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by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Pool Paint

Costakid - Never been to Big Mat, bit of a hike from this side of Andalucia, there is one south of Granada and another near Alhaurin el Grande slightly nearer to me is Leroy Merlin Construction and BricoDepot as well as BricoMart at Plaza Mayor I feel they too are geared towards tradesmen. cheers te...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Re: Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Enrique - Found that site and tried the suggestions but had problems trying to log out of Gmail as suggested, in trying to log out I was given two options One - would close the account indefinitely or two - for access to another account, which I don't have. The option to change to the 'desktop versi...
by telboy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Gmail Desktop version on iPad
Replies: 3
Views: 233

Gmail Desktop version on iPad

Does anyone know how to get the desktop version of Gmail for my iPad :?: iPad version of Gmail is quite limited with a default font size and the facility to format text in Bold , Italic and Underline . The desktop version on my MacBook allows font changes of Small, Normal, Large & Huge as well a...
by telboy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Pool Paint

I didn't mention the large DIY sores as a I was advised to forget about these and use a specialised paint store like Pinturas de Andalucia, Pinturas Antequera or similar as their staff are more knowledgeable regarding specialised jobs.

terry
by telboy
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Paint
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Pool Paint

Having a plunge pool built 2x2m finished in concrete/mortar, having a painted finish rather than tiled, any tips would be useful - paint brand, etc

cheers terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: spam call
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: spam call

We've always had a landline mainly for family/friends in the UK to call us. In any dealings we have in Spain we always give our mobile number as the contact number, so when get landline calls they are likely to be spam especially with a Madrid or Barcelona area code. We had these calls regularly whe...
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Power Tool Battery
Replies: 2
Views: 444

Power Tool Battery

Just purchased a cordless leaf blower, I get 20 to 30mins use on a full charge, is it OK to charge (top-up) a Lithium Ion battery if only partially spent?

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool Pump Repairs
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Re: Pool Pump Repairs

Our local Spanish plumber deals with pool problems relative to pipework and pool pumps. Try your nearest specialist pool shop.

terry
by telboy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Leroy Merlin Click & Collect
Replies: 1
Views: 944

Leroy Merlin Click & Collect

Does anyone know whether or not LM provide a Click/Collect service for floor tiles :?: I need 10 boxes of floor tiles 31x31cm I could pick them up at either Malaga or Granada (both around 70km from my home). 80€ for delivery to my address seems a bit steep, besides I'd like to visit the store to loo...
by telboy
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: TVMucho Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 1105

TVMucho Issue

Anybody out there using TVMucho? Tried accessing different programmes on TVMucho Catch-Up, eg The Great British Bake of or A Place In The Sun on Tuesday 1st October, Pointless (Wednesday) to name a few I have accessed. I have an issue with these stuttering or shuddering incessantly throughout. I've ...
by telboy
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Samsung TV issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1452

Re: Samsung TV issue

markwilding - The language for my TV is set to English that's the base language for the TV operation, I wasn't expecting to get British channels but just on those Spanish channels that show programmes/films originally recorded in English for the dialogue to come in in the original language, I'm talk...
by telboy
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Samsung TV issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1452

Samsung TV issue

One issue I have found with my Samsung Smart TV (3 years old) I've set up remote control > menu > broadcasting > audio options > audio language My set up is Audio Language - Default Language Primary Audio - English Secondary Audio - English Despite default channels being in English/French/German etc...
by telboy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: WhatsApp Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1242

Re: WhatsApp Issue

Cheers guys - returned to factory settings everything working fine now.

terry
by telboy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: WhatsApp Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1242

Re: WhatsApp Issue

costa kid - Cheers tried that. When it wouldn't update I un-installed it, rebooted then just got the same message/error code when installing via Google Play. I've also tried installing WhatsApp direct from Chrome, a message appears saying 'installed' (I've by Force Stopped Google Play to do this.) a...
by telboy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: WhatsApp Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 1242

WhatsApp Issue

We have an Android mobile LG, recently tried to update to latest WhatsApp update however in trying to download from Google Play after about 5 minutes it stops and an error message appears 495. Looked it up on the web about resolving the issue but nothing works. Any ideas what to do next :?: terry :t...
by telboy
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Premarco - Question
Replies: 1
Views: 2183

Premarco - Question

I am purchasing a number of doors and windows from Leroy Merlin for use in a reform. I understand that builders need a 'premarco' this is inserted as a guide for the builder to leave a gap for a window or door to be fitted of that size. As I have 4 PVC windows which are 1m x 1m - Do I need one for e...
by telboy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: El Corte Ingláis (Granada) Parking
Replies: 6
Views: 2162

Re: El Corte Ingláis (Granada) Parking

David - Good Info - but I thought the store may have it's own private parking rather than having to use municipal car parks.

cheers terry
by telboy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: El Corte Ingláis (Granada) Parking
Replies: 6
Views: 2162

El Corte Ingláis (Granada) Parking

Anyone know the car parking situation for shoppers using El Corte Ingláis (the one just off the A44 at Mendez Nuñez roundabout) :?:

terry :thumbup:
by telboy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Lost Post
Replies: 4
Views: 1652

Lost Post

Just a note so say that I posted two letters (different recipients, different areas of the UK) on 26th April this year in a post box at The Plaza Mayor near the railway platform. Why? Because I live in the campo 50km north of Malaga and thought the post would be delivered quicker down near the coast...
by telboy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Granada City Traffic Fine
Replies: 12
Views: 3993

Re: Granada City Traffic Fine

Gerry & Costa Kid - As a matter of course hotels located in an area you mentioned should ask if you are arriving by private car! Olive - Trying to get it annulled, probably more trouble than it's worth. I don't have a sat nav don't know if these devices make you aware of restricted areas, though...

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