MichaelA
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    139
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    4.5
    4.5 out of 5
  • First Review:
    December 8, 2015
  • Last Review:
    August 6, 2019
 
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      • Review count
        139
      • Helpfulness votes
        96
      • Average rating
        4.5
        4.5 out of 5
      • First Review:
        December 8, 2015
      • Last Review:
        August 6, 2019
       
      Questions & Answers
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          MichaelA's Reviews
           
          The Serenade Polished Brass Mortise Latch with Deadbolt is intended for use with an out swinging door that is 1-1/8 in. to 2 in. thick. Its keyed deadbolt comes with 2 keys.
           
          from Alexandria, Va
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          A little difficult to install even when reading the directions (in my case reading them multiple ...
          PostedJune 1, 2019
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          A little difficult to install even when reading the directions (in my case reading them multiple times). But that's it. This is a great product. Looks great and works even better. The set comes with different length screws for wider or shorter doors. I did have to drill some holes for the face plates but that's not anything to talk about. I also had to break off 2 pieces of the lock rod because it was to long. But it was simple because the rod had latches in it to make it easier to snap. Polished brass is the way to go by the way!
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Move, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish
          Cons: Difficult to Install
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          Revamp your bathroom area with the Delta Shelf. The fixture has an attractive polished chrome coating, giving your bathroom a sleek and sharp appearance. This shelf includes fitting accessories, making installation effortless.
           
          from Alexandria, Va
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          So even with the directions this was a little difficult to install because when assembling everyt...
          PostedApril 29, 2019
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          So even with the directions this was a little difficult to install because when assembling everything you have to slide the tempered glass into plastic holders that was wedged into metal clips. That was the most difficult part about the whole install. Once you get everything together it looks amazing! Install it somewhere you know there is going to be a lot of light or else you're missing out. Very sturdy and holds secure to the wall. The package comes with wall anchors for a tighter fit. I like the chrome look with the blued/green glass. Really nice.
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Clean, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, High Quality, Looks Great, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish
          Cons: Difficult to Install
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          The San Vicente Sofa Set helps remove the stress about having your guests sit comfortably outside. With this large outdoor sofa set, you will always have plenty of comfortable seats for your friends and family to lounge and relax. Perfect for any outdoor space.
           
          from Alexandria, Va
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Okay so let's get start off with what I disliked about the sectional set. The clips that it came ...
          PostedApril 29, 2019
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          Okay so let's get start off with what I disliked about the sectional set. The clips that it came with to secure the sectional together were lose and wobbly. They moved from the front to the back and didn't really seem secure even though they are pretty thick plastic. Secondly, the arm rest are a little to low for my liking. I would like it better if they were a tad bit taller. If they were taller then it would create sort of a barrier so that the cushions wouldn't have a way to fall off the chair edges. The set sits low but is at the perfect level when the cushions are applied. This is a great lounge set. The dark brown color blends in with just about everything. Very sturdy with what I Read More
          Okay so let's get start off with what I disliked about the sectional set. The clips that it came with to secure the sectional together were lose and wobbly. They moved from the front to the back and didn't really seem secure even though they are pretty thick plastic. Secondly, the arm rest are a little to low for my liking. I would like it better if they were a tad bit taller. If they were taller then it would create sort of a barrier so that the cushions wouldn't have a way to fall off the chair edges. The set sits low but is at the perfect level when the cushions are applied. This is a great lounge set. The dark brown color blends in with just about everything. Very sturdy with what I believe is an aluminum frame. It can support quite a bit of weight. The table is a nice addition. You can put a centerpiece there or you can kick your feet up and relax. You can put food there as well. Now all I need is an umbrella and a cold one on a nice spring evening. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Clean, Easy to Install, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, High Quality, Looks Great, Lots of Features, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish
          Cons: clips don't seem secure, arm rest could be taller
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          These comfortably soft, bonded leather bar stools are a perfect transitional piece from your kitchen to your living room. Bronze colored studs are featured along the edges of the seat and the black metal kickplate gives this stool a contemporary look. Comfortable and solidly built, they are useful in the dining room or any other room as additional seating.
           
          from Alexandria, Va
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          First the bad and then the good. The directions aren't clear and don't really help. But it's easy...
          PostedApril 20, 2019
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          First the bad and then the good. The directions aren't clear and don't really help. But it's easy enough to figure out if you've ever built a chair before. Once completely assembled the stools wobble. But when you sit on them there is no wobble. I thought my floor was uneven but it's definitely the stools. Last but not least the middle support did not screw in properly. Easy fix. I just drilled another hole and everything worked. Now for the good parts. The stools work properly after a little fiddling with. They hold weight and balance well when sat on. The leather is soft and looks great. Really great addition to the bar I'm building. Everything was packaged in the box nicely and they Read More
          First the bad and then the good. The directions aren't clear and don't really help. But it's easy enough to figure out if you've ever built a chair before. Once completely assembled the stools wobble. But when you sit on them there is no wobble. I thought my floor was uneven but it's definitely the stools. Last but not least the middle support did not screw in properly. Easy fix. I just drilled another hole and everything worked. Now for the good parts. The stools work properly after a little fiddling with. They hold weight and balance well when sat on. The leather is soft and looks great. Really great addition to the bar I'm building. Everything was packaged in the box nicely and they provide you with everything you need to build the stools. Hand tighten all screws and bolts. Read Less
          Pros: Comfortable, Easy to Assemble, Easy to Install, Functional, Good Size & Weight, Looks Great, Nice Design, Rich Looking, Vibrant Color
          Cons: Not Sturdy, Unaligned, Wobbles
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          The PowerSmart 7.5 Amp Electric Blower is lightweight and easy to use. It has a simple tool-free assembly to get you started right out of the box. Use this blower for clearing debris from larger areas all around the home or business. No gasoline and no fumes.
           
