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House and home services in Spain

Some articles and info on everyday household stuff in Spain.

Moving house can be a traumatic experience when moving across town in your home country. Moving to Spain can be doubly traumatic as it requires a lot more planning and...
The telephone communications industry is pretty much dominated in Spain by one company - Telefonica (Compañía Telefónica Nacional de España - CTNE...
The main telephone and internet provider is Telefonica. Telefonica is a general purpose telecommunications company with a tight grip over the telecommunications industry in...
Do you live in el campo? Connecting people to the internet who do is not quite as straight forward as in the Costas. The telecommunications infrastructure in many of the...
As with all other internet and broadband services in Spain, the mobile phone market is also pretty much dominated by Telefonica, 3rd largest telecommunications provider (in...
Surely one of the best things about being in Spain is the amount of sunshine and blue sky we get. After every winter (which usually lasts about a month, and the temperature...
How great is it to have a swimming pool in your own back garden? Especially in August. Houses lined with marble (Marmol) are great for keeping cool inside the house, but...
The death of a relative or friend is always distressing. If it happens abroad, the distress can be made worse by practical problems. You may be uncertain what to do next, or...
For the expats who live in Spain, Sky TV is as much a part of their lives here as it was in the UK and it has blossomed over the last decade or so into a huge business,...
If you and any members of your family visit Spain (or any other country in the EEA) you need to make sure you have the EHIC - European Health Insurance Card to cover any...