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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2020-08-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks Greg.

Thanks Greg.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2020-08-15, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks Brian. Is it common practice to put the...

Thanks Brian. Is it common practice to put the door bell transformer in the cold room in the basement?

Thanks.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2020-08-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By R_D_G
Small transformer connected to light fixture in coldroom.

Hello.

Does anyone here know the purpose of the transformer connected to (below) the light fixture in my cold room?

Thanks,
RDG
Forum: Ottawa 2015-06-29, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 453,662
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Ottawa 2015-06-29, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 453,662
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks Dan. I'll go with Option 2, then. One...

Thanks Dan. I'll go with Option 2, then. One other question, please. Are there any lines of credit that do not put a lien on your home?

Thanks,
RDG
Forum: Ottawa 2015-06-29, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 453,662
Posted By R_D_G
Folks, May I ask your opinion on the...

Folks,

May I ask your opinion on the following please?

I live in Ontario and I have a Homeline Plan with one of the big banks which includes a line of credit and a mortgage. I have never used...
Forum: Stouffville 2014-11-29, 08:00 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 48,639
Posted By R_D_G
Did Frano's go out of business?

Did Frano's go out of business?
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2014-05-02, 05:08 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 49,873
Posted By R_D_G
...because maybe you are East of the tracks? ......

...because maybe you are East of the tracks? ... and your bedroom windows are facing away from the tracks (which are to the West of you).


RDG
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-04-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,234
Posted By R_D_G
In my case: 1) the joists were 2x 10...

In my case:
1) the joists were 2x 10 dimensional lumber
2) plywood roof sheathing was already standard.
3) I had that pink foamular exterior sheathing behind the bricks and no osb or plywood.
...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-04-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,234
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks Greg. Then how do they justify charging...

Thanks Greg. Then how do they justify charging more for plywood? Is it simply because it is more expensive to make?...but no real value, just like air conditioners in the arctic...or water...
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-04-08, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,234
Posted By R_D_G
I paid for the plywood upgrade. OSB might be OK...

I paid for the plywood upgrade. OSB might be OK but I went with the material that has been in use longer. I just didn't think that pieces of wood glued together in that way was as good. Again, I...
Forum: Stouffville 2014-04-01, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,494
Posted By R_D_G
I agree that you are probably OK if you are a few...

I agree that you are probably OK if you are a few hundred meters away. But there are residents in the vicinity of the proposed cell site.

I know for a fact that labs conducting LTE testing are...
Forum: Stouffville 2014-03-31, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,494
Posted By R_D_G
1) the cell sites are usually unsightly. 2) ...

1) the cell sites are usually unsightly.
2) the enodeBs (LTE base stations) can pump a heck of a lot more EM radiation than your wifI access point or cell phone. They need to transmit with a lot...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-01-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By R_D_G
haha. I'm glad to hear to hear that the smell is...

haha. I'm glad to hear to hear that the smell is not fecal in nature.

RDG
Forum: Ottawa 2014-01-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,892
Posted By R_D_G
If you are really concerned with humidity in the...

If you are really concerned with humidity in the house, you can always run a dehumidifier.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2014-01-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,987
Posted By R_D_G
Does the water really stink when it leaks from...

Does the water really stink when it leaks from the ceiling? Perhaps it is rotting the wood?

RDG
Forum: Chit Chat 2014-01-07, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,385
Posted By R_D_G
The strange thing about this noise is that...

The strange thing about this noise is that everyone seems to have heard it at the same time. What are the chances of multiple houses relieving the built-up stresses in the frames at the same time? ...
Forum: Chit Chat 2014-01-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,385
Posted By R_D_G
It's called cryoseism. I first heard it on...

It's called cryoseism.

I first heard it on Christmas eve. It made for a good story for the kids.
...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-11-28, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,686
Posted By R_D_G
If it's a high efficiency furnace, it could be...

If it's a high efficiency furnace, it could be the combustion blower.

RDG
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2013-11-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 49,873
Posted By R_D_G
Families coming home from the parade.

Families coming home from the parade.
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2013-11-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 49,873
Posted By R_D_G
Folks, Why bother? In a few years, the train...

Folks,
Why bother? In a few years, the train whistle will be drowned out by noise from jet engines.
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2013-10-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,240
Posted By R_D_G
or tossed over the fence from neighboring yards? ...

or tossed over the fence from neighboring yards? :rolleyes:
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2013-10-07, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,240
Posted By R_D_G
What street do you live on?

What street do you live on?
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2013-09-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 49,873
Posted By R_D_G
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/09/20/via_...

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/09/20/via_trainbus_collision_whistle_ban_prevented_warning_before_crash.html#
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2013-07-09, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,652
Posted By R_D_G
Thanks BartBandy.

Thanks BartBandy.
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