Palaranda
  • Review count
    472
  • Helpfulness votes
    4,053
  • Average rating
    4.7
    4.7 out of 5
  • First Review:
    February 20, 2011
  • Last Review:
    December 4, 2019
 
  • Question count
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      Activity Summary
       
      • Review count
        472
      • Helpfulness votes
        4,053
      • Average rating
        4.7
        4.7 out of 5
      • First Review:
        February 20, 2011
      • Last Review:
        December 4, 2019
       
      • Question count
        5
         
        • Answer count
          281
           
           
           
           
          Palaranda's Reviews
           
          The Maxted collection has a modern architecture with its symmetrical frame and crisp lines. This fusion creates a bold design that is iconic, timeless, and classic. Maxted is available in Polished Chrome and Satin Nickel.
           
          from Southbridge MA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          This 5-piece bathroom set is well worth the asking price, even though I only receive 4 items as t...
          PostedNovember 11, 2019
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          This 5-piece bathroom set is well worth the asking price, even though I only receive 4 items as the 18-inch towel bar was missing but as always, it’s good to check the contents to assure that all are present.
          The fitting of all of this set was pretty straight forward, although the set screws can and are somewhat frustrating. The Allen key provided is good enough but the space in which you have to use it is again somewhat limited, especially in the smaller items. The towel bar is hollow and therefore very light weight, yet still sturdy enough.
          Bright chrome finish on all items look very nice in the bathroom and despite some set screws being somewhat frustrating (I have large hands) the
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          This 5-piece bathroom set is well worth the asking price, even though I only receive 4 items as the 18-inch towel bar was missing but as always, it’s good to check the contents to assure that all are present.
          The fitting of all of this set was pretty straight forward, although the set screws can and are somewhat frustrating. The Allen key provided is good enough but the space in which you have to use it is again somewhat limited, especially in the smaller items. The towel bar is hollow and therefore very light weight, yet still sturdy enough.
          Bright chrome finish on all items look very nice in the bathroom and despite some set screws being somewhat frustrating (I have large hands) the finished installation is excellent. Every piece has its own instruction leaflet along with a template for lining up for the drill holes. For the towel holder especially, a spirit level is essential to accomplish a straight line
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          Pros: Looks Great
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          Sumner Street Home Hardware brings a customized hardware solution to your kitchen, bath and rooms throughout your home. Combine knobs and pulls for a truly personalized result on cabinetry and furniture, a quick and affordable way to a new look. Includes mounting hardware.
           
          from Southbridge MA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          PostedNovember 8, 2019
          Overall rating 
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          This unique brass drawer pull is an excellent addition (assuming you buy a set of them of course, which I did after taking a close look at the quality) They are heavier than I expected for the cost, but in a nice way
          Supplied is a set of screws 2 @ I inch and 2 @1-1/2 inch and depending on the depth of the project will give you the length of the screw needed.
          Each of the two screws I used threaded perfectly in to chamfered screw hole and the pull was flat against the finished wood.
          Well worth the asking price
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Install, Good Size & Weight
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          The Milwaukee ANSI Type R Class 2 High Visibility Performance Safety Vest is designed to carry more. The high visibility safety vest has 15 pockets including a clear ID holder, rear tablet pocket, and 3 internal pockets, equipping users with added storage. All front pockets are reinforced with durable 600D tear resistant materials capable of withstanding rough job site conditions. To reduce pressure around the neck, comfortable padding was incorporated around the collar. The safety vest features a quick internal size adjustment providing users with a better fit as well as a durable pass-through slit for fall protection gear. This allows users to wear the same vest in the summer over a t-shirt or in the winter over a jacket. Additionally, a zipper closure on the safety vest provides users with ultimate job site security. The high visibility reflective vests are required if users are working around traffic going 25 mph or working around heavy machinery. This includes construction, road construction, traffic direction, utility crews, and survey crews. Yellow and orange color options are available, as well as CSA compliant safety vests. Size: 3x. Gender: unisex. Age Group: adult.
           
