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Forum: Ottawa 2018-06-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By Canin
My neighbor's sewer backed up and it came to a...

My neighbor's sewer backed up and it came to a lot more than the $25K he had insurance for. Ours are new Mattamy independent homes built in 2016 in the HMB area. So don't take for granted that the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-14, 08:42 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 175,676
Posted By Canin
You mentioned the intersection at Barnsdale and...

You mentioned the intersection at Barnsdale and Prince of Wales. The angle of the road is really and a very dangerous intersection. The other day I was travelling at night and turning left at...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Canin
I bought the ELM model and was my first home. I...

I bought the ELM model and was my first home. I too thought of laundry in the basement, but now prefer that it is upstairs. It is about convenience. You don't have to lug clothes up and down from the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,033
Posted By Canin
My neighbor did the fully insulated garage. He...

My neighbor did the fully insulated garage. He claims its keeps the house warmer. Not sure if it is money well spent. I did not do it so don't know if that is a good thing to do.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,033
Posted By Canin
I forgot to add that I upgraded the kitchen...

I forgot to add that I upgraded the kitchen cabinets level 2. I added pots and pan drawers. Upgraded cabinets are very important from resale point of view or so I was told. As well taller doors...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-18, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,033
Posted By Canin
hardwood on upper level would be nice and last...

hardwood on upper level would be nice and last for long. I have carpet and in no time it got dirty and catches all kinds of fibres and dirt.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-04-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,033
Posted By Canin
Depends how much you want to spend. You have...

Depends how much you want to spend. You have limited time and upgrades quickly blow your budget. 5K will barely get you anything, probably only the staircase. You will have to keep a figure in mind...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Canin
I agree. I found that not making much sense...

I agree. I found that not making much sense though that is the response that I got from a BB CSR. Go to any BB and you will see the $99 charge for install. I actually asked the person to reconfirm...
Forum: Real Estate Questions 2018-03-05, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,156
Posted By Canin
From what I hear, if you have benefitted from...

From what I hear, if you have benefitted from rebate on taxes, CRA may come after you for that difference. Other than that I don't think there is anything preventing sale before a year is up.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-05, 01:33 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,584
Posted By Canin
All home owners should be offered a choice at the...

All home owners should be offered a choice at the time of home purchase as to whether they want to install their own tank or go with the builders contract with companies like Cricket or Enercare....
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Canin
I too was looking for someone to have it...

I too was looking for someone to have it installed above the garage door. I think wired with cat 5 is the best way to go than rely on unreliable wireless. I spoke to Best Buy and if you buy the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-03-04, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
The name of the lawyer/law firm and contact info...

The name of the lawyer/law firm and contact info was there. I simply removed it before posting to avoid any complication.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
What other interest have builders got in forcing...

What other interest have builders got in forcing home buyers into rental agreements if they are not getting some kind of benefit? They are definitely not doing this for free for companies like...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-13, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By Canin
I too am in the same situation like Patrizia. I...

I too am in the same situation like Patrizia. I am 1 person living in a single detached home. I find the heating bills quite high. I keep the evening and night temp at 21 deg when I get back home 5PM...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-10, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
Today's Lowe's flyer 40 gal natural gas water...

Today's Lowe's flyer 40 gal natural gas water heater $847 delivered and installed and collection of old water heater.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
"But if I buy it, then Iím in the hook for...

"But if I buy it, then Iím in the hook for whatever it might happens."

If that is the case, why not have the furnace, fireplace, air-condition, fridge washing machine also on rental? These items...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By Canin
Heres the breakdown for my bill. I live in the...

Heres the breakdown for my bill. I live in the halfmoon Bay area in Nepean
house SQft 1900 Gas used 377 adjusted to 379 cumt

Consumption $20
Delivery to you $51.18
Transportation to Enbridge...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-02-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,153
Posted By Canin
I have a new build Mattamy 1900 sqft house. My...

I have a new build Mattamy 1900 sqft house. My bill from Jan 4 to Jan 31 was $131.6 without tax. I keep the temp at 17 deg during the day and 21 deg at night. I think my bill is due to the number of...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-29, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,162
Posted By Canin
People buy houses with single driveways and then...

People buy houses with single driveways and then have 4 cars. Then create problems for neighbours. If you expand a single car driveway, then my guess is the snow in winter gets chucked onto the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-16, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
Barrister & Solicitor December , 2017 ...

Barrister & Solicitor

December , 2017

Delivered via mail

RE: CRICKET HOME COMFORT INC.

Dear
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
I don't mind paying the rental fee and let them...

I don't mind paying the rental fee and let them deem I signed the agreement. Why I don't want to sign is for a few reasons. I feel that water heater rentals are unjustly imposed on home buyers in...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-01-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,308
Posted By Canin
Letter fromCricket Home Comfort litigation counsel sign water heater rental agreement

I recently received letter from legal counsel of Cricket Home Comfort to sign the rental agreement for the water heater. They had previously sent me the forms to sign which I did not, though I am...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-11-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,580
Posted By Canin
The people at the warranty office as well as...

The people at the warranty office as well as assistant builders are usually young people trying to gain experience. I have never yelled or have lost it when talking as I understand they too are...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-11-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,580
Posted By Canin
I have no complaints of the Mattamy build. They...

I have no complaints of the Mattamy build. They finally changed the person who was dealing with my warranty issues. Since the new person came on board, she was quick to address the issues and...
Forum: Ottawa 2017-11-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By Canin
I think you should have insisted that they do not...

I think you should have insisted that they do not make the exact same design. Not just change in colours. Right at the start you should have signed a contract saying that you would own the...
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