Go Back   BuildingHomes.ca - Building your community! > Search Forums


Showing results 1 to 25 of 49
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: stittsville resident
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-27, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
I wish that was the case. Our Home Inspector came...

I wish that was the case. Our Home Inspector came with a nice camera, but wouldn't use it to scan the entire house (or even trouble spots), only a limited number of issues we pointed to specifically...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-17, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Good2know has really good advice on this forum....

Good2know has really good advice on this forum. If you have other questions you can often find them answering them in another thread somewhere. They have helped me quite a bit.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
If you cannot inspect anything for any reason and...

If you cannot inspect anything for any reason and if there is any possibility that the builder could say you damaged that item after the pdi and they aren't responsible, make sure you have it noted...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-28, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Thank you for the encouragement. I have managed...

Thank you for the encouragement. I have managed to secure an onsite appointment with an upper management level employee of the builder this week. I will give them one last chance to do the right...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-24, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Thank you for trying to help. As you know, there...

Thank you for trying to help. As you know, there is so much paperwork involved in a deal like this that it can be easy to lose track. We didn't get an upgrade book, but we did a list of items we...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Yes, I have a description of the kind, but the...

Yes, I have a description of the kind, but the size is not listed and I don't remember ever seeing a size listed.

The kind ranges in size from 40,000 to 120,000 btu's on the manufacturer site.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Thank for that information! They are still...

Thank for that information!

They are still investigating, but I think they are only investigating whom is at fault and who has to pay to fix it. The furnace installers or the builder. The furnace...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Well the furnace people came today and confirmed...

Well the furnace people came today and confirmed that our heating problem is because the furnace is too small. Wouldn't a good home inspector know that and say something or am I wrong? Maybe not in...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
I wasn't aware of that, because 2 of the windows...

I wasn't aware of that, because 2 of the windows with broken seals, I can only see fog or ice on them intermittently. I'll research if there is a way to make bad windows fog.

Yes, I understand...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
That's a good suggestion and something I...

That's a good suggestion and something I understand because we've been doing that with some items already in a different way by saying things like, cannot tell if windows are scratched or dirty until...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-22, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
We just had a well educated home inspector, but...

We just had a well educated home inspector, but we found so many issues in the days after their 2 hour inspection which they didn't. If you don't point out every issue, inspectors miss them and one...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,933
You made me look in our new basement and I found...

You made me look in our new basement and I found one joist not by a window, but it has a draft and a little ice forming like yours. This isn't my first new build house, but it is my first new build...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Tarion: How to confirm the work has been done

We are concerned about the builder patching up defeciciencies and poor workmanship in conditions where you cannot confirm they have actually fixed the problem. I'm unclear on what we can do to try...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,890
We used lakeside to install our appliances. They...

We used lakeside to install our appliances. They were nice guys and I think they did a good job. They caused more damage to our hardwood floor than we would have liked. Their price was reasonable. I...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,685
We had a 2 stage move. For the first part we were...

We had a 2 stage move. For the first part we were forced by our company to use Westmount moving and they were hands down the worst movers we have ever dealt with. They contract under United. They...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,105
I forgot to say that Amigo Door did our install...

I forgot to say that Amigo Door did our install in December and they did a great job. Clean, professional and quick installation. If we install another GDO in the future we will definitely use them...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,470
You're in the Ottawa forum. You should check out...

You're in the Ottawa forum. You should check out the GTA forum.
Forum: Oakville 2018-12-06, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Pdi
Views: 2,877
Thank you very much, your contributions are very...

Thank you very much, your contributions are very helpful!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-03, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,470
Thumbs up Thank you for the info. Phil was very helpful and...

Thank you for the info. Phil was very helpful and sorted this out. I never had a tankless HW system before. I didn't realize they use an air intake and it's ok for that air intake to be closer to the...
Forum: Oakville 2018-11-30, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Pdi
Views: 2,877
Question I have read that the HRV intake needs to be 6...

I have read that the HRV intake needs to be 6 feet from the furnace exhaust. I looked at ours yesterday in prep for our PDI and saw it's at best 3 feet directly right from the exhaust and on the...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-29, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,470
Unfortunately I wasn't able to take one today and...

Unfortunately I wasn't able to take one today and won't be able to get back onsite until our pdi next week. The furnace exhaust was about 3 feet immediately to the left of the hrv intake. I've...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-29, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,571
Views: 518,470
Hi Phil, I thought you needed 6' clearance...

Hi Phil,

I thought you needed 6' clearance from the HRV intake from the furnace exhaust. I have at most 3 feet on our house and I walked around the neighbourhood and no one has near 6' clearance....
Forum: Tarion Questions 2018-11-28, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,633
I went through the construction performance guide...

I went through the construction performance guide 3rd edition and found there are some minor wording differences and 3.18 is now 3.19, but the only new point which include PDI in the description is:...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2018-11-28, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,633
Thumbs up Thank you very much for the help. For some reason...

Thank you very much for the help. For some reason I couldn't find the detailed construction performance guide.

We can't register yet, but I have a lot of reading to do now.

Have a great day.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-28, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Smile Thank you for posting this. I was searching for...

Thank you for posting this. I was searching for hours and could not find this document. I don't know where the link is on their site. I found the page listing them all individually, but I wanted them...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 49

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:15 AM.



Copyright © PHAND Corporation
This document may not be used elsewhere without the expressed written consent of PHAND Corporation.
*** There is no association between this website and any builder. ***

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.