DJB
  • Review count
    104
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    68
  • Average rating
    4.1
    4.1 out of 5
  • First Review:
    December 8, 2016
  • Last Review:
    October 20, 2019
 
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      Activity Summary
       
      • Review count
        104
      • Helpfulness votes
        68
      • Average rating
        4.1
        4.1 out of 5
      • First Review:
        December 8, 2016
      • Last Review:
        October 20, 2019
       
      • Question count
        4
         
        • Answer count
          114
           
           
           
           
          DJB's Reviews
           
          The Cantinero by Picnic Time is an original design featuring an acacia tray with specific areas carved out to hold 6 heavy-bottom shot glasses, one 4 in. ceramic dish for garnishes such as lime slices, and 1 frosted glass salt shaker. The Cantinero is perfect for sharing selections of your favorite top shelf spirits or for hosting your own tasting party. Color: Brown.
           
          from Iowa
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This Cantinero Shot Glass Serving Tray will make a nice addition to any bar area or entertainers ...
          PostedOctober 20, 2019
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          This Cantinero Shot Glass Serving Tray will make a nice addition to any bar area or entertainers kitchen. It would also be a great gift item for someone that entertains in their bar area. The wood base seems to be made of a good quality piece of acacia wood. The 6 glass appear to be a super great quality as well with a weighted bottom so they stay in place when carrying the tray.
          Pros: High Quality, Looks Great, Sturdy
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          This ladder desk with bookshelf makes for a useful workspace in your home. Whether in your home office or your living room, this computer desk has all the space you need to keep your work essentials organized. With two open storage cubbies in front of the desk, cord management features to organize your electronic wires easily, two shelves above for books and a metal magnet board for hanging up your calendar and family pictures. The table and shelves are made out of durable laminate with a flattering, wood grain appearance and the angled framing is made from metal in a ladder inspired design. This ladder desk makes an urban industrial statement with a mid-century modern feel, for an overall stylish addition to your home. Color: Grey Wash/Black.
           
          from Iowa
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This Walker Edison Furniture Company 36 in. Grey Wash Urban Industrial Mid Century Modern Metal a...
          PostedOctober 20, 2019
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          This Walker Edison Furniture Company 36 in. Grey Wash Urban Industrial Mid Century Modern Metal and Wood Ladder Desk is perfect in a smaller bedroom. At only 36 inches wide it is large enough to store needed desk supplies but yet only takes up 36 inches of wall space. To help sturdy the desk up the final step to assembly is to anchor the desk to the wall. I don’t feel the desk is un-sturdy at all and don’t feel it would tip over but anchoring it to the wall makes it rock solid. It took me about 1.5 hours to assemble. The directions are pretty good and the only tool needed that isn’t included is a Phillips screw driver. Since the desk is mounted to the wall if you have any power cords there Read More
          This Walker Edison Furniture Company 36 in. Grey Wash Urban Industrial Mid Century Modern Metal and Wood Ladder Desk is perfect in a smaller bedroom. At only 36 inches wide it is large enough to store needed desk supplies but yet only takes up 36 inches of wall space. To help sturdy the desk up the final step to assembly is to anchor the desk to the wall. I don’t feel the desk is un-sturdy at all and don’t feel it would tip over but anchoring it to the wall makes it rock solid. It took me about 1.5 hours to assemble. The directions are pretty good and the only tool needed that isn’t included is a Phillips screw driver. Since the desk is mounted to the wall if you have any power cords there isn’t room to run them down and along the wall. It would be nice if the desk top had a hole in each cubby so you could run power cords. The finish on the wood top and shelves is super nice and it looks like this desk will be perfect in my daughter’s bed room. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Looks Great, Nice Design
          Cons: power cord access
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          The large S-Biner #8 has dozens and dozens of uses. With dual spring gates and double functionality, the S-Biner #8 is a 2-in-1 tool that has as many uses as you have medium sized things you'd like to organize, keep track of, or carry with you in an easy, hands-free way. Made of strong, lightweight, durable plastic, it's strong enough to connect necessities to stroller handles (diaper bags, laundry bags, grocery bags, backpacks, boat railings, ladder rungs - anything you might want to take along when you're out and about). It also makes hanging and organizing in sheds and garages a snap.
           
