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    question

    Thanks So I'm thinking that "experienced" developments will have a contingency in case this happens and will have taken out some kind of insurance so that the banks interest is fully repaid After all, bad weather in the UK is not exactly unusual so the builder will have allowed for it...
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    Advice please. This is a BIG project, done by experienced developers of more than 20 years. They have a fixed price contract with a large building contracter who is to demolish and then build an apartment block - high class development with projected valuations starting at 350k, depending...
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    Flaking plaster on ceiling

    Ceiling looks level enough to me Do you think I could "patch" it with some kind of filler? I really don't want to start scraping the layer of plaster off the whole ceiling Just want to paint walls and ceiling and now this has flaked off, any paint I apply will draw attention to it
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    Flaking plaster on ceiling

    Hi John It's a ground floor ceiling - above is second floor (bedroom) It was boarded over original ceiling as it was full of cracks (I should make clear that this is an old house in Spain) and then plastered over No problems since it was done and I've given it plenty of time to dry out...
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    Flaking plaster on ceiling

    What is the easiest and cheapest way to repair plaster which is flaking off of plasterboard? This ceiling was boarded and plastered 3 years ago. I've just gone to prime the walls and ceiling before painting for the first time and whilst trying to clear any dust/cobwebs etc., a small chunk of...
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    No website I'm afraid He's Spanish so I will ask for his creds Thanks again :)
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    Wow, carnets are pretty much unheard of here but he assures me he is legal and has given me some references to contact Thanks Alec, I am of course getting a couple more quotes - just wanted to know whether I was being a bit tight or not!
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    Thanks Alec Perhaps my post was hard for corgi to understand If I have all 4 units installed then he wants more than 1200 for the installation work - again if this all takes one or two days then I thought the price was a little steep I'm not on the Costas, I'm inland and am now in...
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    Thanks Alec Perhaps my post was hard for corgi to understand If I have all 4 units installed then he wants 1200 - again if this all takes one or two days then I thought the price was steep I'm not on the Costas, I'm inland and am now in Granada
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    Really helpful reply :roll:
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    Air conditioning units for Spain

    Hi there I'm looking at having a couple of air con units (inverter types) installed I'm in Spain and it's getting uncomfortably hot so July and August are set to be unbearable Been looking at Mitsubishi and Samsung (been told that Samsung is almost as good and better value than...
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    Flat roof - aluminium?

    Hi there Looking at the possibility of using aluminium on my flat roof (which is part of a new extension) To be honest, I hadn't considered a flat roof - just because of the bad press they get (leaks etc) but still have time to decide whether to have a sloped/tiled roof or to go for the...
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    Scratched bath surface

    Thanks for the suggestions - the scratch is about 3cm long Will get hold of kit and give it a go - thanks again
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    Scratched bath surface

    'Fraid so - my insurance company had to pay out a large sum (largely due to their incompetence from the outset of the claim) Hence the ridiculously high premium/excess I assumed it was a resin finish bonded to the metal as a solid cast iron bath would be very expensive (the former owners...
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    Ideas wanted for Log burning stove installation

    [/url] What a helpful post.
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    Log burning stove

    http://www.stovesonline.co.uk/wood_burning_stoves/Flue-and-Chimney.html Lots of info - you can indeed have a burner without a conventional chimney
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