Continue reading...We used to have a flooring forum. FlooringAdviceForum.com. The content ended up being swayed by staff who worked close with a flooring assessments company. Which is fair enough when it comes to quality of advice. It’s going to be bang on perhaps and up to spec.
Problem is, DIY got told to ‘get a floor fitter in’. Rather than having advice provided to them.
And many threads ended up just being targeted towards gaining a reputation for the flooring assessments company who knew a moderator on there. And it kinda rendered all the rest of the advice a bit biased and skewed. And that’s the problem when it comes to forum advice. You need to see what’s behind the posts. People who support a forum need to be open, and marked as having a commercial interest. So that their posts are seen as such. Which is all well and fair. But it needs to be open and obvious. Some good deals come from our sponsors of the forum. But there’s no way I’d...