          from Southbridge MA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          PostedNovember 8, 2019
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          As the winter fast approaches, this vest, although a simple design is embraced with a tough material that withstands even working within the building trade. I have only worn this for a week but already it displays its durability in not showing the abuse as other’s have.
          The 15 pockets are a plus, even though I use only a few of them, my iPad, a measuring devise, a note pad and my ID (which is displayed in its own see through pocket. Each pocket as well as the rest of this Milwaukee vest has been stitched with precision and has used excellent secure stitch. The Velcro on each of these reinforced pockets is also an excellent idea as too many times, with bending and having to crawl at times at
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          As the winter fast approaches, this vest, although a simple design is embraced with a tough material that withstands even working within the building trade. I have only worn this for a week but already it displays its durability in not showing the abuse as other’s have.
          The 15 pockets are a plus, even though I use only a few of them, my iPad, a measuring devise, a note pad and my ID (which is displayed in its own see through pocket. Each pocket as well as the rest of this Milwaukee vest has been stitched with precision and has used excellent secure stitch. The Velcro on each of these reinforced pockets is also an excellent idea as too many times, with bending and having to crawl at times at narrow spaces, I have lost items. Not so now as each pocket is firmly closed.
          The zipper is also a great addition. It easily zips up and releases without effort.
          The ability to adjust the internal size is also I think, a novelty but one that is essential for every adult to adjust according to his/her body mass.
          It is difficult to say which is the best feature as all of it has its own positives, but I guess that in my own assessment, the one that stands out the most to me anyway is the internal adjustment as this allows the addition of extra upper body clothing and this vest will still fit over them .
          A final word is to its padded collar. Way to go Milwaukee. It is perfect.
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          Pros: Durable, Easy to Clean, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Sturdy
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          6out of 6found this review helpful.
           
          Oatey drains and closet flanges come in the widest variety of sizes, materials and configurations. PVC, cast iron, ABS, no matter what your shower drain or closet flange need, Oatey has the part you need to do the job right. All drains, flanges, strainers and cleanouts are made with precision to ensure a durable installation.
           
          from Southbridge MA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          PostedNovember 5, 2019
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          It being the first time using from the Oatley range and so it was interesting to see how it rated from other brands I have used concerning toilet flanges.
          The first thing to note is that it has a four-inch diameter PVC that is permanently installed in the flange. The cap itself of course has to be removed before installation and the four hammer symbols showing where to strike them are useful. The metal ring is also a big plus and, as I was not used to this top being able to turn in order to align to the fasteners is another big plus. Made with precision in mind, I am most certainly going to order more of the same.
          Pros: Easy to Install, good metal ring, easily rotated
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          The Amerock BP36753G10 Extent 8-9/16 in. (217 mm) Center-to-Center Edge Pull is finished in Satin Nickel. Extent redefines minimalist design with distinctive angles that create an unexpected aesthetic. The result is a modern simplified form that is approachable and impactful. Enduring and versatile, Amerocks satin nickel marries delicate brushing with a subtle warm hue to produce an approachable, classic presentation that resonates across all design styles. Founded in 1928, Amerocks award-winning home solutions including decorative and functional cabinet hardware, bath accessories, decorative hooks and wall plates have built the company's reputation for chic design accessories that inspire homeowners to express their personal style. Amerock offers a variety of styles and finishes at affordable prices that add the perfect finishing touch to any room.
           
          from Southbridge MA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          PostedOctober 28, 2019
          Overall rating 
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          Although she does not live here, my wife’s mother does often stay for a few days and whilst here, she used to struggle to use the knobs that we used to have on the drawers due to her arthritis in both hands. These Edge Drawer Pulls are the perfect solution in relieving the pain and stress of having to use her fingers. Now she just uses the edge of her hand under the protruding part of the pull which is 1-1/2 deep by 7 inches length which is plenty for the edge of her hand to slide under to slide the drawer open.
          But however, be aware that they will not fit easily onto every drawer. The edge of the wood needs to be at least ¾ of an inch for the lip to sit snugly. My modern drawers are
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          Although she does not live here, my wife’s mother does often stay for a few days and whilst here, she used to struggle to use the knobs that we used to have on the drawers due to her arthritis in both hands. These Edge Drawer Pulls are the perfect solution in relieving the pain and stress of having to use her fingers. Now she just uses the edge of her hand under the protruding part of the pull which is 1-1/2 deep by 7 inches length which is plenty for the edge of her hand to slide under to slide the drawer open.
          But however, be aware that they will not fit easily onto every drawer. The edge of the wood needs to be at least ¾ of an inch for the lip to sit snugly. My modern drawers are reinforced that makes the inside edge go down only 9/16ths thus making the top that should be fitted snug on the top, not so snug at all. Fortunately, the drawers on the kitchen island are ideal and so moved the neediest utensils there.
          The pulls themselves are excellent, highly polished and well made.
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          Palaranda's Questions
           
          The Air Response delivers cleaner air with DustSense which automatically monitors, detects and responds to harmful particles in your air while using HEPA Media and carbon filters to powerfully trap 99% of allergens, dust and odors and with an Air Quality Indicator Bar that changes colors based on the quality of the air in your home, you'll always know it's working. Color: Silver.
           

