Jim McClain's Recent Activity

  1. Jim McClain replied to the thread Need Installers in Jamestown, NY Area.

    I edited your thread title for better results.

    Apr 25, 2018 at 11:47 AM
  2. Jim McClain replied to the thread Soft Subfloor.

    One of my photos already shows how to do blocking between i-joists. Don't make the job harder.

    Apr 25, 2018 at 11:43 AM
  3. Jim McClain replied to the thread Waving hello.

    :welcome:and good luck in your topic here: Side gaps in Duralux Auburn Oak Installation (your thread is number 22,222 so, I hope that is...

    Apr 23, 2018 at 9:11 PM
  4. Jim McClain replied to the thread 4mm Tranquility Vinyl Plank flooring Install.

    Thanks for the update.

    Apr 23, 2018 at 4:58 PM
  5. Jim McClain replied to the thread Does this color look bad next to hardwood? pic.

    I've got some experience in interior design, but all I can say is, it'll work. You didn't give us much to go on, so that's all I can say.

    Apr 23, 2018 at 11:10 AM
  6. Jim McClain replied to the thread Used 9x9" oak tiles for sale.

    I can't tell. I wonder what @Dan Schultz thinks?

    Apr 23, 2018 at 12:55 AM
  7. Jim McClain attached a file to the thread Soft Subfloor.

    You can prevent sagging between joists with blocking. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The blocks must come in contact with the subfloor. However,...

    joist-blocking1.jpg joist-blocking-i-joists.jpg Apr 22, 2018 at 7:36 PM
  8. Jim McClain replied to the thread Used 9x9" oak tiles for sale.

    Can you share any photos of the back of some of the tiles, so we can get an idea what would have to be dealt with?

    Apr 22, 2018 at 11:54 AM
  9. Jim McClain replied to the thread WANTED: 9x9" wood tiles.

    Upload them to a reply to this topic. That's how we do it.

    Apr 22, 2018 at 7:38 AM
  10. Jim McClain replied to the thread Removing/ID'ing old sheet vinyl flooring and adhesive.

    Until something is discovered in the finish coatings. :rolleyes:

    Apr 21, 2018 at 8:01 PM
  11. Jim McClain replied to the thread Preparing for Installation of 1/2" Engineered T&G Hardwood - Layout Question.

    I merged 3 different topics about the same project into one topic. Please @chris87, try to stay focused. You don't need 4 different...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 7:57 PM
  12. Jim McClain replied to the thread Can you nail Engineered hardwoods over OSB subfloor?.

    MY apologies... I wasn't asking what tree species, I wanted to know the brand name of the product.

    Apr 21, 2018 at 11:39 AM
  13. Jim McClain replied to the thread Preparing for Installation of 1/2" Engineered T&G Hardwood - Layout Question.

    A floor plan drawing might help.

    Apr 21, 2018 at 11:34 AM
  14. Jim McClain replied to the thread Can you nail Engineered hardwoods over OSB subfloor?.

    It's kinda hard to recommend something when we don't know what product you are talking about. Not every engineered hardwood is the same,...

    Apr 21, 2018 at 4:27 AM
  15. Jim McClain replied to the thread kitchen ceramic tile.

    Cement board is just pretend concrete substrate. You already have a real concrete substrate.

    Apr 21, 2018 at 4:22 AM