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Forum: Spain
Feb 28th 2012, 6:55 am
Replies: 28
Views: 23,373
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Pellet Stoves

Do you know that this is the same pellets that they use for central heating boiler? Will these pellets create soot or dust after they are burnt? I`m looking forward to my new house with central...
Forum: Spain
Feb 27th 2012, 7:11 am
Replies: 103
Views: 8,585
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Electricity Bills to Change Again

Go to this site
http://www.iberdrola.es/webibd/corporativa/iberdrola?IDPAG=ENWEBINICIO

& click "Customers" & then click "online office" & you will see
"customer registration".
Forum: Spain
Feb 17th 2012, 7:01 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,859
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Does the earth move for you? (Quakes, people!)

Yes 2 weeks ago on a Sunday at 5.50am there was one south of Rojales & that was the 1st earthquake which I didn`t suspect, thinking that my hot water tank had come down as I`had 2 loud bangs the day...
Forum: Spain
Feb 14th 2012, 7:02 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,938
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: weather

For those of you with insulation, do you feel warmer & does it help to reduce heat loss?
Forum: Spain
Feb 13th 2012, 6:56 am
Replies: 60
Views: 4,938
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: weather

A lot of times I feel colder in the house than outside. This is due to the poor construction of these houses with no insulation at all. You think that the govt tries to conserve energy by introducing...
Forum: Spain
Feb 6th 2012, 6:49 am
Replies: 103
Views: 8,585
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Electricity Bills to Change Again

Thanks very much Don. You must have set your rads on the high side.
Forum: Spain
Feb 5th 2012, 3:34 pm
Replies: 103
Views: 8,585
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Electricity Bills to Change Again

I find that my rad gives me more heat than the A/C. I certainly feel warmer with rad.
Forum: Spain
Feb 5th 2012, 7:27 am
Replies: 103
Views: 8,585
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Electricity Bills to Change Again

I can't understand why an A/C uses less than an electric rad. I set my rad is use 0.5kw & when the temperature is reached the electricity is cut off, that's what I'm told.

An A/C uses 1kw. Surely...
Forum: Spain
Feb 3rd 2012, 8:04 am
Replies: 24
Views: 2,254
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Living in a Golf Resort, Good or Bad Idea?

Quesada is a British expats area, busy & noisy. Yes there's a golf course in La Marquesa that I know, maybe others. I find Quesada is too hilly esp La Marquesa. Atalaya park is not too bad as it's...
Forum: Spain
Jan 29th 2012, 7:57 am
Replies: 14
Views: 4,262
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: SOLICITORS

Yes that lawyer had been recommended to me by his agent & I'm not happy to use him. I'll never trust any agent esp. recommending his lawyer. The agent is just as bad.
Forum: Spain
Dec 3rd 2011, 8:52 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,532
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Internet & Phone

Has anyone use this company aeromax for internet & phone line without a landline:
aeromax relax 1
* Telephone All Inclusive: line rental, national flatrate
* Broadband Internet up to 1,5 mbps only...
Forum: Portugal
Dec 3rd 2011, 8:45 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Phone / Internet

Has anyone got experience with this company (aeromax) for internet & phone?

Telephone All Inclusive: line rental, national flatrate
* Broadband Internet up to 1,5 mbps only 29,90 €

Please...
Forum: Spain
Jul 28th 2011, 4:36 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Obtaining residencia

I arrived Orihuela police station at around 8am & there's no queue, 1 of the staffs gave me the form & wrote my name on his list, asking me to come back 2 days later as it was a Friday.

On Monday...
Forum: Spain
Jul 28th 2011, 7:22 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,957
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Obtaining residencia

For Orihuela police station which is 15mins walk from the bus station, NOT Orihuela Costa, you go there to get the tariffa form & make an appointment on the same day. Pay your 10 euro to any bank &...
Forum: Spain
Jul 26th 2011, 4:17 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 537
Posted By ForHotspot

English speaking General doctors in Aspe

Does anyone know if there's an English speaking family doctor in Aspe or one near Aspe?
Forum: Spain
Jul 25th 2011, 7:11 am
Replies: 24
Views: 7,215
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Non fishy tasting fish

I bought the white frozen fish fillet (skinless) from mercadona (1kg for 4,10). It's ever so tasty & doesn't smell of fish. After eating fish for nearly a whole year, I found that chicken is...
Forum: Spain
Jul 20th 2011, 8:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,389
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: England to Canada to Spain?

I'm in the same position. I moved from UK to Richmond BC thinking that it would be warmer in BC but I don't like the wet weather there & the BC's weather is not far out from UK's weather.

So I'm...
Forum: Spain
Jun 14th 2011, 7:37 am
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Moving House

I can tell you that both Iberdrola and Aquagest take a very long time to reply emails.
Forum: Spain
May 31st 2011, 4:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: healthcare in rural spain

I don't know about the free health care in Spain. This is the 1st time I got my S1 card & I went to the doctor to see if he can send me for the normal yearly or every 2 year tests I got in Canada.
...
Forum: Spain
Mar 7th 2011, 7:55 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Two part tariff with Iberdrola

I emailed them & they said they sent me the contract to sign but I never receive it. After 2 months of emails back & forth, I finally got them to install the dual meter & I didn't even know that they...
Forum: Spain
Mar 4th 2011, 9:30 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Residency Certificate in Spain

Thanks very much everyone. Does anyone know whether any particular day of the week it will open in the Orihuela or Elche police station I presume & is it from 9am - 3pm?
Forum: Spain
Mar 3rd 2011, 8:44 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Residency Certificate in Spain

Thanks. I'll take some photos but what's escritura?

I appreciate if anyone around Orihuela can tell me the office hours.
Forum: Spain
Mar 3rd 2011, 8:34 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Residency Certificate in Spain

Can anyone please confirm the required documents needed to apply for residencia? I only got NIE & title deeds for my house. If I turn up at Orihuela police station with these 2 plus my passport &...
Forum: Spain
Feb 6th 2011, 3:40 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Alicante to Quesada transport - Feb 26th 2011

I know several people in that area do airport round. They charge from 60 -80 euros RETURN. If you're interested please let me know.
Forum: Spain
Jan 19th 2011, 3:12 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By ForHotspot

Re: Illegal Builds, Developers Going Bust: Who would buy a newbuild in Spain today?

If you want a custom built house you've no choice except to go for an off-plan.

I agree that off-plan is risky & stressful to deal with builder, etc & a lot of research needs to be done before...
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