum: Building and Construction 2021-02-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,818
Posted By BrianT
Do you still have the manual for your furnace? ...

Do you still have the manual for your furnace? It should tell you if it's the intake our outtake.
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By BrianT
Here are the four brands I have owned. ...

Here are the four brands I have owned.

Kenmore (Sears) - This one lasted the longest but eventually the coils froze up.
Frigidaire (Lowes) - Would run but no water was coming out
Hisense (Lowes)...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By BrianT
I know the feeling as I'm on my fourth...

I know the feeling as I'm on my fourth dehumidifer now. :( My second one was a Frigidaire also. I wasn't able to find any repair shops either. I'm thinking if they charge like $100 per hour, it's...
Forum: Building and Construction 2021-02-10, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,818
Posted By BrianT
Is there anything on the other side of that wall?

Is there anything on the other side of that wall?
Forum: Building and Construction 2021-02-09, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,818
Posted By BrianT
It's been too long so I don't remember what it...

It's been too long so I don't remember what it sounded like exactly but when I first moved in, I had a ticking noise as well in the corner of my basement. It started off slowly and then it became...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-01-24, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,973
Posted By BrianT
Is this your first winter? It's just the wood...

Is this your first winter? It's just the wood shrinking due to the colder air.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-12-04, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By BrianT
I have no knowledge or experience with this new...

I have no knowledge or experience with this new store. I was at the Home Depot (Cyrville location) and saw it while driving by. Might be worth checking out though.

https://www.cosmaroma.com/
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2020-11-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,539
Posted By BrianT
Are you hiding the brick in the media console...

Are you hiding the brick in the media console because it won't fit behind the TV?
Forum: Ottawa 2020-10-26, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By BrianT
Based on my MPAC assessment from 2016 and 1.1%,...

Based on my MPAC assessment from 2016 and 1.1%, my property tax is pretty much bang on.

You can log into their website and look up MPAC assessments of other houses and maybe find one close by for...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-10-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 777,979
Posted By BrianT
Have you been using those garage flooring for a...

Have you been using those garage flooring for a long time? My neighbour was using them for a few years and one spring he went to clean them and discovered his entire garage floor looked your outer...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-10-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,563
Posted By BrianT
I know for my basement, the I beam is about 82"...

I know for my basement, the I beam is about 82" above the basement floor. I have duct work that seems to be at the height as well so assuming if I ever finish my basement, I will have some ceiling...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-10-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,919
Posted By BrianT
I think with the laundry room upstairs, they have...

I think with the laundry room upstairs, they have to also reinforce the ceiling joists underneath for the extra weight and the vibrations so yeah do it before.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-09-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By BrianT
Could they be worker termites?

Could they be worker termites?
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