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Does anyone know of a window/glass shop that can do something similar to this in Toronto? http://pefraser.com/eng/custom-made-plexiglass-air-conditioning/ I’ve already thought about just buying Plexiglass from Plastic World but it wouldn’t be very easy to secure without a frame. (It also looks nicer...

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I have switch my home insurance to Co-Operator, and they have the inspector come to house. They request to install handrail interior stairs to the Basement. I never heard about this. Anyone has this requirement before in order to insure the house? Thanks

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Want to do interlocking for my front yard and walkway in Whitby. Approximately 260 Sqfts. I like to do it in Oaks or Unilock. Any recommendation or suggestions. I'm getting quote from $2800 with cheaper stones to $7000. I'm really confused. Its just my starter home and we will sell it and move to a ...

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Want to do interlocking for my front yard and walkway in Whitby. Approximately 260 Sqfts. I like to do it in Oaks or Unilock. Any recommendation or suggestions. I'm getting quote from $2800 with cheaper stones to $7000. I'm really confused. Its just my starter home and we will sell it and move to a ...

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I have switch my home insurance to Co-Operator, and they have the inspector come to house. They request to install handrail interior stairs to the Basement. I never heard about this. Anyone has this requirement before in order to insure the house? Thanks

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Long story short. Redoing kitchen and wanted to go from a jenair downdraft vent to a regular hoodfan. Turns out there is a beam in the way to vent outside and I am stuck with the downdraft vent ( probably why previous owner did it this way). I really like the look of the regular hood fan and want.to...

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I've gone through a significant reno to my house last year. The entire house use to have honey oak hardwood flooring and now is white oak; except for the stairs which we didn't have the money to address. The stair treads have always been slippery (especially with socks) and with a 7-month-old, we wa...

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I have switch my home insurance to Co-Operator, and they have the inspector come to house. They request to install handrail interior stairs to the Basement. I never heard about this. Anyone has this requirement before in order to insure the house? Thanks

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City by laws are obviously city dependent, but I don't see any reference in any city in the province of Ontario about putting up a fence where one of the houses on the common lot line has no owner (brand new home, no owners). What happens then? I understand I have to serve them, but am I just stuck ...

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Noticed this thing pop up on my lawn. Anyone know what it is?

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We're looking at having the exterior of our house updated (1940s brick bungalow in West end of Toronto). The scope would include: -new bay window -front door -replace/resurface existing front porch -new front porch railing -new siding on gable -new foundation parging -gate across driveway -possible ...

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I noticed a lot of water dripping onto the floor from around the tube that's attached to the furnace. This only seems to be happening when the air conditioner is running for a few days (which it has been with the recent heat). Because of the way the tube is routed, I can't seem to find the origin of...

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My neighbor kindly told me that he was extending his 'builder built small deck' to a bigger deck in his backyard. Told me he will not bother asking the city for a permit. Saw his contractor drilling through holes in his concrete foundation etc etc etc.... Not that it concerns me but why does one sti...

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Hi, my house recently been infested by this bug. I find serveral in the bathroom and window sills, floors, they are extremely tiny. My wife is very worried that it will bite our daughter. Does anyone of you know what kind of bug this is, not sure if i have to call in an exterminator. Thanks so much!

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Hi all, We moved into a new build townhouse in November 2017. About 1.5 months ago, during a couple windy days, one of our shingles fell off of our detached garage roof. Our garage is behind the unit and can hold a single car. Despite multiple attempts ...

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I'm looking for rods and fittings like in the image below. https://img.etsystatic.com/il/d5bf32/1190844986/il_570xN.1190844986_a08k.jpg Home depot has these but the surface seems rougher than parts in the picture. Are there shops that sells smooth ones, or is that something I can do myself? Or any s...

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We try to find a custom infill builder in Edmonton in our price category (180-220 per sq.f.). We have some requirements: - a builder who can build a solid envelope (basement, framing, ...) though not at a net-zero level - a builder who can allow choosing your finishes (e.g., not only their showroom ...

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Hi guys, I recently went into my cold room in the basement which I generally never go to and found the top like this. I bought this one 2 years ago from another person. Is this an issue? Does insurance cover this? This home is roughly 3 years old. Thanks

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We are planning to update the condo bathroom with a new vanity/sink. We really like the IKEA Godmorgan floating vanity with sink unit but if we put that in we have to replace the flooring as our older vanity goes right to the floor. We think the ikea vanity/sink/faucet will cost approx $400 (on sale...

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... water has a noticeable yellow colour to it and the water stinks with a combination of a mineral and metallic odour, almost rotten too. I let 1/2 inch accumulate in the bathtub and it was almost like Apple juice. When I trained it, there was a sandy residue left behind. The toilet tanks are ...

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All the articles I have read doesn’t recommend tinting this type of glass. Every example they give of glass cracking it sounds like they tinted the INSIDE portion, which in theory I can see it trapping the gas inside the windows, causing them to over heat and crack. Has anyone successfully tinted do...

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Do you guys hire a landscaper, or DIY on new built house? I have no experience at all in landscaping and the builder is still in the process of sodding this summer. What do you guys do? Any landscapers that you guys personally used and can recommend? Thanks,

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I need to buy all kitchen and laundry room appliances. I was planning to buy all kitchen appliances from Bosh. But I want to make sure that they are not made in specific country (not naming it). I checked websites, like BestBuy and they do not list where the appliance is made. Are there websites whe...

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We have a quote for kitchen cabinets (excluding countertops) ftom home hardware for $8600 (plus taxes) including an island. Generally speaking, how does the price of ikea cabinets compare to the price of home hardware or home depot?

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I am having a hard time finding a contractor to replace 7 fence posts and attach fence panels in Richmond Hill. Big companies do not reply as this job is too small for them. Kijiji contractor wanted 50% upfront and I was not comfortable with that. Any recommendation for a reasonable contractor for t...

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I am having a hard time finding a contractor to replace 7 fence posts and attach fence panels in Richmond Hill. Big companies do not reply as this job is too small for them. Kijiji contractor wanted 50% upfront and I was not comfortable with that. Any recommendation for a reasonable contractor for t...

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Home Depot seems to have a good price on a Ductless Air conditioner however I can't find other places that sell them. Any recommendations where to buy them from and any one inexpensive to install it?

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I see so many different type of shower doors that have different bottoms. Which type dont leak water out onto floor for a stand up shower ? I don't think I can use sliding cause its not that wide . Thx

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Looking for a recommendation for a first aid kit. Saw this at Costco for $29.99 Is this a good option?

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Outside of ESA requirements (which definitely need licensed electricians), do Toronto building permits and permit inspections require that the work be done by a contractor licensed in Toronto? I am wondering if the inspector will not only inspect the work but ask for a contractor's license too if th...