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by bkeo1
Wed May 11, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Fitted Mirrors
Replies: 3
Views: 1177

Fitted Mirrors

Hi All, Looking for a bit of local advice on Fitted Mirrors. I have a large mirror in my main bathroom which now has a crack in it (not the best of news :sick: ). However, I’m looking to have it replaced with a new one, fitted if possible. I’m based in Estepona, in the Marina area, and was hoping so...
by bkeo1
Sat Jul 18, 2015 4:18 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Need Wifi but not a phone line??
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Re: Need Wifi but not a phone line??

Hi Chrissiehope, Thanks for the info. If I'm understanding you correctly this would only work on a laptop or via a device with a usb connection. Therefore you could not used multiple devices such as mobile phones, tablets etc without usb? Is that correct? My issue is that we are probably looking for...
by bkeo1
Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Need Wifi but not a phone line??
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Need Wifi but not a phone line??

Hi all, I have a holiday apartment in Estepona and have no need for a landline phone. However, as you can image, with 2 teenagers I am being tormented to get a wifi solution in the apartment. To be honest it would be very useful and I have a couple of clients a year how could also use it. 1. Is ther...
by bkeo1
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Dwarf shrubs which are good for drainage
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Dwarf shrubs which are good for drainage

Hi There, Hope someone with green fingers out there can help me. I've installed air con in my apartment and the company agreed that the condensation drainage would be ok flowing into the flower box on the terrace. This is approx 12/14ft long and 18" wide (about 2 feet deep) so it's quite substa...
by bkeo1
Sat Jun 23, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pre paying for Gas Bottle
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Pre paying for Gas Bottle

Hi Guys, Does anyone know if your can pre pay (or pay online) for your gas bottle to be delivered? Have a place in Estepona and usually drive/pay and collect... Fine when I'm there.... But sometimes I'm not and some of my family/parents may be using the place... So it would be perfect if I needed a ...
by bkeo1
Tue May 08, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: long term Car Rental 5/6 weeks July/Aug
Replies: 5
Views: 685

Re: long term Car Rental 5/6 weeks July/Aug

Hi Guys. Scotty, it €400 for five weeks rent not €500? Me thinks you agree it's a good deal Swerve, yep these are not new cars but then most aren't nowadays with most rental companies. Anyway not purchasing, only renting and it'll probably be in my car space for more days than I care to mention........
by bkeo1
Tue May 08, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: long term Car Rental 5/6 weeks July/Aug
Replies: 5
Views: 685

long term Car Rental 5/6 weeks July/Aug

Hi Guys, I'm looking at a long term car rental approx 5/6 weeks July into August? Only looking of a std family car (Corsa/Focus etc.,) Have a quote from CostaRent with looks OK (approx €400+€400 deposite). Anybody out there used these before? Are they good/bad? Any issues I should keep in mind? Anyo...
by bkeo1
Mon May 07, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Long term car rental July/Aug 5/6weeks.....
Replies: 4
Views: 833

Long term car rental July/Aug 5/6weeks.....

Hi Guys, I'm looking at a long term car rental approx 5/6 weeks July into August? Only looking of a std family car (Corsa/Focus etc.,) Have a quote from CostaRent with looks OK (approx €400+€400 deposite). Anybody out there used these before? Are they good/bad? Any issues I should keep in mind? Anyo...
by bkeo1
Mon Jun 20, 2011 7:45 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Nightlife, Ferias & Culture
Topic: HELP! Need a good venue for Family 70th Party? Estepona...
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

Re: HELP! Need a good venue for Family 70th Party? Estepona.

Cheers Guys, will check these out!!

Any other leads would be really welcome!!

Cheers
by bkeo1
Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Nightlife, Ferias & Culture
Topic: HELP! Need a good venue for Family 70th Party? Estepona...
Replies: 4
Views: 2781

HELP! Need a good venue for Family 70th Party? Estepona...

