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Forum: Ottawa 2022-03-31, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By ABoatNerd
Water & Mold in Basement Wall Cavities - 5 Yr Old New House

Greetings everyone:

Issue - Just found out there is excessive water and mold in the wall cavities around my 5 year old house. There is water flowing out of the wall cavities onto the floor in...
Forum: Ottawa 2022-03-31, 12:10 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 99,581
Posted By ABoatNerd
Enercare - How To Fight - 97 Yr Old Paying since 2015 for 0

Hi everyone:

Thanks to pabloottawa for his leadership on this amazingly anti consumer company.

Question - Best Tactics For This Situation

Just found out my 97 year old uncle has been paying...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-11-15, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,046
Posted By ABoatNerd
Wet Insulation Bsmt - Above Grd Foundation/Walkout

Greetings everyone!

Awful to see that white stuff this morning.

Your assistance, please and thank you.

I have a walk out house, so a good proportion of the foundation is above ground.

I...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-15, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By ABoatNerd
Thanks, I have checked the photograph posting...

Thanks, I have checked the photograph posting sizing, all my pics are too large it seems.
Have a great day!
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By ABoatNerd
Hi Camoki: My husband and I are very pleased...

Hi Camoki:

My husband and I are very pleased with Yard Unlimited - they are the premier landscape company in Ottawa, Kanata Landscaping would be 2nd. Yards is also I think, the most expensive, but...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By ABoatNerd
Thanks Mitsuko! I still can not attach...

Thanks Mitsuko!

I still can not attach pictures, very frustrated.

However, the dark oval areas of the parging have now blistered and fallen off, looks damp behind. There are now holes in the...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By ABoatNerd
Glad to hear. We have used Yards Unlimited...

Glad to hear.

We have used Yards Unlimited 2x here in Richardson Ridge - 1st class operation. All documented, organized, brings a port a pottie for big jobs. Class operation all the way, not the...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-04, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By ABoatNerd
Security Token - Uploading Pictures??????

Hello:

I am trying to upload pictures to support a recent post.

All I get is "security token" error message. I have sent messages to Administration, nothing.

Could someone advise what is...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-10-02, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By ABoatNerd
Foundation Parging - Water Marks? Opinion

Greetings everyone:

Hope you and your families are well.

I seem unable to upload pictures at this point "security token"???????

These marks are on part of my parging - between the grass line...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-28, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By ABoatNerd
Greetings Halton Home Inspector. You have been...

Greetings Halton Home Inspector.
You have been most kind to me with your time and information as well as informing the public about the relevant laws that influence home construction.

Thank you...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-28, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By ABoatNerd
OttawaG! Hello - your neighbours are all paved...

OttawaG!
Hello - your neighbours are all paved over - I believe that is against many laws in Ottawa and Ontario.
My thought is should you prepare a report with your issues and include pictures....
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By ABoatNerd
House Built Too Low On Lot - What To Do?

Greetings everyone, hope each of you and your families are well.

I have attached three (3) pictures, I hope!


Ok, I have posted on my new home construction and property flooding before. Based...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-07-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 99,581
Posted By ABoatNerd
Get advice P! You are a real subject matter...

Get advice P!
You are a real subject matter expert on this.
Thank you for your service to the public!
Forum: Tarion Questions 2021-03-05, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,432
Posted By ABoatNerd
Greetings! Thanks so much folks for responding,...

Greetings!
Thanks so much folks for responding, this is such a great site.

The builder could not attempt a resolution as it involved both adjacent neighbours ie major grading issues on my lot and...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2021-03-04, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,432
Posted By ABoatNerd
1st year issue not resolved, now in year 4 - Going For It

Hello everyone!

Hope you remain well as well as your families.

I am going to the Tarion Ombudsman with a year 1 item, not resolved item.

I have been advised by my lawyer that if the year one...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By ABoatNerd
Hi ottawaguy58. They have, there are many...

Hi ottawaguy58.
They have, there are many residents with complaints to the developer and the City and the City is running scared because they have not had the grading and flooding issues resolved in...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2021-02-11, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,125
Posted By ABoatNerd
Insurance Claim Against City for Developer Damage

Hi!

Has anyone submitted a claim against their municipality for damage done by a new subdivision developer and where the municipality approved the work?

Wondering about exploiting municipal...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By ABoatNerd
Hi Camoki: The subdivision is Richardson...

Hi Camoki:

The subdivision is Richardson Ridge. Major grading errors made by the developer and there is a growing body of owners who are challenging the City for not ensuring the approvals are...
Forum: Ottawa 2021-02-11, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By ABoatNerd
Making City Insurance Claim due to City/Developer Damage

Greetings everyone:

Anyone have any experience submitting an insurance claim to Ottawa to be compensated for $ resulting from their work to fix mistakes made by their developer and when Ottawa...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-12-12, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By ABoatNerd
Thanks so much Halton Home Inspector! Good...

Thanks so much Halton Home Inspector!

Good advice indeed.

I intend to make a submission to the Ontario Building Code Tribunal against the City and builder.

Is there a specific type of...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-12-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By ABoatNerd
Halton Home Inspector: You are right for...

Halton Home Inspector:

You are right for sure. The City of Ottawa Planning group are significantly incompetent.

I spent 37 years in commercial real estate development in 4 cities in Canada -...
Forum: Stouffville 2020-12-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,571
Posted By ABoatNerd
Ontario Building Code Tribunal - Homeowners Submit Case?

Hi there!

Is there any reason a homeowner can not submit a case to the Tribunal against their municipality and developer?

My builder made big grading and surface water mistakes in violation of...
Forum: Burlington 2020-12-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,566
Posted By ABoatNerd
Ontario Building Code Tribunal - Homeowners Submit Case?

Hi there!

Is there any reason a homeowner can not submit a case to the Tribunal against their municipality and developer?

My builder made big grading and surface water mistakes in violation of...
Forum: Milton 2020-12-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,445
Posted By ABoatNerd
Ontario Building Code Tribunal - Homeowners Submit Case?

Hi there!

Is there any reason a homeowner can not submit a case to the Tribunal against their municipality and developer?

My builder made big grading and surface water mistakes in violation of...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-12-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,079
Posted By ABoatNerd
Ontario Building Code Tribunal - Homeowners Submit Case?

Greetings everyone!

Can a homeowner make a submission to the OBC Tribunal regarding violations of the OBC made by the developer and the City?

The web site says it is typically used by a...
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