Jason
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    November 16, 2012
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      • Review count
        353
      • Helpfulness votes
        673
      • Average rating
        4.9
        4.9 out of 5
      • First Review:
        November 16, 2012
      • Last Review:
        July 13, 2019
       
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          Jason's Reviews
           
          Hoover ONEPWR FloorMate Jet (BH55220) vacuums while washing your floors to simplify your cleaning routine. Designed to make cleaning hard surfaces easier than ever, this versatile tool cleans multiple surfaces including sealed hardwoods, tile, laminate, vinyl, area rugs and more. Powered by ONEPWR, the cord-free convenience provides the versatility you need to clean multiple surfaces with ease.
           
          from Fairfield, CA, USA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Making mopping just a bit easier the new Hoover Professional Series ONEPWR Cordless Floor Mate Je...
          PostedJuly 13, 2019
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          Making mopping just a bit easier the new Hoover Professional Series ONEPWR Cordless Floor Mate Jet Hard Floor Cleaner was very easy to assemble. Just insert the handle and you are ready to go. The unit is very easy to wheel around when not in use and handles nicely while in use. The battery needs to be charged before first use which takes about 3 hours. The battery has a convenient push button on top to show how much charge it has. The included solution is concentrated so you only have to add a little to the water tank along with the water. For my first use I used the large area fill line.
          I used the floor mate to tackle my downstairs areas which consists of heavy tile and linoleum. I Read More
          Making mopping just a bit easier the new Hoover Professional Series ONEPWR Cordless Floor Mate Jet Hard Floor Cleaner was very easy to assemble. Just insert the handle and you are ready to go. The unit is very easy to wheel around when not in use and handles nicely while in use. The battery needs to be charged before first use which takes about 3 hours. The battery has a convenient push button on top to show how much charge it has. The included solution is concentrated so you only have to add a little to the water tank along with the water. For my first use I used the large area fill line.
          I used the floor mate to tackle my downstairs areas which consists of heavy tile and linoleum. I successfully cleaned the kitchen, entry, bathroom and laundry room on one battery charge. I also cleaned 2 carpet runners and a rug. I was worried from reading other reviews that I would run out of battery before I was able to finish. I instead found myself racing the level of cleaning solution more than battery life. I was also using the eco setting since it was a basic clean up and not heavy duty. You do get less battery life using the higher setting. Refilling the solution bottle is a lot easier than waiting 3 more hours for the battery to charge.
          My kitchen tile has thick dark grout which takes a lot of fluid to get clean no matter what method I am using. I think this accounts for the amount of cleaning solution that I needed to use.
          The major bonus for me was being able to get a good clean on my rugs. They are too thin to use a regular carpet cleaner and this was perfect for making them look great again. Helps to know that they have finally got a light cleaning.
          This unit comes with 2 different roller types. The extra one was extra soft so I just used the included basic one for my tile floors.
          If you have other Hoover ONEPWR items then having multiple batteries is definitely a plus. I checked the battery after use and the battery showed that there were still 3 out 4 bars on the battery meter. It is nice you can check the battery level without removing it from the unit. Just flip open the battery compartment lid and press the button to show the battery strength meter.
          I found the floors were still left wet, but not as wet as my previous methods for floor cleaning. They also dried quickly. The dirty water tank was easy to remove for emptying and cleaning. The water was filthy so it was obviously doing the job of picking up and cleaning. I intentionally didn’t sweep any of the areas I cleaned beforehand. It seemed to pick up small debris and hair quite well. The unit changes sound noticeably when it is time to empty the tank. The dirty water tank has a filter which they recommend cleaning monthly. Just clean with water and mild detergent and let dry completely.
          I would say the thing that takes the most time is the clean up and break down after using the Hoover Floormate. It wasn’t hard and will probably seem less involved after each use. The Rinse & Storage Tray provided for cleaning the unit is definitely a plus. You simply set the unit in the tray, add water, then run for 15 seconds. After this you just empty the dirty water tank and rinse. The roller is also removed. The included tray has a handy slot for inserting the roller into so it can dry before the next use. The thing that takes the most time is waiting for the parts to dry. This is common for this style of cleaners though. I would definitely recommend this for quick mop up jobs and overall cleaning. It is especially great for those area rugs. I wish the head was a bit narrower since it didn’t fit down the one side of my toilet in the bathroom. Also it would be nice to be able to use other products for the cleaning solution. At least the solution is concentrated and it seems like the bottle will last awhile.
          All in all we are very pleased with our new Hoover Professional Series ONEPWR Cordless Floor Mate Jet Hard Floor Cleaner and we are looking forward to years and years of use out of it. We already own the Hoover SmartWash Advanced Pet Automatic Carpet Cleaner and they match perfectly when stored in the upstairs closet. It is very nice having both a corded and cordless floor cleaner so we can now clean all the surfaces in our house with ease. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Empty Filter, Easy to Use, Good for All Surfaces, Good Size & Lightweight, Great Value, Looks Great, Lots of Features, Nice Design, Performs Well, Sturdy
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          unbranded 8 ft. Indoor/Outdoor LED Bright White Tape Light Roll
          unbranded 8 ft. Indoor/Outdoor LED Bright White Tape Light Roll
          Enhance any space or decor with a dramatic statement of bright white light. Fully dimmable and designed to cast a seamless glow, the Commercial Electric Indoor/outdoor peel and stick tape light is sure to please. Use under, over, inside cabinets or above counter areas. Light up coves, tray ceilings and architectural elements. Illuminate shelving, bookcases, and display cabinets. Use outdoors on soffits, porches, deck railings, around exterior doorways. Have fun and get creative. Commercial Electric Indoor/Outdoor Bright White Power Supply is required (DE4966WH sold separately).
           