Hi There, Just hoping someone out there can help me. It’s my dad’s 70th Birthday early August and all of my family are over in Spain to celebrate!! We’re looking for a good, recommended venue in or around Estepona (we’re based around the port). There are approx 23/24 people in total (including 9 chi...
by bkeo1
Wed Jun 15, 2011 7:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Looking for an Venue for a Family 70th party Estepona region
Replies: 0
Views: 199

Looking for an Venue for a Family 70th party Estepona region

Hi There, Just hoping someone out there can help me. It’s my dad’s 70th Birthday early August and all of my family are over in Spain to celebrate!! We’re looking for a good, recommended venue in or around Estepona (we’re based around the port). There are approx 23/24 people in total (including 9 chi...
by bkeo1
Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Property Valuation, worth contesting?
Replies: 14
Views: 1142

Re: Property Valuation, worth contesting?

Yep happened to me too!!! Bought in 2008 (Oct) got a bargain (as you would expect at that time). Paid the tax on it when the purchase went through (taxed at the price we paid). However, after the sale the Tax Man came back for more!!! They valued it at the "Market Value" way more than we p...
by bkeo1
Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Recommendations for Apt Cleaning Service, Estepona??
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Recommendations for Apt Cleaning Service, Estepona??

Hope someone can help... I’m looking for a recommended cleaning service for my apartment. We don’t rent but when we (or family) use it it’s a nightmare to spend a couple of hours, on last day, having to clean it (like change over cleaning) so that it’s ready to be left, Clean, linen changed etc., fo...
by bkeo1
Wed Mar 09, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??
Replies: 8
Views: 1733

Re: Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??

Hi All, these are great sites!! Thanks Roz this site has really good value furniture!! Including Garden furniture just what I was looking for " http://www.solucionesdiez.com/Seccion.a ... rticulo=41 " :thumbup: Wodge Really like the stuff in http://www.jysk.es/ just a bit more expensive bu...
by bkeo1
Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??
Replies: 8
Views: 1733

Re: Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??

Hi Guys, thanks for the tips!!! Ikea haven't got any in stock... Checked Malaga and the range is not available... Will check Amazon didn't know they Shipped. Will also try on line Leroy Merlin!! Got a price for shipping a set from the UK (6 chairs and a round table) and they shipping company where l...
by bkeo1
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??
Replies: 8
Views: 1733

Black/Dark brown Wicker Furnituren? Best Buys??

Hi there, Looking to buy some outdoor furniture. Apt is in Estepona. Looking for the Rattan type (black/dark brown wicker). Have only see it in a couple of shops but seem really expensive compaired to Ireland?? Any recommendations? :?:
by bkeo1
Sat Jul 03, 2010 8:56 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Gas boiler replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 949

Re: Gas boiler replacement

Julie, How do you find the new electrical boiler is working for you? I'm thinking of doing the same but have been warned against on a cost basis.... Are you finding it more expensive to run? Is the electrical boiler a storage unit? if so it must take up some amount of space? Approx what did it cost ...
by bkeo1
Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:23 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Washing Machine Trouble
Replies: 7
Views: 733

Washing Machine Trouble

I have a Hammerman I 5015 washing machine which was in my Apt when I bought it 2 years ago. By the look of the machine it's pretty old. The machine was working well up until today. Now it still washes (turns durning the wash) but it doesn't Spin when it comes to the end of the cycle. I have checked ...
by bkeo1
Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Electric v Gas Water heaters
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Re: Electric v Gas Water heaters

Cheers Guys, thanks for that! Will Try all! However, having read all it could be at the tap head as suggested as that's the only outlet from which the flow is poor. It's so poor that the Central Gas boiler is not kicking in!! Take your points on the Electric v Gas Water Heater! looks like I'll stick...
by bkeo1
Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Electric v Gas Water heaters
Replies: 7
Views: 1227

Electric v Gas Water heaters

Hi All, I bought our apt a year and a half ago and it came complete with a 12/15 year old Gas water heater. This is in a small storage area out on the Terrace. I have 2 issues: 1. The water now coming out of the kitchen tap is flowing really slowly and is so slow it is not switching on the boiler. W...

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