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Forum: Ottawa 2011-01-19, 02:24 PM
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Posted By ketsana
I almost bought one. I remember asking about...

I almost bought one. I remember asking about making the family room 2-storeys high since there was no room above it. They said it was possible but wanted 20k.
I said forget it!! as it would have...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-01-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,157
Posted By ketsana
Funny, I had this same problem for my furnace...

Funny, I had this same problem for my furnace (Monday) and my fathers HWT (Tuesday). Both are less than 2 years old and are from Minto.
Both intake grills were blocked with ice/snow.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,624
Posted By ketsana
We just called their references, didn't bother...

We just called their references, didn't bother with credit check because they told us they had bad credit.
Our previous tenants, we used an agent, she did a credit + reference check as well.

Just...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-17, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,624
Posted By ketsana
we just used kijiji and pulled a standard ontario...

we just used kijiji and pulled a standard ontario lease form from the internet.
There are lots of renters out there for various reasons.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,833
Posted By ketsana
I like it alot! I like how there is lot's of...

I like it alot! I like how there is lot's of shallow end for the kids. Hope you don't mind me asking some more questions:

1) How much depth does up in your backyard? I've only got something like...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
I'm gonna have someone come and bring down my...

I'm gonna have someone come and bring down my cold air returns through 1 of my stud cavities which are 16" in width. Since I am putting off the rest of the basement until way later, I will worry...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-10, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Help me out here. If I put insulation in the...

Help me out here. If I put insulation in the risers, should I put vapour barrier on top as well as the bottom? If I put some on top, I won't be able to glue the floor. I didn't really want to glue...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-09, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
I am speechless.

I am speechless.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-09, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Nice screen but I'm gonna stick to my budget of...

Nice screen but I'm gonna stick to my budget of under 4k. I ordered this one already: It is probably the cheapest fixed frame screen you can find....
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,833
Posted By ketsana
Thanks for sharing. That's a good price. What...

Thanks for sharing. That's a good price. What were the upgrades?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-09, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Yes. "Theater black" drop ceiling it will be. ...

Yes. "Theater black" drop ceiling it will be. My basement ceiling isn't very friendly for home theater so I had to comprimise on ceiling height. 2 furnaces with lots of 2 storey space = basement...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-08-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Just wanted to post some progress pics of my home...

Just wanted to post some progress pics of my home theater. Let me know what you guys think.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-30, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Mr. D, Thanks for the link. After browsing...

Mr. D,
Thanks for the link.
After browsing for 10 minutes. I may consider the platon + OSB solution because it seems relatively cheap at $132/446sq.ft = ~30 cents/sft.

3/4" OSB = $18/32sq.ft =...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-30, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,833
Posted By ketsana
Good point but almost the same can be said for...

Good point but almost the same can be said for anything you buy for your house. This should not stop people from shopping around for the best price.

I have recently had asphalt & concrete...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-30, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
.

If the sill gasket is the roll of pink foam 4" wide, I actually have that already from a previous project.

I don't think I'll do a subfloor though, I'm just gonna keep my eye on the humidity and...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-30, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Thanks Mr. D! I am going to emulate the...

Thanks Mr. D!
I am going to emulate the theater from Art in the first page of the completed HT thread. He's got 3 rows of chairs!! Here is his website:

http://www.artsonneborn.com//


Here...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-29, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,833
Posted By ketsana
Let's restart this in December. I want to test...

Let's restart this in December. I want to test the "no discount" theory :)

I don't need anything till spring anyway. Please let me know if you get any quotes under 30k.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-29, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,682
Posted By ketsana
Help me design my basement

As the title says, I can handle any suggestions. I whipped this up using MS Paint and will be starting to frame this weekend.
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,588
Posted By ketsana
I am not quite sure what qualifies as an MTB path...

I am not quite sure what qualifies as an MTB path but check out the path starting at the south side of the Jock river landing across from the cemetery. I went their last year and it seemed to go on...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By ketsana
It was 1000 for ~800 sq.ft. We ran out of carpet...

It was 1000 for ~800 sq.ft. We ran out of carpet (recycled from a previous hardwood project) so they were more than willing to go into my master, rip out the carpet on the fly and puzzle it together...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,833
Posted By ketsana
Just wanted to refresh this thread. I'm curious...

Just wanted to refresh this thread. I'm curious what others paid. I already have a quote from poolbuilders for ~30k.

Did anyone get any amazing pricing for late fall/spring installations?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 03:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,406
Posted By ketsana
Same here... Can you pass me the contact info for...

Same here... Can you pass me the contact info for your railing guy?
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By ketsana
Give this guy (Sheriff Carpeting) a call and tell...

Give this guy (Sheriff Carpeting) a call and tell him Kit gave you his number.
His name is Randy, he sub contracts for big flooring companies.

613-913-2120.


I used him to lay carpet in my...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-28, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,588
Posted By ketsana
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There is a bunch of paths in old Barrhaven parallel to the train tracks.

There is a very forested path after the Jock River Landing heading towards Manotick.

There is a nice new path between...
Forum: Ottawa 2010-07-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,727
Posted By ketsana
Minto is good this way. In our current house, we...

Minto is good this way. In our current house, we noticed discrepencies between floorplan and final build and got a couple of $1000 cheques.
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