          from Fairfield, CA, USA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          It’s amazing how slim these flexible light strips are. They are made for indoor applications. The...
          PostedJuly 4, 2019
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          No, I do not recommend this product.
          It’s amazing how slim these flexible light strips are. They are made for indoor applications. The power supply is quite large compared to the strip of lights. They are controlled by a remote that takes slim line batteries. The lights are fully dimmable and the strip can be cut at certain intervals. They are designed to be used under, over, or inside cabinets and counter areas. The lights are installed using the adhesive that is already on the back of the strip.
          Before installing everything I plugged them in on my work bench to make sure everything worked. Unfortunately, they didn’t work. It was confusing since after using a voltage meter everything was getting power. I contacted the Read More
          It’s amazing how slim these flexible light strips are. They are made for indoor applications. The power supply is quite large compared to the strip of lights. They are controlled by a remote that takes slim line batteries. The lights are fully dimmable and the strip can be cut at certain intervals. They are designed to be used under, over, or inside cabinets and counter areas. The lights are installed using the adhesive that is already on the back of the strip.
          Before installing everything I plugged them in on my work bench to make sure everything worked. Unfortunately, they didn’t work. It was confusing since after using a voltage meter everything was getting power. I contacted the company (who had great customer service) and they sent me a replacement 8 ft. light roll, power pack & remote. This didn’t solve the problem either. I have spent several hours trying to troubleshoot what could possibly be wrong. In the end I couldn't get anything to work. This was very disappointing since I’m sure the lights would have looked great under my kitchen counters. Read Less
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          Featuring a lifetime guarantee, Defiant meets or exceeds ANSI grade 3 standards for residential use. This lock features a radius latch with an adjustable backset and optional drive-in feature. Defiant keyed locks can be re-keyed to fit your existing KW1 keyway. The true stainless steel knobs will provide years of durability. When used as a replacement lock only a screwdriver is need to make installation a snap. This starter house pack comes with 2 entry door knobs, 2 single cylinder deadbolts, 3 privacy knobs and 3 passage knobs.
           
