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Alanandjan
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Builders

Postby Alanandjan » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:19 pm

Hi everyone, I am looking for a builder to complete some work on my house in Villanueva del Rosario. Preferably someone who has worked for a member of this forum. Judging by some of the comments it may be better to go with a Spanish builder. I presume that you cant promote or advertise publicly on the forum so if you can PM me.

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Re: Builders

Postby El Cid » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:12 pm

The advertising rules allow personal recommendations responding to a specific request for information.

Using a PM is perfectly acceptable but it prevents other members, who might like the information, from sharing it.

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Re: Builders

Postby gerryh » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:24 pm

Not a particularly good idea to post your personal email address on an open forum.
Spammers and phissers have means of harvesting email addresses from open forums.
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Re: Builders

Postby Enrique » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:27 pm

Hi Alanandjan,

I see your location has a fair few olive plots.........

If you are going to use a Spanish Builder, first question you ask him " have you got any olives", if yes then there is a good chance he will disappear for 4 - 6 months to get them harvested.......picking season will start around end of November and could go on until April next year if the crop is reasonable.
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Re: Builders

Postby chrissiehope » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:33 pm

I don't know if he is still working locally, as I know he went to Germany for a while, but the builder who did our reform was a German, with a Spanish workforce, and he did a very thorough job for us. He lives in Archidona, so fairly local to you - if you're interested I can send you his contact details by pm. He speaks Spanish after a fashion, and his English was improving by the day the last time we spoke (a few years back - we've sort of lost touch recently as we don't stay at our casa nowadays), but his Spanish wife speaks good, if sometimes hilarious, English !
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Re: Builders

Postby olive » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:35 pm

I can recommend one that lives in Loja. Excellent quality work because he is skilled and takes a pride in a good job. Reasonable price and he works at a prodigous rate. A friend used to labour for him but couldnt keepup. Problem is that the distance might put him off. The one job he doesn't do is large areas of plastering.

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Re: Builders

Postby cerrillo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:01 pm

Hi there are quite a few good builders that live and work a lot in the village. Unfortunately the one I used to build my house has now retired, but his son who is an architect lives in the village also and he could recommend which builders to use. I found it was much easier using local builders as they live here l - and word would soon get around if they were crap!

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Re: Builders

Postby cerrillo » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:02 pm

Hi there are quite a few good builders that live and work a lot in the village. Unfortunately the one I used to build my house has now retired, but his son who is an architect lives in the village also and he could recommend which builders to use. I found it was much easier using local builders as they live here l - and word would soon get around if they were crap!


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