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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-12, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,800
Posted By GregS
My experience is if the realtor is not going to...

My experience is if the realtor is not going to get their 2.5% then they aren't even going to steer their clients towards your home.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-06, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By GregS
You could end up in my situation where the land...

You could end up in my situation where the land is worth more than the house.. Eventually I'll either sell the land (house is not worth much) or knock down and build new.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-04, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By GregS
Yup, friend with a company similar to mine cannot...

Yup, friend with a company similar to mine cannot park his work truck in his driveway overnight. And by work truck, I mean your standard van with commercial lettering on it.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By GregS
You just did!

You just did!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By GregS
A shelf.. yes, do not block the airflow of the...

A shelf.. yes, do not block the airflow of the vent. Will cause some issues getting air around your house.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-04, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By GregS
What do you mean by a floating audio unit?

What do you mean by a floating audio unit?
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-02-02, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By GregS
Have you tried cleaning them out? We clean out...

Have you tried cleaning them out?
We clean out clients smokes using compressed air, especially after a renovation.
Forum: Tarion Questions 2019-01-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By GregS
This is a prime example of having a well educated...

This is a prime example of having a well educated Home Inspector in to fully investigate the house and mark down any sort of issues that may still be outstanding with the home.
Forum: Building and Construction 2019-01-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By GregS
If this guy has a problem doing 1 home at a time...

If this guy has a problem doing 1 home at a time then yes I can only assume that it will be much worse with multiple homes.

Is he a builder? A consultant?
Who holds the Tarion registration?
Why...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By GregS
Unless the house design is already set for 3 cars...

Unless the house design is already set for 3 cars you are probably not going to find a production builder who will add one on. That is a significant change for them, especially with how they already...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-01-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By GregS
That explains some weird water problems we have...

That explains some weird water problems we have once in a while.. I was mostly blaming 60 year old plumbing.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-01-02, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By GregS
There is hundreds of builders registered with...

There is hundreds of builders registered with Tarion associated with the name 'Falcon'
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,676
Posted By GregS
But if the tank was included in the purchase...

But if the tank was included in the purchase price of the house there wouldn't be a problem? Like the windows? Like the front door?
Yes it's stupid.. but all the only difference is you are paying...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,676
Posted By GregS
Actually no, that has not been established by any...

Actually no, that has not been established by any fact.

I just went back and looked at what was stated and it was sensible.

You have to pay for a tank, either rented or purchased because it is...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-12-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,165
Posted By GregS
Use Tarion and your lawyer. Don't drag this forum...

Use Tarion and your lawyer. Don't drag this forum into it.
Thanks.
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-12-06, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By GregS
That's ridiculous.

That's ridiculous.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-26, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By GregS
The house is hot. That's a good thing. The...

The house is hot. That's a good thing. The heaters are keeping things from freezing.
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By GregS
I just know every time I am in the equipment area...

I just know every time I am in the equipment area (usually for many hours at a time) the pool pumps never ever stop. This is at 3 different houses. Houses are also valued $3M and up.. so maybe they...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-11-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By GregS
I have several clients with indoor pools. I do...

I have several clients with indoor pools.
I do not recommend it unless you have lots of money to spend.
As mentioned above, you require humidity management, usually done with a product called...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2018-11-07, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By GregS
Your router should not be using the same IP...

Your router should not be using the same IP address range as the ISPs router. You get into routing issues then.

On your router, using something other than 192.168.1.x for the DHCP range.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-10-29, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By GregS
My experience is the water heater motors are...

My experience is the water heater motors are always on their own circuit.
I don't have a copy of the code to verify.
However permanent motor loads usually are on dedicated circuits.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-10-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By GregS
Water heater needs its own circuit. Air-handler...

Water heater needs its own circuit.
Air-handler needs its own circuit.

Yes a transfer switch is what you need for those circuits.

Consult a company that puts in generators. Furnaces can be...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-10-02, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By GregS
Do not do black ceiling tiles.. we did for our...

Do not do black ceiling tiles.. we did for our showroom theatre. Nightmare.. because the tiles are made from a white material. Took forever to fill in all the with a Sharpe where the tile was flexed...
Forum: Ottawa 2018-09-27, 10:03 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 24,676
Posted By GregS
Little things like that cost lots to track. ...

Little things like that cost lots to track.
It's a production home.. everything is done the same. As soon as you deviate it needs a different path to be tracked, followed up on, and then...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2018-09-25, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By GregS
Building materials contain moisture. Wood,...

Building materials contain moisture.
Wood, drywall, carpet, paint, all of these dry out over time.

Anyone moving into a new home will notice just how humid it can be for the first while. This is...
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