          from Fairfield, CA, USA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I held off writing a review on these until I could get my new side garage door installed because ...
          PostedJuly 4, 2019
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          I held off writing a review on these until I could get my new side garage door installed because I wanted to use the matching entry knobs & deadbolts on it and my front door at the same time. My entry knob and deadbolt (that came in the small white box) were common keyed but they are not common keyed to the other set (in the second small white box).
          I had to take the second set to Home Depot to have them re-keyed so that one key will now open both the entry knob & deadbolt on the front door to the house and to the side garage door. My rear door on the house is a glass sliding door so it was not necessary to have matching keys for it. Now that this is all done my wife and I only have to Read More
          I held off writing a review on these until I could get my new side garage door installed because I wanted to use the matching entry knobs & deadbolts on it and my front door at the same time. My entry knob and deadbolt (that came in the small white box) were common keyed but they are not common keyed to the other set (in the second small white box).
          I had to take the second set to Home Depot to have them re-keyed so that one key will now open both the entry knob & deadbolt on the front door to the house and to the side garage door. My rear door on the house is a glass sliding door so it was not necessary to have matching keys for it. Now that this is all done my wife and I only have to have one key to enter either the front door or the side garage door which is much more convenient then possibly having four different keys for each entry lock and deadbolt.
          The fit and finish of the Defiant Saturn stainless steel knobs and deadbolts is fantastic. When you go to engage/dis-engage the deadbolt there is a definitive click which feels good to the hand. Some deadbolts can be very sloppy and this is not one of them. The lock for the entry knob feels smooth when you are locking/un-locking it also. All in all I'm very happy with the quality of the entry knobs and deadbolts.
          The stainless steel finish on the knobs and deadbolts looks great. Since they will be exposed directly to the elements they should hold up to the rain quite well. My front porch is slightly protected but my side garage door is fully exposed so having a stainless steel finish should keep them looking great for years to come.
          I have not yet installed the (3) privacy & (3) passage knobs because I actually need to purchase more so that they all match throughout the house. Once I have them all on site I will replace them all at once. The fact that you only need a screwdriver to replace them all makes doing so a breeze. Also the fact that Defiant has made them all with a somewhat oversized rose on the base of the knob will make it so that I don't have to go retouch up the paint around every single knob on both sides of the door. This will not only save time but look aesthetically pleasing when completed.
          If you have rental units or are doing a whole house remodel this set of knobs and deadbolts from Defiant is just about perfect. I kind of wish they had common keyed both of the entry knobs and deadbolts in both of the separate white boxes (as seen in my pictures) but it was not that big of a deal to take to my local Home Depot to remedy the situation. All in all I'm very pleased with how everything turned out and looking forward to getting years and years of trouble free use out of them all. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Install, Sturdy, Stylish
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          5-Piece Combination Ratcheting Wrench Set has standard pattern ratcheting combination wrenches that need as little as 5 degrees to move fastener vs. 30 degrees for standard wrench. Gearwrench surface drive design of box end provides for stronger grip on wrenches and less fastener rounding. Nickel chrome finish for long corrosion resistant tool life.
           
          from Fairfield, CA, USA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          About two years ago I finally purchased a 10 piece set of metric ratcheting wrenches because I wa...
          PostedJuly 2, 2019
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          About two years ago I finally purchased a 10 piece set of metric ratcheting wrenches because I was starting to have to fix our aging cars that were getting too expensive to keep taking to an automotive shop. I had never used a ratcheting wrench before and I sure wish I had had them years ago. They make working in tight places a thousand times easier and not having to take the wrench off the fastener every time just to put it back on for another 1/4 turn gets old. Especially when you are working by feel instead of by sight.
          Over the last two years I have found that every once in a while I need a SAE standard sized wrench instead of metric and I didn't have any so it was starting to get Read More
          About two years ago I finally purchased a 10 piece set of metric ratcheting wrenches because I was starting to have to fix our aging cars that were getting too expensive to keep taking to an automotive shop. I had never used a ratcheting wrench before and I sure wish I had had them years ago. They make working in tight places a thousand times easier and not having to take the wrench off the fastener every time just to put it back on for another 1/4 turn gets old. Especially when you are working by feel instead of by sight.
          Over the last two years I have found that every once in a while I need a SAE standard sized wrench instead of metric and I didn't have any so it was starting to get frustrating every time I needed one. This set is perfect in that it has all the basic common sizes you could possibly need from 7/16", 3/8", 1/2", 9/16" & 5/8". I haven't found a situation yet where I have needed a larger or smaller size.
          These wrenches have a bright full chrome finish and they need as little as 5* of sweep to move a fastener which is fantastic in those very tight spots. These wrenches also come with a lifetime warranty so they should last a lifetime of use with no problems. The ratcheting portion of the wrench have a definitive click when you go to use them so you know the wrench is turning sometimes when you can't really tell. The price point on this set of five wrenches is fantastic for the quality of product you are getting. I'm looking forward to getting years and years of use out of them and now that I have both SAE and metric wrenches it will make fixing things a whole lot easier. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, Sturdy
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          The T-Stripper Wire Stripper line is the leading brand name in the world. Designed for total comfort and wire stripping; the stripper features a Thumb-Valley thumb guide that offers comfort and focuses on kinetic energy for faster stripping. The textured non-slip grips help in reducing stress on the hands and the narrow plier nose facilitates holding and twisting of wires in hard-to-reach places. The Pocket-Locket mechanism holds the stripper tightly when the tool is slipped from the hands and it is color coded for easy reference.
           
