Thisoldgaragenj
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    4.9 out of 5
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    October 27, 2010
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    August 6, 2019
 
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      • Review count
        481
      • Helpfulness votes
        1,117
      • Average rating
        4.9
        4.9 out of 5
      • First Review:
        October 27, 2010
      • Last Review:
        August 6, 2019
       
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          Packed with useful features, the Grohtherm SmartControl concealed thermostat features a minimalist design and stylish Moon White that will enhance any modern bathroom. The innovative SmartControl technology allows you to select your desired spray source and adjust the water volume at the push-turn of a button. The 3 valves offer total flexibility, whatever your shower set up you can control, switch between or even combine different spray patterns and water outlets perfect for spaces where you want to have hand, head and side showers, as well as a bath. Integrated GROHE TurboStat technology prevents any unpleasant temperature fluctuations. GROHE EasyLogic markings and textured buttons with exchangeable symbols make it easy and intuitive to use. Family-friendly, the GROHE SafeStop override button allows you to set a maximum temperature of 100°F/38°C to prevent scalding. Water-saving GROHE EcoJoy technology gives you the option of a reduced flow rate with no compromise on enjoyment. Thanks to the GROHE QuickFix system its swift and straightforward to install. The slim profile makes it easy to keep clean and the chic, durable GROHE StarLight Moon finish will look pristine for years to come. With a slim, round design perfect for that minimalist, streamlined look, this product is bound to enhance your bathroom scheme. Please note that this product must be installed in combination with the GROHE Rapido SmartBox (35601000).
           
          from Paramus, NJ
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
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          GROHE was founded by Carl Nestlern in 1873. They have been around almost 150 years and have been ...
          PostedAugust 6, 2019
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          GROHE was founded by Carl Nestlern in 1873. They have been around almost 150 years and have been improving ever since, This particular product has, as others have mentioned one downfall, (GROHE Rapido SmartBox Universal Rough-In Box) The rough in box is not included. Part no. Internet #306588424 Model # 35601000 Store SO SKU #1003530917. If you order it when you order this you'll have no problems. I use pex now for many shower installations so I don't have to worry about heat from the torch distorting anything. Home Depot has a great pex kit Internet #202525483 Model # 69PTKH0015K Store SKU #341349 reasonably priced so even a DIYer can afford To get into the game easily, This mixer is great Read More
          GROHE was founded by Carl Nestlern in 1873. They have been around almost 150 years and have been improving ever since, This particular product has, as others have mentioned one downfall, (GROHE Rapido SmartBox Universal Rough-In Box) The rough in box is not included. Part no. Internet #306588424 Model # 35601000 Store SO SKU #1003530917. If you order it when you order this you'll have no problems. I use pex now for many shower installations so I don't have to worry about heat from the torch distorting anything. Home Depot has a great pex kit Internet #202525483 Model # 69PTKH0015K Store SKU #341349 reasonably priced so even a DIYer can afford To get into the game easily, This mixer is great with its push button technology and the ability to set the temperature and flow rate make it an easy choice for new construction or replacement valve, I used mine to replace a tired valve in my master bedroom and I don't have any complaints.. Read Less
          Pros: Good Instructions, No Leaks, Reliable, Looks Great
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          The Pop-Up Floor Box Receptacle offers a modern, practical way to attractively conceal electrical wiring devices in homes and businesses, while still providing accessibility to power when needed. Featuring a sleek low profile and stylish metal cover that recesses neatly into the floor when not in use, it takes only the press of a button to make the receptacle available. The Pop-Up Floor Box Receptacle may be used to satisfy the appropriate code requirements for residential and commercial applications; it also offers protection from ingress of water spray when closed and meets or exceeds scrub water test for safety.
           
