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Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-09, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By eastendguy
2011 in Rockland. That would probably explain why...

2011 in Rockland. That would probably explain why it defaults to yes.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-07-09, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By eastendguy
Does my property have a back-water valve and how to find out?

Insurance questionnnaire: Do you have a backwater valve on your sewer line?

I bought the home from previous owner and not builder. Is this builder or city installed? I might just answer no in case...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By eastendguy
Cedar hedges.. how much do they grow per year

Hi,

I am looking at buying cedar hedges but the price depends on the height.

Can someone give me an idea of how much they would grow in a year? Can I expect a feet?

price

$5.50 3-4 feet...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-09, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By eastendguy
Hot tub in the summer

Hi,

just wondering what temps people keep their hot tubs in the summer. it is the first summer with mine. I have it at 97. Not sure if I would enjoy cooler.

Let me know,
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-04, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
when it's due, I am thinking of putting the same....

when it's due, I am thinking of putting the same. I love the look. Hopefully they will be able to do a perfect match.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-09, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
Yes I figure south will be the first side to...

Yes I figure south will be the first side to deteriorate (back of my house).

I'm probably going to put the same product. I love the look (the colors). If I go with another product it might change...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-08, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
Thanks for the info. I will start putting 1000$...

Thanks for the info. I will start putting 1000$ aside a year for roof replacement. At least I know what to expect now. I'M hoping for 7-8 years more however.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
Good point. Normally warranties don't transfer....

Good point. Normally warranties don't transfer. It will probably be a "fart in a windstorm" situation. Crossing my fingers I can get 15y out of my roof and not start to see any curling any time soon....
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
thanks for the info. I will start putting money...

thanks for the info. I will start putting money aside now for the replacement in that case. Hoping to get 5 more years on it.

When I built my home we used the architectural one. It looks so much...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By eastendguy
What type of roof do I have

Is this the 15y shingles?

If so my home is 8 years old which means I could be just passed 50% life expectancy.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-17, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By eastendguy
Cancelled! taking the extra 60$ a month and...

Cancelled! taking the extra 60$ a month and putting it directly on the mortgage! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-17, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By eastendguy
Driveway sealing

Hi,

what's the scoop on driveway sealing. Some seem to think it does nothing other than give it a black refreshed look. Does it actually protect it from cracking and prolong the life of it?

Do...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-04-04, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By eastendguy
Disability and Death insurance on mortgage

Hi,

I had not noticed but I am paying $600 approx per year for these mortgage insurances. I feel like they are not worth it.

I have these with my work.

The death insurance ($200/y) is...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-10, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
What I find difficult when building is knowing...

What I find difficult when building is knowing what you are getting exactly. But I trust this builder. I guess I would need to visit model home and ask 1,000 questions and document it all.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,919
Posted By eastendguy
The companies building in busy cities seem to be...

The companies building in busy cities seem to be getting away with a lot in terms of charging extras! It's Crazy they are getting away with charging extras for such silly things... Is it normal that...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
Ya that sucks :( Sorry this happened to you. It's...

Ya that sucks :( Sorry this happened to you. It's really unlucky. I am with The Brick so hopefully they are solid. A lot of furniture companies closing down these days. In the future I might just use...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
I have a feeling market will slowly grow every...

I have a feeling market will slowly grow every year in Ottawa with gvt jobs etc. If you build new you should not have renos to do. Build new, stay there 10 years (seems to be the sweetspot).

But...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
I never buy extended warranties except on...

I never buy extended warranties except on appliances (fridge, stove, washer and dryer) because I find they are made to break nowadays! All of mine, my friends, parents all had issues! There was even...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
Thanks yes and after doing the numbers a little...

Thanks yes and after doing the numbers a little more detailed like you suggested the closing costs completely offset the savings and that's not even considering the 'having to move' portion which we...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-07, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By eastendguy
This is exactly why I live in Rockland. None of...

This is exactly why I live in Rockland. None of this nonsense!
Glad I stayed away from the city. We don't have sidewalks to block lol
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
This could be an example of over to the next...

This could be an example of over to the next owner to pay for the wear and tear! Same house as me. It's a beauty!!! Built in 2006 so that means it is 13 years old. Sounds like a roof might be needed...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-07, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
Definetely not Tarion that is garbage! I rely on...

Definetely not Tarion that is garbage! I rely on the warranty on each item.

AC manufacturer 10y warranty
Furnace manufacturer 10y warranty
Hot Water tank manufacturer 10y warranty
Appliances...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
Not quite It's all a question of timing. The...

Not quite It's all a question of timing. The couple that sold me the home, purchased it new from the builder in 2011 for about 275k.

They lived in it for 8 years and sold it to me in late 2018 for...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
Not exactly what I was hoping to hear! LOL ...

Not exactly what I was hoping to hear! LOL

How do I find out?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By eastendguy
kitchen and bathrooms will need Renos by then for...

kitchen and bathrooms will need Renos by then for sure ($$$). I won't let it get to that.Over to the next owner!

See image under 'Attached Images'.

PS. Don't worry, I am known for being...
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