jrb
  • Review count
    263
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  • Average rating
    4.9
    4.9 out of 5
  • First Review:
    December 10, 2013
  • Last Review:
    December 4, 2019
 
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      • Review count
        263
      • Helpfulness votes
        521
      • Average rating
        4.9
        4.9 out of 5
      • First Review:
        December 10, 2013
      • Last Review:
        December 4, 2019
       
      Questions & Answers
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        • Answer count
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          jrb's Reviews
           
          Presented by Home Decorators Collection, Cambridge Gray's authentic texture and color achieve the look of reclaimed wood planks, adding fashion-forward beauty to any room. Its durable and ultra-strong AC4 wear layer protects against scratching, fading and staining, paired with a 35-Year residential/5-year commercial warranty to ensure decades of lasting beauty and functionality. Appropriate for both residential and commercial uses, it also features a user-friendly locking technology to ensure quick and easy installation in your home or business. Color: Medium.
           
          from Arkansas
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This flooring is just what we were looking for for our kitchen. The color and texture makes these...
          PostedJune 20, 2019
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          This flooring is just what we were looking for for our kitchen. The color and texture makes these not appear to be a laminate, but real weathered lumber. As another reviewer pointed out, the are a lot of duplicate boards, but by laying out several boxes we were able to avoid any identical boards being close. The shade of gray does vary considerably, but that was what we wanted for our installation.
          Pros: Feels Like Wood, Looks Great, Looks Like Wood
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          This new innovation makes securing loads quicker and easier and is considered one of the biggest breakthroughs in the transport industry for decades. This will be the best ratchet you will ever own. The side loading functionality makes webbing easier to load and faster to release. The extended molded grip handle and rubber release lever are ergonomically correct and provide a lot more room for your hand while operating the ratchet. Gears are located on either side of the housing to make for smoother ratcheting compared to standard ratchets. Included with Zinc plated finish and Keeper Hi-Test webbing. Perfect for all applications. The 1.25 in. and 1.5 in. versions are ideal for tradesmen, serious Do it yourself and Sports persons. The 2 in. versions are ideal for the freight industry, commercial users and individuals securing heavy loads. Color: Green.
           
          from Arkansas
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          There are time when a heavy longer tie down strap is needed, and this on fills the bill very well...
          PostedJune 20, 2019
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          There are time when a heavy longer tie down strap is needed, and this on fills the bill very well. The latch mechanism is very heavily built, with easy to operate spool releases. Being able to snap the side down and slide the strap onto the center spool is much handier than having to start at the end and pull it all the way through. The hooks are heavy steel and the stitching connecting them to the strap appears more than adequate.
          Pros: Nice Design, Sturdy
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          Walls take on the look of organic texture with Cabin Logs Peel and Stick Wallpaper by RoomMates. This pattern, inspired by the natural world, gives any surface a dimensional look with little effort. Add architectural details to any space for an accent wall, full room makeover, furniture DIY, and more. Simply cut the peel and stick wallpaper to size, remove the backing, and stick to any smooth, clean surface. Pull off the wall in full sheets when its time to redecorate: no sticky residue or damage left behind. Bring the natural world into your home with peel and stick wallpaper from RoomMates. Color: brown.
           
          from Arkansas
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          The detain of this wallpaper is so precise that it almost looks 3 dimensional. From just a couple...
          PostedJune 20, 2019
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          The detain of this wallpaper is so precise that it almost looks 3 dimensional. From just a couple feet away someone wouldn't know it wasn't real logs! Installation is the same as any peel and stick wallpaper, the surface should be clean, dry and smooth. Two people make the job go much easier, and lessen the likeliness of the exposed adhesive side sticking to itself.
          Pros: Looks Great, Nice Design
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          Customize any space or decor with Bamboo Peel and Stick Wallpaper by RoomMates. Offering a fresh new alternative to decorating with very little commitment, use Peel and Stick Wallpaper for more than just walls. Great for upgrading walls, furniture DIY crafts, decor and more, the decorating possibilities are endless. A fast, fun and affordable decorating tool, install Peel and Stick Wallpaper in minutes. Just peel and stick. Plus, remove in full strips in just seconds keeping walls 100% safe. Reusable and extremely versatile, shop Peel and Stick Wallpaper now. Color: brown.
           
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          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          The detain of this wallpaper is so precise that it almost looks 3 dimensional. From just a coupl...
          PostedJune 20, 2019
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          The detain of this wallpaper is so precise that it almost looks 3 dimensional. From just a couple feet away someone wouldn't know it was wallpaper. Installation is the same as any peel and stick wallpaper, the surface should be clean, dry and smooth. Two people make the job go much easier, and lessen the likeliness of the exposed adhesive side sticking to itself.
          Pros: Looks Great
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          Wright Products' Brookfield pull lever is where elegance meets functionality. This beautiful pull lever replaces most push button latches in the marketplace while enhancing the look of your screen or storm door. The inside push paddle latch contains our No Lock Out feature eliminating the worry of accidentally being locked out of your home. This latch will replace most standard 1-3/4 in. hole spacing push button latches. Available in white and plated satin nickel finishes. Color: Black.
           