          What is wattage used in an hour?

          Asked by
          Palaranda
          March 15, 2017
          What is wattage used in an hour?
           

          batteries?

          Asked by
          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          November 27, 2015
          I read in one review that the reviewer takes spare batteries with her on trips abroad to use in the Ultra. Is this correct? I thought it was a sealed unit.
           
          The new Revolve LED outdoor security product line by All-Pro combines advanced LED technology and industry-leading optic design to bring you a low profile fixture with uncompromising performance. The adjustable, refractive optics provide highly directional and controlled area coverage, eliminating the need for traditional reflectors. The REV32735MW comes with an integrated 270° motion sensor with sensitivity and duration adjustments. The sleek, low profile design will provide an LED motion operated fixture for the outside of your home, while maintaining and enhancing its style.
           

          light come apart to fit?

          Asked by
          Palaranda
          August 17, 2015
          Okay....I figured it would require a junction box that was recessed into the ceiling in order for it to be hard wired ,but how does the light connect to the junction box. For example, does the light come apart so the base of it can be fixed to the junction box?
           
          The new Revolve LED outdoor security product line by All-Pro combines advanced LED technology and industry-leading optic design to bring you a low profile fixture with uncompromising performance. The adjustable, refractive optics provide highly directional and controlled area coverage, eliminating the need for traditional reflectors. The REV32735MW comes with an integrated 270° motion sensor with sensitivity and duration adjustments. The sleek, low profile design will provide an LED motion operated fixture for the outside of your home, while maintaining and enhancing its style.
           

          How is it fitted to the wall/ceiling?

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          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          August 14, 2015
          Do I require anything else to be able to put it on the ceiling?
           
          The Delta Foundations 2-Handle Side Spray Kitchen Faucet in Oil-Rubbed Bronze offers beauty and function. It has a 2-handle design for precise adjustment of hot and cold water. It's ADA compliant, and easy for every family member and guest to use. Color: Oil Rubbed Bronze.
           

          I accidenly (stupidly) broke the tab that holds the quick connection for the sprayer. Is there a replacent tab I can fit?t?

          Asked by
          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          December 22, 2013
          Of course, now the tab is broken the quick connect will not hold. The connection is not the sprayer end but the other end. Would appreciate advise
           
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          Brighten your outdoor space with READY SEAL 1 gal. Redwood Exterior Wood Stain and Sealer. Oil-based and semitransparent, this enriching stain is both stain and sealant, eliminating the need for separate products. The oil brings vivid color suitable for any exterior wood project. It also offers resistance to mold, mildew, UV damage, cracking and warping as it protects and strengthens wood fibers.
           

          Will this hokd up on a swing set?

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          Pauln
          April 22, 2018
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          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          April 24, 2018
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          Short answer is ...yes it will. After years of painting my porch steps only for the harsh winter to force another strip and coat. Last year I tried this product on the wooden steps. Now that the long winter has passed into a warm spring, I see only a slight wear where the traffic has been heavy. The sealant/stain seeps into the wood and does protect the wood whereas the outdoor porch paint does not of Read More
          Short answer is ...yes it will. After years of painting my porch steps only for the harsh winter to force another strip and coat. Last year I tried this product on the wooden steps. Now that the long winter has passed into a warm spring, I see only a slight wear where the traffic has been heavy. The sealant/stain seeps into the wood and does protect the wood whereas the outdoor porch paint does not of course. It lies on the surface and following harsh winters, the paint lifts. Hope this answers your question. Read Less
           
