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Forum: Burlington 2013-07-27, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By nielboy
That's the same as Pollard Windows except the...

That's the same as Pollard Windows except the warranty is 10 years I believe.
Forum: Halton Region 2013-07-07, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,347
Posted By nielboy
M & M Tables in Stoney Creek can refinish the...

M & M Tables in Stoney Creek can refinish the table. I'm not sure if they do re-upholstering. They are one of the best for refinishing. We bought a kitchen table from them years ago. Top quality.
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Forum: Burlington 2013-06-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By nielboy
Both of these companies came highly recommended...

Both of these companies came highly recommended by friends.

Gib-san is also a great company. With pools you get what you pay for.

http://boldtpools.ca/

http://www.soldapools.com/
Forum: Ottawa 2013-04-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,218
Posted By nielboy
I'd definitely do it. We opted to have the...

I'd definitely do it.

We opted to have the builder credit us for the door they were providing and bought an aluminum insulated door from Garaga doors.

We also had the whole garage...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-04-03, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By nielboy
Thanks oakvillehomeowner.

Thanks oakvillehomeowner.
Forum: Durham - General 2013-04-03, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By nielboy
Bevelled for me....I like the extra profile, like...

Bevelled for me....I like the extra profile, like you have on your door casings and baseboards.

They don't look as nice just squared off.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-04-02, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By nielboy
Where is Directline selling to the public. Is it...

Where is Directline selling to the public. Is it out of their Fairview Street Headoffice or their warehouse on the North Service Road in Burlington?

Thanks.
Forum: Building and Construction 2013-03-12, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By nielboy
Our foundation is parged and I wish that the...

Our foundation is parged and I wish that the builder had just left the foundation alone.

Parging will always eventually fall off and have to re-done.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-03-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By nielboy
That's what we have. It's a nice vestibule that...

That's what we have. It's a nice vestibule that opens up to the rest of the basement.

That way there is no loss of heat/AC and the sound doesn't travel.

Once we finish the basement we'll widen...
Forum: Burlington 2013-03-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,765
Posted By nielboy
My friend ahd Desi's do his roof with the GAF...

My friend ahd Desi's do his roof with the GAF Fibreglass shingles a year or so ago and he was happy with the price and service.

I've also heard that Cherry & Clarke are very good...all third hand...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-02-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,460
Posted By nielboy
We've got wood shutters on our two story windows...

We've got wood shutters on our two story windows so have the same problem. I use an extending pole like this one....
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-02-14, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By nielboy
Ancaster....part of Hamilton.

Ancaster....part of Hamilton.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-02-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By nielboy
I think the spray foam on the underside of the...

I think the spray foam on the underside of the floor joists (ie garage ceiling) is a building code requirement....at least in my area.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2013-02-06, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,506
Posted By nielboy
+1 ...

+1

http://homestars.com/companies/213606-landmart-homes?page=1
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2013-01-18, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,626
Posted By nielboy
Contractor for Crown Moulding in Durham Region.

My friend in Durham (Brooklyn) is looking for a contractor to install wood or MDF crown moulding in a couple of bedrooms for him.

Anyone have any referrals for that area?

Thanks
Forum: Building and Construction 2013-01-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,535
Posted By nielboy
Our builder tiled the ceiling of our tub...

Our builder tiled the ceiling of our tub enclosure and they do the bare minimum so I would say yes it should be tiled.
Forum: Ottawa 2012-12-28, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,841
Posted By nielboy
There is a service that does a couple of houses...

There is a service that does a couple of houses in my neighbourhood. These clowns show up at 3:00am and start going to town with snowblowers that sound like Sherman tanks...I swear the mufflers on...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-11-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 71,929
Posted By nielboy
So it sounds like it's puddling on the outside...

So it sounds like it's puddling on the outside and soaking under the door.

You should make sure your garage floor is sloping outward. We had a problem with ours where the floor was sloping...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-11-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 71,929
Posted By nielboy
Is that puddling you're getting on the inside or...

Is that puddling you're getting on the inside or is the water from outside soaking into the concrete & showing up on the inside?
Forum: Ottawa 2012-11-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 71,929
Posted By nielboy
Master....do you have the rubber weather...

Master....do you have the rubber weather stripping along the bottom of the garage door?

http://www.elite-xpressions.com/garagedoorrubberseal.htm
Forum: Burlington 2012-11-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,956
Posted By nielboy
Chamberlain or Sears. Avoid Genie...I bought...

Chamberlain or Sears.

Avoid Genie...I bought a really high end Genie a few years ago & completely regretted it. They are just not made with the same quality as Chamberlain & Sears.
Forum: Waterloo Region 2012-10-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,474
Posted By nielboy
Once you signed on the dotted line, the builder...

Once you signed on the dotted line, the builder isn't going to budge one bit.
Forum: Burlington 2012-10-16, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By nielboy
Great thanks for the informantion..that's a good...

Great thanks for the informantion..that's a good idea.

I've already got a call into a company called Pesticon that I've heard good things about.

We'll see what they say.
Forum: Burlington 2012-10-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By nielboy
Pest Control Company recommendation

My wife & I have noticed in the past week or so the sound of some sort of critter in our walls/roof on our second floor above the garage during the night.

We don't have raccoons in our...
Forum: Burlington 2012-09-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By nielboy
We dealt with Granite Plus on Nebo around 9 years...

We dealt with Granite Plus on Nebo around 9 years ago & were happy with there service, product & pricing.
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