          from Iowa
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This Nite Ize Plastic S-Biner 3 pack has countless uses. My daughter is using the two smaller cl...
          PostedOctober 16, 2019
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          This Nite Ize Plastic S-Biner 3 pack has countless uses. My daughter is using the two smaller clips in her locker and backpack at school. I am using the larger clip to organize the plastic bags I receive from the grocery store for future use. The larger ring will hold nearly 100 bags. Next spring I plan to buy some more three packs to put in my fishing boat to organize equipment. The clips are made of hard plastic and the springs are super strong. The large clip measures 3.5 x 8 inches. The medium one is 2.5 x 5.5 inches. The small clip is 1.5 x 3.5 inches.
          Pros: Durable, Nice Design, countless uses
          Cons: wish you could buy a 12+ pack
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          Find your kitchen rhythm with the Lyric Workstation sink. Custom-fit colanders and cutting board stack and slide along the sink rim, so your prep area is right above the basin. Move seamlessly from one task to the next, making cooking and entertaining easier. This dual-mount sink gives you the flexibility of top- or under-mount installation. Color: Stainless Steel.
           
          from Iowa
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I installed this Lyric Top-Mount/Undermount Stainless Steel 33 in. 4-Hole Single Bowl Kitchen Sin...
          PostedSeptember 2, 2019
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          I installed this Lyric Top-Mount/Undermount Stainless Steel 33 in. 4-Hole Single Bowl Kitchen Sink into my bar in the basement. I enjoy smoking meat and the basement bar is where I prep work. This sink is perfect for my operation. The sink has 4 holes so if you are going to top mount the sink you need to have a 4-hole faucet. If you are going to under mount the sink it can be under mounted using just one hole for the faucet and one hole for the soap if desired. The sink doesn’t come with a drain so that will need to be sourced from HD before the installation. The installation is pretty straight forward. The kit comes with a template that shows where to cut the counter top depending on how Read More
          I installed this Lyric Top-Mount/Undermount Stainless Steel 33 in. 4-Hole Single Bowl Kitchen Sink into my bar in the basement. I enjoy smoking meat and the basement bar is where I prep work. This sink is perfect for my operation. The sink has 4 holes so if you are going to top mount the sink you need to have a 4-hole faucet. If you are going to under mount the sink it can be under mounted using just one hole for the faucet and one hole for the soap if desired. The sink doesn’t come with a drain so that will need to be sourced from HD before the installation. The installation is pretty straight forward. The kit comes with a template that shows where to cut the counter top depending on how you intend to mount the sink. The directions tell you to mount the drain before you place the sink into place and I’d also recommend installing the faucet before you place the sink so less time is needed under and inside the cabinet when installing. Since the sink is 33 inches wide your base cabinet has to be at least 36 inches wide. The cabinet comes with the tie down clamps. I found that since the sink is so wide that the clamps on the sides are super hard to install. Finally the sink come with a lifetime warranty. Read Less
          Pros: Convenient, Good Size & Weight, Looks Great
          Cons: doesn't come with a faucet
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          The solid gel works by trapping and absorbing malodors into the gel. Use in pet or odor problem areas in your home, office, RV/camper, gym locker, storage areas, garage or basement. Convenient packaging ensures maximum product usage. Color: Yellow.
           
