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Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By parisdisneyfan
We got the middle one too on our 1973 built...

We got the middle one too on our 1973 built house. The estate agent gave us a list of local surveyors and we contacted them for quotes. The one we used in the end also said if he saw any worrying...
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,008
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Second that, Wiltshire please😁☃️ Currently just...

Second that, Wiltshire please😁☃️ Currently just rain and conservatory leaks, doesnít leak when it snows😆
Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,321
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Gosh that is terrible. We have had a couple of...

Gosh that is terrible. We have had a couple of issues with flooring and decorating. We gave both the chance to rectify or we were reducing payment. Flooring people did sort it out so we paid. ...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Thanks everyone, dh has had it apart and it seems...

Thanks everyone, dh has had it apart and it seems one of the wires must have a break in it - inside the sleeving🥴 He has managed to fix it and we are planning to get the MOT done tomorrow to stop it...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Thanks, we had seen several promos on MOTíS and...

Thanks, we had seen several promos on MOTíS and are planning to use one a few mins walk from us, a tyre company as well at £29.99! They also offer free retest if you have them do the work needed -...
Forum: General Chat 24 Nov 21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By parisdisneyfan
MOT on BMW

We need to get the MOT done on our car and since moving we have lost the guy who services and does it for us. We recently had to get new shocks and the mechanic that did it said that he couldnít see...
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By parisdisneyfan
We flew into Vegas then went to SF via Death...

We flew into Vegas then went to SF via Death Valley, Tioga pass and Yosemite. Then drove down the PCH to LA. We were told it is best to do north to south so you are on the sea side of the road. I...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,963
Posted By parisdisneyfan
We used this and it really does give a good...

We used this and it really does give a good representation of what you would get.

I know you have looked at Moduleo, but did you realise each one come in several shades? We have a Laurel Oak but...
Forum: General Chat 18 Nov 21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,655
Posted By parisdisneyfan
There is loads on MSE about these things, but the...

There is loads on MSE about these things, but the most important thing is not to ignore them. I have had a couple when we lived in Southampton and you have to reply and object within a certain time...
Forum: General Chat 16 Nov 21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By parisdisneyfan
I'd query it. I have done so a couple of times...

I'd query it. I have done so a couple of times and both times the minute the person has given me more details I have remembered what it was or dh has. If that doesn't happen then if you have a...
Forum: General Chat 12 Nov 21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By parisdisneyfan
What a great experience! My dd spent 3 summers...

What a great experience! My dd spent 3 summers just outside Toronto working at a kids camp for kids with special needs. She had great times. She did this to help with her OT degree over here.

We...
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Another vote here for Quartz. Branded like...

Another vote here for Quartz. Branded like silestone or Caesar stone have loads of choices. Previously we had Silestone black mirror chip, looked gorgeous but pain to keep clean. This time went...
Forum: General Chat 11 Nov 21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By parisdisneyfan
We have kept our dentist despite moving an hour...

We have kept our dentist despite moving an hour away. He only wants to see us once a year and does a scale & polish as well for about £55 I think the last one was. I have reasonable teeth - 2 old...
Forum: General Chat 7 Nov 21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,531
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Very happy with my Howdens kitchen fitted earlier...

Very happy with my Howdens kitchen fitted earlier this year. All the ranges come with the same ready built cabinets, the price difference is in the door thickness and style. Our budget fell a bit...
Forum: General Chat 7 Nov 21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Is that one of the Laurel oaks? Looks lovely...

Is that one of the Laurel oaks?

Looks lovely 😊
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Thank you, unfortunately the conservatory was the...

Thank you, unfortunately the conservatory was the cheaper of the rooms we had done. Our kitchen + garage conversion into hallway was just under £5k:cry: It needed levelled, screeded and the hallway...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Yep,new side gate, 3 new posts and the rails for...

Yep,new side gate, 3 new posts and the rails for about a 3 m length was £800 fitted, and that was the cheapest. Luckily we managed to reuse the 5 bar gate or would have been double that!

We...
Forum: General Chat 5 Nov 21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Edited to say - ignore this, just seen you are...

Edited to say - ignore this, just seen you are having click, whereas this is glue down!
There will be prep work whatever you think. However here is the breakdown we had for our conservatory which...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,362
Posted By parisdisneyfan
That is a great design, love the corner cupboard 😁

That is a great design, love the corner cupboard 😁
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,018
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Looking great🥰 How/what did they do to your...

