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Forum: Burlington 2011-12-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By John & Tracy
Thumbs up We just used Kleenrite (http://www.kleenrite.ca)...

We just used Kleenrite (http://www.kleenrite.ca) yesterday and they did a FANTASTIC job. We've been in our house for over 5 years and you wouldn't believe the wood / drywall / insulation they pulled...
Forum: Burlington 2010-05-28, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By John & Tracy
Thumbs up Great news! The land has been officially...

Great news!

The land has been officially purchased, the government has allocated funding, and they're going forward with the architectural design. The plan is to break ground a year from now and...
Forum: Building and Construction 2009-03-30, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,984
Posted By John & Tracy
At the risk of stepping on some toes, I don't...

At the risk of stepping on some toes, I don't think you're following what Greg is saying.

When the studs warp, the most common way to fix the problem is to cut the stud on an angle like that, pull...
Forum: Burlington 2009-01-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,248
Posted By John & Tracy
I'd like to know as well! Thanks.

I'd like to know as well! Thanks.
Forum: Burlington 2007-10-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,404
Posted By John & Tracy
We are using Cogeco for cable / internet, and...

We are using Cogeco for cable / internet, and Primus TalkBroadband VOIP for phone. Nothing else comes close for us with regards to the price / features of the Primus VOIP service. Cogeco has been...
Forum: Burlington 2007-03-30, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By John & Tracy
Thumbs up Just another follow-up: Home Depot rents the...

Just another follow-up: Home Depot rents the crimping tool for making PEX connections. It's $8 for four hours, so that's what I'll be doing this weekend. No need to call in a plumber for a 5-minute...
Forum: Burlington 2007-03-26, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By John & Tracy
I just wanted to follow up on this thread having...

I just wanted to follow up on this thread having (finally!) moved in.

The dishwasher install was painless - Mattamy even supplied a breaker at the panel for the dishwasher, so one less thing I...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2007-03-26, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,596
Posted By John & Tracy
We got all of ours at Covers in Oakville. By far...

We got all of ours at Covers in Oakville. By far the cheapest we found, and had enough sizes to cover all of the odd sized windows as well.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-02-26, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,950
Posted By John & Tracy
Sears offers a 24-month equal payment plan which...

Sears offers a 24-month equal payment plan which most (all?) other stores don't. This is the specific reason we went with Sears, as we found better prices elsewhere. The Sears price match policy...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-01-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By John & Tracy
No problem at all, glad I could help. If...

No problem at all, glad I could help.

If anyone has any requests for the CR rating specific to a model on the various lists, let me know and I will try to post it for you.

These list will...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-01-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By John & Tracy
Put the cheque in the mail... :cool: ...

Put the cheque in the mail... :cool:

Consumer Reports Ratings:
Dishwashers...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-01-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By John & Tracy
There are some GREAT posts over on That Home Site...

There are some GREAT posts over on That Home Site (http://ths.gardenweb.com) pertaining to this specific issue. Here is a quote from a Whirlpool employee:


You can read the whole thread here...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-01-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,344
Posted By John & Tracy
The only thing I'll add to that is that it may be...

The only thing I'll add to that is that it may be worth considering upgrading to the 8500 Sport HT washer since it has the new suspension system and integrated water heater. The 8300 does not.

Oh,...
Forum: Burlington 2006-10-26, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By John & Tracy
Let's just say I've had a few friends and family...

Let's just say I've had a few friends and family that have bought new homes and needed to get things connected off the bat! It's really not that big of a deal, but if you're uncomfortable at all...
Forum: Burlington 2006-10-26, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By John & Tracy
As for electrical, Mattamy "should" provide you...

As for electrical, Mattamy "should" provide you with a length or wire run from the proximity of your electrical panel to the proximity of your dishwasher, although sometime they do "forget". You'll...
Forum: Burlington 2006-09-27, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By John & Tracy
Can I ask what types of things you wanted moved?...

Can I ask what types of things you wanted moved? Just curious what to look for when the time comes. Thanks,

John
Forum: Burlington 2006-09-26, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By John & Tracy
Good luck today and let us know how it goes! ...

Good luck today and let us know how it goes!

John
Forum: Burlington 2006-09-05, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By John & Tracy
Just for some more background on this issue...

Just for some more background on this issue (since I've been reading up on it), it's actually Halton Region proposing this solution, and as a by-product they (we) may be able to help Toronto out....
Forum: Burlington 2006-09-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,634
Posted By John & Tracy
It's actually an "energy-from-waste" facility, or...

It's actually an "energy-from-waste" facility, or an incinerator, and it would be located at the current dump site off of Highway 25 in Milton. I think Halton region is just trying to look towards...
Forum: Burlington 2006-08-30, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By John & Tracy
Thumbs up We drove by the site after "Mattamy U" last night...

We drove by the site after "Mattamy U" last night and noticed that all of the footings and most of the foundations have been poured. They've also started framing a few homes, and one or two are...
Forum: Burlington 2006-08-28, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By John & Tracy
It's possible that they've changed the numbering,...

It's possible that they've changed the numbering, but more likely that the website is wrong. I remember when they first put the street names on the map - Muson and McCurdy were switched.

John
Forum: Burlington 2006-08-28, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By John & Tracy
Zoning Map

Just an FYI, the Burlington Zoning website (http://mapping.burlington.ca/onpoint/onpoint?&LINK=true&PROJECT=Zoning%20Bylaw&MAPTAB=Zoning) has been updated to show our addresses.

John

Edit:...
Forum: Burlington 2006-08-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,694
Posted By John & Tracy
We got our invitation in the mail last night -...

We got our invitation in the mail last night - see you all there!

John & Tracy
Forum: Burlington 2006-06-09, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By John & Tracy
I figured excavation would be starting soon. Good...

I figured excavation would be starting soon. Good news! It's only a matter of time!
Forum: Burlington 2006-06-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,809
Posted By John & Tracy
We're in on February 17th, 2007.

We're in on February 17th, 2007.
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