Franztini
  • Review count
    279
  • Helpfulness votes
    1,014
  • Average rating
    4.6
    4.6 out of 5
  • First Review:
    July 30, 2013
  • Last Review:
    January 10, 2020
 
  • Question count
    7
     
    • Answer count
      76
       
       
       
      Activity Summary
       
      • Review count
        279
      • Helpfulness votes
        1,014
      • Average rating
        4.6
        4.6 out of 5
      • First Review:
        July 30, 2013
      • Last Review:
        January 10, 2020
       
      • Question count
        7
         
        • Answer count
          76
           
           
           
           
          Franztini's Reviews
           
          Affresh Washer Cleaner tablets are designed to penetrate, dissolve and remove odor-causing residue that can occur in all washing machines. Simply place one tablet in the wash basket (without clothes) and run a Normal Cycle (hot option) or Clean Washer Cycle. Package includes six tablets.
           
          EarlyReviewerIncentive:No
          Verified Purchase:Yes
          Gets the job done! I have a HE washing...
          PostedDecember 17, 2019
          Overall rating 
          5.0 out of 5
          5.0 out of 5
          Gets the job done! I have a HE washing machine and I am diligent in wiping out the rubber ring and leaving the door ajar - this product does the rest. Highly recommend to use to keep your expensive HE washing machine in tip top working condition. It is also septic system safe!
          +3points
          3out of 3found this review helpful.
           
          The simple lines of the 4 in. Bin Pull from Liberty evoke a nostalgic retro vibe. Enhancing your cabinetry with this classically styled pull will create just the right mood in your bathroom or kitchen spaces. Furthermore, the upgrade of your cabinetry or furniture is a cinch with the included installation hardware.
           
          from Sonoma, CA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I am building a custom California king bed frame with 6 drawers in the base.  The drawers are goi...
          PostedDecember 11, 2019
          Overall rating 
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          Quality 
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          I am building a custom California king bed frame with 6 drawers in the base.  The drawers are going to be large and I wanted a handle/pull that visually looked the right size for the drawer but also had the 'heft' to be able to pull out such a large drawer. 
          These pulls fit the bill.  They are extremely well made and come with two different length of screws so you can use the correct one for the depth of the drawer/door you are installing them.  The only thing that I am not crazy about is the "false screw' (see pictures).  It is probably because I am just looking at them not installed, What I liked about these pulls is the size of the cup. I did knock off a star because I feel like they Read More
          I am building a custom California king bed frame with 6 drawers in the base.  The drawers are going to be large and I wanted a handle/pull that visually looked the right size for the drawer but also had the 'heft' to be able to pull out such a large drawer. 
          These pulls fit the bill.  They are extremely well made and come with two different length of screws so you can use the correct one for the depth of the drawer/door you are installing them.  The only thing that I am not crazy about is the "false screw' (see pictures).  It is probably because I am just looking at them not installed, What I liked about these pulls is the size of the cup. I did knock off a star because I feel like they are expensive. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Install, Nice Design, Sturdy
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          +3points
          3out of 3found this review helpful.
           
          The MM482U Wood and Metal Flush Cut Blade is the same cutting accessory as the current MM482, but with the new U2 interface. It cuts wood and metal materials, including soft and hard woods, plastic, drywall, copper, nails, screws and other metals. The MM482U has the first truly universal oscillating accessory interface in the market so no adapter needed allowing for easy fit with all competitive tools.
           
          EarlyReviewerIncentive:No
          Verified Purchase:Yes
          I learned the expensive way to not buy 'off brand'...
          PostedDecember 10, 2019
          Overall rating 
          5.0 out of 5
          5.0 out of 5
          I learned the expensive way to not buy 'off brand' blades for my Dremel tool. The non-Dremel branded blades not only did not cut as well but lasted half as long before they were dull. This Dremel blade cuts through metal like butter and lasts a very long time before it is dull. Highly recommend.
          +3points
          3out of 3found this review helpful.
           
          The Next Generation Wrecker is designed for Multi-Material demolition cutting. This mean it has the capability of cutting nail embedded wood, plastics and a variety of metals. This blade has 25% more high speed steel for increase life and durability. With all of these features, the Next Generation Wrecker is a true demoliton blade for the professional user.
           
