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Forum: Ottawa 2008-01-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,390
Posted By HomeLover
Maybe they will set up a speakerphone so that you...

Maybe they will set up a speakerphone so that you can listen in .... just a thought.
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-28, 09:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,002
Posted By HomeLover
I filled in my values and changing nothing but...

I filled in my values and changing nothing but the bus service, here's what I got:

full service - $4474
limited service - $4629
town transit - $4967

That's what seems weird to me.
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-26, 12:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,002
Posted By HomeLover
Why does having less bus service cost more in...

Why does having less bus service cost more in taxes? It seems backwards.

ie. Full service bus results in lower taxes than Town transit or limited service.

Weird.
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,269
Posted By HomeLover
Random thoughts .... I like cooking. In my...

Random thoughts ....

I like cooking. In my last house I had ceramic in the kitchen. I found that after standing on the ceramic in slippers for anything longer than an hour, my back and knees...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-11-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,835
Posted By HomeLover
I used to live near there and yes I could...

I used to live near there and yes I could occasionally smell the dump. I didn't realize it was the dump until one day when I drove down Carp road to Stittsville. The smell got stronger and stronger...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,702
Posted By HomeLover
Ah, Mart? Important to who? Certainly not my...

Ah, Mart? Important to who? Certainly not my builder, I was delayed 7 months! ;)
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,702
Posted By HomeLover
In the pouring rain this morning, I watched men...

In the pouring rain this morning, I watched men standing up on top of the second floor of a house guiding the roof trusses into place. Maybe I was at a bad angle but it looked to me that these guys...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,691
Posted By HomeLover
I PM'ed ya!

I PM'ed ya!
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-18, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,469
Posted By HomeLover
Stittsville rules, Kanata drools ! :D :D :D

Stittsville rules, Kanata drools ! :D :D :D
Forum: Ottawa 2007-10-10, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,691
Posted By HomeLover
What part of JT did you buy in? Just curious...

What part of JT did you buy in? Just curious .....
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,216
Posted By HomeLover
Maybe you should ask a real estate agent. Ask...

Maybe you should ask a real estate agent. Ask what price difference there will be for identical houses that only differ in the external material used.

That said, if you plan on being in the house...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,835
Posted By HomeLover
Jackson Trails Park

If anyone is thinking of buying in Jackson Trails and is curious about the park, I saw the plans for the park at the corner of Stittsville Main and Kimpton.

The plan is to have a full size soccer...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-03, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 18,494
Posted By HomeLover
I've backed onto a park before. It's both lucky...

I've backed onto a park before. It's both lucky and unlucky. It's lucky that you don't have other houses looking down onto your backyard. It's more private and open. It's lucky if you have kids...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-09-03, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,012
Posted By HomeLover
Look into how much maintenance is required for...

Look into how much maintenance is required for stucco. Stucco is nice because it's not as common as brick. But if it were me, I'd go with the lower maintenance option. I have young children so the...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-28, 12:07 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,147
Posted By HomeLover
I don't like telemarketers either but if you...

I don't like telemarketers either but if you expect Bell to connect a line to your house at their expense, then they should know who they are servicing so that they can offer the service. It would...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,346
Posted By HomeLover
What?! Clover is supposed to be the environment...

What?! Clover is supposed to be the environment friendly lawn. Why would the government discourage something that requires less water and less mowing?
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,118
Posted By HomeLover
Even that would be a pain. You'd have to pack...

Even that would be a pain. You'd have to pack the kids up in the car twice a day - not easy to do with little ones, especially in winter. I've done both -working and staying at home and I think a...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-08-01, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,673
Posted By HomeLover
The costco dehumidifier was $179. It's also a...

The costco dehumidifier was $179. It's also a heater. It came with drain hoses and a remote control (???? who needs a remote control for a dehumidifier???)

Oddly enough, costco.ca had an...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-31, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,673
Posted By HomeLover
The Kanata Costco has a good dehumidifier on sale...

The Kanata Costco has a good dehumidifier on sale in the store right now.

HL
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-26, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,338
Posted By HomeLover
I've painted spindles before and I just want to...

I've painted spindles before and I just want to let you know that it will be much more than just one Saturday night!
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,979
Posted By HomeLover
Hello, Take a walk around the new...

Hello,

Take a walk around the new neighbourhood on hot day and listen to the A/C units that the builder has installed. Are they quiet? I can't comment on Mattamy because I did not buy from them,...
Forum: Ottawa 2007-07-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,504
Posted By HomeLover
GreyingJay - a simple cheap solution to your lack...

GreyingJay - a simple cheap solution to your lack of a 3 way switch is a radio controlled switch. It will cost about $30 - $40 at Home Depot and it's easy to install.

HL
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2007-06-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,452
Posted By HomeLover
I find the smaller planks very busy looking -...

I find the smaller planks very busy looking - almost distracting. The current trend is towards the wider planks so the smaller ones may look dated sooner.

HL
Forum: Ottawa 2007-06-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,287
Posted By HomeLover
If you put it in the garage, wouldn't you have...

If you put it in the garage, wouldn't you have warm moist air from the house going into the garage, thus causing condensation?

HL
Forum: Ottawa 2007-05-30, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,478
Posted By HomeLover
An interesting tidbit - another company came in...

An interesting tidbit - another company came in with a lower price but then required the customer to have annual maintenance done to maintain the warrenty. The price of that was almost $100 per year...
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