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Forum: Ottawa 2019-05-22, 05:18 PM
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Posted By xdarrylx
...add to that the small Jockvale bridge is...

...add to that the small Jockvale bridge is getting shutdown for several months over the summer to reinforce it knowing that the GB realignment isn't coming anytime soon so they need to spend more $...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-25, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 539,965
Posted By xdarrylx
Pretty much everything is warrantable at the 1yr...

Pretty much everything is warrantable at the 1yr mark, it's afterward that a lot of things drop off. Good luck! ;)
Forum: Basement Finishing and Renovations 2019-01-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,278
Posted By xdarrylx
Great pics (so far)! Good luck and looking...

Great pics (so far)!

Good luck and looking forward to seeing the progress. Cheers! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By xdarrylx
Many threads on negotiating design credits with...

Many threads on negotiating design credits with various builders. Few tips from my (successful) experience:

1) You won't know if you don't ask so even if people here say "hell no, not possible",...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By xdarrylx
Are the mixing valves covered under a rental...

Are the mixing valves covered under a rental agreement? Curious...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By xdarrylx
Let us know what you find, Houserer

Let us know what you find, Houserer
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-04, 02:29 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,297
Posted By xdarrylx
That is absolutely terrible planning/service. I...

That is absolutely terrible planning/service. I am sorry you're living through that. Minto should be ashamed.

"here's your car, congrats on your purchase...we'll paint it in the next few weeks,...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By xdarrylx
Never heard of.

Never heard of.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By xdarrylx
Over fireplace usually makes the most sense and...

Over fireplace usually makes the most sense and unless you watch 5hrs a day, or mount it high up on the wall of a 10ft ceiling, the neck strain issue is pretty much a moot point. Also, if you ensure...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,656
Posted By xdarrylx
Assessments are always nominal, it's the actual...

Assessments are always nominal, it's the actual service that will cost you. Good luck!
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-31, 04:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,742
Posted By xdarrylx
Neat little strip mall - quite far south as I...

Neat little strip mall - quite far south as I haven't been out that way in ages, but good for upcoming communities! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By xdarrylx
Perhaps temperature -wise you're doing well, and...

Perhaps temperature -wise you're doing well, and kudos if so, but one of the reasons I took down all my builder insulation was so that I knew what was behind the insulation. It was important to me...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-07, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,327
Posted By xdarrylx
Always skeptical of initial posts bashing a...

Always skeptical of initial posts bashing a builder (or any company for that matter) and quite sure the OP has already made the purchase so not really much value replying after 6yrs+. :confused:
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Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By xdarrylx
^ this, from my experience. Good luck...

^ this, from my experience.

Good luck regardless, hope you can create a thread and update as the work progresses...you'll get a lot of feedback along the way that is sure to be valuable (and...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-30, 10:40 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 33,578
Posted By xdarrylx
^ Agreed. Underpad is definitely the way to...

^ Agreed.

Underpad is definitely the way to go if you want to preserve/extend the life of any carpet.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,881
Posted By xdarrylx
I think we can all agree that based on what we...

I think we can all agree that based on what we are seeing, if you live/work/send kids to school in BH, KN, NP or ST that you're in good shape, regardless of the slight jockeying and trading of...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,881
Posted By xdarrylx
What source did you use for that info? Curious to...

What source did you use for that info? Curious to see...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 710
Posted By xdarrylx
^ ha! But gerapau is correct, it'll often say led...

^ ha! But gerapau is correct, it'll often say led on the side or somewhere on the housing.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,881
Posted By xdarrylx
Low inventory, booming part of the city?

Low inventory, booming part of the city?
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,297
Posted By xdarrylx
^ this! :)

^ this! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,742
Posted By xdarrylx
Cost? No idea, someone with that model or price...

Cost? No idea, someone with that model or price book can comment.

My $.02 on doing it with builder or afterwards:

PRO:
- nice to "get it over with" as you said, move in and ready!
- HW...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 29,297
Posted By xdarrylx
The only concern about waiting that we went...

The only concern about waiting that we went through (and would not ever again) was that the melting/thawing of snow that ran down the roof and onto our driveway (depends on the slope of your roof)...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,360
Posted By xdarrylx
Reasonable deals are ~$200-$300 for a 1/2HP unit...

Reasonable deals are ~$200-$300 for a 1/2HP unit with most of the standard items (keypad inside and out, remote(s) and hardware). Often times a bit extra for brackets depending on where it is going...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,825
Posted By xdarrylx
Won't use $30k at the design center? :confused: ...

Won't use $30k at the design center? :confused:

If you're on a budget, I guess not, but for a single home that number can get blown away quite quickly on things you wouldn't want to do afterwards...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-13, 03:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,643
Posted By xdarrylx
To each their own. Some people don't want...

To each their own.

Some people don't want yard/lawn maintenance but having a place to park multiple cars so lane ways aren't widened in turn making the curb appeal ugly is something that will...
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