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Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,981
Posted By poker838
Appliances also could incur high repair costs...

Appliances also could incur high repair costs even though the underlying problem may be a simple fix.

ie., leaky fridge. Repairman wanted $600 but ultimately cost me $30 for a drain tube and a few...
Forum: Tarion Questions 2018-04-24, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,228
Posted By poker838
They call that a "juliet balcony" don't...

They call that a "juliet balcony" don't they?
Forum: Oakville 2018-02-12, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By poker838
Cord Cutting / HDTV Antenna (North Oakville)

Any home owners north of Dundas that have cut the cord and installed an OTA HDTV antenna?

Please advise any feedback + recommended vendors/installers.

Thanks.
Forum: Halton Region 2017-04-06, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,408
Posted By poker838
The standards that the sales rep hold themselves...

The standards that the sales rep hold themselves to have slipped, because people who are less informed or oblivious or don't care will buy them anyway.
Forum: Ottawa 2017-01-26, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,896
Posted By poker838
^ good read

^ good read
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2017-01-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
Update: black video screens resolved after I...

Update: black video screens resolved after I upgraded my Bell Fibe service and new modem/router. Not sure if it was a bandwidth problem or a modem problem
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2017-01-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
Ah, so after a month or so of use the Ring Pro...

Ah, so after a month or so of use the Ring Pro cam stopped transmitting video. Pings to the phone for motion and chimes still work, but cloud or phone won't see any video (a frame or two at best)....
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2016-12-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,198
Posted By poker838
Are you able to swap out the antennas on your...

Are you able to swap out the antennas on your router for a better performing one?
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2016-11-30, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
The August has another product that includes lock...

The August has another product that includes lock control but I'm not quite so progressive that I would let my locks be controlled :)

The other thing is that door bell has a very large form factor...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2016-11-29, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
Really? I actually thought my Ring Pro speaker...

Really? I actually thought my Ring Pro speaker output is plenty loud - could hear the convo from across the street and from well inside my house! LOL. Wish I could adjust the volume.

I dislike...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2016-11-29, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
Went with Ring Pro. The good: responsive,...

Went with Ring Pro.

The good:
responsive, high quality
can manually toggle the traditional home door bell chime and leave the notifications to phone/tablet

the bad:
no local recording, only...
Forum: Home Technology and Electronics 2015-12-03, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,661
Posted By poker838
Greg, do you have a hardwired option (not an...

Greg, do you have a hardwired option (not an app), basically as a peep hole alternative?
Forum: Oakville 2015-11-05, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By poker838
If I remember the handover process that was...

If I remember the handover process that was described to me by my friend.. on closing the representative will take the existing key, put in the tool and re-key it for you on the spot.. and hand you...
Forum: Ottawa 2015-10-02, 08:50 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 44,105
Posted By poker838
There are a couple of threads at the Home and...

There are a couple of threads at the Home and Garden section of Redflagdeals that may give you some pointers on what people had to go through to get their rentals removed. Best of luck.
Forum: Building and Construction 2015-01-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,800
Posted By poker838
FWIW, I can hear my two year old shout from...

FWIW, I can hear my two year old shout from inside the house while I'm out on the sidewalk. Microwave beeps from the kitchen are audible inside the garage (a wall away). I have a newer build too.
Forum: Oakville 2014-08-26, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,109
Posted By poker838
While we're at this - any recommendations for a...

While we're at this - any recommendations for a battery backup sump pump + installer in the area?

Have seen my sump pump go crazy during the heavy rains.
Forum: Oakville 2014-08-25, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,916
Posted By poker838
It doesn't bother me, but yes, I have noticed a...

It doesn't bother me, but yes, I have noticed a lot more aircraft flying over the area this month.
Forum: Oakville 2014-07-10, 05:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 31,416
Posted By poker838
My second email came today: "appointment...

My second email came today: "appointment opportunities for our current release are sold out.. stay tuned for our next release"

they're already assuming they'll be fully sold out?

Last time...
Forum: Oakville 2014-06-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 271,594
Posted By poker838
It was a function of grading (or lack of). The...

It was a function of grading (or lack of). The discharge was rushing back into the sides of the house.. so it was basically recycling. Apparently the grading will take place next week.
Forum: Oakville 2014-06-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 271,594
Posted By poker838
Folks, did anybody else's basements get flooded...

Folks, did anybody else's basements get flooded due to last night's flash storm? Our sump overflowed and there seems to be small leaks from around the basement walls. Builder is coming to inspect.
Forum: Oakville 2014-06-04, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 241,882
Posted By poker838
how much did your security camera package cost? ...

how much did your security camera package cost? I am inquiring to know how much is charged and what you get, vs a retrofit kit.
Forum: Building and Construction 2014-05-08, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,925
Posted By poker838
There should also be a storm drain in the...

There should also be a storm drain in the backyard of one of your neighbors behind/beside you. Anyway, under really heavy rain, the water can get dirty/silty.

I'd like to find out what others are...
Forum: Appliances and Furniture 2014-04-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,388
Posted By poker838
You should tell that story to corporate ... they...

You should tell that story to corporate ... they may do something for your inconvenience.
Forum: Oakville 2014-03-03, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By poker838
looks like storage for gravel / salt etc ..

looks like storage for gravel / salt etc ..
Forum: Newmarket 2014-03-03, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By poker838
Well, the swelling on mine has gone down a bit...

Well, the swelling on mine has gone down a bit ... so that confirms the Ice theory i guess.
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