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RE: Dining Room Table/Chandelier (Follow-Up #1)

posted by: ronniner on 03.31.2011 at 11:45 am in Furniture Forum

I have gleemed this offof the net (maybe even this site), and here's what I've saved:


Dining Room Chandelier Installation Height:

= 30" above the table for a 8' tall ceiling,
= 34" above the table if the ceiling is higher than 8'.

Dining Room Chandelier Width:
= 12" less than the narrowest side (width typically) of a rectangle or oval table,
= 18" less than the diameter of a square or round table.

Dining Room Chandelier Fixture Height:
= 3" per foot of ceiling height, or
= 24" for a 8' ceiling.

Please give feedback on your decisions.


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RE: Light rail / UCL - potential issue? (Follow-Up #3)

posted by: live_wire_oak on 06.16.2014 at 09:48 am in Kitchens Forum

Nothing beats LED tape lights! Hafele brand is all we used in our new showroom, even behind the face frame of the glass cabinets. It comes in cool and warm temperature colors. You can see that the white kitchen doesn't even have a light rail to conceal it and you still can't see it. Very easy to DIY as well.

Here's the cool.

Here's the warm.


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Sharp, Wolf or Dacor Micro Drawer?

posted by: jencjudd on 06.19.2009 at 11:55 am in Appliances Forum

Oh my, for a relative "newbie" here, I am wearying all the GW forums with questions. I sure hope I get to a point sometime where I can offer help, rather than beg for it. :)

This one should be *relatively* easy...I realize all microwave drawers are made by Sharp; I have no experience with their customer service, etc., etc. Don't know if it would be different for the other brands.

What it basically boils down to is this:

Per my builder, I can get a Dacor for a decent price. The Sharp comes in about $100 less, the Wolf, about $350 more.

I'm going to have a Wolf range in close proximity to the micro (and, unfortunately, can't stick the micro in the island, so it will be visible to passersby in the house).

Should I just save the $100 and get the Sharp? Or get the more "premium" Dacor with cleaner styling? Or, match my oven's SS with the Wolf? Is that even worth $350?

It will be amazing if I complete this build, given the fretting I do over something as small as a microwave.

Thanks for your help!



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From Where should a Georgia resident buy an NXR 48" Gas Range

posted by: Banjomute on 05.24.2013 at 03:27 pm in Appliances Forum

Thanks to the informative posts in this forum, I have decided to purchase an NXR 48" gas range for my new kitchen. I'm ready to pull the trigger on this and the vent hood but I don't know where the best place is to buy from. I see different distributors online with free shipping and comparable prices. If any of you NXR owners have advice on this I'd appreciate it.

Also, after reading the many complaints about residential commercial style ranges, I have concluded the following assumptions about the NXR. If y'all can confirm or correct these for me it would make me more comfortable about this big purchase.

Here's the list:
1. The NXR has a good reliability record. If it breaks, NXR will send out a local repair guy. Eventually.
2. You can simmer on the low settings
3. You can adequately broil.
4. The burner grates won't rust
5. The ignitors won't click all the time and drive me crazy
6. Although is is 403 stainless steel, that is good enough if I take care of it and it won't rust.
7. I won't smell gas all the time.
8. The blue paint most likely won't chip off.
9. I won't regret not getting a dual fuel (enough to matter).
10. I will love the NXR.

Thanks in advance,


Good synopsis of NXR range comments
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