          from Paramus, NJ
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          I mounted the Pop-Up Floor Box Receptacle in the top of my desk. While it is extremely handy for ...
          PostedAugust 3, 2019
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          I mounted the Pop-Up Floor Box Receptacle in the top of my desk. While it is extremely handy for floor mounting where you can't get into the walls or if you need a receptacle in the middle of the floor. Installation is easy enough for any DIYer, They are prewired and only require attachment of the hot and neutral wire. They are much easier to use than the old ones that had the screw on brass cover.
          The best part about this item is that no one can steal my phone charger anymore. I can come home, Pop up the cover and plug my phone in and charge it. I actually found a cord to charge my phone about an inch long that will close in the cover of my new receptacle and I don't have to worry about Read More
          I mounted the Pop-Up Floor Box Receptacle in the top of my desk. While it is extremely handy for floor mounting where you can't get into the walls or if you need a receptacle in the middle of the floor. Installation is easy enough for any DIYer, They are prewired and only require attachment of the hot and neutral wire. They are much easier to use than the old ones that had the screw on brass cover.
          The best part about this item is that no one can steal my phone charger anymore. I can come home, Pop up the cover and plug my phone in and charge it. I actually found a cord to charge my phone about an inch long that will close in the cover of my new receptacle and I don't have to worry about anyone stealing my cord either Read Less
          Pros: Clear Instructions, Easy Installation, Easy to Use, Nice Design, Stylish
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          Add a stylish complement to your cabinet with this Everbilt Top Ring Round Cabinet Knob. It measures 1-1/4 in. and features a classic Satin Nickel finish that matches any decor. Constructed with durable zinc, this elegant piece will be as long-lasting as it is beautiful. Includes mounting hardware for quick and easy installation.
           
          from Paramus, NJ
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          This is a standard item now in my line of stock items we keep on hand at the shop. They are well ...
          PostedAugust 3, 2019
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          This is a standard item now in my line of stock items we keep on hand at the shop. They are well made with a beautiful finish and look like they'll stand up to years of abuse. Comes complete with different size screws so you can use them on cabinets or drawer fronts. And sold at a very reasonable price, So far I've used them in a kitchen, to dress up the cabinets after repainting them.On a dresser, in a bathroom, These are great for DIY refinishing projects.
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Install, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish, 2 size screws
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          Leviton’s C-Series of Stainless Steel Wallplate offers an extensive selection designed to enhance residential home decor and blend into commercial settings. The C-Series has 27 different configurations available, offered in various sizes for both single-Gang and multi-Gang applications. Available in both Type 430 Stainless Steel (magnetic) and Type 302/304 Stainless Steel (non-magnetic), the C-Series is ideal for corrosion resistance in commercial applications. With matching mounting screws included, Leviton wall plates accent any wall covering.
           
          from Paramus, NJ
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:Professional
          Received free product:Yes
          I don't know if they changed it, But mine had no cling plastic cover, Just wrapped in a protectiv...
          PostedAugust 2, 2019
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          I don't know if they changed it, But mine had no cling plastic cover, Just wrapped in a protective plastic bag (see pic. below) so that wasn't a problem. Well made and stamped from 302 stainless steel will certainly last forever. Can be cleaned with windex or mild soap and water or even use a metal polish if you want it extra shiny. Sometimes I use these and just drill a hole in the center if I want a nice mount for a toggle switch. Even comes with longer screws to make your life easier.
          Pros: Easy Installation, Easy Replacement, Nice Design, Stylish, Very Bright
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          Protect your thumb and finger when carving and whittling. G & F Leather Thumb Guard is made from quality leather features elastic straps for solid and comfortable fit.
           
          from Paramus, NJ
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          If your a whittler,woodcarver,hobbyist, etc, this thumb guard will come in handy to you.. Helps f...
          PostedJuly 22, 2019
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          If your a whittler,woodcarver,hobbyist, etc, this thumb guard will come in handy to you.. Helps for pushing knife or chisel along without making your thumb hurt like crazy, also keeps your thumb from slipping off blade and protects your thumb from being cut as well. Fits snugly and tightly to thumb and can be used on any finger it will fit on. A very inexpensive price for a lot of extra help and protection.
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, High Quality, Sturdy
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          The Lincoln Electric Inferno Propane Torch Kit is great for burning brush and weeds, repairing road surfaces, removing paint, melting tar and asphalt in roofing applications and removing snow and ice. Has quick shutoff valve for safety. Comes with a 10 ft. liquefied petroleum (LP) gas hose striker for up to 350 psig.
           

