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by tinak
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: best soundproofing/privacy shrubs etc
Replies: 3
Views: 2413

Re: best soundproofing/privacy shrubs etc

thanks for that. We will have a look around with those in mind.
by tinak
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: best soundproofing/privacy shrubs etc
Replies: 3
Views: 2413

best soundproofing/privacy shrubs etc

Hi, hoping for some help and advice please! We want to put some shrubbery or ornamental grass up at the back of the house to act as a privacy barrier and to drown out some sounds. Ideally something that'll grow fairly quickly to a height of between 5-6' (not meters!) and is suited to the dry/arid cl...
by tinak
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Gotele finish
Replies: 2
Views: 2279

Gotele finish

Hi - does anyone on here have any experience of applying the above please? We have used fina capa in our kitchen and utility and are really happy with that, but are thinking of a gotele finish for the rest of the house - one of the reasons is that we have some fairly long runs of walls and as its ju...
by tinak
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Wood turning lathe
Replies: 9
Views: 2637

Re: Wood turning lathe

We also looked at Axminster as my father in law uses them a lot for his tools. Will check out justoffbase and Bauhaus as well as the other euro amazon sites. Thanks again!
by tinak
Mon Mar 05, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Wood turning lathe
Replies: 9
Views: 2637

Re: Wood turning lathe

Thanks for the info. We have been looking around on the web for him but couldn’t seem to find anything other than the amazon listings. We will have another look as well.

Thanks again
by tinak
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Wood turning lathe
Replies: 9
Views: 2637

Wood turning lathe

Hi
Hopefully this is the right category! Just wondered if anyone knew of anywhere in Andalucía, preferably Almeria province, that sells wood turning lathes? We are looking for one for our son. Murcia would be okay too. Many thanks in advance
by tinak
Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Health care in Almeria / Andalucia
Replies: 6
Views: 1589

Re: Health care in Almeria / Andalucia

Thanks. I will have a look at them now.
by tinak
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Health care in Almeria / Andalucia
Replies: 6
Views: 1589

Health care in Almeria / Andalucia

Hi. We are lucky enough to have taken early retirement and move to Spain with our 13 year old son. We are now looking at applying for residencia. Our son is in mainstream Spanish education. As part of the application we need to have health care sorted, and as we are too young for an S1, we have to g...
by tinak
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Yeso and capa Fina
Replies: 10
Views: 3327

Re: Yeso and capa Fina

The previous owner had not addressed the leaking sun terrace and therefore damp had got into the walls with some of the yeso falling off and some had just de-bonded from the wall. We fixed the sun terrace about a year ago and have started to look at the walls. The plan is to remove any yeso patches ...
by tinak
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Yeso and capa Fina
Replies: 10
Views: 3327

Yeso and capa Fina

Hi, we have walls in our casa which have been skimmed in Yeso, up to 60mm with two thick coats and one thin skim to finish. The walls are in a bit of a state with patches which have blown, so we Intended to remove all loose Yeso and repair with Yeso. We then intended to pva bond the Yeso walls and a...

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