DIYgurl
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    August 9, 2016
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      • Review count
        241
      • Helpfulness votes
        221
      • Average rating
        4.4
        4.4 out of 5
      • First Review:
        August 9, 2016
      • Last Review:
        December 26, 2019
       
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          The Westinghouse Ceiling Fan and Light Remote Control allows you to adjust fan speed and light levels without ever having to leave your seat. It features 3 quiet fan speeds (high/medium/low) and includes a full-range light dimmer for maximum flexibility and comfort when used with dimmable light bulbs. Remote will turn lights on and off when used with non-dimmable light bulbs. An ideal replacement for a wall switch or pull chain control, this unit can be used handheld or wall-mounted with a convenient wall bracket (included). This remote control features wireless operation and it can be operated from a distance of up to 40 ft. once the receiver is wired to the fan at the ceiling. The receiver (fits most fans) and the remote uses two AAA battery (included). UL-listed, this remote control can handle a fan maximum of .8 amps and a light maximum of 300-Watt. Product reference number 77871.
           
          from Georgia, USA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Our wifi fan remote control module died last year and we have really missed the easy use option o...
          PostedDecember 11, 2019
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          Our wifi fan remote control module died last year and we have really missed the easy use option of being able to adjust the fan from the comfort of our bed. The issue of fan speed at night can be a "hot button issue" for those of us that live down south. However, no matter what the preference, everybody can agree that a fan is 100% needed. And having this little remote control at arms reach has been lovely. I ended up sticking the cradle to the side of my nightstand.
          We did have an issue trying to get the receiver to fit into the fan box. This honestly was the hardest part of the installation.
          The remote is a bit "light feeling". I do think it could have been made with better materials.
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          Our wifi fan remote control module died last year and we have really missed the easy use option of being able to adjust the fan from the comfort of our bed. The issue of fan speed at night can be a "hot button issue" for those of us that live down south. However, no matter what the preference, everybody can agree that a fan is 100% needed. And having this little remote control at arms reach has been lovely. I ended up sticking the cradle to the side of my nightstand.
          We did have an issue trying to get the receiver to fit into the fan box. This honestly was the hardest part of the installation.
          The remote is a bit "light feeling". I do think it could have been made with better materials. It is also extremely small - this could be both good and bad. I for one would rather have a more substantial remote so it doesn't get misplaced. And now that I've used the black/gray remote, I absolutely can say I much prefer a white/light colored remote. They are MUCH easier to use in the dark!
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          Pros: Fast / Speed, Functional
          Cons: difficult to fit into the fan base, remote feels a bit flimsy/cheap
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          Introducing the A19 bulb - make any standard fixture smart. With Halo Homes Smart Bulb, anyone can enjoy the benefits of smart lighting. That's because it can be used with fixtures that accept a standard E26 base, instantly transforming floor and table lamps, vanities, porch lights and more. Unlike other products, its Bluetooth-enabled and ready to connect out-of-the-box with all the Halo Home system features like grouping, scenes and schedules. With no internet service, bridge or hub required, its simply the easiest smart lighting product out there. All you need to get started is the bulb and the free Halo Home app.
           
          from Georgia, USA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I must admit to being frustrated by smart bulbs and their set up process in the past. Quite often...
          PostedDecember 10, 2019
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          I must admit to being frustrated by smart bulbs and their set up process in the past. Quite often the need for making certain that your wifi system has a dual band router that supports a 2.4ghz connection, would make me want to pull my hair out after lord knows how many tries.
          The nice thing about these bulbs is the absolute EASE of setup! Now, while I fully admit that I already had two older wall plugs configured, so I didn't need to actually go through the whole set up process over again (times three).
          I needed the brightest bright white bulbs that I could find for my craft room, but finding lights/bulbs that worked however has been difficult. And that is where these bulbs step up -
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          I must admit to being frustrated by smart bulbs and their set up process in the past. Quite often the need for making certain that your wifi system has a dual band router that supports a 2.4ghz connection, would make me want to pull my hair out after lord knows how many tries.
          The nice thing about these bulbs is the absolute EASE of setup! Now, while I fully admit that I already had two older wall plugs configured, so I didn't need to actually go through the whole set up process over again (times three).
          I needed the brightest bright white bulbs that I could find for my craft room, but finding lights/bulbs that worked however has been difficult. And that is where these bulbs step up - they are 805 lumens bright! each over my previous bulbs that were installed. They were supposed to be LED "bright white, 60w equivalent but the light that my old shop/room.
          Their light illumination was seriously lacking.
          But THESE bulbs - holy cow not only are they adjustable depending on how dim or bright that you want it. The light bulbs were up and running in less than 15 minutes . The Bulb goes into the light fixture. (ONE bulb at a time). Turn off the power to any items being used a to look att. Then you hit the plus sign on the app menu....wait while it confirms the presence of a bulb..t, and it blinks when it's done. I did this with all three bulbs planned for this ceiling fan, and one by one they were recognized, and online shining bright.
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          Pros: Easy Installation, Easy to Use, Eco-Friendly, Great Dimming, Lots of Features, Loud, Stylish, Very Bright
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          Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 26 oz. Turbo Gray Interior/Exterior Primer Spray is an all surface primer designed to block tough stains, seal odors and create a smooth finish for topcoat. Prime large objects in no time with a powerful spray that provides professional spray equipment results without the cleanup. High performance primer blocks and seals all water and oil-based stains caused by water, pencil, grease, nicotine, smoke, tannin, felt marker and more. To properly mix Bulls Eye Turbo in its uniquely tall spray can, shake can upside down until mixing balls begin to rattle. Continue to shake vigorously for a minimum of 60 seconds. Once product has mixed for 60 seconds, it is ready to spray Color: Flat Gray.
           
