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by Dial
Fri Nov 22, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: tia ilda
Replies: 8
Views: 2278

tia ilda

Can any one tell me what is going on with Tia Ilda please as the road is blocked it appears to be completed gutted
by Dial
Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:05 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Barclays Carvoeiro
Replies: 0
Views: 811

Barclays Carvoeiro

just received a letter from barclays to say that the branch in carvoeiro is to close on the 19th july, and all business to transfer to the one in lagoa, i presume the one just up from izi. i would like to say that as our bank the staff and bank manager there have been second to none and any problems...
by Dial
Sun Mar 10, 2013 1:26 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Cost for retiling a pool
Replies: 21
Views: 8386

Re: Cost for retiling a pool

Hi, we are part of a condominium of only 21 apartments with a communal pool. having had numerous patched repairs to the pool tiles we have now received a quote for removing all old tiles, emptying pool, replastering, retiling entire pool with depth tiles to be inside pool together with emptying and ...
by Dial
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: portuguese will
Replies: 11
Views: 1747

portuguese will

Not sure if any one can advise? we need to do a will only our lawyer wants to charge 250€ plus tax each we are not sure if this is the normal cost, or can we do this ourselves?
by Dial
Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Kitchen showrooms.
Replies: 15
Views: 2163

Re: Kitchen showrooms.

hi, if you would like a good choice of kitchens, good quality at a reasonable price Montdale at ferragudo are excellent. We had our kithcen from there really pleased and excellent after sales services, also recommended 3 others on our site who have also had kitchens from there and again are really p...
by Dial
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:52 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Photo enlargements to canvas
Replies: 4
Views: 1202

Re: Photo enlargements to canvas

hi not sure of the photo shop name, but we have been there a few times, if you go up to the main traffic island at lagoa from carvoeiro, at the lights go atraight on, ie to the right of the pterol station, take the road up and the photo shop is literally on the corner directly opposite, and you can ...
by Dial
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Empty Car Trailer to Portugal
Replies: 6
Views: 897

Re: Empty Car Trailer to Portugal

Hi
just wondered where you are in the Midlands? we have just a couple of wall heaters and a canvas picture which we have been trying to get to Portugal for a while, so would be great to hear from you if this would be possible.
by Dial
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Tolls!
Replies: 102
Views: 13246

Re: Tolls!

We have just arrived back from CVO. We had our car from travelrent as always, and on arrival I asked again about the tolls. Basically he said there are four options! 1,2,and 3 do not use A22, 4th option is to pay tolls at post office. However, i think like the majority of us would agree if there was...
by Dial
Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:52 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Property Insurance
Replies: 35
Views: 13696

Re: Property Insurance

It is really interesting the comments regarding Intasure. We had been with them for three years and were very reasonable. However, this years renewal had gone up so much ie by 50% plus lots of additional clauses ie winter occupancy and keeping the temperature at a certain level, I decided to shop ar...
by Dial
Fri Apr 01, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Portuguese Primeminister resigns
Replies: 10
Views: 1092

Re: Portuguese Primeminister resigns

Has no one seen the Portugal news or is this just a wind up as today is the 1st ??that the new Primeminster is going to charge expats an extra 50% in tax if they are Brits everyone else gets charged less, we get charged the extra as we had the nerve to stay out of the euro, and they will ask us for ...
by Dial
Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Efficient Gas water heater
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Re: Efficient Gas water heater

Oops

Sorry Its a Vulcan gas boiler that about all i know, and it's the original when the apartments were built over 20 years ago
by Dial
Mon Jan 03, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Property owners forum / Portugal living.
Topic: Efficient Gas water heater
Replies: 3
Views: 325

Efficient Gas water heater

Hi All

Happy New Year hope every one had a Good Christmas.

We are looking at changing our gas water heater and are looking for one that is more efficient? If any one knows of a make and some one that could fit it we would appreciate it. :D
by Dial
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:33 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Ryanair cabin luggage
Replies: 33
Views: 5710

Re: Ryanair cabin luggage

Hi it was interesting to read the last post. Not sure if anybody saw Watchdog last Friday on the BBC and it was all about BMI baby and the hand luggage. Apparently when checking in at the desk there is one cage for hand luggage which is checked and also one at the gate. It turned out that after a vi...
by Dial
Thu Aug 26, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Who owns that f***ing dog at the top of restaurant hill
Replies: 66
Views: 6704

Re: Who owns that f***ing dog at the top of restaurant hill

thanks for the replies and suggestions. In answer to the questions, the owners are portuguese and QDP is not far from Monte Paraiso so I am sure we may be talking about the same dobermans!!! WE have no problems with dogs barking for security but when it is early morning, during the day and all night...
by Dial
Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: General Carvoeiro
Topic: Who owns that f***ing dog at the top of restaurant hill
Replies: 66
Views: 6704

Re: Who owns that f***ing dog at the top of restaurant hill

we have an apartment at monte paraiso, and up until probably 10 months ago all was piece and quiet, however, since then when we have been out there there have been dogs consistently barking and crying from 6.00am, during the day, early evening and at night time and it really drives you bonkers. We k...