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Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2013-03-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By wilkie
My builder was Crystal homes. And sorry was my...

My builder was Crystal homes.
And sorry was my mistake it's actually about $48 every 3 months but even still thats only $16 per month. The other was a promo just for the first year.
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2013-03-11, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,680
Posted By wilkie
I rent my hot water tank and have had it serviced...

I rent my hot water tank and have had it serviced 3 times already (in 2 1/2) years. each time was what would be considered off hours stat holiday, saturday or Sunday once was a cheap sensor part but...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-10-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,851
Posted By wilkie
$10,000 is ridiculous So I would assume that the...

$10,000 is ridiculous So I would assume that the person giving the estimate is seeing something he doesn't like and really does not want the job.
(normal in the industry to high ball something you...
Forum: Stouffville 2012-09-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By wilkie
The tracks haven't been used for freight for a...

The tracks haven't been used for freight for a long time. they basically end in uxbridge now. it's go trains only and not sure if the heritage train still runs or not. (between uxbridge and...
Forum: Stouffville 2012-09-18, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,382
Posted By wilkie
Copy and Paste from the tarion website The...

Copy and Paste from the tarion website

The two year warranty is provided by your builder and covers:

Water penetration through the basement or foundation walls;

Defects in materials,...
Forum: Stouffville 2012-09-06, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 743
Posted By wilkie
Annual Street Sale Park Drive

Saturday Sept. 8th will be the annual street sale on Park drive north side of main street.

Thank-you in advance for coming out to see what we have.
Forum: Stouffville - River Ridge, MainStreet and Country Lane 2012-09-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,174
Posted By wilkie
$13 to $16 per sq ft or more. Depends on the...

$13 to $16 per sq ft or more.
Depends on the stone, access and size.
Price should include brick edge and polymeric sand in joints.
Stone can range in price from about $2.90 per sqft to $7.00 per...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-07-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By wilkie
A new lawn ( not yet or just barley rooted) you...

A new lawn ( not yet or just barley rooted) you should put down a STARTER fertilizer this will have a very low nitrogen (1st #) high phosphorus (middle #) and mid range potash (last #) Follow the...
Forum: East Gwillimbury 2012-06-25, 08:40 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,639
Posted By wilkie
this is the guy that i used ...

this is the guy that i used
http://www.southcentralontariohomeinspections.ca/

i got referred to him by someone else.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-06-01, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,958
Posted By wilkie
buy a can of spray foam and fill the hole. just...

buy a can of spray foam and fill the hole. just be sure to fill it up inside so it doesn't expand way out other wise you will see it. because it is so big an aea you may have to fill it in 2 or 3...
Forum: Stouffville 2012-05-17, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By wilkie
Call Dino, Here is his website. I have seen some...

Call Dino, Here is his website. I have seen some of his interior work and it is amazing.
http://www.kaylandconcepts.com/default.asp
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2012-05-03, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By wilkie
Contractor pricing is exactly what it sounds...

Contractor pricing is exactly what it sounds like. Stores / suppliers offer contractor pricing mostly to contractors for the purpose that the contractor always knows what they will be paying so it is...
Forum: Chit Chat 2012-03-16, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,378
Posted By wilkie
good luck. My dad fell for the bait and switch...

good luck. My dad fell for the bait and switch for phone, internet and tv and still now over 2 years later he still doesn't have what he was promised and still paying more than he was supposed to. He...
Forum: East Gwillimbury 2012-03-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,639
Posted By wilkie
Basically what sammie said. Yes I paid for...

Basically what sammie said.

Yes I paid for the driveway but not sure how much.
I moved in a little less than 2 years ago. happy over all service is a bit slow but at least it gets done.

you...
Forum: East Gwillimbury 2012-03-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,639
Posted By wilkie
I have one. It is a hydro transformer. Not too...

I have one. It is a hydro transformer. Not too much you can do about it. It sit ontop of a concrete vault. Normally with in a year or so the ground will sink around it. just call hydro and they will...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-02-29, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By wilkie
put a convex mirror on the fence like they do on...

put a convex mirror on the fence like they do on the front and back of a school bus so she can see around the fence.
Forum: Aurora 2012-02-16, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,442
Posted By wilkie
No sorry no one in particular I can recommend....

No sorry no one in particular I can recommend. Since I am in the business it would be bad for me to recommend a competitor. You could try just goggling something like "landscaping Aurora" and see...
Forum: Aurora 2012-02-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,442
Posted By wilkie
Get at least 3 or 4 quotes. It is best to have an...

Get at least 3 or 4 quotes. It is best to have an idea of what you want to do a rough sketch is good.
Be sure to compare apples to apples and everyone is quoting on the same thing. Like is planting...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2012-01-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By wilkie
Just because you close doesn't mean you have to...

Just because you close doesn't mean you have to move in that day. I closed but didn't move in untill 3 days later. left the house empty for the builder to finish PDI stuff was easy for us and them...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2011-12-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By wilkie
I think mine does that. not sure what the make is...

I think mine does that. not sure what the make is but I replaced the builders one after finding out that is was only accurate to +/- 4 deg. the temp was really fluctuating.

look at the packaging i...
Forum: Chit Chat 2011-11-28, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,643
Posted By wilkie
Builder installed a sofit plug (standard in all...

Builder installed a sofit plug (standard in all models) to a switch inside. The plug is in the ceiling of the porch so I just mounted a simple outdoor dial timer high up on the wall near the ceiling...
Forum: Chit Chat 2011-11-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,643
Posted By wilkie
5:00 pm till 11:00 pm and not before Dec. 1st.

5:00 pm till 11:00 pm and not before Dec. 1st.
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-11-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By wilkie
It is probably similar to the photo above only...

It is probably similar to the photo above only there would be no cold cellar under them. It would have the 2 sides attached to the foundation of the house with steel in the concrete. probably only...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-11-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By wilkie
This is common practice for builders. In the long...

This is common practice for builders. In the long run it will most likely be a problem. that bottom step will shift out and or sink in a few years. and the gravel if any that is currently under the...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-11-09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,168
Posted By wilkie
I'm not a roofer and don't know 100% what the...

I'm not a roofer and don't know 100% what the code is but i think they only have to put something under the bottom row of shingles which in most cases is just another shingle put on upside down. as...
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