          from Iowa
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
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          This 8 oz. Lemon Lavender Solid Pet Odor Absorber and Air Freshener works really well in smaller ...
          PostedAugust 3, 2019
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          This 8 oz. Lemon Lavender Solid Pet Odor Absorber and Air Freshener works really well in smaller areas. I first put this freshener in the basement living room by my yellow labs sleeping crate. This room is relatively large. The freshener didn't seem to work very well in a large room. I then put it in the master closet and it worked great. I suspect if you are going to use it in a large room that you will need more than one and at less than $3 I think that is a solution. The freshener says it is Lemon Lavender. I can definitely smell the lemon but can't smell the lavender.
          Pros: under $3, great in a small space
          Cons: need more than one in a large room
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          This SunTouch SunStat Command is an industry leading thermostat for controlling underfloor heating with a thin, sleek profile and large readable font. Features include a user-intuitive programming menu, adjustable color display, energy usage monitoring, a help feature in every screen and a three-year warranty. Additionally, a homeowner has the option of painting a retractable beauty ring to match a room's decor. Displayed in clamshell packaging, this thermostat for controlling underfloor heating is perfect in a retail environment.
           

          What is the difference between a 500850-SB thermostat and this 500850-SC. Is this SC just a new...

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          DJB
          March 5, 2018
          What is the difference between a 500850-SB thermostat and this 500850-SC. Is this SC just a newer version? Are there any different features? Are they forward and backward compatible?
           
          The SharkBite 1/2 in. PEX Barb Ball Valve is a low cost solution to control water flow. The single lever control allows for easy operation and the valve is suited for potable water and hydronic applications where a shut-off is needed. The SharkBite PEX Barb fitting range offers a wide variety of Fittings in various sizes to help complete your next plumbing project.
           

          When plumbing to a shower head are these valves recommended because of the reduced diameter?

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          DJB
          December 29, 2017
          When plumbing to a shower head are these valves recommended because of the reduced diameter?
           
          Connect to home: From a leader in professionally monitored security systems, a versatile way to monitor home, pets and family yourself - anytime, anywhere. With Intelligent Sound Detection, 1080p Full HD, Ultra Wide-Angle, Smart Mobile Alerts, 24/7 Live video and AES 256-Bit Encryption the Honeywell C2 Wi-Fi Security Camera possesses all the features and functions to meet your needs. In addition, with Free Cloud Storage up to 24-hours and a Free SD card the C2 Wi-Fi Security Camera ensures you will have never miss a thing. Color: white.
           

          Does this work with a duel band router or is it like the C1 that only works with a 2.4 GHz router?

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          DJB
          December 7, 2017
          Does this work with a duel band router or is it like the C1 that only works with a 2.4 GHz router?
           
          WonderFall Trench shower bases are the latest innovation from Tile Redi. Design a bathroom with an Infinity Shower Floor using the industry's only one-piece, tileable shower base with an integrated linear trench drain that, when tiled, offers a slot drain right against the shower wall. Choose from single or double curb entrances. All models offer the top-quality features you expect from Tile Ready brand shower pans. Tile Redi shower bases comply with all national and local plumbing codes and are UL listed. Color: Color may vary from gray to black.
           

          When installing this during a remodel would it be necessary to remove the existing sheetrock or c...

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          DJB
          December 4, 2017
          When installing this during a remodel would it be necessary to remove the existing sheetrock or can cement board be installed over the sheetrock?
           
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          Haier appliances offer the best in contemporary design matched with the latest in appliance technologies. Transforming the way you live. Sporting a bold, dramatic look and state of the art features, this collection provides the perfect combination of style and innovation throughout your kitchen. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          does it come with drain and fill hose and electric cord

          Asked by
          Raymond
          July 26, 2018
          does it come with drain and fill hose and electric cord
          Asked by
          DJB
          Iowa
          May 5, 2019
          Answer: 
          Raymond,
          My delivery driver supplied the supply hose, drain hose, and power cord. I suspect if you have the dishwasher installed these are included. The other things you will need if the dishwasher is being installed in a first time location is a T fitting at the water supply line and a tail pipe with a dishwasher drain. If you have a garbage disposal you will need to knock out the drain port.
           
