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Just wondering if I could pick some brains of the guys that are over in Spain. I am in the UK at the moment and thinking about looking at moving over to Spain and work as an electrician, I am UK qualified, have my own place and speak Spanish. Looking to work for a company and just...
I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, and appreciate first posts can sometimes be expected in a different section of some forums. Apologies if I'm breaking protocol.
I'm building a house in an urbanisation near Benahavis, Malaga, and I'm at the stage where I have an...
Can you help,
I have bought a Hive 2 active heating (heating only version) to replace the thermostat we have in spain,
Its an oil combi boiler (Tifel - Eurofel 40 See pic)
The exising thermostat / control only has 2 wires goin to it from the boiler (see pic).
Can someone give me an...
Hi I am a qualified uk electrician with 17th edition and 2391 etc. Just bought a small apartment in Spain and am having new lowered ceilings fitted. An ideal time to install down lights and ceiling lights to replace all the wall lights.
I understand the Spanish way of wiring. Flexible conduit...
son looking for new motor ie range rover. I know running costs etc but he is an electrician and therefore by default very wealthy lolol
anyway upshot is found a beauty but 10 below the norm . Email sent etc reply in English /Nigerian
car in Spain u pay me we ship etc etc etc...
Looking to source some RCBOs in UK as part of a re-wire here in Gran Canaria (will be done by a retired UK electrician). Looking for good price and performance (happy to pay more for better quality - but not just for a name). Can you experts recommend makes and suitable suppliers. Thanks.
Anyone any experience of the real voltage.
I've searched but cannot find a definitive answer. From 190 to 240v.
It's important because the equipment I intend to install has +/- 5% factor based on 230v uk.
Also red tape? I've had dealings in France which was a bloody nightmare, it was sorted...
A thought occured to me but it's just a thought. I've been to Spain a few times and always noticed that their installations are shoddy to say the least. I was thinking that as there are a lot of 'ex pats' in Spain and places like that who tend to group together in their own little communities...
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