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I'm looking for a locksmith in the Scarborough area or anywhere nearby that can do a digital door lock installation. I've researched it quite a bit and I've decided on going with Samsung Door locks, model #SHS-P717 or #SHS-3321, or one of each for front and side entrances. However, the authorized re...

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Can anyone share what they have done with something similar: I am planning on digging up some soil and sod from my lawn to form two areas to pour concrete (front and backyard). I was wondering what's the best way of disposing of this debris. I don't have a truck to load this into. I was thinking of ...

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I know if I pay by cash, there will be no warranty because I cannot prove that I have paid for the basement reno, I am putting myself into risk.... but you know, if the basement reno cost about 30k, the HST will be around 4k, which is really quite a lot...I am curious if you guys are paying by cash ...

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wondering if anyone might advise on some inexpensive gardening containers. Medium and larger pots/planters get kind of pricey and I don't care how they look really, would rather spend on building a good soil mix. growing hot peppers, herbs, garlic, and flowers on a decent sized deck.

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My parents are getting a home from a builder doing a whole neighbourhood. They picked the lot and the model. They aren't in the position to spend a lot of extra money but i was looking for opinions on things to consider. No so conscerned with how good the idea is. Just looking for a dump of ideas an...

furnace

... switch on automatically when the temperature gets low. For example, during the hours I'm home, my thermostat schedule sets the temperature to 21deg and lately I've seen the temperature drop down to 20deg and the furnace still doesn't switch on automatically. I check the circuit breaker and ...

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Looking to get some insight about how we can rent a room in a house and prepare lease agreement accordingly.. - Asking for First month + Last month rent and references. - Can i ask for damage deposit? i think this is not legal in ON, what if any damages caused by tenant? who would pay for those? - S...

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My parents are getting a home from a builder doing a whole neighbourhood. They picked the lot and the model. They aren't in the position to spend a lot of extra money but i was looking for opinions on things to consider. No so conscerned with how good the idea is. Just looking for a dump of ideas an...

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What should I do with this extra space in our recently finished basement bathroom? Got about 16 inches wide there.

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I'm looking for new kitchen faucet and I've narrowed it down to two. A Moen and a Delta. Which would you choose? https://www.costco.ca/Moen-Kessen-Single-Handle-Pull-down-Kitchen-Faucet.product.100248502.html?catalogId=11201&langId=-24&storeId=10302&krypto=yhmF%2BEh1XEDlYdndqwEj2ryYBMC5N68soLheC4CUA...

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Do you guys know any reliable contractor that can install potlights interior and exterior in GTA? Thanks!

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we are having basement speeing issues. All repair guys say we have the excavate and install new weeping tile. my question is. doesn't every house have a weeping tile? wouldn't the sidewalks and front yards be all wet if everyone had a sump pump draining water onto the front of the house? I can't ima...

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So, this is what the Allure Co. sent me when I asked for the safety of Allure TrafficMaster Vinyl Flooring, purchased from Home Depot in January 2013. Does this seem valid for the purchase timeframe / and safe?

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I've visited a few new houses and noticed that some wires are stapled really close to the face of the stud. I am told it's is allowed as long as the hole is 1.25" from the face of stud. This is in Calgary. Is this allowed in your city?

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I have these stones on my yard. How do I get rid of them? Are they worth anything if I try to sell them? Thanks

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Hi I live in a one bed one den condo and want to do a hobby but I don't know what are the good hobbies to do that aren't loud to annoy the neighbours Got any suggestions?

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Called an electrician, they came out and sealed up the top of the weather head with plumber's putty, and also re-sealed the point where the wires come in through the wall in a 2" pvc pipe (both inside the pipe and outside around the wall. They also drilled drain holes at the bottom of the pipe as a ...

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We are redoing our basement and want to get rid of our existing furniture (2 sofas, 2 each chairs, big plasma tv). Neither my husband nor I can lift anything so we were thinking of hiring "just junk" to pick it all up. I hate the thought of just throwing the stuff away though, as it's in decent shap...

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My house does not have any plants. I hear that plants can control dust and improve air quality in a home. What is a good size and type of plant that I can keep in my living room to help control dust that is low maintenance? My living room is very small 11x16 feet

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I'm looking for a locksmith in the Scarborough area or anywhere nearby that can do a digital door lock installation. I've researched it quite a bit and I've decided on going with Samsung Door locks, model #SHS-P717 or #SHS-3321, or one of each for front and side entrances. However, the authorized re...

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I have a 36" fridge that is over 15 years old and is on its last legs. I want to replace it. It has a wood panel, but I think I'll just buy one with a stainless steel front, because they're cheaper and easier to replace. I also would prefer to get an ice maker inside the freezer as opposed to the ma...

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i notice one of the KitchenAid gas stoves does not spark. Gas still comes out there, so if I get another sparkling source, it will work. It is just inconvenient. Does it anyone know what the problem is ? Do I need call a licensed gas technician to fix this ? Thanks for any advice.

renovation

... buying properties, renovating them and then exiting. (either through long-term rentals or outright flips.) I have been investing for the past 15 years and have gone through several renovations with investment properties over the years. However, I've always used contractors and trades people ...

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Help! New home owner trying to figure out what are these cables. Fingers crossed it's from the previous owner running a security camera (which I'm hoping to do and could re-use the cabling). Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Near a school and no sidewalk, so try to buy some signs and put in my front yard. Thanks

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Can anyone provide recommendation for company/person that can install garage door opener and perform basic maintenance or repair on the door as it is hard to pull. Looking for some inexpensive options as quote I got now was around $175 to install door opener only.

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My house is 16 years old and the roof has never been replaced. Looking at it now , shingles are starting to come off. Talked to a friend and he said roofs don't typically get replaced before 20-25 years. Can someone advise on the following please? -when they say 'roof replacement' are they referring...

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... a broken furnace. Before he even took a look at my furnace, he immediately tagged my water heater with a violation (45 days) against clause 7.26.1. I was told I need to close door #1 (permanently) and open up the drywall and create door #2; see attached image. I started doing my reading online, ...

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Hi all My tanked water was getting old so I called and had this replaced with a tankless one. And then all my problems started and now regrets why I switched to Tankless. IDK if others are having the same issues as mine. Here they are. Its 14 years old house So I turn my hot water only in my shower ...

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got a parking ticket for parking my car on my driveway. No it's not touching the side walk or the road. Ticket was given at 11:25pm, I got home at 9:40pm so less then 3 hours and not even after 1am. Best part is I have special need pass displaying on my dash, it's a pass for my mom allocated ...