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by Rummii
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Concrete slab
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Re: Concrete slab

I have a collapsed drain beneath an out side utility room so may need to drop all building and rebuild but want it to be water tight as it is connected to house....makes sense about tiled surface ...it’s also against a stone bank too
by Rummii
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almond and Carob harvesting questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

Re: Almond and Carob harvesting questions

Sorry 100 of each lol
by Rummii
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almond and Carob harvesting questions
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

Re: Almond and Carob harvesting questions

Hi only just seen your post....we have about 10p carob and 10p almond trees ....this year our almonds were not great many trees had no nuts think they got insect or disease so need to give them some attention this year ....do think it depends how weather starts out at beginning of the year....on the...
by Rummii
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Concrete slab
Replies: 4
Views: 956

Concrete slab

Can anyone shed any light on construction techniques here for replacing concrete floor ....in uk I know you would use a plastic membrane first and pour concrete on top to stop damp rising ....but don’t seem to see that in existing floor ....do they just use liquid waterproofed added to concrete as o...
by Rummii
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Summer regulations
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Re: Summer regulations

Wow massive emoji lol
by Rummii
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Summer regulations
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Re: Summer regulations

Mine is like you described but it can have metal head or cord ...and head of strimmer is aluminium ....just very nervous when in campo sure it’s fine....but maybe best to check town a
Hall 😭
by Rummii
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Summer regulations
Replies: 7
Views: 1622

Summer regulations

Hi there
Can anyone confirm regs on using machinery in campo .... am I okay using strimmer after June 1st as I normally strummed by now but unfortunately strimmer broke and could not get part because of delays .....
many thanks
by Rummii
Thu May 14, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog been bitten
Replies: 7
Views: 1442

Re: Dog been bitten

Thank you it was light in colour....but he started getting muscle spasms around his face so we took him anyway and they said he was having a little allergic reaction but not life threatening..... maybe it will teach him not to hunt everything lol ashes feeling very sorry for his self
by Rummii
Thu May 14, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog been bitten
Replies: 7
Views: 1442

Re: Dog been bitten

Thank you he seems okay but defo irritated around his eye so will clean it as you suggest but nothing looks swollen ....I suppose cause he was digging a hole and put his head in hole to get at scorpion he could of just got debris in his eye and that’s what it aggravating him .....there’s always some...
by Rummii
Thu May 14, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Dog been bitten
Replies: 7
Views: 1442

Dog been bitten

Hi guys could do with a little knowledge if anyone had experience......my dog was just digging in field and he jumped back and I realised it was a small yellow scorpion..... he isn’t yelping or anything but he has got some irritation around his eye and is pawing at it .....before anyone says take hi...
by Rummii
Mon May 04, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: anyone experience of compost heaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 2071

Re: anyone experience of compost heaps?

I heard a few people in campo having issues with heat and the setting on fire so I decided against compost heap plus didn’t want the ratties moving in lol but we are deep in campo
by Rummii
Mon May 04, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Identify this spider please?
Replies: 2
Views: 1111

Re: Identify this spider please?

Cannot really tell by pic as is it totally black ....it’s a similar shape to some I’ve seen in our garden but are were much bigger and the ones in ours were bumpy but then realised it was carrying all its baby spiders on its back.
by Rummii
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Drainage
Replies: 6
Views: 1580

Re: Drainage

Thanks for replies ......
by Rummii
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Drainage
Replies: 6
Views: 1580

Drainage

Hi all Does anyone one know what laws are with grey water soakaways (shower sinks washing machine ) in the campo as I am thinking of using this water to run down our land and water our trees rather than go in to septic tank it’s just so much water and it seems such a waste when we on bore hole and h...
by Rummii
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Citrus trees
Replies: 4
Views: 1836

Citrus trees

Hi all hope someone can help as I’m getting so frustrated with orange trees..... I’ve got four or five trees in a particular area of my garden that just keep getting fruit drop and dieback..... The first few years of being here they were good and I know I had neglected them at first as I didn’t know...
by Rummii
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Friend or foe?
Replies: 6
Views: 1469

Re: Friend or foe?

Hi all they seem to attack my veggies especially broccoli and cauliflower think they used leaves for egg laying ......
by Rummii
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Over tiling
Replies: 6
Views: 1685

Re: Over tiling

Hi internal and floor want advice on which adhesives if anyone had done it thanks
by Rummii
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Over tiling
Replies: 6
Views: 1685

Over tiling

Hi all as anyone laid tiles on top of existing tiles here in Spain .....I used to do this in uk but just wondered if anyone could suggest correct adhesive for this as there seems so much choice here ....thanks
by Rummii
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Planting new trees
Replies: 1
Views: 1264

Planting new trees

Hi everyone We live in campo Andalucia and are planting a variety of fruit trees and also almond and carob to boost up our numbers ......but I was just wondering if I was missing a trick as I have seen some Spanish planters that seem to wrap their new planted trees in what looks like plastic bags .....
by Rummii
Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Wiring electric towel radiator
Replies: 10
Views: 1807

Re: Wiring electric towel radiator

Thanks all for replies :thumbup: