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by Frank in Crete
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Coolair
Replies: 6
Views: 788

Re: Coolair

These are advertised on UK TV at the moment with a claim that they drop the air temp by up to 6% ... wow ! (sarcastic wow ) think they might need to be a bit stronger here to make any difference.
by Frank in Crete
Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: One toe in the swamp
Replies: 25
Views: 4799

Re: One toe in the swamp

Just a small note .. you now do not need 10K to open a bank account 1 euro will do !
by Frank in Crete
Sun May 13, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Central Heating
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Re: Central Heating

As long as it is not gas fired ! I believe you can fit it yourself but you have to take into consideration things like the high water pressure here, I do know a very good greek plumber that speaks good English if you need one, he has done the whole of my house to a very high and professional standar...
by Frank in Crete
Sat May 05, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Don't pay electricty bills at post office
Replies: 16
Views: 1713

Re: Don't pay electricty bills at post office

Were do we pay it then ? will Piraeus bank do the payment?
by Frank in Crete
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: FURNITURE FOR SALE - EVERYTHING MUST GO!
Replies: 10
Views: 1434

Re: FURNITURE FOR SALE - EVERYTHING MUST GO!

Hi Kelly
Not sure if you got our PM
Can you give me a call about the furniture on 698 5861108
Thanks Frank
by Frank in Crete
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: FURNITURE FOR SALE - EVERYTHING MUST GO!
Replies: 10
Views: 1434

Re: FURNITURE FOR SALE - EVERYTHING MUST GO!

Hi,

We have sent you PM
by Frank in Crete
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Used car wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

Re: Used car wanted

Where there is a will there's a way :)
by Frank in Crete
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Used car wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

Re: Used car wanted

Well I know that what I said was true just over a year ago because, I have a pick-up with a 2.5Lt diesel engine and did this to get it, it took a few trips to the registration office to get the papers right but I got there in the end,, if they have tightened up the rules I don't know but I think onc...
by Frank in Crete
Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted in Crete
Topic: Used car wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

Re: Used car wanted

You have to have a business or be a farmer to own a pick-up which is classed as a commercial vehicle, this is not that hard to do as if you have literally 2 or 3 olive trees on your land and can get a receipt from someone detailing that you have sold them 10 kilos of olives you can register with you...
by Frank in Crete
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Pensions
Replies: 4
Views: 1144

Pensions

Hi, We live in Crete all year, In a couple of years time when me and my wife are both 55 I can access my private pension, I have been looking into this as we have some other financial dealings that the pension might effect, that we have to deal with now. I responded to an advert on this site for a c...
by Frank in Crete
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: Bad smell from sump pump
Replies: 7
Views: 1221

Re: Bad smell from sump pump

If I read your post right the sump is to get rid of excess rainwater/ground water in a basement or other low lying position. As you have suggested check the sump for large items and remove and then run the pump cleaning out with a hose until the water runs clear bleach or disinfectant in relatively ...
by Frank in Crete
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Shops, Doctors, Professionals, Suppliers & Services
Topic: Chandler
Replies: 1
Views: 467

Chandler

I have been told that there is a large ships Chandler in Souda, I have done a few searches but can not find any details, does anyone know of a name, address, phone number or (unlikely) a website?
by Frank in Crete
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 154
Views: 26031

Re: More Questions from the newbies

Have you thought about bringing your stuff over by Nomad they charge £5 per cubic foot, we drove over with a truck and trailer and it cost us £3800 including hotels, fuel, tolls, ferries ect. We brought a lot of stuff so it was worth it and I wanted the truck here for building the house, but I am no...
by Frank in Crete
Sun Feb 05, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 154
Views: 26031

Re: More Questions from the newbies

I would be interested in finding out the company you are using as I am building my own house and was going to install air source heat pump running under floor heating and also switchable to heat the pool as the weather gets better and we don't need the house heating but the pool is still too cold to...
by Frank in Crete
Sun Jan 22, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion & News
Topic: More Questions from the newbies
Replies: 154
Views: 26031

Re: More Questions from the newbies

We have recently emigrated to Crete and came in a 5 ton pick up boxed out on the back full of stuff towing a 7.5m long 3.5 ton box trailer again full of our possessions from the UK some items new but mostly items we have owned a while,we didn't get stopped once at any border and no one as much as as...

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