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Anyone seen work from these folks? very nice in person so far. https://www.houzz.com/pro/remodecontrac ... ontractors

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So here is what were ripping out: https://www.flickr.com/photos/24140175@N02/35815825784/in/dateposted-public/ i pretty much ripped all of that out, tiles, drywall, back to the plaster and studs and also removed the tub out myself which was a bitch. were ...

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I am looking to get an advice on how to mount security cameras and cabling properly. http://i.imgur.com/VGAIShZ.jpg Planning to put 2 cameras where the 2 circles are. The area is covered in thin sheet of metal. If I have to drill holes there, about an inch probably, whats the best way to do that? As...

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I. have a 100ft shoreline on our property. When we moved in the shoreline was already done using wood. Obviously wood and water don't last. We want to replace as cheap and easy as possible. Armour stone will be about $20000 plus labour. Can anyone help us come up with cheaper options? Thanks!

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... and it has an outdoor concrete pool. Prior to this house, I have always considered a pool a liability. I'm just wondering for those with pools: 1. how much time do you spend maintaining the pool. 2. Do you contract out the upkeep/maintenance 3. What do you do yourself for maintenance etc. vs ...

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We never use our living room. It's kinda of just wasted space. I'm Toying with the idea of a layout reconfiguration that would essentially cost me my living room, but give me a massive open kitchen , breakfast area and family room or great room. However I'm wondering if it might be perceivd as a neg...

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I am looking to get an advice on how to mount security cameras and cabling properly. http://i.imgur.com/VGAIShZ.jpg Planning to put 2 cameras where the 2 circles are. The area is covered in thin sheet of metal. If I have to drill holes there, about an inch probably, whats the best way to do that? As...

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Get 3 quotes from two plumbing companies and a general contractor (he said he has done these kinda of regular plumbing work himself many times over the past 10 years). Plumbing companys' quote is x 2 more expensive, not surprisingly. Would you like to pay twice to hire a licensed plumber to install ...

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Hi all, I'm wanting to expand our kitchen and eliminate the laundry room, relocating it to the furnace room. The entire furnace room will be reworked. Presently there is a tank water heater, hydronic boiler and that's it, takes up the entire space. The plan is to move the electrical panel into this ...

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So I was out last night and hear this wild sound by a tree in my front. I noticed the grass moving a bit and the sound was getting louder. So I crouch down to get a better look. At first I thought it was a baby mouse and then I noticed that there was a wasp on this bugs back stabbing it. The bug wou...

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1st time home buyer, how should I negotiate new home price with home builder? Any article/website or experience here can share? Thanks in advance!!

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Hi all, I'm wanting to expand our kitchen and eliminate the laundry room, relocating it to the furnace room. The entire furnace room will be reworked. Presently there is a tank water heater, hydronic boiler and that's it, takes up the entire space. The plan is to move the electrical panel into this ...

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I'm in the market for an AC unit for a new home and have some questions: 1. What is a good, high quality brand? 2. What is an ideal size for a 3000 sq ft home, plus basement 3. What is the average cost? TIA

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Get 3 quotes from two plumbing companies and a general contractor (he said he has done these kinda of regular plumbing work himself many times over the past 10 years). Plumbing companys' quote is x 2 more expensive, not surprisingly. Would you like to pay twice to hire a licensed plumber to install ...

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Get 3 quotes from two plumbing companies and a general contractor (he said he has done these kinda of regular plumbing work himself many times over the past 10 years). Plumbing companys' quote is x 2 more expensive, not surprisingly. Would you like to pay twice to hire a licensed plumber to install ...

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I thought I should inform, or maybe even question, the cost of refilling Puron in my Carrier Air Conditioner. I haven't seen too many discussions around cost, so thought I should bring it up here. Our newer 3 year old Carrier AC stopped working a couple of days ago. It iced up both inside, and outsi...

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Just don't want to have the Hussle to rent a machine I am wondering if I can put in some insulation manually? I did some mold spray near one side of the attic, just want to put back in some insulation

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We started installing laminates on our master bedroom but while installing we noticed a dip in the wood subfloor. We measured the height of the dip and it looks like 5/16 of an inch. This is only on one area of the masterbedroom. Is there a fast/cost efficient way to fix this? Attaching a Pic for re...

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I am in the process of re-staining my deck. While most of the panels are in good condition. As the attached pictures show there are a few with big cracks. There are also some cupped panels. Water tends to accumulate in the cupped area and destroy the stain. How should I fix these panels? Thanks

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... estimate for such a piddly project: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/toronto-man-builds-park-stairs-for-550-irking-city-after-65-000-estimate-1.3510237

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For those of you who drink filtered water at home, do you have an inbuilt system (tap) or just manually filter it with a Brita jug for example? My Aunt, who is elderly, is asking me for options given that her health is weaker and she feels filtered water would be better. I have no idea as I just dri...

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I planted 3 little 6' Showy Mountain Ash trees and a fourth tree, a similar Pyramidal Mountain Ash, about 6 weeks ago to grow into a privacy screen between my house back yard and a big condominium apartment building. It has been hot with no rain and I have been watering each tree 2L every other day ...

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Anyone seen work from these folks? very nice in person so far. https://www.houzz.com/pro/remodecontrac ... ontractors

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Just wondering if anyone knows an affordable repairman that can come take a look at my AC in my condo unit. The AC stopped working all of a sudden, it is just blowing warm air and the temperature is not going down even if i set it to 20c.

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... is bad, there is blue foam underlayment underneath the floor and it is tongue and groove laminate flooring. I have 5 extra boxes (each box has 10 or so planks) of it sitting in half attic storage. Anyways house was 2011 build so 2017 (6 years) the edges of the most trafficked areas in kitchen ...

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I have a M6 bolt like so: http://www.reallyrightstuff.com/assets/images/products/HFhSsM61025.main-01.png?fcts=20170501112805&resizeid=6&resizeh=1000&resizew=1000 and it is 25mm long. I'm in need of one that is 20mm long. I'll be heading out to Home Depot+Canadian tire soon, although I wasn't able to...

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Hi Rfd. First time posting here so be gentle. I am located in Newmarket Ontario and i'm looking for a contractor that would concrete cut our basement window to create a door instead and add another window by concrete cutting it on the bottom of our deck. If you guys recommend contractors that you de...

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Just wondering if anybody has some input. I'm in the province of Quebec but obv don't mind buying online if shipping is possible. Thanks

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I am in the process of re-staining my deck. While most of the panels are in good condition. As the attached pictures show there are a few with big cracks. There are also some cupped panels. Water tends to accumulate in the cupped area and destroy the stain. How should I fix these panels? Thanks