||07-24-2009 11:27 AM
Originally Posted by ARI001
Why did you close this thread? Many people post problems with contractors on this site looking for help and/or advice. I don't see how this particular post is any different from some of the others I have read here. I think you should re-open the post.
Originally Posted by fusion
I dont understand why my topic was closed? I did search to make sure their were other similar topics covered about contractor issues and there was. I thought the whole point of "DIY" was to help others in a wide varity of home improvement categories including contractor issues. I just wanted to get suggestions and opinions with a good background story to my situation.
This is a DIY oriented site. The topics revolve around questions, answers, and discussions, of doing home, and property projects - "Yourself".
It is not a place to simply complain, or vent, about a situation that has nothing to do with DIY. In this case, it's a gripe against a contracter, and bad experience (not a question, or a request for help on how to handle a situation).
This is something that the site Administrator and site Mods want to get away from, it is not the purpose of this site, which is - to stick to HELPFUL and EDUCATIONAL DIY topics
Example: It would be inappropriate (on this site) for a contractor to come on here, and start complaining about a home owner that he feels, took advantage of him (simply for the purpose of complaining). Situations like that happen all the time, but has nothing to do with DIY projects.
Here is another example of what has been posted on here in the past (Repeated complaints about specific materials), but the administrator wants to see less of: