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Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By GregS
Because they can... and/or because some costs...

Because they can...
and/or because some costs are going up at the beginning of this year.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By GregS
That is correct. There are a lot of rules for...

That is correct. There are a lot of rules for where electrical outlets must be placed.
They will be placed where they are required to meet the electrical code.
Of course you can add some in...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By GregS
My 60 year old property was in the same situation...

My 60 year old property was in the same situation when the the backyard neighbouring lot was turned into townhouses by a developer.
Within 2 years of the houses being built my backyard is 6" of...
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-05, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By GregS
What builder is this? Do you know who the...

What builder is this?
Do you know who the low-voltage sub is who is doing the work?
Some of the features you have listed are ones I have been trying to make a standard for years.
Forum: Ottawa 2020-01-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By GregS
Your garage is unheated space. No amount of...

Your garage is unheated space. No amount of insulation is going to create heat.
Your car engine will be hot and will cool down to frozen over the course of an evening.
Forum: Building and Construction 2020-01-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By GregS
Can't say I have ever seen drywall glued and then...

Can't say I have ever seen drywall glued and then screwed in 17 years of building houses.

It may be done in areas where drywall is doubled up and the seams offset in order to reduce sound...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-12-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By GregS
Advice is to call the builder. Doesn't look...

Advice is to call the builder.
Doesn't look like the insulated and vapoured the insert cavity.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-28, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,513
Posted By GregS
Regarding the car analogy.. if your house was...

Regarding the car analogy.. if your house was built inside of a factory to the same tolerances, it would cost considerably more.

Mattamy actually tried this years ago.. it was a disaster. Many...
Forum: Burlington 2019-11-26, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By GregS
Call one up and ask.. don't waste their time by...

Call one up and ask.. don't waste their time by making them come out though.. Just describe the size of house and if there is anything fancy such as a hottub, pool, Tesla charger, etc..
You can try...
Forum: Burlington 2019-11-26, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By GregS
If will cost you your time and materials to do it...

If will cost you your time and materials to do it yourself.
If you did it right, this will cost you less than hiring a professional.
However, the professionals are professionals because they have...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-11-02, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,513
Posted By GregS
I've worked with a lot of builders, and all of...

I've worked with a lot of builders, and all of them were scared of Tarion and any strikes against them. But most of them were all smaller builders instead of larger production builders.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-02, 01:57 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 35,934
Posted By GregS
So you are stating that people are being charged...

So you are stating that people are being charged for service on the tank that was supposed to be included in the rental agreement?
Or are these people complaining about paying for service that was...
Forum: Ottawa 2019-06-01, 05:21 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 35,934
Posted By GregS
I'm not sure I understand this statement you have...

I'm not sure I understand this statement you have made.
"Yes we cover the costs of repairs.. unless you damage it, something around it damaged it, you don't look after it, etc.. But here's a number...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-05-05, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By GregS
If you are renting the tank there is most likely...

If you are renting the tank there is most likely a service number on it.
Call it for assistance with that tank.

Usually there is also a sticker on the tank or control unit detailing what the...
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-30, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By GregS
https://findacontractor.esasafe.com/

https://findacontractor.esasafe.com/
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-29, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By GregS
Also if this is a licensed electrical contractor...

Also if this is a licensed electrical contractor who has a permit then it should pass inspection without issue.
Forum: Home Owner Tips, Upgrades and Maintenance 2019-04-29, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By GregS
I don't understand what you mean by potlights 9v...

I don't understand what you mean by potlights 9v each?
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-28, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By GregS
Sorry I meant pilots certificate. All changes on...

Sorry I meant pilots certificate. All changes on June 1st.
http://www.canada.ca/drone-safety
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-28, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By GregS
Get your pilots license yet? There will be a...

Get your pilots license yet?
There will be a big rush soon.
Forum: Ottawa 2019-03-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,277
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, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,221
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, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,495
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 2019-02-17, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By GregS
You just did!

You just did!
Forum: Ottawa 2019-02-04, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By GregS
What do you mean by a floating audio unit?

What do you mean by a floating audio unit?
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