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So got the email from GreenON where they give me tax money back to me and they revealed the actual models to be used for the program: Ecobee3 Lite Honeywell Lyric T6 Nest Thermostat E Now I know we've had a few discussions about thermostats before but usually not these exact models being compared. W...

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... Home Depot is also not great as describing what kind of PEX they are selling. So I am pretty sure they have no PEX-A in stock in stores or online. 1) Where do I buy PEX-A in Canada and what brand? There is a manufacturer called Uponor , and they have an Online Catalogue... Can I buy from them directly ...

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https://image.ibb.co/gBFTVm/walkway.jpg I have a back entrance to the house that I'd like to create a walkway for. It would extend from the gate to the deck as illustrated. It's all grass right now. What are the cheapest options for a durable walkway? My contractor says concrete will be about $1500...

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Where in GTA to buy Grohe/Hansgrohe showers? I can see that standard discount for them is 30%. Anyone knows any places that have better than 30% discounts? Also, anyone has any input on this Grohe 118050 THM kit priced at about 730CA$: TIA!

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... absolutely NO issues with water leaks or moisture in my basement and humidity levels are incredibly stable throughout my home year-round. So, my #1 priority is floor warmth/comfort/quietness (opposed to water resistance). That being said, I had planned to use the Dricore R+ (with the grooved styrofoam ...

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Where in GTA to buy Grohe/Hansgrohe showers? I can see that standard discount for them is 30%. Anyone knows any places that have better than 30% discounts? Also, anyone has any input on this Grohe 118050 THM kit priced at about 730CA$: TIA!

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Hi Guys, There's 3 cameras around the house that I purchased recently. The first owner must've installed the cameras when he lived there but took the equipment with them. The previous owner ( the owner i purchased it from ) never had it set up so the wires are tied up in the master bedroom. I'm not ...

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If any carpentry experts are on, could someone tell me what kind of wood this is? It doesn't look like any of the typical maple, oak, beech, and that's the extent of my knowledge of wood grains. TIA!

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we finally adding a water softener because i am sick of hard water. and it will prob end up killing our diswasher and washing machine in the long run. were getting a new 45,000 grain water softener for around 800 dollars and 350 to install the thing. originally planned to go in this basement (pic at...

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A house on my street is severely neglected and several neighbours (incl. me) have complained to the city over the years. The city does an excellent job of responding and the (absentee) owner then shows up and does a bit of yardwork, or, the city does it themselves and I assume it gets put on her tax...

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If any carpentry experts are on, could someone tell me what kind of wood this is? It doesn't look like any of the typical maple, oak, beech, and that's the extent of my knowledge of wood grains. TIA!

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With the weather getting colder, I'm wondering if I need to put a protective screen on the PVC vents from the furnace. They are supposed to prevent rodents from getting into the pipes. But are they really necessary?

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Just found this in front of my house ...unable to figure out what is this does anyone know about it or found something similar in their front yard ? do i need to worry about it or it will vanish by itself during winter ? i was thinking of calling pest control but like to see some advises to handle it

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Does anyone have the Greenworks 25112 mower ? We found one at the side of the road, and it worked! However, I stopped for a minute when my in-laws came by, and then it wouldn't start up again. So I took the cover off the trigger/switch to look at it (where the on switch button is). Before I could ev...

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does anyone know the quick and legal way to drop off the propane cylinder? Can I drop it off at Canadian tire? thanks

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Does anyone know a good bathroom contractor that can repair tile work in a shower stall? I have already checked with a plumber and it's not related to drains or pipes but water seams to be be leaking through there tiles Any suggestions on a good company or contractor would help. Thanks

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Does anyone know a good bathroom contractor that can repair tile work in a shower stall? I have already checked with a plumber and it's not related to drains or pipes but water seams to be be leaking through there tiles Any suggestions on a good company or contractor would help. Thanks

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... has a green (ground) and black and white... what's the right connection? Or did I buy the wrong smart plug? http://www.gocontrol.com/manuals/WO15Z-1-Install.pdf

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... a budget kitchen reno in the coming months and have been looking at countertop options. I was at Home depot and noticed they had 25" x 72" x 1.5" bamboo countertop material for $109 and Acacia for $149. My question is how easy is this product to maintain? My kitchen is small and I would only ...

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Where in GTA to buy Grohe/Hansgrohe showers? I can see that standard discount for them is 30%. Anyone knows any places that have better than 30% discounts? Also, anyone has any input on this Grohe 118050 THM kit priced at about 730CA$: TIA!

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Hi, I was reviewing my home insurance policy and wondering if the coverage I have for water damage is enough. I have sewer backup coverage of $25,000 and Roof Water damage repair of $1 million. 1. Is this coverage enough? 2. How much water damage coverage do you have? Thanks

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Hey RFD, Really need your advice here. I called a couple places off Kijiji for quotes on roof repair estimates, got three: $1000, $2300, and $2800. I never received any written contracts from either, and was in the process of asking what the $800 guy was planning on doing, seeing if they could also ...

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Finally after 13 years our water heater broke. Woke up this morning to some water in basement. I'm not really worrying about the floor as it is vinyl glued to the concrete, however there was some water in the corner of the room. We did clean it up, dried and now I’m running a big fan. Is there anyth...

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I have read some old threads which mentioned there being a rebate from the Government for installing a high efficiency new toilet. I am looking at purchasing a new toilet and am wondering if such a rebate is still there? Anyone know and the link to the site?

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I am considering doing bathroom renovations (master and kids) and I am looking for bathroom facets, shower systems, bathtub, toilet, etc. Could you recommend good place where you can buy that in North Toronto. i am looking for good quality stuff for reasonable price. Any recommendations for good bra...

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My neighbour built a fence that goes above our patio stone by a couple inches sometime earlier this year, and I contacted a lawyer. The lawyer suggested that if I can't find an original property plan from when my house was first bought, to ask the city for a plan. My wife went to Yonge and Dundas wh...

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Hi guys, First time renter here - I'm renting a +400 square feet condo with floor to ceiling windows that cover pretty much half of my unit. Hydro costs of course are covered by me, while heating is covered by the landlord. This is a newer condo, built in 2010. I assumed that since heating costs are...

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Any idea where I can get a wood door louvers insert in GTA or online ? I need to add some ventilation to the existing walk in closet door

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Anyone know of any reliable appliance repair person/company that can fix dishwashers? I would prefer one that doesn't charge a looking fee to assess the problem first. Thks

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Where to? Ideally I would like 2x30" panels instead of one large.