          from Fairfield, CA, USA
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I have been using a pair of Ideal wire strippers that my father-in-law gave me 26 years ago from ...
          PostedJuly 2, 2019
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          I have been using a pair of Ideal wire strippers that my father-in-law gave me 26 years ago from when we were installing a stereo system in my used 1980 Toyota Corolla I had just bought for a thousand dollars. After several days of installing the stereo, amps & speakers he finally just told me to keep them. They have been the best wire strippers I have ever used. They have gotten me through remodeling two homes and countless times of working on friends, family or neighbors projects without a single problem.
          Since I have used nothing but my same old Ideal wire strippers for all those years I wasn't sure what to think about some new fangled wire stripper that is only about 2/3 the size of Read More
          I have been using a pair of Ideal wire strippers that my father-in-law gave me 26 years ago from when we were installing a stereo system in my used 1980 Toyota Corolla I had just bought for a thousand dollars. After several days of installing the stereo, amps & speakers he finally just told me to keep them. They have been the best wire strippers I have ever used. They have gotten me through remodeling two homes and countless times of working on friends, family or neighbors projects without a single problem.
          Since I have used nothing but my same old Ideal wire strippers for all those years I wasn't sure what to think about some new fangled wire stripper that is only about 2/3 the size of my old ones. These Ideal Reflex T-Stripper Wire Stripper are way above and beyond my old ones.
          First off they are super light weight and they have a nice soft grip handle on them that is grippy but not to grippy so that your hand sticks to them. They have a very smooth lock/un-lock slider that feels natural in the hand. The rubberized Thumb Valley gives you the perfect grip and angle for stripping wires every time. They have the plier nose for holding and twisting the wire but to be honest it's hard to get out of the habit of using my trusty old needle nose pliers.
          These also have the Shear-Cut bolt cutters for cutting those small screws that are sometimes just a little to long. They also have a hole in them for looping your wire into that perfect shape for going around the outlet screws. They also have a hole for gauging the wire if you are uncertain what size wire you have.
          All in all these are an all around perfect wire stripper. I'm hoping to get just as much life out of these as the ones my father-in-law handed me all those years ago. If you are just a homeowner doing projects around the house or a journeymen electrician you will be very, very happy with these. Ideal put a lot of thought into making the perfect pair of wire strippers and these are it. Read Less
          Pros: All In One, Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, Long-Lasting, Strong, Sturdy
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          5-Piece Combination Ratcheting Wrench Set has standard pattern ratcheting combination wrenches that need as little as 5 degrees to move fastener vs. 30 degrees for standard wrench. Gearwrench surface drive design of box end provides for stronger grip on wrenches and less fastener rounding. Nickel chrome finish for long corrosion resistant tool life.
           

          where from this product?

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          zakaria
          June 14, 2019
          where from this product?
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          Jason
          Fairfield, CA, USA
          July 2, 2019
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          Says it is made in China.
           