          from Georgia, USA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          First just let me say that I absolutely LOVE Zinsser products! They have always been a first choi...
          PostedDecember 6, 2019
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          First just let me say that I absolutely LOVE Zinsser products! They have always been a first choice for me and my husband when we are working on a project that needs a quality product to be used as a cover coat - such as older furniture that I don't want to bleed through when I'm refinishing that piece, especially when I'm planning on using a lighter color paint.
          With this particular product I was priming Masonite board for a special art project for my dining room walls. Two 24x48 panels would be used because canvas of this size was far too hard to come by. I grabbed the mega can of Zinsser grey primer after shaking the can for a full two minutes. What happened next was beyond
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          First just let me say that I absolutely LOVE Zinsser products! They have always been a first choice for me and my husband when we are working on a project that needs a quality product to be used as a cover coat - such as older furniture that I don't want to bleed through when I'm refinishing that piece, especially when I'm planning on using a lighter color paint.
          With this particular product I was priming Masonite board for a special art project for my dining room walls. Two 24x48 panels would be used because canvas of this size was far too hard to come by. I grabbed the mega can of Zinsser grey primer after shaking the can for a full two minutes. What happened next was beyond disappointing. The new fangled nozzle on the big can of paint proceeded to sputter out large drops of the primer onto my boards. It was definitely caused by the nozzle. For whatever reason this new nozzle is on these bigger cans. I just want the regular spray paint nozzles to return. This is now the third time that I've attempted to use a paint product with this type of nozzle, and they all spray big dots of paint instead of spraying a smooth fine spray mist of paint. It's a frustrating thing to deal with. Especially since the inside product is absolutely a stellar product to begin with.
          My wish is that they would please return to the normal spray nozzles very soon.
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          Pros: Good Coverage, High Quality of Material, great zinsser product inside
          Cons: very difficult to apply evenly, spray nozzle is terrible
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          Millerton Home, an exclusive Home Depot Brand, prides itself on creating trendy yet durable rugs made to last. Add a bohemian touch to your living space with this beautiful area rug. This rug is ideal for adding dimension to your home with its multi-textured weave and boho-inspired style. Color: Ivory.
           
          from Georgia, USA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Oh my goodness how I adore this rug and it's beautiful pattern! I didn't even realize that it was...
          PostedNovember 24, 2019
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          Oh my goodness how I adore this rug and it's beautiful pattern! I didn't even realize that it was a loop rug until it arrived. It was a very pleasant surprise. I have cats and feel that the loop rugs tend to not hold onto as much fur as the regular type rugs. The colors are nice and pronounced and stand out from the outer color - which is a subtle pale gold. Which is a bit odd because the description of the rug is "ivory" - the gold has a much more pronounced presence than the ivory does.
          The rug is very well made and looks very high end. This one will last for a nice long time!
          Pros: Easy to Install, High Quality of Material, Looks Great, Looks High End, Sturdy
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          Millerton Home, an exclusive Home Depot Brand, prides itself on creating trendy yet durable rugs made to last. Enhance your home by adding a touch of elegance with this sophisticated Persian motif. Designed in an updated color palette, this rug is easy to decorate with and easily mends to any living space. Color: Ivory.
           
          from Georgia, USA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I was pleasantly surprised by how pretty this rug was/is when I opened it up. The color of the ma...
          PostedNovember 24, 2019
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          I was pleasantly surprised by how pretty this rug was/is when I opened it up. The color of the main rug area almost has a silvery sheen to it. The floral patterns are beautifully colored as they stand out from the main carpet.
          I used this particular rug in my foyer entrance area. We have a small foyer table that it fits nicely underneath without being too overly large to take away from the table or the rug.
          I highly suggest getting a non slip rug mat for underneath if you have slippery floors. Our Maine Coon cats have managed to move the rug and the foyer table in their daily visits to the table while they sunbathe.
          My only real observation is how long it is taking to lay flat from
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          I was pleasantly surprised by how pretty this rug was/is when I opened it up. The color of the main rug area almost has a silvery sheen to it. The floral patterns are beautifully colored as they stand out from the main carpet.
          I used this particular rug in my foyer entrance area. We have a small foyer table that it fits nicely underneath without being too overly large to take away from the table or the rug.
          I highly suggest getting a non slip rug mat for underneath if you have slippery floors. Our Maine Coon cats have managed to move the rug and the foyer table in their daily visits to the table while they sunbathe.
          My only real observation is how long it is taking to lay flat from being rolled up.
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          Pros: Easy to Install, Great Accent, Looks Great, Looks High End
          Cons: moves easily, takes a while to fully unroll flat
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          Connect your Ring stick-up camera to an everlasting power source with this Ring solar panel. It hooks up to the Ring stick-up camera with a USB micro cable that can keep the camera charged with just a few hours of daylight. The Ring solar panel unit is weather resistant, making it suitable for most climates.
           