          from Alexandria, Va
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This is a great leaf blower and it pushes out a lot of air. Cleans the yard really well. I would ...
          PostedApril 19, 2019
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          This is a great leaf blower and it pushes out a lot of air. Cleans the yard really well. I would say that this is for small to medium yards with outlets nearby. However, knowing that this leaf blower is electric, the cord does tend to get in the way especially when it gets tangled. As far as performance goes it performed better than expected. This leaf blower is also very compact and can be broken down and stored just about anywhere.
          Pros: Accurate, All In One, Durable, Easy to Store, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Great Engine, Light Weight, Powerful, Sturdy
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          The Serenade Polished Brass Mortise Latch with Deadbolt is intended for use with an out swinging door that is 1-1/8 in. to 2 in. thick. Its keyed deadbolt comes with 2 keys.
           

          Does the "d-ring" fit over the threads in Step 5.4. Mine does not fit, merely hangs loose! Thanks!

          Asked by
          JavaMan
          September 27, 2017
          Does the "d-ring" fit over the threads in Step 5.4. Mine does not fit, merely hangs loose! Thanks!
          Asked by
          MichaelA
          Alexandria, Va
          June 1, 2019
          Answer: 
          You have to push the handle through with the plastic washer attached. Once the handle is through the plate, you need to slide the d-ring over the lip of the inserted handle. It took me a few times reading the directions.
           
          Revamp your bathroom area with the Delta Shelf. The fixture has an attractive polished chrome coating, giving your bathroom a sleek and sharp appearance. This shelf includes fitting accessories, making installation effortless.
           

          What is the distance between the two shelves.

          Asked by
          Shirley
          September 29, 2018
          Just wnat to know how tall of a bottle i can put between the two shelves.
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          MichaelA
          Alexandria, Va
          April 29, 2019
          Answer: 
          It should be about a foot or a foot exactly.
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          The Kalamera 18-Bottle built-in Wine Cooler is a great way to start your own home wine collection. It is a single zone cooler, so you can set the temperature that is perfect for the wines you love. It's the perfect size for a small collection, holding 18 bottles, niched in their own spaces on sliding beechwood racks. You can see them displayed through the dark glass window set in sleek stainless-steel door. It can be installed under a counter, and only takes 12" of width, so it fits in most homes, and it works if you want to display it in other rooms as a freestanding wine refrigerator. The low-noise/low-vibration design keeps the cooler quiet, and your wine chilled and tasting just as it's meant to, with no disruption of wine sediments to muddy the taste. This cooler is a cost-effective way to have an elegant start to your own wine collection. Enjoy!
           

          What finish is the door on this? In the description it says this cooler is black, but the door lo...

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          Tony
          January 25, 2019
          What finish is the door on this? In the description it says this cooler is black, but the door looks stainless steel (Silver)?
          Asked by
          MichaelA
          Alexandria, Va
          April 3, 2019
          Answer: 
          Stainless steel finish on the door.
           
          Milwaukee Shockwave Impact Duty 30 Knuckle Pivoting Bit Holder allows users to drive fasteners and drill holes in tight, difficult work areas. Its innovative, compact design locks at a 0 or 30 angle and is designed for use with SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty 1/4 in. hex accessories. It is rated to handle up to 2,000 in. lbs. of torque in impact drivers. The 30 Knuckle is engineered with Milwaukee SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty technology which is built for extreme durability and up to 10x life. Made from proprietary steel and heat treated to control hardness, the SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty insert bits feature an innovatively designed geometric shock absorption zone to extend life. 10 SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty insert bits are included.
           

          How do I change bit in it?? Won’t let go?

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          Milezero
          November 11, 2017
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          MichaelA
          Alexandria, Va
          November 8, 2018
          Answer: 
          Just wiggle it out. It's magnetized in there.
           
          Gather around the warm fire with 3 of your closest friends or relatives in this comfortable combination. Featuring a unique yet flawless pairing of stone and wicker, this set will become the perfect focal point of your backyard space. No matter the size of your outdoor space this set will make a great addition.
           

          Do the chairs swivel and glide/rock?

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          Pat
          July 17, 2018
          Do the chairs swivel and glide/rock?
          Asked by
          MichaelA
          Alexandria, Va
          November 1, 2018
          Answer: 
          They do not swivel, glide or rock.