          Can you use the burner to burn pine needles in rock landscaping with clothlike underlayment.

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          DM
          June 8, 2018
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          Thisoldgaragenj
          Paramus, NJ
          June 8, 2018
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          This should work very well for that, BUT,,, I would hose down the landscape fabric very well, Then you could burn the pine needles off of it and the rocks, the pine needles shouldn't absorb that much water if any....
           
          EZVIZ wired kits are smart home capable and built for the connected home. Running on the EZVIZ platform, which brings all of your cameras and video together in one place, wired kits work with your favorite apps, websites, email accounts and smart devices using IFTTT. All wired kit cameras are waterproof and dustproof, withstanding wind, rain, snow and extreme temperatures ranging from -40°F to 140°F. Along with the IP66-rated operation, wired kits provide exceptionally clear HD video and image quality, balancing out changing light levels throughout the day. When it’s dark, the cameras automatically switch to night vision mode for clear video in complete darkness and up to 100 ft. away. If anything moves, cameras will send notifications to your smartphone. Motion detection is customizable and you can choose the places you want the camera to watch for movement. Easily set notification schedules to keep an eye on your home and quickly find the times when movement was detected and recorded. All video is recorded and saved to a security-grade hard drive and protected with multilayer security and end-to-end video encryption. Cameras can also record to cloud storage with CloudPlay. An optional one-month free CloudPlay trial with seven-day playback is included with each purchase.
           

          Do you have to pay extra to view from your phone?

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          Alex
          April 22, 2018
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          Thisoldgaragenj
          Paramus, NJ
          April 22, 2018
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          No you don't,,, as long as you have access to WiFi you just download the app and it is free to view
           
          Offering the torque of gas without the noise, mess and fumes, the EGO 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Mower delivers long-lasting power, rapid charging and durability in all-weather conditions. With up to 60-minutes of cut time, this mower tackles even the toughest of mowing applications. The advanced EGO POWER+ 56-Volt battery (shipped separately) uses industry-leading Arc-Lithium technology to deliver superior power and is compatible with all EGO POWER+ products.
           

          Are high life blades available, as mine does not mulch very well.

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          Ruth
          April 5, 2018
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          Paramus, NJ
          April 6, 2018
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          I don't know if other blades are available, but found if I keep mine very sharp it not only cuts better, but mulches better as well. Just a few passes with a good file on the blade can dramatically improve your performance..
           
          Offering the torque of gas without the noise, mess and fumes, the EGO 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Mower delivers long-lasting power, rapid charging and durability in all-weather conditions. With up to 60-minutes of cut time, this mower tackles even the toughest of mowing applications. The advanced EGO POWER+ 56-Volt battery (shipped separately) uses industry-leading Arc-Lithium technology to deliver superior power and is compatible with all EGO POWER+ products.
           

          Is tIs the self-propelled part very speed or is it single speed

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          Connie
          April 5, 2018
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          Paramus, NJ
          April 6, 2018
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          This is a variable speed machine, There is a controller just below the hand grips that moves up and down. On slow speed you are almost taking baby steps, On full speed you are just about running to keep up with the machine
           
          Perfect for adding additional security to your home, this Wireless HD 1080p 4-Channel 1TB DVR Security System is designed for high performance at a 1080p resolution. The ClearVu Smart Signal technology provides reliable remote viewing.
           

          does all the cameras have to be plugged into electrical outlets in order for system to work?

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          Doug
          April 3, 2018
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          Paramus, NJ
          April 3, 2018
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          Any camera's that are being used must be plugged into a power supply...
           
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