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by Bongtrees
Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Help! my elec meter has been changed
Replies: 4
Views: 1324

Help! my elec meter has been changed

Iberdrola have changed my elec. meter for a digital one. Problem is the mains fuse is inside the meter and is set at 3kw, whereas before I had a much larger KW fuse in my garage. I have a large property which requires much more power but they say takes 3 weeks to upgrade and will we done by their no...
by Bongtrees
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Holiday Insurance
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: Holiday Insurance

Staysure offer travel insurance for ex-pats.
by Bongtrees
Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upturn in property sales?
Replies: 8
Views: 2543

Re: Upturn in property sales?

There is definitely an upturn in Valencia area but bringing with it those awful people who want to video the inside of the house. From experience, they are the ones who never buy, coincidently they are all cash buyers so no way of checking if their house has sold. My question is............. how doe...
by Bongtrees
Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Energy Certificate
Replies: 10
Views: 1055

Re: Energy Certificate

Thanks for translation Chrissie and yes Enrique, good advice :thumbup:
by Bongtrees
Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Energy Certificate
Replies: 10
Views: 1055

Energy Certificate

Hi can anyone tell me what the energy certificate (required for selling a house) is called in Spanish please
by Bongtrees
Mon Nov 09, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Death duty.
Replies: 2
Views: 1207

Re: Death duty.

I am sorry for your loss.

Try transferring most of what is in there to another account in another bank in your sole name.
by Bongtrees
Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Paying for house purchase in the uk
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Paying for house purchase in the uk

Does anyone know if it is possible for seller and buyer to exchange funds in the UK when the sale is being conducted at the Notary in Spain where both have given POA's ? Neither seller nor buyer are able to be in Spain for this but coincidently both will be in the same town in the UK. Any help/advic...
by Bongtrees
Fri Jul 31, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Water problem
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Water problem

Although we have towns water it fills a large blue plastic tank and is then pumped to house which is higher than tank. So today I get a call saying no water, the manager looks inside tank and says is empty! water company has been on the urb since first thing says must be something wrong with pumping...
by Bongtrees
Wed Apr 15, 2015 1:54 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Camera translation please
Replies: 1
Views: 618

Camera translation please

Sorry if off topic but does anyone know the Spanish for disposable camera and long shot a Spanish site selling online as well?


TIA
by Bongtrees
Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Snapchat help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Whatsapp help needed

Further to my post asking for help re snapchat, the person in Spain trying to send fotos to me also has Whatsapp. I only have an old style mobile and a laptop and IPad and don't think they are compatible as don't use Chrome on laptop. He does not have a computer. If I got Telitec to send him a SIM w...
by Bongtrees
Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:03 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Snapchat help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Re: Snapchat help needed

Thank you Enrique
by Bongtrees
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Home alarm company recommendations please
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

Re: Home alarm company recommendations please

I think you might get more replies if you move this question to another heading. Take a look at securitas direct their system has CCTV which you can monitor on your mobile.
by Bongtrees
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Snapchat help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 708

Snapchat help needed

Person in Spain wants to send me photos via Snapchat. They have photos saved on their phone so I don't understand why have to be sent via Snapchat as after reading about it seems photo disappears after ten seconds which is no good to me as need to save and study them. Can anyone help me resolve this...
by Bongtrees
Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:21 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Public liability insurance
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: Public liability insurance

I can highly recommend Patricia at Saltsbay Insurance Brokers 965 706 394 she advises and arranges insurance irrespective of where you are in Spain.
by Bongtrees
Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: laptop question
Replies: 5
Views: 905

laptop question

will a laptop work when plugged into the mains if the battery is dud?
as still have not managed to locate a genuine Toshiba battery in Spain but have found an adaptor
by Bongtrees
Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Where to get Toshiba parts
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

Re: Where to get Toshiba parts

Thanks Enrique but tried them already but they don't seem to have the one required and looked on Amazon but could not find genuine Toshiba parts. Its for a friend in Spain not me so don't want to buy a compatible plus needs a Spanish plug
Toshiba Satellite laptop C660-2jx
by Bongtrees
Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Where to get Toshiba parts
Replies: 3
Views: 1203

Where to get Toshiba parts

~Can anyone suggest where to buy online genuine Toshiba laptop parts i.e a new battery and charger either in Spain or from someone who delivers to Spain. TIA
by Bongtrees
Mon Oct 20, 2014 8:29 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: No trail with an ISP is it possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

Re: No trail with an ISP is it possible?

firsttango what is the simple way?

definitely not trying to outwit the government, I use smoke signals and semaphore for that :shh:
by Bongtrees
Sun Oct 19, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: No trail with an ISP is it possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

Re: No trail with an ISP is it possible?

I want to be able to leave feedback on tripadvisor for instance and comment on another forum without being stalked by someone.

Also wondered if could do this on Fb for same reason.
by Bongtrees
Sun Oct 19, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: No trail with an ISP is it possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 1344

Re: No trail with an ISP is it possible?

Thanks for info Mark,. Can you recommend one please?

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