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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-03-2009, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Jim McClain
Nestor, I'm sure there are some people who have...

Nestor, I'm sure there are some people who have time to read your lengthy posts, but I quit reading them a long time ago. I scan them occasionally and I see that you are arguing points I never made....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,045
Posted By Jim McClain
You go right ahead. I came to share in the...

You go right ahead. I came to share in the community spirit and offer whatever I can as a professional, not engage in childish competition.

Jim
PS: You should figure out what you wanna say before...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,045
Posted By Jim McClain
Give it a rest, Nestor. You are NOT changing my...

Give it a rest, Nestor. You are NOT changing my mind. I gave my professional opinion. You gave your opinion. Let the reader decide which to follow. Unless you just want to argue, which, as I have...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,045
Posted By Jim McClain
I stand by my comments, Nestor. I have seen many...

I stand by my comments, Nestor. I have seen many of your DIY replies to "help" other DIYers over the years. Your help is usually voluminous, but sometimes misguided or flat out wrong.

Jim
PS: if...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,630
Posted By Jim McClain
brasilmom, if you want to know more about...

brasilmom, if you want to know more about Marmoleum or other brands of linoleum, you really should talk to a flooring professional who specializes in those products. Barry Carlton is just such a pro...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,665
Posted By Jim McClain
Many homes these days are using OSB for subfloors...

Many homes these days are using OSB for subfloors and some are installing particleboard over it for underlayment. Terrible combination. If there is only a 16th (I'm thinking it's prob'ly closer to an...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jim McClain
Sounds to me like you are spending too much time...

Sounds to me like you are spending too much time in your head making comparisons. He's not your father and never will be. I doubt he's even trying to fill those shoes for you. It sounds like he's...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-02-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,045
Posted By Jim McClain
Cabinets should NOT be installed on top of...

Cabinets should NOT be installed on top of ceramic tile. You may not realize it, but ceramic tile (and many other hard surface flooring) expands and contracts with temperature and humidity. When the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-02-2009, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By Jim McClain
I use AT&T too, but I live all the way over in...

I use AT&T too, but I live all the way over in California (the real Northern California). The DSL service has 2 tiers and I started with the lower priced one. It was relatively fast, but I am a speed...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-02-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By Jim McClain
I like the color combinations. Nice job. But the...

I like the color combinations. Nice job. But the standard vBulletin buttons, icons and other graphics look out of place. You can get the PSD versions and change the colors - or just make some custom...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-02-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,270
Posted By Jim McClain
Bottom navigation. I am SO lazy, I hate to scroll...

Bottom navigation. I am SO lazy, I hate to scroll up a page to either find out where I am or click a link to go elsewhere on the site. I notice you gave the jump-to menu the heave ho. That's fine....
DIY Home Repair Forum: HouseRepairTalk Website Help 05-02-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,598
Posted By Jim McClain
I been reading the rules and such. Does this mean...

I been reading the rules and such. Does this mean a newb like me can post pictures now - before having 10 posts? I know that the software offers several options to control what gets posted. I think...
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