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Forum: Ottawa 2013-07-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mart242
They are talking about a pipeline for crude, not...

They are talking about a pipeline for crude, not gas.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-07-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,081
Posted By mart242
Any tips on DIY maintenance? Can't be that hard..

Any tips on DIY maintenance? Can't be that hard..
Forum: Ottawa 2013-05-25, 12:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,948
Posted By mart242
Not bad at all.. wait until you add the...

Not bad at all.. wait until you add the appliances. Make sure to put the induction cooktop in line with the window for the sun to shine on it ;) (I'm pretty sure it was you)
Forum: Ottawa 2013-05-01, 09:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,444
Posted By mart242
Might be a killer but I prefer to live with the...

Might be a killer but I prefer to live with the slow uplink than having to deal with bell or rogers.. and if you need that much bandwidth, the low caps from Bell or Rogers will get old quickly!
Forum: Ottawa 2013-04-30, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,444
Posted By mart242
Go cable with teksavvy. I did a speedtest a...

Go cable with teksavvy. I did a speedtest a minute ago and get 32.5Mbps and it's now peak hour. not bad at all for ~45/month, 300GB
Forum: Ottawa 2013-04-26, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By mart242
http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showt...

http://www.buildinghomes.ca/community/forums/showthread.php?p=159775&highlight=general#post159775
Forum: Ottawa 2013-04-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By mart242
the city should ban flyers. waste of resources,...

the city should ban flyers. waste of resources, info is online anyways.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-04-04, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By mart242
Sprayfoam insulation in the basement is the way...

Sprayfoam insulation in the basement is the way to go. even in winter, my basement vents are almost fully shut.
Forum: Ottawa 2013-03-11, 09:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,003
Posted By mart242
Set money aside for the surprises along the way...

Set money aside for the surprises along the way...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-02-08, 09:12 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,003
Posted By mart242
Pool builders did mine. Had some concrete issues...

Pool builders did mine. Had some concrete issues but they "manned up" and fixed it. They've also changed their process (ie: they've got a new concrete guy who seems much better). The nice thing if...
Forum: Ottawa 2013-01-28, 12:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 19,003
Posted By mart242
and even with salt it can still turn green.. ...

and even with salt it can still turn green.. get a few hot sunny days with the cyanuric acid levels a bit low and bam! green water!
Forum: Ottawa 2013-01-25, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,111
Posted By mart242
Yeah, it was shot. I called reliableparts, they...

Yeah, it was shot. I called reliableparts, they added the part number in their system and ordered it. It's now working fine.. not sure for how long.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-09-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,059
Posted By mart242
They are maintaining the current site really well...

They are maintaining the current site really well since they are trying to get the expansion approved. Once it's approved, all bets are off. I'm sure it will smell like the old one did. Save...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-09-04, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,141
Posted By mart242
Good luck with the build! I met the site super...

Good luck with the build! I met the site super today and managed to snap a pic!
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-23, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,111
Posted By mart242
Neither was mine.. I thought it would (based on...

Neither was mine.. I thought it would (based on their website and the partial serial number they give which matches mine) but no such luck.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-10, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,111
Posted By mart242
Thanks. That did it. It took them 2 days to...

Thanks. That did it. It took them 2 days to find out that the part number I had given them was correct (which is why I only replied to the thread today) but pricing seems reasonable. $270.. I'll...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,111
Posted By mart242
Where to buy replacement blower for venmar ERV?

My blower motor died which seems to happen frequently based on google. They use some kind of crappy motor with sleeve bearings. Mine didn't seize but it's not spinning anymore. I'll do some further...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-05-31, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By mart242
Use weed-b-gone (scott ecosense)? ...

Use weed-b-gone (scott ecosense)?
http://www.scotts.ca/smg/catalog/productTemplate.jsp?proId=prod10440002&itemId=cat10130002
What it Controls
Weeds: Controls - Dandelion, English daisy, False...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-05-27, 07:53 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 61,246
Posted By mart242
Hmm, I spoke to Shad a month ago and he said that...

Hmm, I spoke to Shad a month ago and he said that this was in the works. There's an area of the roundabout where the fence could simply be opened up. We should just remove a panel and be done with...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-26, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
It looks like **** at the beginning, they're a...

It looks like **** at the beginning, they're a bit scrawny looking but it's still better than the chainlink fence. They grow fast if you maintain then well
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-25, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
When should they be trimmed during the season?

When should they be trimmed during the season?
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-25, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
They recommended not trimming it the 1st year and...

They recommended not trimming it the 1st year and going easy the 2nd. I'm guessing this applies to year 3+?
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-25, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
swamp cedars.

swamp cedars.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-25, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
And you get a 1 year warranty. It took a while...

And you get a 1 year warranty. It took a while before they replaced mine but that's not a surprise, I did not expect to make a special trip from the east end just to replace the 2 that died.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,305
Posted By mart242
I wish I had enough room to cover both side...

I wish I had enough room to cover both side fences with cedars and am hoping my neighbours will do it.



I ended up paying way less than what my neighbours who had to DIY paid (they were...
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