          What other equipment is needed to hook up solar panel to ring stick up camera other than a USB cable? Are any other bat

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          Pp1429
          December 5, 2019
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          DIYgurl
          Georgia, USA
          December 6, 2019
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          It doesn't need anything but sunlight! Just make sure that your solar panel is in a good location to get at least six hours of sunshine per day - the cord length that is included is more than ample (in most cases) for you to be able to most likely be able to position your camera just about anywhere you may need it.
          We really love ours - just set it up and forget about it running out of power, the Read More
          It doesn't need anything but sunlight! Just make sure that your solar panel is in a good location to get at least six hours of sunshine per day - the cord length that is included is more than ample (in most cases) for you to be able to most likely be able to position your camera just about anywhere you may need it.
          We really love ours - just set it up and forget about it running out of power, the solar panel does it's job! Read Less
           

          Ca you use these for outdoor flood lamps ?

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          Ryan
          November 22, 2019
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          DIYgurl
          Georgia, USA
          November 25, 2019
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          I don't believe so. I've looked over the description and nothing in the wording nor the visuals shows them being used in an outdoor setting. However, I looked up their toll free number where you can definitely ask the company - this way they can point you in the right direction if they are not compatible for outdoor use.
          Phillips General Lighting Inquiries
          1-800-555-0050
           
          Quickly clean up spills with a wipe in our over-the-range microwave thanks to its CleanRelease non-stick interior. Free up cooktop space by steaming foods like vegetables or fish right in your over-the-oven microwave. Use sensor cooking that adjusts the cook time so your food comes out of your over-the-range microwave ready to eat. Color: Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel.
           

          I have a GE over range microwave. When they put it up 3 years ago they put up a mount is the moun...

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          Kathy
          November 15, 2019
          I have a GE over range microwave. When they put it up 3 years ago they put up a mount is the mount
          I have ok to mount this new microwave
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          DIYgurl
          Georgia, USA
          November 16, 2019
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          I would think so - because the men that recently installed ours, said that the bracket is standard for almost all over the range microwaves - and they just reused the one that we already had up as well.
           

          will these work with a Mesh WIFI network. The problem I have been reading about is that these li...

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          WIFI
          October 29, 2019
          will these work with a Mesh WIFI network. The problem I have been reading about is that these lights only work on 2.4ghz and wont connect to 5 ghz. A mesh network such as netgears ORBI autoslects the fastest speed that is closest to what you are trying to connect (usually 5 ghz). If this is the case will lights conect to wifi?
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          Georgia, USA
          October 29, 2019
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          They set up on the 2.4ghz - then they can be integrated to your whole house wifi - we currently have a Linksys mesh wifi system, we have the 2.4ghz set up as our guest access for when we have company, they get their own special password. Your Orbi system should do the same thing. But the house is run off of the 5ghz as our Main Wif iSource. We have zero issues with this set up and these bulbs. Once you Read More
          They set up on the 2.4ghz - then they can be integrated to your whole house wifi - we currently have a Linksys mesh wifi system, we have the 2.4ghz set up as our guest access for when we have company, they get their own special password. Your Orbi system should do the same thing. But the house is run off of the 5ghz as our Main Wif iSource. We have zero issues with this set up and these bulbs. Once you get them set up, they pretty much run themselves. It's very rare that I even need to go into the app to work them - however after a power outage, I do have to go in and turn them off ---- for some reason, every wifi light wants to come on after a power blip. Read Less
           
          Home Decorators Collection Cinder Wood Fusion is a delightful American wood blend created from old barn walls, an early 20th century manufacturing house floor and Midwestern US fence pieces. This design captures the great history of the United States in a cohesive style that will work in any home or business. Four different species are represented in this flooring: Oak, White Walnut, heavily weathered Pine and Birch. The Embossed in Register authentic texture and popular gray color completes the design, elevating this reclaimed look to a new level of style.
           

          how well will this instal on a cement slap or should I install subflooring

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          patrickD
          September 13, 2019
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          DIYgurl
          Georgia, USA
          September 13, 2019
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          We used the rolled red barrier with the styrofoam beads embedded in it and it has been holding up perfectly on our slab. Zero issues, zero lifting, and zero moisture issues. It's been holding up fantastically!
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