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Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2015-05-27, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,209
Posted By Shadow
Do you have an HRV? When we moved into our...

Do you have an HRV? When we moved into our current place they had wired the fan into the HRV and the thermostat would not turn the fan on to circulate the air. Had rewire the board to be able to...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-04-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By Shadow
LaPierre Law in Blackburn. Have used them for...

LaPierre Law in Blackburn. Have used them for multiple purchases

http://www.lapierrelaw.ca/
Forum: Ottawa 2015-01-29, 03:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,992
Posted By Shadow
Another reason why agents suck. LOL. And they say...

Another reason why agents suck. LOL. And they say they work for their clients to find them the right home. Apparently Grapevine homes are the wrong homes. Sigh. But i have heard the same of agents...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-01-27, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,992
Posted By Shadow
We have dold a number of homes via Grapevine and...

We have dold a number of homes via Grapevine and have always been successful even when agents tried to tell us we would not be. You simply need to have a few agents come in and provide you a price...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-28, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,063
Posted By Shadow
Quick tip for the down vent ones....place a round...

Quick tip for the down vent ones....place a round magnet on the flap (heavier ones...availab le at HD or Lowes). Helps weigh it down from the wind cathing it and making it bang or flap. Makes no...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-24, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,958
Posted By Shadow
Builder cleans are garbage. They get someone with...

Builder cleans are garbage. They get someone with a shop vac to vacuum out the ducts. Very poor job and I have seen the same from multiple builders.

I have user enviro-pure a number of times. The...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-14, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By Shadow
I'm sorry but I would not recommend them. I...

I'm sorry but I would not recommend them.

I had them out this summer to install a gas line to our dryer which them came out, quoted and did right away (on a Friday). The price was right and we...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-11-05, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,963
Posted By Shadow
Behr makes a popcorn paint that you can apply...

Behr makes a popcorn paint that you can apply with a sponge. Fairly inexpensive and should do what you want it to do.

Sponge
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/dynamic-stipple-sponge/978756
...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-10-30, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,851
Posted By Shadow
The Saudi's are allowing it to drop to screw with...

The Saudi's are allowing it to drop to screw with the US and Canada (not totally Russia and Iran).

As the price drops it make the oils sands and shale oil unprofitable. They are hoping that...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-10-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 932,884
Posted By Shadow
Always remember that you are buying a home that...

Always remember that you are buying a home that is built by the lowest bidder....sad but true
Forum: Ottawa 2014-10-03, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,397
Posted By Shadow
also thinking the same bylaw that would apply to...

also thinking the same bylaw that would apply to ACs on the side of the house would apply to a shed on the side....just saying. We live is a very stupid city
Forum: Ottawa 2014-09-26, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,397
Posted By Shadow
I believe the same bylaw says that they need to...

I believe the same bylaw says that they need to be 3 ft from your fence as well....how many sheds are right up against them?

Friend just installed one on the side of his house. Looks great and...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-09-25, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 932,884
Posted By Shadow
Orbital uses old phone lines of cable to run...

Orbital uses old phone lines of cable to run their wiring which is why you have this. Just a poor choice of wiring instead of a 2 wire set...sigh. Thought they would have improved on that.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-09-03, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,496
Posted By Shadow
Minto is no longer swamp land...that was their...

Minto is no longer swamp land...that was their intial phase. And having owned a Cardel I would personally go with Minto instead.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-23, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,015
Posted By Shadow
I see Tamarack homes going up for sale in the...

I see Tamarack homes going up for sale in the near future....
Forum: Ottawa 2014-07-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,515
Posted By Shadow
We ended end opting out of a moving company as...

We ended end opting out of a moving company as their rates were insane (for those that even answered our emails). We itemized the furniture in the house and were quote 6-8 hrs to move. I should be...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,367
Posted By Shadow
Soapy bubbles is still the way they do it. I'm...

Soapy bubbles is still the way they do it. I'm tired of paying someone everytime as well when they come and connect them.

Our new place (resale) has the line outside but is capped. Need to simply...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,753
Posted By Shadow
8. Duct cleaning Enviro-Pure Air Care (613)...

8. Duct cleaning
Enviro-Pure Air Care
(613) 762-2210

Had them do our last2 places. Great job and they ahve a $100 off promo at the moment. They are coming to do our new place next month. They...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,367
Posted By Shadow
Can you send me the link to this $4 part....

Can you send me the link to this $4 part....
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-18, 03:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,515
Posted By Shadow
How much stuff did you have moved and how was the...

How much stuff did you have moved and how was the quote compared to the actual? We are looking for someone to just move the furniture and the exercice eqipment.
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-18, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By Shadow
Thanks for the advise. That is what we are hoping...

Thanks for the advise. That is what we are hoping to find. Based on the intial cleaning the wife would then like to discuss a longer term contract
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-17, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By Shadow
Ah yes...we are in the east end, Orleans

Ah yes...we are in the east end, Orleans
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,063
Posted By Shadow
House cleaning service

Does anyone have any recommendation for a good cleaning service? we are moving into a new home and looking to have them come in and clean the first day and then determine from there if it is a...
Forum: Ottawa 2014-06-17, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 932,884
Posted By Shadow
Would be nice if she continued the series...

Would be nice if she continued the series afterwards to report how it goes with them once they have your money.....Repairs and warranty work. Think many people would find that one interesting
Forum: Ottawa Area Houses For Sale 2014-06-10, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,984
Posted By Shadow
Sold. Hoping the new owners enjoy it

Sold. Hoping the new owners enjoy it
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