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Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-29, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By GregS
For years I installed 1/2hp and 3/4hp motors for...

For years I installed 1/2hp and 3/4hp motors for double wide doors.
As mentioned above it comes down to what your door is made of.
Most back then were inexpensive OSB type wood. 1/2hp is probably...
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-07-27, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By GregS
Could you maybe post a picture of what you mean...

Could you maybe post a picture of what you mean by 'flipped up' for clarification?
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By GregS
Around here people work when they can. The heat...

Around here people work when they can.
The heat is not helping, just means you go slower.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2020-07-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By GregS
Stand-alone On-wall In-wall In-ceiling ...

Stand-alone
On-wall
In-wall
In-ceiling

That's the order of preference for speaker types in a surround sound situation.

I don't want that list to deceive and suggest that in-ceiling speakers...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-18, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By GregS
Residential construction works when it is not...

Residential construction works when it is not raining.. No one takes vacations if there is work to be done. At least that's my experience in the last 15 years of construction.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By GregS
I don't see a problem with it as long as you keep...

I don't see a problem with it as long as you keep it within your property lines.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-09, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By GregS
Just like tracking anything with UPS these days.....

Just like tracking anything with UPS these days.. says it will be delivered by Wednesday, shows up Friday.
I'm not making excuses for them, I'm just saying it is very difficult to nail down anything...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-08, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By GregS
Just some perspective.. we are having problems...

Just some perspective.. we are having problems getting people to show up to do the work.
We are also having huge problem just actually getting product to put together.
Absolutely anything that...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-05, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By GregS
Some reasons builders do not want you on site: ...

Some reasons builders do not want you on site:

1) Liability... unless you have the proper PPE and training, and working under their umbrella, you can't be there.

2) You in most cases will not...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-29, 06:12 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 44,121
Posted By GregS
It's not worth driving to someones house with a...

It's not worth driving to someones house with a truck full of parts, years worth of experience, insurance and other business expenses for an hours worth of work. It's a quick way to go out of...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-27, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By GregS
Basements are typically below ground and can leak...

Basements are typically below ground and can leak due to cracks in the concrete foundation. If your finished basement does leak, that means taking it apart to find the leak and perform a suitable fix...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-25, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By GregS
That question would be best directed towards your...

That question would be best directed towards your lawyer who should have read and advised on all your agreements.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-06-03, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By GregS
Just to keep in mind, the builder wants to close...

Just to keep in mind, the builder wants to close your house, delays are bad.
They don't get paid until the house closes.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-04-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,849
Posted By GregS
We are still working on some job sites, however...

We are still working on some job sites, however we primarily do custom homes. And now the problem is getting trades to show up. Many have just packed it in for a few weeks.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-03-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,849
Posted By GregS
Enough with the China stuff.

Enough with the China stuff.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-15, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By GregS
Air return does become and issue if you are...

Air return does become and issue if you are running wiring in the walls. You will generally want to seal the entry points.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-10, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By GregS
Is the space under the fireplace finished? Can...

Is the space under the fireplace finished? Can you see the gas line? Any kinks?
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-03-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By GregS
Studs are same spacing, usually 16"oc. If the...

Studs are same spacing, usually 16"oc. If the air-return is double wide it just spans over the stud in the middle.
It may be load bearing, but that shouldn't change anything.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-03-02, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,917
Posted By GregS
https://www.oeb.ca/rates-and-your-bill/electricity...

https://www.oeb.ca/rates-and-your-bill/electricity-rates/historical-electricity-rates
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,047
Posted By GregS
I'm not following.. why is this bait and switch? ...

I'm not following.. why is this bait and switch?
A free market allows the vendor to sell for whatever they want.
Forum: Simcoe 2020-02-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By GregS
Is it drywall? Shave down the drywall to the...

Is it drywall?
Shave down the drywall to the desired measurements, shim it out as needed. Hang your door. Case it.
If you are getting a custom door, have it built to fit the smaller measurements...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-02-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By GregS
Is this your first notice?

Is this your first notice?
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-13, 10:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,047
Posted By GregS
Because they can... and/or because some costs...

Because they can...
and/or because some costs are going up at the beginning of this year.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By GregS
That is correct. There are a lot of rules for...

That is correct. There are a lot of rules for where electrical outlets must be placed.
They will be placed where they are required to meet the electrical code.
Of course you can add some in...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-08, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By GregS
My 60 year old property was in the same situation...

My 60 year old property was in the same situation when the the backyard neighbouring lot was turned into townhouses by a developer.
Within 2 years of the houses being built my backyard is 6" of...
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