KatieKat
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    4.7
    4.7 out of 5
  • First Review:
    June 9, 2014
  • Last Review:
    November 12, 2019
 
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      • Review count
        314
      • Helpfulness votes
        1,238
      • Average rating
        4.7
        4.7 out of 5
      • First Review:
        June 9, 2014
      • Last Review:
        November 12, 2019
       
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          Inspired by geometric designs found in mid-century modern furniture, the Delta Ara Collection makes a bold statement in understated fashion. The uncomplicated design of this bathroom towel holder pairs well with almost any decor. Complete your look today with the entire Ara bath collection from Delta (sold separately). Color: Matte Black.
           
          from Cincinnati, OH
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Female
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          Received free product:Yes
          This towel bar unfortunately is not perfect. The matte black color is sleek and stylish, however ...
          PostedNovember 12, 2019
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          This towel bar unfortunately is not perfect. The matte black color is sleek and stylish, however the design is marred with gray plastic parts. The part that connects the rod to brackets is a gray plastic. It sticks out like a sore thumb. I included a picture of the area that I am speaking of. It was pretty disappointing.
          Otherwise, I enjoy the modern look of the towel bar. I like how the rod is a rectangle rather than tube shaped. The matte black color is perfect for a modern bathroom.
          Pros: Nice Design, Stylish
          Cons: gray plastic piece is tacky
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          GE appliances provide up-to-date technology and exceptional quality to simplify the way you live. With a timeless appearance, this family of appliances is ideal for your family. And, coming from one of the most trusted names in America, you know that this entire selection of appliances is as advanced as it is practical. Color: White on White with Silver Backsplash.
           
          from Cincinnati, OH
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          At this time, I unfortunately cannot recommend this product. If i ever get the washer working, or...
          PostedNovember 12, 2019
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          No, I do not recommend this product.
          At this time, I unfortunately cannot recommend this product. If i ever get the washer working, or a replacement, I'll update the review.
          I have had nothing but problems with the washer. On the quick wash setting, the washer was extremely loud to the point I could hear it from 2 floors up.
          I did a load of laundry on the bulky setting, the washer began making a loud ratcheting noise and the agitator wasn't moving properly. I included a video of the sound that it made. There was also the feint smell of burning. I called for service and basically every part of the washer needs to be replaced. Mainly the transmission. However, the transmission part is not available and there is a very long Read More
          At this time, I unfortunately cannot recommend this product. If i ever get the washer working, or a replacement, I'll update the review.
          I have had nothing but problems with the washer. On the quick wash setting, the washer was extremely loud to the point I could hear it from 2 floors up.
          I did a load of laundry on the bulky setting, the washer began making a loud ratcheting noise and the agitator wasn't moving properly. I included a video of the sound that it made. There was also the feint smell of burning. I called for service and basically every part of the washer needs to be replaced. Mainly the transmission. However, the transmission part is not available and there is a very long wait time for it.
          My biggest concern for the washer is its reliability. The washer is supposed to "sense" how much laundry is in the tub and fill the water to the correct amount. With all the rest of the problems that I've had, I just don't know about this washer. Read Less
          Cons: Not Durable, unreliable
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          This 3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in. Barn Board Gray Planking (8-pieces per box) adds warmth, beauty, and interest to any space with the look and feel of reclaimed rustic wood wall planking. This versatile planking can be installed vertically, like wainscoting, horizontally, on a full wall or in any geometric design to create a unique statement in any room. Other installation options include mixing with other wood colors, installing in a herringbone and chevron pattern, or perhaps you can create your own unique pattern. This 3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in.Barn Board Gray Planking (8-piece per box) can be used as an accent wall in the bedroom, dining room, and kitchen. These can also be used in smaller craft projects such as bed headboards, furniture, other smaller architectural and design elements.
           
          from Cincinnati, OH
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that...
          PostedNovember 4, 2019
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          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown.
          Overall the Barn Board Gray boards were all usable. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors. This gray color was definitely my favorite of the 4 as it had a lot of color variation just on its own. It is also a very neutral color that would do with nearly everything. The gray color boards did have much more knots in the wood than the other varieties though.
          There are some chipped edges. I included a picture Read More
          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown.
          Overall the Barn Board Gray boards were all usable. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors. This gray color was definitely my favorite of the 4 as it had a lot of color variation just on its own. It is also a very neutral color that would do with nearly everything. The gray color boards did have much more knots in the wood than the other varieties though.
          There are some chipped edges. I included a picture of the edges. The flaws are much more noticeable on darker colors.
          You can either make a clean cut on the edge to get rid of the chips or use some touch up paint. The "finished side" of this product is smooth. The back of the product is just more rough. You can use either side that you wish. The rough side is a darker gray color.
          What I really like about the product is that the boards are very light weight. I previously did a similar accent wall with laminate and laminate is significantly heavier and much harder to install on a wall. This light weight product could really be installed by anyone without much problem. Read Less
          Pros: Good Size & Weight
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          This 3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in. Coastal Ivory Planking (8-pieces per box) adds warmth, beauty, and interest to any space with the look and feel of reclaimed rustic wood wall planking. This versatile planking can be installed vertically, like wainscoting, horizontally, on a full wall or in any geometric design to create a unique statement in any room. Other installation options include mixing with other wood colors, installing in a herringbone and chevron pattern, or perhaps you can create your own unique pattern. This 3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in. Charred Wood Planking (8-piece per box) can be used as an accent wall in the bedroom, dining room, and kitchen. These can also be used in smaller craft projects such as bed headboards, furniture, other smaller architectural and design elements. Color: White.
           
