DIYBob
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    March 25, 2014
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      • Review count
        343
      • Helpfulness votes
        796
      • Average rating
        4.9
        4.9 out of 5
      • First Review:
        March 25, 2014
      • Last Review:
        August 2, 2019
       
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          Enjoy all the benefits of advanced LED energy-saving technology with the Feit Electric 7-Watt Equivalent Soft White C7 LED Clear Night Light Bulb. This 2700K (soft white) light is non-dimmable and produces a light output of 30 Lumens. It only uses 0.6-Watts of electricity, up to 91% less energy than a standard incandescent light bulb, and will last you 5X longer. Get instant on to full brightness with relatively cool running performance. Feit Electric C7 bulbs have an average life of 15,000 hours/13.7-years, are RoHS compliant and are 100% mercury free.
           
          from Boise, Idaho
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          I use these in my older style night lights that require a screw-in C7 (small, E12 candelabra sock...
          PostedAugust 2, 2019
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          I use these in my older style night lights that require a screw-in C7 (small, E12 candelabra socket) light bulb as I save over 10 times the power consumption with these LED bulbs. The older incandescent bulbs consumed 7 Watts; these LED bulbs consume only 0.06 Watts of power. These are nice and bright at 30 lumens; the light color is Warm white 2700K so looks pleasant at night.
          Pros: Easy Replacement, Eco-Friendly, Very Bright
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          This RYOBI Electric Chain Saw is easy to start and easy to maintain. with its powerful 13 Amp motor and a 16 bar and chain, this saw is ready when you are and can tackle even the toughest jobs. The chain saw has an internal automatic chain brake and tool-less chain tensioning for easy adjustments. Other convenient features include an automatic bar and chain oiler and easy view oil level window. The RYOBI 13 Amp Electric Chain Saw is backed by a 3-year warranty.
           
          from Boise, Idaho
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
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          I like the full-sized weight, balance, and convenience of this chainsaw. It features auto oiling ...
          PostedAugust 2, 2019
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          I like the full-sized weight, balance, and convenience of this chainsaw. It features auto oiling from a reservoir of the chain and bar. It also has a tools-free chain tension adjustment dial like feature on the side, so no more carrying around a small wrench.There is no bar and chain oil included, but it is easily bought at the Home Depot in various brands (not Ryobi) and sizes (I bought 1 quart Makita oil). You also need a large gauge cord; at the 13 Amps this motor uses, a 50 foot long power cord needs to be 12 AWG outdoor cord, again easily purchased at the Home Depot.
          I appreciate the Operator's Manual includes a nice table showing wire gauge size of power cord for 25 and 50 feet Read More
          I like the full-sized weight, balance, and convenience of this chainsaw. It features auto oiling from a reservoir of the chain and bar. It also has a tools-free chain tension adjustment dial like feature on the side, so no more carrying around a small wrench.There is no bar and chain oil included, but it is easily bought at the Home Depot in various brands (not Ryobi) and sizes (I bought 1 quart Makita oil). You also need a large gauge cord; at the 13 Amps this motor uses, a 50 foot long power cord needs to be 12 AWG outdoor cord, again easily purchased at the Home Depot.
          I appreciate the Operator's Manual includes a nice table showing wire gauge size of power cord for 25 and 50 feet cords needed for this tool. Read Less
          Pros: Good Size & Weight, self oiling
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          OdoBan 360 Neutralizer is your secret weapon for odors on fabrics. It is fragrance-free and works instantly. The convenient 10 oz. continuous spray dispenses at all angles and does not contain any harmful propellants. It eliminates odors from food, pets, smoke and bodies on fabric, clothes, gear and shoes.
           
          from Boise, Idaho
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Excellent odor eliminator and is truly scent-free! My wife just used it on the closet that I used...
          PostedJuly 28, 2019
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          Excellent odor eliminator and is truly scent-free! My wife just used it on the closet that I used to get under the house. Even after vacuuming and wiping down the walls the closet smelled like the dust under the house - until she used this product. The dusty smell went away immediately and no additional scent was added. Great product! It comes in a full sized aerosol steel can, so could be recycled as appropriate.
          Pros: scent-free
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          Eliminate the clutter and stay with the 3-drawer medium cart with casters. The clear plastic drawers enable you to see the contents inside the drawers and access them with ease. The cart top features a recessed design to keep paper, pens and other items in place. Optional 4-wheel casters are included, which make this storage cart easily mobile. This plastic storage cart is suitable for use in bedrooms, dorm rooms, laundry room, or classrooms. There is plenty of room for clothing, toys, holiday decorations, and much more.
           
          from Boise, Idaho
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          Great lightweight 3-Drawer storage units. You can easily see through the clear plastic drawers s...
          PostedJuly 24, 2019
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          Great lightweight 3-Drawer storage units. You can easily see through the clear plastic drawers so you can easily organize light weight items in each drawer. I want to emphasize that the items need to be light weight because these units are not strong enough for heavy tools, metal items, etc. These are great for organizing light weight office items, yarn, craft items, clothing, etc. You can put casters on the bottom or leave them off. They roll well on hard floor surfaces but not on carpeted floor areas. Nice for organizing!
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Functional, Nice Design
          Cons: would not use for over 20 lbs of materials, does not roll well on carpet
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          This modern-looking TV stand is great for not only TVs but for any kind of shelf storage in general. The breathable sides and back of this shelf unit make it perfect for electronics that get hot easily and need the extra space to avoid overheating issues. This shelf dons a neat design and neutrals colors that are sure to go with any living room dcor.
           