          Woods is introducing a new line of refreshed indoor andoutdoor timers! These new timers are easier to use and come with updateddesigns and colors to match any dcor, indoor or outdoor! New outdoor timerfeatures include safety covers over each outlet protecting them from moisterand debris when not in use as well as a LED indicator light that gives you avisual of when your timer is on. 50126 has the additional features of a pairingoption that allows you to program additional remotes/receivers along with anoverride button that comes in handy in case the remote is not around, you canstill control the outlet. It also features a dusk to dawn photocell thatautomatically turns the outlet on at dusk and off at dawn or after countdownsetting.
           

          What type of battery does the remote use?

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          web
          May 27, 2019
          What type of battery does the remote use?
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          Jason
          Fairfield, CA, USA
          May 31, 2019
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          Hi,
          The remote runs on a watch battery. Specifically a CR2032 3V. I have attached a picture of the back of the remote. Hopefully it allows you to read it. Let me know if I you need more help.
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          The Commercial Electric Ultra Slim Recessed Lighting Kits are the recessed lights of the future. Not only is each fixture is designed specifically for small spaces where height clearance is limited such as beams or ductwork, you can change the color temperature with a flick of a button. The integrated color changing switch is located on the cable so you can choose between a 3000, 4000 or 5000 Kelvin temperature to best suit your needs. 3000 Kelvin is perfect for relaxing, 4000 Kelvin is the ideal choice for everyday affairs and 5000 Kelvin is great for task lighting in a basement, hallway or work area. ENERGY STAR certified and Insulation Contact rated for direct contact with insulation, these lights won't overheat, do not require a bulky can and will last for years to come - 50 000 hours or approximately 34 years if used for 4 hours per day to be exact. Wet rated and certified airtight, this 4 in. kit is perfect for your bathroom, drop ceilings, outdoor soffits and all general lighting applications. The square trim adds a perfect modern touch.
           

          Where is the switch between color/temperatures located? accessible once installed or set it and f...

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          clarkboulder
          January 15, 2019
          Where is the switch between color/temperatures located? accessible once installed or set it and forget it in the ceiling?
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          Jason
          Fairfield, CA, USA
          May 6, 2019
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          Since the light is held in place by two spring clips you can remove the light after it's installed to access the switch as long as you can reach the light from a ladder. If you had this light installed in some place that is way out of reach then it would be hard to access. The switch is "in-line" between the light and the junction box so it should be accessible.
           
          The Teresina Brown Stack Stone Outdoor Gas Fire Pit from Crawford and Burke is sure to bring style and a warm ambiance to any outdoor living space. This fire pit is constructed of MGO with a neutral brown and beige stone-look finish that is sure to complement any existing outdoor furniture and decor. The flame is easily ignited and adjusted with the convenient and easy to use control panel. The fire is controlled by a propane tank (not included) to avoid the smells of a traditional wood burning fire pit. Decorative lava rocks are included. No assembly is required.
           

          What size propane tank is needed?

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          Smiley
          July 20, 2018
          What size propane tank is needed?
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          Jason
          Fairfield, CA, USA
          March 31, 2019
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          It is a standard 5 gallon (sometimes called a 20# tank) that is commonly use for your gas grill. The tank measurements are about 18" high and about 12" wide. You can pick them up in your local hardware store year round. Or you can do the thing where you see them in metal cages sometimes stacked up in front of hardware stores where you bring back your empty and they give you a replacement full one.
           
          Smelly areas of your home or business are easy to resolve with pureAir 50. This small but effective plug in allows total control over the output of advanced oxidation and ionization to eliminate even the worst orders. Use it in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, pet areas, and any other location where the source of foul odors is unavoidable.
           

          Will this product take out cigarette smoke smells?

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          Bert
          December 2, 2018
          I smoke at least a pack of cigarettes a day.
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          Jason
          Fairfield, CA, USA
          March 25, 2019
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          This would be good for individual rooms but to eliminate the smell of cigarette smoke in an entire house you would need a much bigger unit. We have a large version from another company that can be used for up to a 4,000 sq. ft. house which would be more in line with what you need.
           
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