          from Cincinnati, OH
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that...
          PostedNovember 4, 2019
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          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown. I did not have any problems with flaws or warping with this Coastal Ivory color. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors. .
          I included a picture of the chipped edges. The flaws are much less noticeable since this is a light color. You can either make a clean cut on the edge to get rid of the chips or use some touch up paint.
          The "finished side" of this product is smooth. The back of the product is just Read More
          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown. I did not have any problems with flaws or warping with this Coastal Ivory color. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors. .
          I included a picture of the chipped edges. The flaws are much less noticeable since this is a light color. You can either make a clean cut on the edge to get rid of the chips or use some touch up paint.
          The "finished side" of this product is smooth. The back of the product is just slightly more rough. You can use either side that you wish. I used the finished side, but they both look similar.
          What I really like about the product is that the boards are very light weight. I previously did a similar accent wall with laminate and laminate is significantly heavier and much harder to install on a wall. This light weight product could really be installed by anyone without much problem. Read Less
          Pros: Good Size & Weight
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          3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in. Reclaimed Brown Planking (2 Boxes per Carton) adds warmth, beauty, and interest to any space with the look and feel of reclaimed rustic wood wall planking. This versatile planking can be installed vertically, like wainscoting, horizontally, on a full wall or in any geometric design to create a unique statement in any room. Other installation options include mixing with other wood colors, installing in a herringbone and chevron pattern, or perhaps you can create your own unique pattern. This 3/8 in. x 5-1/2 in. x 47-1/2 in. Reclaimed Brown Planking can be used as an accent wall in the bedroom, dining room, and kitchen. These can also be used in smaller craft projects such as bed headboards, furniture, other smaller architectural and design elements.
           
          from Cincinnati, OH
          Age Range:25 to 34
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          Gender:Female
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that...
          PostedOctober 28, 2019
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          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown.
          Of all the different boxes that I used, this reclaimed Brown Planking had the least amount of flaws and no warping. The boards were nice and flat and easy to work with. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors.
          The "finished side" of this product is a pretty medium brown color. The back of the product was unfinished and rough. You would only be able to use the finished side of this particular color.
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          I used 4 different colors of this product to do a multi-colored accent wall. The four colors that I used in my project were Charred Wood, Barn Board Gray, Coastal Ivory, and Reclaimed Brown.
          Of all the different boxes that I used, this reclaimed Brown Planking had the least amount of flaws and no warping. The boards were nice and flat and easy to work with. I did however have significant warping problems with the Charred Wood color so keep that in mind if you are using multiple colors.
          The "finished side" of this product is a pretty medium brown color. The back of the product was unfinished and rough. You would only be able to use the finished side of this particular color.
          What I really like about the product is that the boards are very light weight. I previously did a similar accent wall with laminate and laminate is significantly heavier and much harder to install on a wall. This light weight product could really be installed by anyone without much problem. Read Less
          Pros: Good Size & Weight, lightweight
          Cons: one side is completely unstained and unfinished
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          The Kinghurst Bath Vanity Cabinet Only in White is a space-saving, multipurpose addition to your bath collection. Making your bath space clutter-free, this vanity cabinet provides a perfect solution for storing your bath accessories and daily essentials in a single place. The Kinghurst vanity cabinet measures 36 in. W x 21 in. D x 33-1/2 in. H. This cabinet features brushed nickel finished hardware for long-lasting use and premium white finish for a timeless look.
           

          Can I use Center to sink for this vanity

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          Bob
          March 30, 2017
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          KatieKat
          Cincinnati, OH
          March 31, 2017
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          You can use a center sink counter top for this vanity. I used a glacier bay countertop Model # 2237SQ-SLV3. A sink with those dimensions would work just fine. However, be careful which sink you do choose. If the sink is too wide or deep, it may interfere with the drawers. You'll also need to ensure your plumbing from the wall won't interfere with the drawers in that set up as well.
           