          EarlyReviewerIncentive:No
          Verified Purchase:Yes
          Don't waste your time or money buying any other Sawzall...
          PostedDecember 10, 2019
          Overall rating 
          5.0 out of 5
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          Don't waste your time or money buying any other Sawzall blades. These blades cut through almost anything and last a long time before you have to throw them out.
          +3points
          3out of 3found this review helpful.
           
          Southwire Armorlite Type MC Cable is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors rated 90°C dry available in sizes 14 AWG through 2 AWG, and a green insulated grounding conductor. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape bearing the print legend is wrapped around the assembly. Aluminum interlocking armor is applied over the assembly.
           
          EarlyReviewerIncentive:No
          Verified Purchase:Yes
          I have been using this wire for years and it...
          PostedDecember 10, 2019
          Overall rating 
          5.0 out of 5
          5.0 out of 5
          I have been using this wire for years and it has never let me down. Quality and consistency - what you look for in your electrical products.
          +3points
          3out of 3found this review helpful.
           
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          Franztini's Questions
           
          Use this Loctite 10 fl. oz. PL Premium Advanced Polyurethane Construction Adhesive for indoor or outdoor projects that require a water-resistant, low-VOC adhesive. This adhesive is ideal for humid areas and is compatible with woodwork, concrete, stone, brick, hardwood floors, coated wood, drywall and metal.
           

          The interior vinyl trim (similar to the JELD-WEN - Window Vinyl Interior Flat Trim) around my ret...

          Asked by
          Franztini
          December 9, 2018
          The interior vinyl trim (similar to the JELD-WEN - Window Vinyl Interior Flat Trim) around my retrofit vinyl windows are loose on a few of my windows. Can I use this to reattached the trim?
           

          How random is the pattern of the boards? I installed Traffic Master Lakeshore Pecan (looks great...

          Asked by
          Franztini
          June 28, 2018
          How random is the pattern of the boards? I installed Traffic Master Lakeshore Pecan (looks great) but they only had about eight different patterns so you had to make sure to open all the boxes and sort by pattern before you could lay out your floor otherwise you might have the same pattern next to each other.
           
          Grace Roof Detail Membrane is the only product available today designed specifically for waterproofing critical roof detail areas. Based on the Grace Ice and Water Shield technology, Grace Roof Detail Membrane is a flexible product that conforms tightly to common roof details such as skylights, chimneys and dormer walls. Available in 9 in. and 18 in. W, it is the optimal choice for valleys and transition areas such as ridges, rake edges and drip edges.
           

          Use under a deck? I have a porch that is over my garage. I am replacing my porch and need to wate...

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          Franztini
          June 27, 2017
          Use under a deck? I have a porch that is over my garage. I am replacing my porch and need to waterproof it. I was thinking of installing this product over 5/8" plywood and then install decking on top. Would this create a water proof barrier?
           
          BEHR Premium Plus 1 gal. Deep Base Low-Luster Enamel Porch and Floor Paint is suitable for a variety of indoor and outdoor projects, including painting basements, porches, floors, decks and patios. This low-luster acrylic latex paint is resistant to UV damage, scuffing, fading, cracking and peeling. It offers improved hiding properties for efficient coverage.
           

          I have a concrete shower base that needs to be repainted. Can I use this paint? I am not lookin...

          Asked by
          Franztini
          February 25, 2017
          I have a concrete shower base that needs to be repainted. Can I use this paint? I am not looking for a water proof membrane, just a paint that can handle water. Thanks!
           
          The 14-19/64 in. x 9-19/64 in. 1,000-Watt White Wall Heater features louvers that direct heated air downward for even distribution throughout an area. This wall heater can be operated from a convenient wall-mounted line-voltage thermostat by using the Broan model 86W. The thermal overload protection feature helps provide safe use. Size: 15.0 In..
           

          Can I use a different thermostat?

          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          November 4, 2014
          I see that this heater works with the Broan 86W thermostat, but was wondering if I can use another manufacturer's thermostat? I would like the ability to have the ability to do daily scheduling. If so, which one or what would be the specifications.
           
