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Forum: Spain
Jun 29th 2022, 12:24 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By NABman

Re: Plumbing understanding

This may not be the answer but our experience was having had a ‘gentle’ whiff of drains in our apartment bathroom I tracked it down to the join between the toilet pedestal and floor tiling. It turned...
Forum: Spain
Feb 21st 2022, 11:54 am
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Re: Marble worktop leaking joints

Thanks Palmerston, will search the web for this:thumb:
Forum: Spain
Feb 21st 2022, 11:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Re: Marble worktop leaking joints

Thanks VEDshappy, this looks interesting
Forum: Spain
Feb 20th 2022, 5:09 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Re: Marble worktop leaking joints

Thanks Pulaski, going to try and ‘excavate’ the joints a bit then try the swimming pool grout. If this doesn’t work then it’s back to the drawing board🤔
Forum: Spain
Feb 20th 2022, 4:30 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Re: Marble worktop leaking joints

Thanks snikpoh, if they had used this as the worktops were assembled then I think your right, no need to replace for years. Unfortunately I was working away at that time so now I need to deal with...
Forum: Spain
Feb 20th 2022, 12:46 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Re: Marble worktop leaking joints

Thanks growinspain, appreciate your reply:thumb:
Forum: Spain
Feb 20th 2022, 11:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By NABman

Marble worktop leaking joints

I am hoping somebody can offer advice on how to stop water seeping through the worktop joins into the cupboards below.

We have a rather large marble worktop in our outdoor kitchen and due to the...
Forum: Spain
Sep 28th 2021, 8:33 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Re: Road travel to UK

Thanks Missile, I have looked at the hotel website and it's under the hotel with a metal gate at the entrance so in theory and under the circumstances should be as good as one can hope for.
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2021, 9:54 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Re: Road travel to UK

Hell that's bad.

I have found a hotel in Santurzi with underground gated parking which looks basic but for a night not bothered about luxury. Parking is Euro 10/ day. Would still use locks and...
Forum: Spain
Sep 27th 2021, 8:58 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Re: Road travel to UK

Thanks Missile, I am looking for one with parking at the moment.

I will be carrying two disc locks and an Oxford chain lock and a bike cover which will hopefully deter people who would like to...
Forum: Spain
Sep 26th 2021, 7:17 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Re: Road travel to UK

Thanks bobd22 and missile, more useful info.

Hopefully the relaxation of pre-departure testing will be dropped before I travel. If not then I will have to go with whatever the requirements are....
Forum: Spain
Sep 25th 2021, 4:32 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Re: Road travel to UK

Thank you for your replies all very useful. The last long distance ride for me was in 1994 so am both excited and a little bit anxious so you have helped considerably.

Memory of 1994 is a bit...
Forum: Spain
Sep 25th 2021, 7:04 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By NABman

Road travel to UK

I am taking my motorcycle on a road trip to the UK towards the end of October and returning at the end of the month.

Travelling from Malaga to Bilbao to Portsmouth and returning the same route.
...
Forum: Spain
Mar 18th 2021, 4:21 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By NABman

Re: Digital Certificates

Many thanks to everybody, I am going to crack on tomorrow with trying the suggestions offered. It seems absurd that all these various 'processes' have to be tried to achieve what should be a simple...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2021, 11:22 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By NABman

Re: Digital Certificates

Thanks VEDShappy, will give this a try :fingerscrossed:
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2021, 8:27 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By NABman

Re: Digital Certificates

Thanks Spainrico,

Our Gestor showed me the process and the GOB site does 'apparently' support an online application. There is a link for the online application 'Solicitud via internet de su...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2021, 6:43 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,745
Posted By NABman

Digital Certificates

For some reason the search function is not working so my apologies for posting the question directly.

I am trying to obtain digital certificates for my wife and I. I have tried obtaining the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 9th 2021, 4:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By NABman

Re: Amazon Prime problem

I "wandered" into Amazon.es Prime by accident but the cost has been more than acceptable for deliveries and when I get my act together the additional benefits of tv etc are gojng to be very welcome.
Forum: Spain
Feb 5th 2021, 2:00 pm
Replies: 123
Views: 18,601
Posted By NABman

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

Another vote for TransferWise. We got stung with the Sabadell Euro18 charge in January so set up a TransferWise account. No problem setting up the account, used it today to send GBP 1000 to Sabadell...
Forum: Spain
Dec 26th 2020, 7:55 am
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By NABman

Re: Am I ok to fly to Malaga from UK on Dec 24th?

I absolutely agree with BFG69BUG. Sitting here in Andalusia at 9.45am looking out over the sea, clear blue sky albeit with a slightly chilly breeze I know where I would rather be.

I suppose it...
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 3:22 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By NABman

Re: Linea Direct Motorcycle Insurance

Linea Direct would only quote me for TP on my 2018 F800GT, no options to increase cover.

We have house and car insurance with Liberty Seguros and they were happy to quote full comp insurance. OK...
Forum: Spain
Oct 22nd 2020, 4:32 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,846
Posted By NABman

Re: Did someone successfully exchange their british driving licence?

With the new process being implemented I can only comment on my experience using a Gestor.

1. Forms filled out, held on file by Gestor
2. Medical test taken and 'certificate' handed over to...
Forum: Spain
Oct 13th 2020, 12:58 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 5,243
Posted By NABman

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

Checked with our Gestor today. Apparently those who have received the cards with the incorrect wording will have had a note added to the Police records acknowledging the fact. Nothing changes, all...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2020, 8:13 am
Replies: 57
Views: 5,243
Posted By NABman

Re: Final call? Spain: register your residency

And for those that have received their TIE it would be wise to check the wording. My wife and mine have incorrect wording at the bottom. They state "Residence card of a family member of a union...
Forum: Spain
Jul 20th 2020, 11:02 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,982
Posted By NABman

Re: Uk to Spanish Driving licence

My wife and I used the same Gestor that we used to obtain our residency. We exchanged our UK licences and certainly had a medical. It was very basic, BP check, a few questions, hearing test and the...
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