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Forum: Ottawa 2013-05-25, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Zarfman
Question 2nd Year Warranty report coverage question

Coming up to the year two report cut off

Have now discovered a potential prolem with condensation on a vent pipe dripping down (this past winter) causing a water stain on the drywall in the...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,735
Posted By Zarfman
Question West or East

Through tips and suggestions from this site I have located new home options in the East and the West that interest me.

Locations would be Embrun (East) or Almonte (West) commuting to the centre of...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-13, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,777
Posted By Zarfman
Concrete poured by builder ?

Since the topic is decks and contcrete

Has anybody every heard of or seen a builder offer to dig out and then pour sonotubes in backyard when they pour the foundation ?? or after ??

Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-13, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By Zarfman
Follow up

Thanks for the tip
Neilcorp homes are great - great prices but Almonte is NOT in the city limits
But I will admit it is close enough to consider and I can get exactly what I wanted for my budget
...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,566
Posted By Zarfman
It depends

Obvioulsy the complexity of the upgrade warrants the discussion
For example fireplace - depends on where you want it and what type - that would determine the difficulty and then trigger the...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-08-05, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By Zarfman
Question Small home challenge - some ideas please

Hi gang
Need some help

Anybody know of a builder/developer with property who might build me a new home with around 1100 sq. ft. one level home with 2 bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 baths, detached or semi...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-06-18, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,588
Posted By Zarfman
Suggestion

To kill the time and to keep your intereste peaked
Visit the dig site as early as you can and pick a spot and mark it with your GPS - take a bunch of photos
Return to the exact spot and exact...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-06-18, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Zarfman
Suggestions

1) I second the choice of Cayenne pepper - works like a charm but you have to keep it up for couple of weeks every couple of days
Sorry to the doggies (and cats) - it is your master who is the real...
Forum: Ottawa 2012-04-25, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By Zarfman
Exclamation Two word answer

Useless
Scrap

Not only do they not work at install they "will" break down just a question of when and why.

And then when your warranty runs out the used ones are worth the scrap value only -...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-12-28, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By Zarfman
Question In floor heating feedback / costs

Hello gang
Another question

Has anbody had any kind of infloor heating installed recently
Trying to get an idea of cost per sq ft. installed

Pros, cons feeback of any kind

Thanks
Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2011-11-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By Zarfman
M&T Glass is the place

Large selection in the store/showroom plus catalogues and they will make one for you - just like framing artwork. Pick the frame, pick the size and options
Good Luck
Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2011-10-28, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,893
Posted By Zarfman
Question A/C Cover

Hi gang

Need some suggestions on where I can get a A/C unit cover in Ottawa area
Do any of the HVAC suppliers/installers sell them
Our builder's supplier/installer does not sell them

Lennox...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-10-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Zarfman
Question Closet issues need HELP(suggestions)

Hi gang

Our (6 month old) standard builder supplied upper shelf, one rail, 2 sliding door closet has collapsed on itself - it is no wonder all that is holding it in is wire staples and glue -...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By Zarfman
Question Builder(s) in Limoges

I gang
Might be wrong group but "Ottawa" seems best fit for this topic

Looking for information on the builder(s) in Limoges
See many (to be built) home advertised through agents

First...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,560
Posted By Zarfman
On the other side of the dicussion - dont let a...

On the other side of the dicussion - dont let a clean house fool you - sometimes the cleanliness is a sign of little surprises you dont see because things are clean - what I mean is sometimes our...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By Zarfman
Pictures, pictures, pictures They are always...

Pictures, pictures, pictures
They are always great and hard to dispute if needed.

Depending on the builder and the process you might be seeing things at a stage you will never see again once...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Zarfman
Shelf is a great suggestion If you have the...

Shelf is a great suggestion
If you have the time to spare try to find somebody who is moving (with a professional company) and go and watch the lead man (usually the lead guy) "pack" the truck. Yes...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-08-05, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,048
Posted By Zarfman
Question Patio Door lock (Key and bolt)

Hi gang

Thinking about getting the patio door set up with a key lock
Anybody had this done to an already installed standard sliding patio door ?

Looking for feeback / pros/ cons /
And...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-07-03, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By Zarfman
Question Lock into Patio door

Hi gang

Anybody have any experience with having a lock (installed by a locksmith) into an patio door ?

Not talking about a locking/brace system but an actual cyclinder and bolt put into an...
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-29, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,408
Posted By Zarfman
Here are some pics of the damage

I happened to be in the area this afternoon and took these pics

Thank god nobody was hurt

Zarfman
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-06-05, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By Zarfman
Mystery solved !! It is a Concentric vent...

Mystery solved !!

It is a Concentric vent for Rinnai Tankless water heater
Thanks everybody for the info

Anybody have one - pros/cons ??

Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2011-06-05, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By Zarfman
Mystery solved !! It is a Concentric vent...

Mystery solved !!

It is a Concentric vent for Rinnai Tankless water heater
Thanks everybody for the info

Anybody have one - pros/cons ??

Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2011-05-30, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By Zarfman
Thanks for the info I thought Tankless vents...

Thanks for the info

I thought Tankless vents had to be steel/stainless ??
Others I have seen are much larger

Is this a specific manufactuers vent (I wonder)

Zarfman
Forum: Ottawa 2011-05-29, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,211
Posted By Zarfman
Question Mystery Vent or Intake ?

Hi gang

Please note I have also posted this same issue in the "Constructon" forum but since it an Ottawa builder who has installed it - I posted it here too

The Mystery is - what is this vent /...
Forum: Building and Construction 2011-05-29, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By Zarfman
Question Mystery Vent or Intake ?

Hi gang
Please note I have also posted this same issue in the "Ottawa" forum as it is an Ottaw builder who has installed this.

The Mystery is - what is this vent / or intake (maybe both) for ?...
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