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Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-31, 02:19 PM
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Posted By BomberMacIsaac
I picked one up a propane unit that I really...

I picked one up a propane unit that I really liked. I don't recall the brand but I think it was about 40,000 BTU. One of the tall ones with the umbrella shaped pan at the top. The style was good at...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-18, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Looks like Mackie released their Phase II at...

Looks like Mackie released their Phase II at King's Creek this past weekend. Anyone want to be neighbours?? :)
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-07, 04:15 PM
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Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Not as an owner, but I grew up in rural Nova...

Not as an owner, but I grew up in rural Nova Scotia so near everyone I knew was on their own well and septic. So I know enough to not be concerned. I recall my parents having a septic issue once and...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Sorry, I didn't realize that was also you who...

Sorry, I didn't realize that was also you who said you bought in Hogan Heights, as opposed to King's Creek...gotcha. Thought you may have been a future neighbour.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-07, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
I had to go back and look at the porch in our...

I had to go back and look at the porch in our contract...I didn't even know about that option and just assumed it was covered! Looks like in our model that's included but you had me scrambling! :)
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-07, 03:07 PM
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Posted By BomberMacIsaac
That's a nice model. Are you in King's Creek as...

That's a nice model. Are you in King's Creek as well? We bought the Brianna. We were lined up to purchase it on lot 19, but the lot was bare and we really really wanted trees and privacy. They...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-07, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Thanks for the heads up on that. Ya, I am...

Thanks for the heads up on that.

Ya, I am not 100% sure yet exactly what services we will need.

Our lot is about 1/4 acres, but a lot of trees. I would say only the front half of it is...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,539
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Ya, I swallowed that pill on my last home. I was...

Ya, I swallowed that pill on my last home. I was raised in another province so it was a bit confusing to me, but seemed at the time there was no getting around it. Turned out they mislabeled our unit...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
I should have added this to the...

I should have added this to the included/not-included list, but had the house in mind...with Mackie, at least in the case of our purchase, the landscaping is not included. They are large lots...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,539
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Just signed up to have a house built my Mackie a...

Just signed up to have a house built my Mackie a couple of months ago. Chose option to purchase the tankless hot water heater vs. opt into the monthly contract. The math doesn't add up to rent, and...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 11:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Sure, if you have any other questions, happy to...

Sure, if you have any other questions, happy to share my experience to date.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Hi, yes. The sales contract stated that the...

Hi, yes. The sales contract stated that the decisions are to take place within 30 days.

That said, we had some logistical restrictions on our end that they were very kind to accommodate. We were...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-08-06, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Hi there. Yes, I have already purchased their...

Hi there. Yes, I have already purchased their Brianna model in King's Creek. The model home that I had seen was actually across the road about 200m west of their King's Creek location...another...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-07-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,526
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Mackie Homes experiences?

Hi there,

I use to be a regular on this forum back in 2007-2008 when having a new home built for me by Mattamy in Kanata. Long time since I have been here.

I am now building a new home with...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-06-17, 11:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,064
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Thanks. Ya other then the delay everything went...

Thanks. Ya other then the delay everything went well for the most part. I walk over to your area now and then and things seem to be coming along nicely. Exciting!
Forum: Ottawa 2008-06-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,064
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
We went with our TV above the Fireplace. Sorry...

We went with our TV above the Fireplace. Sorry for the post length, but I thought I would discuss all aspects of our decision to help the original poster make theirs.

Cons: Placing the TV above...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-06-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,596
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Hey, ya I am still around, sorry for not getting...

Hey, ya I am still around, sorry for not getting back right away.

We moved into our home March 31st, so have been very busy ever since. Figured I would hop back on here with a full end to end...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-24, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,296
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
PAMEKAI, looks like you answered before I got my...

PAMEKAI, looks like you answered before I got my question out there.

If it is "open to above" space you are talking about that they are "double dipping" on in regards to square footage, your model...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-24, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,296
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Can you tell me what you mean by...

Can you tell me what you mean by “floor-to-ceiling” area? Not sure what you mean by that. My home is done to the same room dimensions as those on the site planes, etc., and individually adding up...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-24, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,499
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
M0nk3y, I asked Mattamy directly around my...

M0nk3y,

I asked Mattamy directly around my purchase time, and their emailed answer to me was this….

“subfloors are screwed down every 8 inches. They are tacked down with nails then screwed. The...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,917
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Hey dbleber, thanks for the info on the...

Hey dbleber, thanks for the info on the measurements. I asked them to place the bottom edge of the center speaker at 7.5 feet so think it should work out like I expect it to. And conduit at 5.5 feet...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,725
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
You mean lot 81 on Sonesta….(see sig) ;)

You mean lot 81 on Sonesta….(see sig) ;)
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-17, 03:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,725
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Congrats on the buy Bboy. If you don't mind my...

Congrats on the buy Bboy. If you don't mind my asking, how much is Mattamy charging for lot premiums now on a lot like that? We paid a lot premium as well, and just curious of the amount they are...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 18,917
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Congrats Nikki, the house looks great. Should be...

Congrats Nikki, the house looks great. Should be an enjoyable time once everything is settled in! Happy for you!



dbleber, a question for you…I have Orbital coming into our build soon and I...
Forum: Ottawa 2008-02-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,999
Posted By BomberMacIsaac
Congrats. Looking forward to seeing the pics!...

Congrats. Looking forward to seeing the pics! Would be nice to get an idea of what we can expect the place to look like at the PDI.
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