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Forum: Burlington 2011-08-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,756
Posted By daytripscanada
Most TV's manufactured in the last 7-10 years...

Most TV's manufactured in the last 7-10 years will have DTV tuners. You simply need to go through the menu options and re-scan. The digital channels are usually stored in a different channel...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-07-27, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,580
Posted By daytripscanada
Did PVC... took a really close eye to tell the...

Did PVC... took a really close eye to tell the difference in the store.. they definitely feel different but looks are a lot harder to tell. The real wood was lighter and had more texture.. color...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-07-27, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By daytripscanada
You can also add an additional box spring if you...

You can also add an additional box spring if you are willing to shell out the $.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2011-07-27, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,883
Posted By daytripscanada
At the end of the day, in my own personal...

At the end of the day, in my own personal opinion, Brands mean nothing now. There was a day when you bought a Lennox or a Carrier it meant something different than the next brand but in this day and...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-07-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,271
Posted By daytripscanada
Most A/V people don't recommend it -- But it's...

Most A/V people don't recommend it -- But it's personal preference. It looks very cool/trendy and it's useful for the casual viewer. I would have loved to do it in my place because of the open...
Forum: Burlington 2011-07-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,872
Posted By daytripscanada
I'll never understand why in these subdivisions...

I'll never understand why in these subdivisions with 30-60' sized lots, the builder doesn't just do the fences as part of the house. Ask for extra money on closing for "future fencing" and have a...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-07-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,427
Posted By daytripscanada
The fridge is sealed and shouldn't drip if it's...

The fridge is sealed and shouldn't drip if it's installed correctly and the temperature is set correctly. You also want to make sure the house isn't humid -for the hardwood floors this is a...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-07-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,775
Posted By daytripscanada
It looks correct to me. If you were doing a...

It looks correct to me. If you were doing a microwave over the range, you would need to have the cabinet/vent much higher. For a standard hood, it's probably about right.

I know that for gas...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-07-12, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,399
Posted By daytripscanada
Every builder is different. Find out what...

Every builder is different. Find out what materials they are using and the price, then compare. Also find out what type of flooring they use underneath and if they will discount you for not getting...
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2011-07-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,151
Posted By daytripscanada
Home Depot/Walmart also sell the dark grey ones...

Home Depot/Walmart also sell the dark grey ones -- they are room darkening for bedrooms.

They work great. They stay stuck up even with the windows open. The pleats make them look like real blinds...
Forum: Markham / Thornhill / Vaughan 2011-06-16, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,829
Posted By daytripscanada
The main problem with hardwood floors in the...

The main problem with hardwood floors in the kitchen is a large water leak such as a fridge waterline. If it's not cleaned up quickly it will cause issues (although most home insurance covers such a...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-06-06, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,283
Posted By daytripscanada
The best angle to watch tv is with the TV...

The best angle to watch tv is with the TV directly at eye level where you are sitting. It affords the best picture as well as being comfortable on the back and neck.

Over the fireplace looks great...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-05-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By daytripscanada
Only draw back I see is they are heavy... but the...

Only draw back I see is they are heavy... but the picture is worth the additional weight...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2011-05-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By daytripscanada
I second Plasma -- still the king of all TVs.

I second Plasma -- still the king of all TVs.
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2011-05-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,918
Posted By daytripscanada
Bradford re-sale values also went up 17% last...

Bradford re-sale values also went up 17% last year and the new houses appreciated around 12-15%. They are also a "growth node" and as such have been receiving a lot of government funding. Many new...
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2011-05-10, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By daytripscanada
Bradford re-sale values also went up 17% last...

Bradford re-sale values also went up 17% last year and the new houses appreciated around 12-15%. They are also a "growth node" and as such have been receiving a lot of government funding. Many new...
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2011-05-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By daytripscanada
I chose Bradford but that is because I work...

I chose Bradford but that is because I work directly south at Yonge & 401 and it was an easier commute. I've also noticed the drive Westbound on the 401 is CRAZY at night, basically bumper to bumper...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-05-04, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,328
Posted By daytripscanada
Water damage for sure. It's probably got some...

Water damage for sure. It's probably got some mold behind the baseboard. If the floor has a good slope, it should only be behind the baseboard. Do you notice water rolling down the floor after...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2011-04-28, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,027
Posted By daytripscanada
Yep. Kinda no point in even asking. If you want...

Yep. Kinda no point in even asking. If you want to understand the average for first time home buyers, look at the average income in the area you are looking, the average house price, and throw it...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-04-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,800
Posted By daytripscanada
Yeah I don't think they should even bother...

Yeah I don't think they should even bother selling them.. They are illegal pretty much everywhere except in the farm/cottage type areas and most of those people just use fire pits anyways.

I'm...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-04-16, 09:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,074
Posted By daytripscanada
Can you post what the actual lights look like?...

Can you post what the actual lights look like? That looks great but I'm curious to see if I can find something similar at like a Home Depot or something. Most things I saw were very thick so without...
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2011-04-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,335
Posted By daytripscanada
Big backyard all the way. Very rare in this day...

Big backyard all the way. Very rare in this day and age.
Forum: Ottawa 2011-04-05, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By daytripscanada
No. Access to any service box (Hydro, Telephone,...

No. Access to any service box (Hydro, Telephone, Cable, etc) is covered under a Utility Easement bylaw meaning the service provider has a legal right to access that box at any time. In the past when...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-04-02, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,291
Posted By daytripscanada
From today's STAR. ...

From today's STAR.

http://www.yourhome.ca/homes/decor/colinandjustin/article/965337--colin-and-justin-a-welcoming-kitchen
Forum: Ottawa 2011-03-31, 08:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,291
Posted By daytripscanada
Here is an good article with pros and cons from a...

Here is an good article with pros and cons from a Real Estate agent...

http://warner-robins-realtor.com/2011/02/kitchen-flooring-which-is-better-hardwood-flooring-or-tile-flooring/
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