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Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,268
Posted By haivi
We used Maize last year, and Precision about 8...

We used Maize last year, and Precision about 8 years ago. Both were good.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,970
Posted By haivi
Yes, if you have young children, do evaluate the...

Yes, if you have young children, do evaluate the school ranking before buying. We're in the Sundance/FC area, and we generally like it. The only thing that is really bugging us is the schools. My...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-31, 02:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,586
Posted By haivi
The immediate surrounding neighborhood looks...

The immediate surrounding neighborhood looks really green. i hope the final buildup still has that many trees.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,315
Posted By haivi
+1 on this. I have no idea why so many...

+1 on this.

I have no idea why so many people put the TV above the fireplace. You always have to look up to see the TV. Very bad for the neck.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By haivi
It should be Hydro Ottawa. I am on the other side...

It should be Hydro Ottawa. I am on the other side of Bank St (Sundance), and it's Hydro Ottawa.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,528
Posted By haivi
If you want to control your garage remotely (home...

If you want to control your garage remotely (home automation), buy one with WiFi support (Chamberlain I believe).
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-06, 08:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
That's what most of us thought would be needed....

That's what most of us thought would be needed. The basement would put the house below the river water level. With sump pump, people would have to worry about the loss of electricity as well.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-02, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By haivi
TKG26, what do you mean by pulling the...

TKG26, what do you mean by pulling the disconnect? You mean switch it off at the breaker in the basement? I am also considering whether I should buy the tarp.

Thanks,
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
Yeah I heard about too. Caivan must be trying to...

Yeah I heard about too. Caivan must be trying to leave good initial impression. I think this is their first division.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 09:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
Yeah, I was so surprised to hear that as well,...

Yeah, I was so surprised to hear that as well, even in the Orleans market, which is always a bit lower than Barrhaven and Kanata. With lot premium and upgrades, that come to around 500K. Amazing deal...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
2400 I believe. Very good price IMO.

2400 I believe. Very good price IMO.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
I think the base price for that single is 410 or...

I think the base price for that single is 410 or 420 including quite a number of options.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
Anyone knows how did Caivan price the houses in...

Anyone knows how did Caivan price the houses in Barrhaven? Someone I know just bought a single for just 500K after all upgrades in the Caivan division in Orleans. That price looks really good,...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 740
Views: 184,377
Posted By haivi
We on the South side of Ottawa (Findlay Creek /...

We on the South side of Ottawa (Findlay Creek / Sundance) is also hoping that Carol can bring some changes as well. We are long due for the Bank St. twinning.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,445
Posted By haivi
Did they buy out the farm near the Jock river?...

Did they buy out the farm near the Jock river? Back in 2016 and 2017, there was quite a bit of flooding in that area; the water reached close to the farm house. I hope the storm water ditch done...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-17, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By haivi
Happened to me last year when I went around to...

Happened to me last year when I went around to look at my house's progress. I just went ahead to fix it myself, and not bothered contacting the builder. After that episode, I make sure to really be...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By haivi
Foam layer visible between the cladding/siding and the foundation wall

Hi all,

We are reaching the one-year anniversary soon. I recently notice that certain areas of the the cladding/siding contact with the foundation wall aren't quite tight. Bits of the outer layer...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-24, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By haivi
Thanks guys. I got the cleaner and the spray over...

Thanks guys. I got the cleaner and the spray over the weekend. Now I just have to find some times to do it.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-18, 11:00 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 30,303
Posted By haivi
@Vig Go for it. I installed mine early this...

@Vig
Go for it. I installed mine early this year. It works pretty well. Here's the bonus, if you are a software developer. and if you like to play with smart home, you can programmatically interface...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-07-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By haivi
Uh, I didn't know about this until now. My...

Uh, I didn't know about this until now. My standing shower tile grout change color to pink so quick; it requires multiple cleans every week. Did you guys all know about this and apply it since day 1?...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-25, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By haivi
I think there is going to be a new landfill close...

I think there is going to be a new landfill close to that area as well.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-25, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By haivi
What I did in both our old house and our current...

What I did in both our old house and our current one was to pay the builder for the security systems. We wired all the doors and windows at the basement and first floor, and motion sensor. I believe...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-11, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,294
Posted By haivi
American Standard is supposed to be the best...

American Standard is supposed to be the best brand in terms of reliability. We had one 8 years ago from Axis for our previous home; very quiet and no issue. Too bad Axis no longer carries AS. This...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-03, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,294
Posted By haivi
I just installed my AC last month. And yes it is...

I just installed my AC last month. And yes it is a lot more expensive now. If you can go with Goodman, the prices provided Axis Heating (sticky at the top of the forum) are very good. I got quotes...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-05-03, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By haivi
We are with LeMay as well. For the blinds, we got...

We are with LeMay as well. For the blinds, we got quotes from many places, but the cheapest one is Blind Depot & Decor on Carling. They are a family business and their prices are cheaper even when...
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