Palm trees

Ready for cleaning

If your palm tree looks like this and overhangs your pool, you should have it cleaned without delay as the fruit will fall into the pool and can pass through the filters and lodge in the pump motor with disastrous result for the pump. Share

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Autumn Pool Care

  As we get into autumn it’s a good time to look at your pool and decide what needs to be done to put in order for next season. We’ll start with the peripherals. If the pool is heated, the heat pump should be checked for gas pressure, then cleaned and…

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Air-Conditioning

  Today we’ll take a look at air-conditioning. As as with all machinery, regular maintenance will help to ensure trouble free running when you need it most.  We recommend that you have your system serviced at least once a year. The gas pressure should be checked and topped up as…

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No Escape

Motorists who take their car to the UK could soon be slapped with fines if they are caught speeding by cameras on British roads. Equally, British holidaymakers caught speeding on Spanish roads could be fined under new EU rules expected to come into force this year. The new measures could…

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Window Bars & Security Grills.

Before repainting

Security grills and gates Painting Rejas often causes more aggravation and problems than the rest of the house put together. However as with any decorating task if you work safely and securely the less stress-full it is. If you have mobile scaffolding use it; even for the ground floor ones, having…

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New Driving Laws Announced

This means you! Be warned as from January this year the Guardia Civil traffic police have announced new laws regarding speeding penalties, it’s virtually a no tolerance policy, just a few kms over the stated limit and you can be fined on a scale from €100 up to €600 depending…

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Exterior Decorating

The very first thing we must cover is safety, don’t tackle any job that your uncomfortable with. Working off of ladders is slow and dangerous, if conditions permit use staging; this saves time and if you’re working comfortably you’ll get more done and do a better job. If in any…

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Winterize your pool

Despite record breaking October temperatures autumn really is with us, leaves changing colour and falling to the ground signals that the time to winterize your pool is near. Some consider closing the pool or “winterizing” a task, so they rely on Newstar Homes in Spain  for help. The most important thing…

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