          Franztini's Answers
           
          Low profile Edgelit LED bath and vanity light that combines innovative technology, aesthetics and functionality. Featuring a Nickel finish, and measuring 24 in. length, this fixture is ideal for placing above - or on either side - of a bathroom mirror to assist in preparing for the day. With up to 60,000 hours of LED life, this fixture offers flicker free dimming down to 10% with many Forward Phase (Triac) and Electronic Low Voltage (ELV) dimmers.
           

          What is the width dimension (not the length) on the curved sides? And, could this be ceiling mou...

          Asked by
          Annabanana
          March 17, 2019
          What is the width dimension (not the length) on the curved sides? And, could this be ceiling mounted?
          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          March 18, 2019
          Answer: 
          It is 6" wide at the curve. Yes it can be ceiling mounted. I have it installed in my laundry room - great light.
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          Upgrade any kitchen with this sleek Samsung slide-in gas range. It blends seamlessly with your cabinetry to give your kitchen a high-end look and offers flexibility for big cooking jobs, from its five-burner cooktop to its large-capacity 5.8 cu. ft. oven. It also features True Convection, for beautifully even cooking that takes less time and uses less energy. And with a reversible cast iron griddle and custom wok grate, this slide-in gas range is the perfect range for anyone who loves to cook and entertain. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          does the stovetop scratch easily

          Asked by
          DonnaC
          March 14, 2019
          does the stovetop scratch easily
          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          March 14, 2019
          Answer: 
          It doesn't scratch easily, but I have scratched mine. Make sure you use sponges that are specifically made to be used on stainless steel (i.e. 3M) and use bar keeepers friend for cleaning - it does not scratch stainless and cleans fabulously!
           
          Designed to stay in place thanks to a non-skid backing. The Cook N Comfort Kitchen Mat provides a soft cushioned surface to stand on as you tend to your kitchen duties. Color: Cream.
           

          Can the polyester bottom of this floor mat damage prefinished engineered hardwood flooring? What ...

          Asked by
          Bob
          March 8, 2019
          Can the polyester bottom of this floor mat damage prefinished engineered hardwood flooring? What should be placed under it to protect the floor?
          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          March 9, 2019
          Answer: 
          I have used it on both prefinished engineered hardwood and laminate and it did not damage it. I love the fact that you can clean this with a sponge and it has a nice feel under foot.
           
          The versatile TrafficMASTER Lakeshore Pecan has inviting grey/natural tones that fit well with just about every interior. The easy fold down installation system lets you install your floor quickly without the need for glue. This means that you can use your floor as soon as your installation is complete. Color: Medium.
           

          can you apply this over vinyl square tiles ? will the gaps show even if i use underlayment ? Glu...

          Asked by
          cooper
          March 8, 2019
          can you apply this over vinyl square tiles ? will the gaps show even if i use underlayment ? Glue under the squares is a nightmare to remove. Managed to get some glue off with cooking oil.
          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          March 9, 2019
          Answer: 
          I put this over old vinyl tiles however you need to ensure that the gaps are filled. Some of my old vinyl tiles were broken and I filled them in with floor leveling compound that I got from Home Depot, which was super easy to use. Once it was dry, I put down an appropriate underlayment and laid the flooring. The only issue you may have is where the floor transitions to another room or to a door. You may Read More
          I put this over old vinyl tiles however you need to ensure that the gaps are filled. Some of my old vinyl tiles were broken and I filled them in with floor leveling compound that I got from Home Depot, which was super easy to use. Once it was dry, I put down an appropriate underlayment and laid the flooring. The only issue you may have is where the floor transitions to another room or to a door. You may need to modify the transition pieces to accommodate the different floor heights. Read Less
           
          The versatile TrafficMASTER Lakeshore Pecan has inviting grey/natural tones that fit well with just about every interior. The easy fold down installation system lets you install your floor quickly without the need for glue. This means that you can use your floor as soon as your installation is complete. Color: Medium.
           

          how many boxes will it take to do a 10'x10' room

          Asked by
          geno
          March 1, 2019
          Asked by
          Franztini
          Sonoma, CA
          March 2, 2019
          Answer: 
          You will need 110 sq ft (need to add an additional 10% for drop), so 5 boxes.
           
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