          Escape into a warmer, more soothing world with Canvas Flax, an earthy and gentle neutral. The softness of this color calls to mind bleached-out summer wheat grass and warm sand slipping through your fingers. Make your very own modern frontier with the subtle rustic charm this solid provides by adding this Home Decorators Collection Adirondack Chair Cushion to your collection. Our 49 x 20.5 in. outdoor Adirondack cushion is covered in durable and beautiful Sunbrella acrylic fabric, specially engineered with UV protection to resist the elements and maintain bright color season after season. Inside our outdoor patio cushion we use our patented 100% everLuxe polyester fiber fill to help retain shape and provide long-lasting comfort during outdoor use. Fibers within the cushion are oriented in a vertical position, which provides structure, support, and spring. The outdoor Adirondack cushion is designed to fit most standard Adirondack chairs and has a longer, tapered back and elastic band to help secure it to a variety of chair sizes. Our outdoor Adirondack cushion also comes with a 5-year limited fabric warranty and a 1-year limited warranty against defects in workmanship. Enjoy the outdoors and add a degree of elegance to your personal outdoor retreat with the Home Decorators Collection Canvas Flax Adirondack Chair Cushion.
           

          You mention the seat depth and width, how long is the seat cushion?

          Asked by
          Charlie
          February 24, 2018
          You mention the seat depth and width, how long is the seat cushion?
          Asked by
          Palaranda
          April 21, 2018
          Answer: 
          The actual seating area measures approx' 18 inches X 20"
           
          Keep your yard green and clean with the RYOBI 11 Amp 13 in. Electric Mower. This eco-friendly, electric-powered unit is the ideal alternative to traditional gas operated mowers. Enjoy maintenance free yard work with no gas, oil, filters or spark plugs. Portable and lightweight at just 23 lbs., it has collapsing handles for quick and easy storage. Easily adjust the height of your deck from 1 - 2 -1/2 in. with the single point height adjustment. Backed by a 3-Year manufacturer warranty.
           

          what grass heights are available?

          Asked by
          7777777
          April 16, 2018
          what grass heights are available?
          Asked by
          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          April 17, 2018
          Answer: 
          Thanks for your question regarding the maximum height that this machine will successfully cut. Although I have used mine after a vacation and found that the grass on my lawn had grown to a height of 6 inches, it did work fine, albeit slow going on the highest setting and then finished by lowering the wheels and going over it again. At all other times I cut the lawn when the height of the grass is around Read More
          Thanks for your question regarding the maximum height that this machine will successfully cut. Although I have used mine after a vacation and found that the grass on my lawn had grown to a height of 6 inches, it did work fine, albeit slow going on the highest setting and then finished by lowering the wheels and going over it again. At all other times I cut the lawn when the height of the grass is around the 3 inch mark and find that this level makes for a perfect finish. But what is the maximum height? This electric grass cutter does have some exceptional power but has been designed for small lawns and not the large rough terrain that my back yard has. Hope this assists you. Read Less
           
          Rapid Set multi-purpose flexible construction adhesive/sealant is a hybrid silane polyether sealant designed for horizontal, vertical and overhead application in most climates (including cold or damp climates). It is 100% solvent free contains no isocyanides and will not shrink upon cure. Tack-free in 35-minutes and paintable in 24-hours. It's unique Nano-technology promotes superior adhesion to concrete, glass, masonry, metal, block, stone, engineered plastics (PVC), fiber glass (FRP), EPS foam, aged asphalt, asphalt, wood, stainless steel, aluminum galvanized metal and dissimilar materials. Color: Gray.
           

          Can it be used on wood to concrete

          Asked by
          Bob
          April 9, 2018
          Asked by
          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          April 14, 2018
          Answer: 
          I can only state what I did and that worked perfectly, although only a small numbered sign on to a concrete post. I put a thin layer on one side of my numbered wood piece and another layer on the side of the post and then secured it with a hand held vice and left it in situ' for an hour. That was a few weeks back and despite rain and snow it still holds fast. Hope this assists you.
           
          Keep your yard green and clean with the RYOBI 11 Amp 13 in. Electric Mower. This eco-friendly, electric-powered unit is the ideal alternative to traditional gas operated mowers. Enjoy maintenance free yard work with no gas, oil, filters or spark plugs. Portable and lightweight at just 23 lbs., it has collapsing handles for quick and easy storage. Easily adjust the height of your deck from 1 - 2 -1/2 in. with the single point height adjustment. Backed by a 3-Year manufacturer warranty.
           

          How to adjust the wheels

          Asked by
          Renee
          March 29, 2018
          Asked by
          Palaranda
          Southbridge MA
          March 30, 2018
          Answer: 
          The metal lever is at the front wheel
          Disconnect power supply.
          To raise the blade height, press inward on the height adjustment
          lever and move it toward the back of the mower.
          To lower the blade height, press inward on the height
          adjustment lever and move it toward the front of the
          mower.
           
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