          from Boise, Idaho
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Sturdy frame and shelves with 19.5 inch depth make this a low to the ground 3-shelf bookcase or s...
          PostedJuly 20, 2019
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          Sturdy frame and shelves with 19.5 inch depth make this a low to the ground 3-shelf bookcase or shelving unit. The frame is metal, with front, back, and sides bolted together. The shelves are nearly an inch thick, are attached to the frame with bolts, and have reinforcing metal attached underneath each as well. There is about 8 1/4 inches of space between each shelf. The unit is rustic; the wood is rough and unfinished, the metal welded and unevenly painted.
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Good Size & Weight, Sturdy, Well Made
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          The EcoSmart BR30 LED bright white bulb is an extra powerful indoor flood light bulb and is perfect for recessed cans or track light fixtures. The usual locations that this bulb is installed are kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, offices or bedrooms. This bulb is a perfect replacement for your traditional incandescent, CFL or Halogen lamps. It only uses 12.5 watts and lasts for more than 20 years.
           

          When installed there is a very dim light that stays on all the time even when switch is turned off. Is this normal

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          Mel
          August 17, 2019
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          DIYBob
          Boise, Idaho
          August 18, 2019
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          No, that is not normal. I have 7 of these installed and none do that, they all power off. If you are using a dimmer switch you may need to upgrade it to one that supports LED bulbs.
           
          The Samsung dishwasher with Linear Wash technology has a one-of-its-kind sliding spray bar that moves in linear motion to provide corner to corner coverage for complete cleaning. Whisper quiet 39 dBA wash cycles allow you to run the dishwasher anytime of the day. The AutoRelease Door opens automatically to circulate air and help improve drying performance.
           

          Is it possible to turn off the feature where the door opens itself? For safety reasons with our ...

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          Zimi
          August 10, 2019
          Is it possible to turn off the feature where the door opens itself? For safety reasons with our kitchen setup we could not have the dishwasher venting steam on its own like that.
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          DIYBob
          Boise, Idaho
          August 11, 2019
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          Yes, it is software controlled so you change a setting by pressing buttons and noticing what is displayed. See page 36 Settings on how to do this. You need to start at the top, do what the first paragraph says, then move to the third paragraph to enable or disable Auto Release.
          I attached of photo of my user manual. It is a bit worn as I tried to get the Auto Release working again but even with the Read More
          Yes, it is software controlled so you change a setting by pressing buttons and noticing what is displayed. See page 36 Settings on how to do this. You need to start at the top, do what the first paragraph says, then move to the third paragraph to enable or disable Auto Release.
          I attached of photo of my user manual. It is a bit worn as I tried to get the Auto Release working again but even with the setting to A1 the door no longer opens near the end of the cycle. Read Less
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          OdoBan 360 Neutralizer is your secret weapon for odors on fabrics. It is fragrance-free and works instantly. The convenient 10 oz. continuous spray dispenses at all angles and does not contain any harmful propellants. It eliminates odors from food, pets, smoke and bodies on fabric, clothes, gear and shoes.
           

          Will it eliminate cat pee in carpet,?

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          Vlmoyers
          April 25, 2019
          Also furniture?
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          DIYBob
          Boise, Idaho
          July 28, 2019
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          The label says removes odors caused from smoke, pets, bodies, food, ...
          So I would try it on cat pee in carpet. It may depend on how deep the pee went. There are other enzyme products to soak the carpet with.
           
          This club chair is a welcome addition to any room in your home. With its slightly curved back and low-set seat, this chair is perfect to curl up on with a blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, and your favorite book or show. The cushioned seat provides extra comfort to all who sit in this chair, so much so, that you will have to put a permanent claim on the chair when hosting to make sure you can keep it for yourself.
           

          Are the swirls in the chair brown?

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          Debbie
          July 21, 2019
          Are the swirls in the chair brown?
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          DIYBob
          Boise, Idaho
          July 21, 2019
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          The swirls are a greyish brown. Not a true brown but tending towards a taupe with grey. I hope that helps and I have to say that this chair is very nice and goes with a lot of different colored furnishings.
           
          Add stylish storage to a living area with this Home Decorators Collection Martin Coffee Table. The sturdy surface provides ample room for snacks, keepsakes and more. A shelf below two drawers offers convenient space for books or games. Modern styling and a wooden build bring visual appeal to a wide variety of design schemes. The matte black finish makes it ideal for any decor.
           

          Is this a true black color? All of the pictures seem like it's dark brown.....

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          cc
          July 5, 2019
          Is this a true black color? All of the pictures seem like it's dark brown.....
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          DIYBob
          Boise, Idaho
          July 15, 2019
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          This table is a true black table. It has a nice sheen to it and is very strong and functional.
           
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