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Forum: Hungary
Yesterday, 9:19 am
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Nosey builder!

Unfortunately Nick, "No good deed is ever left unpunished" Happens to me all the time. Serves me right for being trusting and generous. I know exactly how you feel.
Forum: Hungary
Aug 9th 2022, 6:57 am
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

Paul, there are so many variables in solar equipment and the needs asociated with each location it is difficult to even guess as to the cost. As from the previous comments on the thread their are...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 8th 2022, 7:21 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

Peter, once again thanks for your comments. Much appreciated..
Forum: Hungary
Aug 8th 2022, 11:04 am
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

Peter, you make good points but my concern is more about the volatile prices that could visit us here in Hungary in the future.

In my village usually once a year EON schedules (2) days of...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 8th 2022, 6:33 am
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

Many people with an offgrid solar system make a small shed to house the battery bank, the inverters and other equipment from the solar system. I would not want them in my house or under it in a...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 8th 2022, 4:25 am
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

It is my understanding that off grid cpable systems are not allowed or at least they were not when I inquired back in 2018. If that has changed I am certain someone will chime in. I do not see the...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 8th 2022, 4:04 am
Replies: 20
Views: 425
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Solar Power

I have been thinking about solar recently. I would get a completely off grid solar system because if it is grid tied when the grid goes down you lose your power along with your neighbours. If you...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 7th 2022, 5:08 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: 'Winehouse' Address

I am not sure what needs to be done in 2022 but I would ask at the local Polgarmeisters office as a starting point. If the property is not in a village I doubt you will be able to get an address...
Forum: USA
Aug 3rd 2022, 1:41 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 728
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Which online bank

I have used Wise for transfer in the $1000- 5000 USD range with absolutely no problem several times in the past 5 years. I recommend them highly. If you open a US bank account I would urge you to...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 3rd 2022, 1:35 pm
Replies: 89
Views: 2,270
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Plans for our new part roofed terrace.

Looks much better with the increase of overhang. Thankfully you caught the issue before the job was completed. Hopefully nothing else is found that is unsatisfactory.
Forum: Hungary
Aug 2nd 2022, 11:57 am
Replies: 89
Views: 2,270
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Plans for our new part roofed terrace.

Hungarian builders, One of the joys of our adopted place of abode. I love residing here in Hungary but I have to say I hate the building tradesman I have had engaged to perform work for me in the...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 2nd 2022, 7:24 am
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Hoping that this is the correct material !

Peter, thank you for explaining this to us about the EPS and the flooring DPC methods. Much apreciated.
Forum: Hungary
Aug 1st 2022, 5:59 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Hoping that this is the correct material !

I cannot answer your question about the gravel in the photograph but this leads me to ask a question for anyone that knows.

What would be the problem with pouring a beton floor in a room with...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 28th 2022, 3:38 am
Replies: 89
Views: 2,270
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Plans for our new part roofed terrace.

Be Very wary giving ANY Builder more than 10 percent up front and insist upon purchasing the materials yourself and do not allow the builder to collect any thing from the builders merchanys because...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 18th 2022, 9:04 am
Forum: Hungary
Jul 16th 2022, 3:23 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

I did not know about monthly reporting but as poor as my Hungarian is I am certain somehow I would mess things up. I will just let them read it and deal with it when it becomes payable via the yellow...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 16th 2022, 9:58 am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

This is the reason I refuse to set up automatic bill payment because you never know how much the catch up bill will be and if the bill is astonomical it could cause your bank account to be emptied....
Forum: Hungary
Jul 16th 2022, 8:28 am
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

In regards to the new energy pricing scheme. In our area the gas and power meters are only read once a year but billing is sent monthly and then a catch up bill is sent followed by the next 12 months...
Jul 14th 2022, 4:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Currency - best options

Really? I guess you never been through Heathrow and had the dogs scan the cue looking for contraban and cash? No conspiracy too it. It happens every day. If you choose to live in denial be my...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 14th 2022, 4:04 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

You should have seen the electrics in my place, very scary indeed.
Forum: Hungary
Jul 14th 2022, 1:27 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

If this is correct than my electric bill currentl is just under 12,000 forints a month will rise to about 35,000 per month and my gas bill is now 17,000 per month will increase to about 23,500 per...
Jul 14th 2022, 7:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 943
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Currency - best options

Remember if you are carrying more than a few hundred GBP you will likely get grilled by the Customs folks outbound from the UK if their canine dogs smell it and also could get grilled inbound at...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 14th 2022, 7:06 am
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Child car seat regulations

Here are the rules for seat belts and car seats.

https://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_safety/going_abroad/hungary/seat_belts_en.htm
Forum: Hungary
Jul 14th 2022, 7:00 am
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: Why do house sellers do CRAZY price increases

There are a number of financial guru's predicting a global recession soon. I suspect when the dust settles if this does occur, many sellers will eventually come to realise that the market here in...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 13th 2022, 7:31 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 1,254
Posted By Jack_Russells4ever

Re: New restrictions on energy usage? KATA Changes?

In light of the current energy situation and winter coming in a few months I am not surprised at this move. I am already frugal with my electricty and gas usage so I doubt I notice much if any...
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