          To warm up on a cold night, cozy up to this fireplace to relax and enjoy your favorite drink. This TV stand accommodates most flat screen TVs up to 55 in. or up to 45 lbs. This TV stand with an 18 in. electric fireplace provides supplemental zone heat for rooms up to 400 sq. ft. and is housed in a striking two-tone display. The high gloss white TV stand features midnight cherry doors with embossing for beautiful contrast. The adjustable shelves offer customizable storage for anything required in your living space while the matte black powder coated metal legs and dark pewter hardware blend well with existing decor. You can activate the flame effects without heat to enjoy a gentle rolling fire all year long. This fireplace stays cool to the touch and is energy efficient and eco-friendly. All hardware is included and it assembles easily for simple set-up and quick enjoyment. Tipping restraint hardware included to help prevent accidents and damage to the TV stand. A touch-up pen is included to keep your TV stand looking fresh and new. Color: High Gloss White/Wakefield Oak.
           

          Am I supposed to put the log in with the rocks? Or is it a preference, either rocks or log? Directions are not clear.

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          Ben41
          March 4, 2017
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          KatieKat
          Cincinnati, OH
          March 20, 2017
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          Its either the crystals or the log. I attached a couple pics
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          This portable infrared quartz space heater provides supplemental zone heating for up to 1,000 sq. ft. The infrared heat maintains a soft, moist, safe heat without reducing oxygen or humidity. Concealed casters make it easy to move from room to room. This durable heater is built with solid hardwoods and real wood veneers and accented with beveled edges that add to its polished look. A touch-up pen is included to keep your heater looking fresh and new. Essential safety features will put you at ease when using this heater. It's equipped with patent pending Safer Plug fire prevention technology which monitors the temperature of the plug and will turn off the heater if overheating is detected. It offers convenient programmable automatic timed shut off and an adjustable thermostat. The unit comes fully assembled and is ready to heat right out of the box. Color: Espresso.
           

          Is this cool to touch I have a daycare with little ones

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          CherylB
          March 15, 2017
          Is this cool to touch I have a daycare with little ones
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          KatieKat
          Cincinnati, OH
          March 15, 2017
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          No part of the outside gets hot. I touched the grate over the heating element and it was not particularly hot. However little pinkie fingers might fit through the grate holes or some stick object could get poked through the holes. I would say other than that it's pretty safe as far as space heaters go.
           
          This portable infrared quartz space heater provides supplemental zone heating for up to 1,000 sq. ft. The infrared heat maintains a soft, moist, safe heat without reducing oxygen or humidity. Concealed casters make it easy to move from room to room. This durable heater is built with solid hardwoods and real wood veneers and accented with beveled edges that add to its polished look. A touch-up pen is included to keep your heater looking fresh and new. Essential safety features will put you at ease when using this heater. It's equipped with patent pending Safer Plug fire prevention technology which monitors the temperature of the plug and will turn off the heater if overheating is detected. It offers convenient programmable automatic timed shut off and an adjustable thermostat. The unit comes fully assembled and is ready to heat right out of the box. Color: Espresso.
           

          how many heating elements.

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          kevin
          January 20, 2017
          how many heating elements.
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          KatieKat
          March 14, 2017
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          The owner's manual shows a picture of 6 infared heating elements. That is probably correct as units of this size commonly have 6 of them. I'll attach the picture.
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          Blending both contemporary and rustic design is this interior pendant. It's a statement piece that will complement a dining room, foyer or game room. You will need six 60-Watt candelabra bulbs (not included) and it has a hanging height of 85 in. with a 72 in. chain and 96 in. wire to complement.
           

          Can this be used in a bathroom?

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          Paige
          March 10, 2017
          Can this be used in a bathroom?
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          KatieKat
          Cincinnati, OH
          March 10, 2017
          Answer: 
          This is rated for a dry location, but as long as it is 3 feet away from a shower or bathtub, safety codes in most locations will allow for a light fixture rated as "dry" to be installed in the bathroom as long as there is good ventilation. If it is directly above a bathtub, it needs to be 8 feet higher than the tub which usually isn't possible.
          If you believe any water will ever come in contact with it
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          This is rated for a dry location, but as long as it is 3 feet away from a shower or bathtub, safety codes in most locations will allow for a light fixture rated as "dry" to be installed in the bathroom as long as there is good ventilation. If it is directly above a bathtub, it needs to be 8 feet higher than the tub which usually isn't possible.
          If you believe any water will ever come in contact with it or that it will be subject to an unusual amount of condensation, you should look for a fixture rated for damp locations. You will be hard pressed to actually find a pendant type lighting that is rated for damp though.
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