          Haier appliances offer the best in contemporary design matched with the latest in appliance technologies. Transforming the way you live. Sporting a bold, dramatic look and state of the art features, this collection provides the perfect combination of style and innovation throughout your kitchen. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          1) Picture or description of sides? Are they acceptable for display or need to be covered? I no...

          Asked by
          SJohn
          November 18, 2018
          1) Picture or description of sides? Are they acceptable for display or need to be covered? I noticed the same price model with handle, the sides appear to be stainless as well and acceptable for display.
          The right side may be open to viewing.
          2) Does it have to be supported on each side OR enclosed on each side?
          Asked by
          DJB
          Iowa
          May 5, 2019
          Answer: 
          SJohn,
          The sides aren't covered so it needs to be installed in a cabinet. The entire back of the washer is covered with an insulation blanket that is green in color
           
          The Amerock BH26511ORB Markham Towel Ring is finished in Oil-Rubbed Bronze. Traditional design aesthetics punctuate the Markham collection which provides crisp, linear definition to the bath or powder room. Square footing at the base is inspired by the architectural details of columns, pilasters and stately slim bars. Complements a variety of Amerock cabinet hardware, suggested coordination to the Amerock Manor collections. The Oil-Rubbed Bronze finish is a rich, dark brown old world finish with striking light and dark accents. Amerock markets decorative hardware solutions that inspire, coordinate and help express personal style. For the kitchen, bathroom and the rest of the home, with a variety of finishes and designs for all decorating tastes, Amerock is the ultimate, time-tested source for hardware needs. Amerock markets products in four categories: decorative hardware, decorative hooks, bath accessories and functional hardware.
           

          What are the dimensions?

          Asked by
          Jeannette
          April 4, 2019
          What are the dimensions?
          Asked by
          DJB
          Iowa
          April 27, 2019
          Answer: 
          The OD of the loop is 7 inches and the ID of the loop is 6 inches. The mounting plate is 2.25 inches square.
           
          The QEP model 10630Q Manual Tile Cutter is designed for both ceramic and porcelain tile. The simple score and snap process is a quick way to rip and diagonally cut tiles. The dual, chrome-plated rugged steel rails and linear ball bearing slides are designed to for smooth scoring on large tiles. The wide aluminum alloy base, heavy duty rubber pads and cutting table extensions provide extra stability for larger, heavier tiles. The high leverage bicycle grip handle makes cutting easier. Includes a 7/8 inch titanium-coated tungsten-carbide scoring wheel. This quality tile cutter is perfect for professional installers at a price value that is also perfect for Do-It-Yourselfers.
           

          is this cutter easy to use by a female and does it protect the tile from chipping

          Asked by
          pam
          April 21, 2019
          is this cutter easy to use by a female and does it protect the tile from chipping
          Asked by
          DJB
          Iowa
          April 22, 2019
          Answer: 
          This cutter is pretty easy to use. I found that it doesn't chip the tiles when cutting a large piece. If you try to cut a 6 inch tile in half to make two triangles it chips pretty easy. There isn't a feature that prevents the tiles from chipping.
           
          Give your bathroom or powder room an elegant look with this Glacier Bay Frameless Recessed or Surface-Mount Bathroom Medicine Cabinet. The beveled mirror adds a stylish touch. The two adjustable shelves offer ample flexibility for storing your toiletries. Double shelf pegs enable you to customize your space quickly and easily. It can be mounted to open left or right. Fully assembled for your convenience.
           

          I am looking to take off the door and put on an existing cabinet. I need the dimensions of the hi...

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          Amy
          April 17, 2019
          I am looking to take off the door and put on an existing cabinet. I need the dimensions of the hinge inside.
          My hinge is a
          Piano hinge
          19” long
          Screws spacing 5.75

          Door 16.25 tall.
          Would this work?
          Asked by
          DJB
          Iowa
          April 18, 2019
          Answer: 
          Hi Amy,
          See the attached picture. The hinge has an L shaped bracket that attaches to the cabinet and then attaches to the door. It is 1.5 inches wide.
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