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Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-15, 03:46 PM
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Posted By 1fgc
Fence Contractor - Barrhaven

Looking for a fence contractor to install PVC fence for 3 townhome units this spring.

Any recommendations?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By 1fgc
Try Upper Home Furnishings. The person I talked...

Try Upper Home Furnishings. The person I talked to there was a Designer by trade.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-03, 04:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,805
Posted By 1fgc
I bought my townhome in 2016 in Barrhaven and now...

I bought my townhome in 2016 in Barrhaven and now its worth about $40-$45k more. Not bad.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-24, 09:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
College Interlock finally got back and gave me a...

College Interlock finally got back and gave me a few written quotes + designs. Minimum 12-14 inch excavation, 3 year warranty. They had the best price out of 7 quotes so I'm going ahead with them -...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-24, 09:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
College Interlock finally got back and gave me a...

College Interlock finally got back and gave me a few written quotes + designs. I'm going ahead with them for August. They had the best price out of 7 quotes.

A close second was Coliseum Concrete...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Good to hear. I never heard back from them.

Good to hear. I never heard back from them.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-06, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
We can do a group discount, but we'll book early!...

We can do a group discount, but we'll book early! :D
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-06, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Looks like I didn't need to respond! Yes,...

Looks like I didn't need to respond!

Yes, all of the contractors that responded to me only want to do 8-10 inches. Only one wanted to do 12 inches.

So if anyone has a contractor that is...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-05, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Well they are still in the running until I decide...

Well they are still in the running until I decide who to choose! Still waiting.

I got a few quotes since, but they are sky high. Also most seem to only want to dig 8-9 inches which I don't think...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-31, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
I'm finally getting bites from contractors. ~$15...

I'm finally getting bites from contractors. ~$15 sq/ft all the way to $25 sq/ft.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-29, 10:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Thanks for the information everyone. Seems...

Thanks for the information everyone.

Seems like I'm having issues as well with finding a contractor. Either no responses or follow-ups, or prices are sky high.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-24, 10:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
This is what I'm concerned about! Is the Melville...

This is what I'm concerned about! Is the Melville the Permacon equivalent?



Thats good news, what colour?



I might go with College Interlock. They seem to be very busy though, he's...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-23, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Smooth vs. textured/slate surface? Thoughts? ...

Smooth vs. textured/slate surface? Thoughts?

Thinking of this slab for my patio:

https://www.techo-bloc.com/en/products/blu-60/
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
I was going to get a deck initially because I...

I was going to get a deck initially because I prefer walking on wood vs. patio. However, I have a mid-unit town and I don't have a large backyard. A patio gives a more open concept feeling vs. a...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-18, 11:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Thanks for the suggestions. I emailed 5-6 of...

Thanks for the suggestions.

I emailed 5-6 of companies, 3 got back to me for quotes.

I'll ask EverStone Interlock too.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,760
Posted By 1fgc
Interlock Patio Contractor Recommendations

I want a small interlock/paver slab patio in my townhouse backyard in Barrhaven. Roughly 14 ft x 16 ft. Initially I wanted a deck but I've changed my mind.

Does anyone have recommendations for...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-05, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 695
Posted By 1fgc
Decks - Barrhaven

Hi Everyone,

Just wondering if anyone had suggestions for a deck contractor. I'm looking to build a 14 x 16 ft ground level deck for my mid-unit townhome. I have one quote so far for a PT or cedar...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-10, 07:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,569
Posted By 1fgc
My builder installed this on Friday free of...

My builder installed this on Friday free of charge (it was listed on my 1 year Tarion form in November). Took him 5 minutes.

He said 3 other homes have the same issue and was surprised there...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-02, 11:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,569
Posted By 1fgc
I wasn't home last week so I left two microfibre...

I wasn't home last week so I left two microfibre cloths underneath the fireplace where all the wires are.

I came back last night and both towels were soaking wet, and water still leaked down to...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-12-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,569
Posted By 1fgc
Yes, mine stops igniting when its really wet. It...

Yes, mine stops igniting when its really wet. It did not work on the weekend because it was very cold out and there was a lot of condensation. I tried again on Wednesday when it was mild outside and...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-12-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,569
Posted By 1fgc
I have the EXACT same issue as you, except the...

I have the EXACT same issue as you, except the water from the condensation drips down my baseboard. I had to put cloths in the fireplace opening at the bottom to absorb the water.

I have a...
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