Looking great🥰

How/what did they do to your ceiling? Interested as it is possible that we need a new ceiling in our bedroom, long story😫 and interested in anything other than replasterboarding and...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,362
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Looking amazing, fantastic progress😳

Looking amazing, fantastic progress😳
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Congratulations on your wins😁 Weíve been to Banff...

Congratulations on your wins😁 Weíve been to Banff twice and I canít wait to go back. Like you first time was in July August and was smokey. The second time was end of May beginning of June and for...
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Iíve never met anyone else with one so nice to...

Iíve never met anyone else with one so nice to hear Iím not alone. Iím waiting for a 4cm one to be removed, had it for about 10 years but it has recently grown so now on wait list. I wouldnít say...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Same here, we paid for an expensive redirect but...

Same here, we paid for an expensive redirect but old people didnít to start with, but soon did when I put note with bundle of mail I dropped in. We have recently started getting stuff again, even...
Forum: General Chat 21 Oct 21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Unfortunately we had owned from new so canít use...

Unfortunately we had owned from new so canít use that😆. Dh hasnít said anymore about it and me digging in social media discovered that the plumber from 2009 died in the summer, and the one from 2016...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Thank you, this is what I told him 2 years...

Thank you, this is what I told him 2 years ago:mad:
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
This is my thinking especially as the solicitor...

This is my thinking especially as the solicitor we would use will probably remember him!
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
I remember we joked that our buyers were...

I remember we joked that our buyers were related:erm:

DH hasn't let me see the emails, so to be honest I don't know what this chap has said. Although I know his english isn't the best, I think he...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,362
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Good luck with it all, will enjoy watching;)

Good luck with it all, will enjoy watching;)
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Thank you, exactly the type of thing I was...

Thank you, exactly the type of thing I was telling Dh he should be writing but he won't. For some reason this guy is putting the fear of god into him. We know that he took the surveyor to court...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Novice house renovators - advice 2 years on

Not really about the house we are renovating but the house we sold 2 years ago!

As some of you know we sold our house to some real PIA. DH tried to be generous as they were first time buyers...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By parisdisneyfan
No, oil is considered the same as gas if not...

No, oil is considered the same as gas if not worse for the environment!
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By parisdisneyfan
That's interesting as that is what was done in...

That's interesting as that is what was done in the kitchen area but the floorboards were rotten so needed replaced anyway. The rest of the house, upstairs and down we were thinking of putting ply...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 19,896
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Oh gosh, was having a quick nosey on here hoping...

Oh gosh, was having a quick nosey on here hoping you had moved 😥 so sorry for you. Hopefully it will be sorted soon. We are 2 years on from our nightmare move and yesterday had a moaning email from...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By parisdisneyfan
We are concerned about where our neighbour is...

We are concerned about where our neighbour is going to site his 2! Presently it looks like they are going to use a concrete base beside our front window(their side of the fence). We could hear a...
Forum: General Chat 19 Oct 21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,392
Posted By parisdisneyfan
I agree. We looked into ashp for this house, not...

I agree. We looked into ashp for this house, not Victorian but not airtight, suspended floors, big air bricks and were told it would cost more and wouldnít be as effective as trad rads. In the end...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,350
Posted By parisdisneyfan
I will try and see what I have. My brother took...

I will try and see what I have. My brother took most of the stuff from my dads side as he carries on the name! I got mums side and havenít really done much once the Ancestry free trial ran out!
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,350
Posted By parisdisneyfan
This was something my Dad did for his family and...

This was something my Dad did for his family and although his rellies weren't transported, one was a sheep stealer and was in Bodmin Gaol. We visited his grave when we were in Cornwall once. As you...
Forum: General Chat 16 Oct 21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,350
Posted By parisdisneyfan
Well MH, you certainly aren't lazy in terms of...

Well MH, you certainly aren't lazy in terms of the Dibb posts;)

Not lazy but 6 months in we still feel we are on holiday, housework goes by the board but we love going for walks, pottering in the...
Forum: General Chat 15 Oct 21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,903
Posted By parisdisneyfan
I remember reading some of your previous posts...

I remember reading some of your previous posts and a lot of it seemed similar to how my dd is treating us since we moved despite her being a 30 year old adult!

Unfortunately I think you are...
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