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Forum: Burlington 2014-09-04, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,869
Posted By Pvo
Not a fan of the painted windows to be honest. ...

Not a fan of the painted windows to be honest.

To remove the plastic, score the edges with an exacto knife and then it should peel away. Glad you're removing it. I don't understand the people who...
Forum: Burlington 2014-08-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,051
Posted By Pvo
Threaten to call Tarion if it isn't resolved in a...

Threaten to call Tarion if it isn't resolved in a reasonable time frame. You have already waited long enough..
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-07-16, 09:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,303
Posted By Pvo
Heres the cedar deck we just finished building....

Heres the cedar deck we just finished building. Took about 3 weekends

Yes, cedar/PT is more more maintenance than composite. Composite would've been about 40-50% more in cost than the cedar but...
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2014-07-10, 04:34 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 163,636
Posted By Pvo
Tamarak lumber. The caps and spindles are made by...

Tamarak lumber. The caps and spindles are made by Nuvoiron
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2014-07-03, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,373
Posted By Pvo
When we bought a new home we had 5 or 10 days to...

When we bought a new home we had 5 or 10 days to review with our lawyer at which point we could back out.

Either way, still good to have them review..
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2014-07-03, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,595
Posted By Pvo
Lol. At first I wasn't sure what the big deal...

Lol. At first I wasn't sure what the big deal was.

Very weird. No idea what the purpose behind it is..
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2014-07-03, 02:41 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 163,636
Posted By Pvo
Thanks guys! I'll snap a close up pic when I get...

Thanks guys! I'll snap a close up pic when I get home.



Correct Patrob - we just beveled the bottom of the vertical piece. We will be upgrading the baseboards in the rest of the house, but...
Forum: Burlington 2014-07-02, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,707
Posted By Pvo
Weird, typically if you catch the change close...

Weird, typically if you catch the change close enough to when you picked it, they will just charge you a small fee for the change. Fernbrook charged like $150 or something for the change.

The door...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-06-25, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,303
Posted By Pvo
Love cedar for a deck. Looks great, and is...

Love cedar for a deck. Looks great, and is cheaper than composite.

Also depends on how long you plan to stay in the house to balance if it's worth spending the extra money on composite.

We went...
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2014-06-10, 12:31 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 163,636
Posted By Pvo
Accent wall & crown in master: ...

Accent wall & crown in master:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-8g6LAF3Biu0/U2cCL6i_2kI/AAAAAAAADvE/QspfCMBUDdo/w725-h486-no/DSC_0074.JPG

Board & batten and crown for nursery:
...
Forum: Burlington 2014-04-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,432
Posted By Pvo
sent you an email. thanks!

sent you an email. thanks!
Forum: Burlington 2014-04-09, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,973
Posted By Pvo
No worries, thanks. Looking to put up a...

No worries, thanks.

Looking to put up a chandelier in the near future as well as some crown in the hallway - the scaffolding would be very helpful!

Cheers
Forum: Burlington 2014-04-09, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,859
Posted By Pvo
Looks great! I still remember your gorgeous...

Looks great! I still remember your gorgeous coffered ceiling when I picked up that satellite from you a few years ago.

Cheers!
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-04-08, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,020
Posted By Pvo
Here are a few pics of our new place. ...

Here are a few pics of our new place.

Mostly phone pics so sorry for the quality. A few things we've done since moving in are crown in 2 bedrooms/bathroom and family room, board/batten in the...
Forum: Burlington 2014-04-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,973
Posted By Pvo
How much was it to rent if you don't mind me...

How much was it to rent if you don't mind me asking??

Thank you!
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-03-26, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,486
Posted By Pvo
I've never heard of this happening. Hopefully I...

I've never heard of this happening. Hopefully I don't experience the same thing with my new house. Good luck to those who have the issue!
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-03-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,064
Posted By Pvo
Love the look. Especially when combined with...

Love the look. Especially when combined with board &batten/wainscotting...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-03-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,522
Posted By Pvo
If you got it in writing/printout I would argue...

If you got it in writing/printout I would argue the price I was quoted.

The actual cost to them is on upgrades is so minimal. Builders will often throw things in for free if you are nice enough,...
Forum: Oakville 2014-03-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,055
Posted By Pvo
Great info Fitness Flow. Are you a mortgage...

Great info Fitness Flow. Are you a mortgage agent, or is this just research you've been doing for yourself?

Thanks!
Forum: Oakville 2014-03-17, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,714
Posted By Pvo
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Oakville 2014-03-06, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 240,656
Posted By Pvo
People like having baths in the other bathrooms...

People like having baths in the other bathrooms for kids. I wouldn't do showers in the rest. Maybe in 1, but definitely not in all.
Forum: Burlington 2014-01-26, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,780
Posted By Pvo
Thanks for the input all. I'm going to start...

Thanks for the input all. I'm going to start calling around for some quotes.
Forum: Oakville 2014-01-24, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,230
Posted By Pvo
Shutter Recommendations?

As the title states, looking to get some shutters installed.

Any recommendations on companies in the area to go with? We've gotten dozens of flyers since moving in, but want to see who others...
Forum: Oakville 2014-01-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 269,942
Posted By Pvo
We are in Burlington right now and our pump goes...

We are in Burlington right now and our pump goes off daily when it's wet. When it rains it goes off every few hours.

It's a noticeable sound, but nothing too bothersome
Forum: Burlington 2014-01-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,780
Posted By Pvo
Shutters - any recommendations?

As the title states, looking to get some shutters installed.

Any recommendations on companies in the area to go with? We've gotten dozens of flyers since moving in, but want to see what others in...
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