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Forum: Ottawa 2008-12-30, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,360
Posted By VascoF1
It has to be a joke. There is no parking over a...

It has to be a joke. There is no parking over a sidewalk or on the boulevard.
Forum: Burlington 2008-05-28, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,693
Posted By VascoF1
$21.33 per month is not bad? We are paying...

$21.33 per month is not bad?

We are paying $21.77 plus tax per month. It is through Direct Energy. Fortunately, we don't have a contract that locks us in so we will be having them pick it up...
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2008-03-23, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,555
Posted By VascoF1
Great read, thank you for sharing. Who would...

Great read, thank you for sharing. Who would have thought that the bidding wars continue to be a factor at present.

What I found to be one of the most important thoughts from this article is...
Forum: Stouffville - Heritage Estates 2008-03-06, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,479
Posted By VascoF1
We purchased a Conservatory Group Home in 2006. ...

We purchased a Conservatory Group Home in 2006. We are located in the Central Park II phase in Mississauga. We've had a poor experience with this builder. We are certainly not the only homeowners...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2008-02-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,383
Posted By VascoF1
I have the exact same problem. We moved into our...

I have the exact same problem. We moved into our new home in October of 2006. The builder has essentially stated the same thing. Is it an option to cover the problem vent? Will that really cause...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2007-02-27, 10:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,405
Posted By VascoF1
We have most people on my street not shoveling...

We have most people on my street not shoveling because they believe this is the case. Come on people, is it really that much more work to clear your portion?
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2007-02-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,019
Posted By VascoF1
The 8500 does have a soak feature. It is not...

The 8500 does have a soak feature. It is not 3.2, it's capacity is 3.6. Really no difference in size compared to the duet 9150.
Forum: Milton - Hollybank 2007-02-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,036
Posted By VascoF1
I just find this completely unacceptable. Direct...

I just find this completely unacceptable. Direct Energy (if that's who supplied the HWH) should be available to correct the problem without charge.

With respect to the temperature, it should be...
Forum: Brampton 2007-01-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,008
Posted By VascoF1
Yes, purely from a municipality/local government...

Yes, purely from a municipality/local government perspective.
Forum: Financing, Mortgages and Insurance 2007-01-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,206
Posted By VascoF1
We are with RBC Insurance. It was the most cost...

We are with RBC Insurance. It was the most cost effective policy.
Forum: Brampton 2007-01-13, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,008
Posted By VascoF1
Yes, this is the reason why house prices are...

Yes, this is the reason why house prices are generally cheaper than some of the other suburban regions around the Toronto area.

So what? Ultimately, it's our choice where we choose to live. ...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-11-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,837
Posted By VascoF1
The Kitchenaid model's oven can be a bit tight...

The Kitchenaid model's oven can be a bit tight small at only 4.1 cu ft (the frigidaire isn't that much larger at 4.2).

The 'true' convection system takes up more space than a freestanding range.
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2006-11-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,623
Posted By VascoF1
How about this? I purchased it from Future...

How about this?

I purchased it from Future Shop. It retails for $599 but you can negotiate with them for lower.

The 2nd and 3rd photos are not mine (my unit is still in transit).
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2006-10-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,235
Posted By VascoF1
Not a whole lot of value I agree. However, the...

Not a whole lot of value I agree. However, the site also states the purchaser can get a keypad console through a mail in rebate (for free?) with this package.

Greg,

Thanks for the...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2006-10-12, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,235
Posted By VascoF1
Greg,

Greg,

I'm seeing on the Sears website a model that allows you to switch on interior lights as well. The model is here:...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-10-02, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,216
Posted By VascoF1
We are also in the process of shopping for our...

We are also in the process of shopping for our appliances. Our house closes on Halloween day.

These are our choices thus far:

Refrigerator: KitchenAid French Door - KBFA25ERSS
Range:...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-09-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,012
Posted By VascoF1
New Products for 2007?

Anyone see any of the new products from KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Amana, etc. yet?

Typically, they are out at the beginning of September.

We are still waiting on any new french door refrigerators...
Forum: Stouffville - Mattamy On Main and Wheler’S Mill 2006-08-31, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,848
Posted By VascoF1
Another vote on this model; it is the RTH8500. I...

Another vote on this model; it is the RTH8500. I haven't installed it yet (the house closes in October) however looking forward to some of the savings.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-07-30, 10:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,012
Posted By VascoF1
Hello Mike, I believe the second price tag...

Hello Mike,

I believe the second price tag refers to the energy costs for one year. You're right; I had to do some digging to find a proper explanation. I found it here:...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-07-29, 10:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,012
Posted By VascoF1
Pardon me as I should have been more specific. ...

Pardon me as I should have been more specific. KitchenAid's 25 cu ft is not Energy Star compliant.
...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-07-29, 10:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,012
Posted By VascoF1
Be aware that the KitchenAid bottom mount...

Be aware that the KitchenAid bottom mount refrigerators are not energy star compliant. Compared to a similarly sized GE Profile or LG, they consume 20% more electricity.

Maytag has a 25.1 cu.ft....
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-06-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,194
Posted By VascoF1
Here are the scans of the consumer reports...

Here are the scans of the consumer reports article. You'll notice that the Sears 16032 did fairly well; considering it has a plastic tub. The Bosch units are very expensive.
...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-06-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,194
Posted By VascoF1
Whether or not the tub is stainless steel has no...

Whether or not the tub is stainless steel has no bearing on the noise level. There are a number of excellent dishwashers that have plastic tubs.

I'm going to try to upload an image of the...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-06-01, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,494
Posted By VascoF1
Smile Thank you for all of your input. Looking...

Thank you for all of your input.

Looking forward to the choices.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2006-05-31, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,494
Posted By VascoF1
Stainless Steel or Black Appliances

Good evening,

I was looking for everyone's honest opinion on what their preference is. Are we really in for a headache if we were to choose stainless steel?

Cost really isn't a factor for us...
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