Home & Garden

Are you looking for Inspiration?

From the awesome blank canvas of a new build, the exciting potential of your refurbished space, to the promising adventure of a recently purchased property, did you know that at...

Plant and watering tips

Due to the late summer you may have noticed how your plants have responded differently and much later this year, giving flowers longer into the summer than normal but having had a later start. I often visit lots of gardens where people have had existing gardeners who have already set...

Cooking fat, roots and wet wipes

by The Drain Team At the Drain Team, we get called on for all sorts of drainage problems, often the first symptom being a return effluent into the loo and even into the shower and bath – really not nice! Generally we find that there are 2 main causes of...

Say “Fog Off” to Mosquito Bites

Is it me or are the mosquitoes getting worse? We normally get a break from the bites during winter, but for many it seems that winter never happened. And with Summer here, the dreaded mozzies are also here. Typical scenario: you have a beautiful villa, lovely garden, but are imprisoned...

Tips and tricks to keep your aircon working by K&M...

It’s getting hot and you need to be able to rely on your airconditioning to keep you cool. At K&M we get busy for summer and are always on hand should you need new aircon, or a repair. However, when it comes to repairs, we see again and again that...

Active Surfaces celebrating 3 years in Spain

Spain's Leading Rubber Surfacing Company  3 years ago we came to Spain with a unique product to enhance pools, play areas, pathways etc. On July 1st we reached our third anniversary and have completed over 100 projects. We take pride in our work. Always turn up when we say and...

No slip-ups with my tiles!

There is little doubt ceramic tiles and marble flooring are beautiful and stylish, unfortunately, they can also be risky. The high gloss and shine can be deceptive and while your flooring may look elegant and glamorous, it can be dangerous when wet. The last thing you want is for anyone...

Paul's Emporium in Pedreguer and now ALSO in Ondara

Paul's Emporium is a family run company with Paul at the 'helm', wife Anne as Salesperson and Secretary, and son Sam managing the day to day business (collections, deliveries and stock levels).We are now in our 8th year of buying and selling quality second hand furniture, household goods, garden items...

Is your pool giving you a headache?

At Pool Technical Services (PTSS), we understand the stress and worry that leaking or blocked pipework can cause: excessive water bills, ground settlement and structural damage which can cost hundreds if not thousands to repair. However, many leaks can be identified and repaired using a simple process and nearly 50%...

Active Surfaces - Wet Lay Rubber Surfacing

Do you suffer with wet, slippery tiles or concrete print, cracks or painted pool cappings which all needing regular repairs, we have a solution that will last with very little or no maintenance - Wet Lay Rubber Surfacing. Wet lay rubber makes a pool terrace, entrance slope or stairs, children's...
Community News

New Book / Old Writer (well, not that old!)

I always wanted to write, but then if you’ve never written anything you don’t know any better do you? It started with a couple of successes with magazine articles a lifetime ago and developed from there to short stories and eventually full-blown novels. At the time I mistakenly thought I’d...
Also in this issue

17% of traffic accidents can be due to excessive temperatures

Heat has consequences on the drivers behavior similar to that of alcohol intake The August exit operation causes 150,000 injuries per year in Spain due to traffic accidents, with...
Focus On Pets

Vu Salon ‘Fund-Tastic’ Pink Ladies

A Pink Lady Fundraising Day at Vu Salon in Jávea last month raised the staggering sum of 1,111€ for the important work of the charity, APROP (Pego Animal Refuge), much...
Health & Beauty

Summer contact lens care advice

Summer is a time when many people use contact lenses, for flexibility, the freedom to play sports, choose the sunglasses they want, or to dress to impress at all the...