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by Torrox_campo
Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Best timber pool treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 1987

Re: Best timber pool treatment

This product from Leroy Merlin will protect wood from fungi and insect.
http://www.leroymerlin.es/fp/260207_uni ... =undefined
by Torrox_campo
Sat Jul 09, 2016 8:24 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Best timber pool treatment
Replies: 4
Views: 1987

Re: Best timber pool treatment

I think the second question about how many litres you need depend on the area of the timber so I would measure the area of one piece then multiply by 8 for the outside or 16 for both inside and outside of the pool. Of course if you want 2 coats then you will need to double the amount.
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Say no to Windows 10
Replies: 40
Views: 4103

Re: Say no to Windows 10

Hi Torrox_campo, Thanks for your Post, maybe you could Copy and Paste it in to the "Yes to Windows 10" thread and we can move on............. :idea: Thank Enrique. I didn't see your Yes to windows 10 thread and now I don't really want to duplicate. If necessary the mods can move my post t...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:15 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Say no to Windows 10
Replies: 40
Views: 4103

Re: Say no to Windows 10

It would be if you could understand it. I do not have a clue what he is talking about! :roll: Which one you don't understand? Me or Enrique? In my case, it quite simple with both pc. The all in one had new ssd drive and windows 10 installed 3 times: clean install, upgrade and clean install again. T...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Say no to Windows 10
Replies: 40
Views: 4103

Re: Say no to Windows 10

I have installed 2 pc with windows 10 over the weekend. One is my laptop and the other All in One pc, both were windows 7. The All in one pc was "clean install" and the laptop via "upgrade" process. I had installed a new ssd drive(I used a samsung 250gb 850 evo ssd) in the all in...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jun 20, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

Yes I think it was that shop where I bought the O ring (junta) for the Astral pump. It happened last spring about March, the O ring failed after I cleaned the leaves out of the filter basket. As the O ring degraded, it couldn't seal and the water was leaking at the filter cap. That day, with the pum...
by Torrox_campo
Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

I read somewhere that high chlorine content in pool will damage pipe work and especially the O ring in the pump filter. I'd try to dilute the chlorine level as low to the accepted level and as soon as possible. I think my rubber O ring in the pump's filter had been degraded by the high chlorine leve...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

Those test kits are no good whatsoever. They measure combine chlorine rather than free chlorine and give wildly inaccurate results. There is a very limited shelf life on the liquid. You need a kit like this which, although a little more expensive, is much safer and far more accurate: http://i92.pho...
by Torrox_campo
Sun Jun 12, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

Available in DIY stores or large supermarket you buy one of these tester to check the pH and chlorine levels of your pool. Fill both tester tubes to the indicating lines with your pool water, add 4 drops each to the tester tubes, close the lids, shake then wait for about 30 seconds, Chlorine level i...
by Torrox_campo
Tue Jun 07, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cave house with road on top.... avoid?
Replies: 10
Views: 3309

Re: Cave house with road on top.... avoid?

I suppose the traffic noise, vibration and structure of the house being affected are reasons for the advice.
by Torrox_campo
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

Have also had that "white cloud" coming off the pool sides when brushed. High chlorine does keep things clean: normal recommendation is 1-3ppm, but I find that 3ppm is a better level during hot months. Also, don't go slap-happy with adding acid. It will clean things up, and dissolve limes...
by Torrox_campo
Sun Jun 05, 2016 1:58 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool grout problem
Replies: 31
Views: 15479

Re: Pool grout problem

I think it depends on how deep the grout was affected. When we bought the house, the pool water was all green and after bringing the water back to clear, the grout was green and black. There was suggestion of acid wash but the pool needed to be drained. I persevered with high chlorine and kept brush...
by Torrox_campo
Mon May 16, 2016 5:23 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Tyres and I TV - a long shot
Replies: 31
Views: 8111

Re: Tyres and I TV - a long shot

+1 with costakid. Fitting same tyres at each axle but front and back aren't the same will result in costly diff.repair. It is advisory to replace all 4 tyres at the same time or at least 2 tyres on same axle with the same model and make of the old tyres. I replaced all 4 tyres on my Freelander2 when...
by Torrox_campo
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: PAYG Sim card
Replies: 25
Views: 4501

Re: PAYG Sim card

It is strange that the credit has gone down almost everyday without usage it has only €2.72 credit now. The phone is an old iphone 4s with lastest software so no update is required. Where I live the Orange signal is strongest and that was the reason I bought an Orange sim. I may need to buy a sim fr...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: PAYG Sim card
Replies: 25
Views: 4501

PAYG Sim card

I bought an Orange PAYG sim card in Ingenio Velez Malaga and put €10 credit, to my surprised the credit reducing over time even though I used only a couple of text messages. When it has gone down less than €1 I put another €5 in and at the moment it is less than €3. I guessed that Orange Spain charg...
by Torrox_campo
Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:55 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: home alarm
Replies: 32
Views: 5832

Re: home alarm

I have bought and fitted for my house in the UK the Yale Alarms YEFKIT2 Easy Fit Telecommunication Alarm Kit The kit contains the following: 1 x Siren box.1 x Dummy siren.2 x PIR movement detectors.2 x Door contacts.1 x Touch screen control panel. I futher bougth 2 x PIR movement detectors and 1 key...
by Torrox_campo
Sun Mar 06, 2016 5:56 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Windows 10 language problems
Replies: 22
Views: 2643

Re: Windows 10 language problems

Windows versions have different licenses. The one come with laptop is a OEM license whereas companies have "Volume license" for their machines. Windows software bought from retailers are individual license so each one will have different setting and support from Microsoft. I may be wrong b...
by Torrox_campo
Sun Mar 06, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Windows 10 language problems
Replies: 22
Views: 2643

Re: Windows 10 language problems

If the original language is Spanish I don't think you can change it to English. You can buy windows 10 USB or download version from Amazon UK Home edition: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Windows-10-Home-32-bit-64-bit-English-International/dp/B0111YEBY4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1457264409&sr=8-1&k...
by Torrox_campo
Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: Ruta de la Tapa, Velez-Malaga
Replies: 16
Views: 40120

Re: Ruta de la Tapa, Velez-Malaga

Free at Last wrote:This is, of course, an old thread which was resurrected from last year....

Yes you're right, my fault I didn't check the date of the OP.
by Torrox_campo
Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: Ruta de la Tapa, Velez-Malaga
Replies: 16
Views: 40120

Re: Ruta de la Tapa, Velez-Malaga

Tried Ruta de la Tapa in Velez-Malaga yesterday. Went to the Tourist office at the back of the Ayuntamiento but the helpful desk didn't know anything about it. He gave us a map and circled the "Calle Montera" saying the Ruta may be there, we found the road but sadly didn't find anything ab...

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