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by fincalospinos
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: External pre paint treatment
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: External pre paint treatment

Meant to say, it is a liquid and can be applied by brush or roller.
by fincalospinos
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: External pre paint treatment
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: External pre paint treatment

Emucril - Fijador Altas Prestaciones

You can buy it in Leroy Merlin / Bauhaus or try Amazon.es

Mix with water and apply to the area to be painted approx 10 - 15 minutes before painting. Acts a a sealant and glue.

Have used it very successfuly many times.
by fincalospinos
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Insurance companies recommended
Replies: 7
Views: 597

Re: Insurance companies recommended

I have car and house insurance with Linea Directa. Car insurance is exceptional. I have had two claims over the last 3 years, first one not my fault, second one my car was hit whilst parked and other driver didnt stop, so it was my policy that paid out. First class service right from the initial cal...
by fincalospinos
Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Reconnecting Electric and Water in property
Replies: 19
Views: 2485

Re: Reconnecting Electric and Water in property

Here is a handy caculator to find out what power you need.

https://www.iberdrola.es/webclipb/calcu ... cia.action
by fincalospinos
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Cheap Fuel at junction 265 on A7
Replies: 7
Views: 821

Re: Cheap Fuel at junction 265 on A7

Just a note of caution - Cheap diesel doent contain any additives and can cause problems with the engine. Consumption is also often higher so it may not be as cheap in the long run.
by fincalospinos
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Flying from Gibralta
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Re: Flying from Gibralta

Thanks, I thought that this may be the case.
by fincalospinos
Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Flying from Gibralta
Replies: 7
Views: 881

Flying from Gibralta

Does anyone know if you need to self quarantine if flying back to the UK from Gibralta ?
by fincalospinos
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Applying for UK Pension in Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1181

Re: Applying for UK Pension in Spain

I have been resident for over 20 years and applied for my uk pension first, followed by my Spanish pension. No problem at all.
by fincalospinos
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Applying for UK Pension in Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 1181

Re: Applying for UK Pension in Spain

My understanding is that I have to go to the INSS because I am here and have worked a bit here as well as my 35 years in UK. The form above does not seem to be the right one to apply from here, I do not think I used this form to apply for my UK pension, 35 qualifying years, and then when it had bee...
by fincalospinos
Thu May 21, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 7059

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

It is an appointment, but you do need to confirm it and a reference number is issued.
by fincalospinos
Thu May 21, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: CAR ITV - Whats going on??
Replies: 62
Views: 7059

Re: CAR ITV - Whats going on??

Just out of interest, I had an ITV appointment at Algarrobo on 24th April which was cancelled. On the original email confirming this appointment, there was an instruction to go to the following web address to change the appointment http://lajunta.es ******* ( the ***** was a unique reference to my v...
by fincalospinos
Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Gaviscon advance
Replies: 12
Views: 1498

Re: Gaviscon advance

Almax works just as well and is far cheaper.
by fincalospinos
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 2022
Views: 73129

Re: Coronavirus

I used to cough to disguise a *beep*, now its the other way around :shock: :shock:
by fincalospinos
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 2022
Views: 73129

Re: Coronavirus

The Board has approved a general measure to maximise restricted movement by citizens. Citizens are only allowed to leave their homes, individually (unless accompanying a disabled person or for another justified reason), in the following situations, both on foot and by car: to buy food or other prima...
by fincalospinos
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Driving with the dog
Replies: 7
Views: 7524

Re: Driving with the dog

There is a pet friendly Novotel at Biarritz, right on the beach, ideal for walking the dogs.
by fincalospinos
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Water accion available?
Replies: 11
Views: 1122

Re: Water accion available?

[*As I understood it the Patamalara system is supposed to be for farmers and not meant for houses. It is not treated drinking water and meant for irrigation. Paco the water man used to be really rude to a friend if he complained there were problems with the supply to his house.] .Wicksey you are cor...
by fincalospinos
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Water accion available?
Replies: 11
Views: 1122

Re: Water accion available?

[*Sorry thats totally lost me? Whats a water accion?] It is a share of a water supply situated on the hill by Pavo Real bar on Competa/Torrox road. It is owned and administered by Patamalara, a company based in Torrox Pueblo. When we bought our first house in the area, 1 "Accion" entitled you to 70,...