          from Arkansas
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This replaced the worn out knob assembly on our storm door, and not only does it work much better...
          PostedJune 10, 2019
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          This replaced the worn out knob assembly on our storm door, and not only does it work much better than the old one it is much better looking, giving our old door a more modern look. Installation was pretty easy, the existing holes matched this latch perfectly, and all hardware needed is included, including screws of varying sizes to match the thickness of the door. I did the installation by myself, but a helper to hold everything in place until the first screw is started would make things easier.
          Pros: Easy to Install, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish
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          CommercialElectric Commercial Electric 43-Watt 8 ft. Linear LED Light Bulb Tubes with Sockets 4000K Bright White or 5000K Daylight
          CommercialElectric Commercial Electric 43-Watt 8 ft. Linear LED Light Bulb Tubes with Sockets 4000K Bright White or 5000K Daylight
          LED Retrofit Kit consists of four 4 ft. LED Daylight Tubes. 8 non shunted sockets and 1 metal kit. This innovative kit comes complete for the end user to retrofit older 4 ft. fluorescent fixtures such as Troffers, Strip Lights, Wraps and Puffs.
           

          Are extra bracket kits available? I want to use the kit to retrofit 8' single lamp fixtures.

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          Dman
          September 8, 2017
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          jrb
          Arkansas
          September 8, 2017
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          If yo mean the brackets that hold the lampholders, the are enough for all 4 bulbs, which would do two 8" fixtures.
           
          Bring a psychedelic black light effect to your Halloween party with the LED Projection Fire and Ice. Just plug it in and begin using it, this outdoor UV light is extremely durable and reflect bright when using a UV interactive product.
           

          The description calls this Black Ice, is it blue like the picture shows or it is a black light ?...

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          AngieG
          August 3, 2017
          The description calls this Black Ice, is it blue like the picture shows or it is a black light ?
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          jrb
          Arkansas
          September 5, 2017
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          It is a blacklight, with the normal blacklight blue tint.
           
          Exquisite hardwood grains run along the length of this PureBond Maple Plywood Project Panel, featuring rotary-cut veneers from domestically grown, sustainably harvested trees that exhibit the warmth and timeless quality of natural timber. The 7-ply panel is comprised of 100% wood (no MDF or particleboard), boasting a yellow poplar core substrate layered in cross-band formation to fortify its flatness and strength. The soy-based PureBond technology is formaldehyde-free, producing a water-resistant, nontoxic decorative plywood panel that is not prone to warp like solid wood and will not emit harmful fumes like UF-constructed sheets. A cost-competitive alternative to composite panels that may degrade interior air quality over time, this hardwood plywood from Columbia Forest Products is a superb choice for DIYers and professional tradesmen looking for stellar results on their next woodworking project.
           

          Why is this Maple plywood $10 cheaper than the Birch and Red Oak plywood? Is there a deficiency ...

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          Steven
          August 19, 2017
          Why is this Maple plywood $10 cheaper than the Birch and Red Oak plywood? Is there a deficiency with this type of plywood compared with the other 2?
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          jrb
          Arkansas
          August 19, 2017
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          The price of plywood is determined by the price of the final veneer. In this case maple is less expensive than birch or red oak wood for the outer veneer that gives the plywood it's grain and color.
           
          The Superior Tennessee Stack Stone Panel is made from high density polyurethane. These panels perfectly recreate the look of natural stone. Each panel covers approximately 7.50 sq. ft. These faux stone panels fit together nearly seamlessly with their superior interlocking system. What once took highly trained mason hours to install, now can be done quickly and easily by the beginner do-it-yourselfer in very little time. Superior stack stone panels are durable, lightweight, cost efficient, authentic and cleaned easily with just soap and water. Design ideas - superior stack stone panels are perfect for an interior accent wall, backsplash, outdoor kitchen or a complete exterior building facelift. Installing traditional stone would be a long drawn out process; however, those days are over with Superior Faux stone panels. These panels can change the look and feel of any project in no time at all. Installation can easily be accomplished by the beginner do-it-yourselfer or the seasoned professional. The product is installed with screws, glue and can be cut easily with a hand saw or electric saw. Panels can be mitered to create inside or outside corners. Also available are pre-molded corners that can be purchased separately. Available accessories (purchased separately): inside corner, outside corner, trim sill, top sill and touch up kit. Color: Cinnamon.
           

          Can this product be installed over Hardie Board or only to a flat surface?

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          Becca
          August 7, 2017
          Can this product be installed over Hardie Board or only to a flat surface?
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          jrb
          Arkansas
          August 13, 2017
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          It will install fine over backer board. Be sure to use an adhesive compatible with foam board
           
          The PIC LED Bug Zapper is a dual-purpose bug zapper compatible with most standard sockets. The zapper utilizes LED and blue UV light to draw in flying insects within an 855 sq. ft. area. The 2000-volt electric grid kills the flying insects quickly and efficiently, and the bright 920 lumen LED light is suitable for illuminating surrounding areas.
           

          Where is switch located

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          Papa
          August 7, 2017
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          jrb
          Arkansas
          August 13, 2017
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          There is no switch on the zapper Because it replaces a regular bulb, it is turned on and off by whatever controlled the original bulb.
           
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