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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-05, 09:20 PM
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Posted By TKG26
BBQHAVEN Mattamy homes to boot. :)

BBQHAVEN
Mattamy homes to boot. :)
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-05, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,067
Posted By TKG26
We bought in 2008 and closed in 2009. Builder...

We bought in 2008 and closed in 2009. Builder price went up 50,000$ by the time we moved in... Nice increase in value.

After ten years i would venture to guess we could turn almost a 200,000$...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
what make and model is your water heater? The...

what make and model is your water heater?
The buyout is typically close to the purchase price.

1700$ vs 4000$ is a big difference, are you actually comparing identical model tanks?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By TKG26
Mixing valves seem to have about a 5-7 year life...

Mixing valves seem to have about a 5-7 year life span in my experience working on water heaters

My shower mixing valve(the actual hot/cold valve) crapped out in about 4 years, i replace the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-18, 07:01 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
the anger should be directed at the builders....

the anger should be directed at the builders. They make these decisions.. Should u have choice? Sure i agree. But its the builder that does not give u the choice not enercare.

Its similar to you...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-17, 11:24 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
Well put GregS

Well put GregS
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-12, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By TKG26
The guide and menus are not lightning fast thats...

The guide and menus are not lightning fast thats for sure. I do have my basement box hardwired to ensure max bandwith. guide seems acceptible.


Installer installed a Ethernet splitter for me, as...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-10, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By TKG26
Ok so its installed. 2hr window for install. They...

Ok so its installed. 2hr window for install. They showed up on time. Technician was good. listened to what i wanted with the install. Said he would like the modem in the living room, i wanted 3...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-04, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By TKG26
Im switching from bell fibe to Rogers ignite this...

Im switching from bell fibe to Rogers ignite this weekend...

Ill come back and post my impressions..

From a price point they dont offer any price rebates other than getting crave/movies/hbo...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,143
Posted By TKG26
Dehumidification systems are a must for indoor...

Dehumidification systems are a must for indoor pools. Another operating cost..
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-02, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By TKG26
Sorry.. Yes the outside disconnect. Flipping the...

Sorry.. Yes the outside disconnect. Flipping the breaker gives the same result and probably better option :)
I happened to be in the backyard last week... I saw my a/c and thought i should pull the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-01, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By TKG26
I serviced hvac for 20 years... The ones most...

I serviced hvac for 20 years... The ones most prone to rodents chewing up wires or building nests where the condensers installed at ground level with a tarp or cover..

Mine is on a wall bracket...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-10-18, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By TKG26
if i had a builder willing to play ball and the...

if i had a builder willing to play ball and the basement elevation allowed it to fit, i would install one of these..

https://www.bradfordwhite.com/direct-vent-gas-models

no power needed, no...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-26, 10:51 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
agreed on all points urbandale is on the...

agreed on all points

urbandale is on the right track with giving options... But no one should expect home depot rates on a included tank..
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 10:29 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
will they sell you just a standard powervent?...

will they sell you just a standard powervent? should be in the 1800-2400 range
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 10:22 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
do you know what tank model it is? who the rental...

do you know what tank model it is? who the rental company is?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 10:17 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
this is true. so rent and forget knowing your not...

this is true. so rent and forget knowing your not going to pay for any service or repairs.. or roll the dice and own it..

Fact is the rental program on todays more complex tanks is more worth it...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 10:10 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
there ya go. at least urbandale gives the option....

there ya go. at least urbandale gives the option. Good for them.

Sounds like your getting a tank less or high efficiency tank at that price. not bad.

Save your self the headaches and drama......
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 10:00 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
what builder?

what builder?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 09:35 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
-you don't have a choice with many things in a...

-you don't have a choice with many things in a new home. Windows,shingles,plumbing,ect ect. These are not custom homes. You are buying a home from a builder with some minor changes and request at...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-25, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By TKG26
its your mixing valve. Double check all 3...

its your mixing valve. Double check all 3 connections are tight. Use a crescent wrench to tighten. IF no luck call a plumber.


FYI This is not covered by rental water heater company
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By TKG26
what does your gas range rating plate and...

what does your gas range rating plate and installation manual state?

Which ever is more is what you will need
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-09, 09:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By TKG26
If the range is not installed to meet its...

If the range is not installed to meet its installation manuals requirements... Hire a gas fitter to inspect and red tag the range... To push the issue. Be prepared for it to be possibly disconnected.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-09, 09:10 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
Small builder probably never used a rental tank....

Small builder probably never used a rental tank. That's why I was asking.. No contract no identifying decal for a rental company. Sounds like a customer owned tank..

Tank life span 15years is...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-08-08, 05:37 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,787
Posted By TKG26
Who built the house?

Who built the house?
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