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Forum: Home energy Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Buddyboy
Also, if it was me (and there isn't more to the...

Also, if it was me (and there isn't more to the system that we are not aware of).

I'd turn the zone on the boiler (controlled by this programmable thermostat) to be on all the time, and use the...
Forum: Home energy Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 33
Posted By Buddyboy
That is a small living unit. Off the top of my...

That is a small living unit. Off the top of my head
Insulate - as you said. Then, as I once read, the only heat you have to put in is how much you lose.
So, ensure air tightness, and install...
Forum: Home energy Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Buddyboy
No idea if one exists, but why not ask the...

No idea if one exists, but why not ask the questions here, someone might know the answers?

I had a look at the document, seems like a pretty standard programmable thermostat.
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 18-11-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Buddyboy
I thought so too.... until I started measuring...

I thought so too.... until I started measuring the actual waist sizes (legs don't change as much).

The worst I found was a pair of (American brand) jeans I ordered on line. The 36" waist...
Forum: Miscellaneous Non-financial Questions 17-11-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Buddyboy
Do a quick google of "vanity sizing" makes very...

Do a quick google of "vanity sizing" makes very intersting (for me anyway) reading. It has been in womens clothing for years, and is creaping into mens clothing now.
Forum: Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions 17-11-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Buddyboy
I'd second New Irishman. An insulated slab is a...

I'd second New Irishman. An insulated slab is a massive heat sink, and I'd really think about underfloor heating as well.

For a living room, or constantly occupied room, it is IMHO streets...
Forum: Home energy 10-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Buddyboy
Hi nodatafound, there are also two types of...

Hi nodatafound,
there are also two types of electric showers. One which heats the water as needed, and one which uses the hot water in the cylinder, and just pumps it. The second type is normally...
Forum: Wills, inheritances and gifts 07-11-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By Buddyboy
As far as I know (I am not a solicitor), there is...

As far as I know (I am not a solicitor), there is legislation to ensure that children are catered for in a parents will (and the will can be contested if there is no provision for them).
However,...
Forum: Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Buddyboy
First thing to do is a search on this site (and...

First thing to do is a search on this site (and possibly others). This question, in various guises, has been asked and answered many times.
Forum: Home energy 23-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Buddyboy
Also, just think of the room thermostat as an...

Also,
just think of the room thermostat as an on/off switch for the heating. When the heat (in the room) is below the set heat, the heating is on. When the room reaches the set heat, the heating is...
Forum: Wills, inheritances and gifts 18-09-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,259
Posted By Buddyboy
MF, do you ever get tired of (having to keep)...

MF, do you ever get tired of (having to keep) saying the same thing? (retorical)

Keep up the good work.
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 09-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Buddyboy
Sorry Laramie, my apologies, I was having a bad...

Sorry Laramie, my apologies, I was having a bad day.

I am just back from France on the Cork-Roscoff Brittany Ferries Pont Aven. Two years ago I was on the Irish Ferrys Oscar Wilde from Rosslaire...
Forum: Overseas Travel,Holidays,Hotels & Airlines 05-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Buddyboy
Without wishing to sound toooo patronising ...

Without wishing to sound toooo patronising

Have you ever heard of Google?

I typed in "Rosslaire to l " and already found this
...
Forum: Phones, DVDs, TVs, Audio/Visual 04-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By Buddyboy
I've gone somewhat old school on my freesat...

I've gone somewhat old school on my freesat solution. It is only a partial solution, but could be incorporated in the solution above to extend it.

I have a scart cable plugged from my satilite...
Forum: Other financial issues 21-08-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By Buddyboy
I just had a look at their website and I'm none...

I just had a look at their website and I'm none the wiser.
It says "one click spending for saving" and " we don't retain your credit card number"
But nowhere does it give any explaination as to...
Forum: Mortgages and buying and selling homes 21-08-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By Buddyboy
Hi Wanttomove, you have another option 3....

Hi Wanttomove,
you have another option
3. Sell your home, take out personal loan for the negative equity, and rent in the area you want.
Depending on your short term plans, this might be a lower...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 18-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Buddyboy
I purchased in Belfast late last year. The train...

I purchased in Belfast late last year. The train from Dublin to Belfast was €15 and I drove the car back to Cork that day.

I have definitely saved money on the deal, as well as getting a higher...
Forum: Mortgages and buying and selling homes 06-08-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,240
Posted By Buddyboy
I agree with Purple. There is no good will,...

I agree with Purple.

There is no good will, she forgoed that when she issued a set of demands two days before close.

Any work you do, or agree to do, now will only be playing into her hands....
Forum: Is this a scam? 24-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,975
Posted By Buddyboy
If you get a letter saying you won something in a...

If you get a letter saying you won something in a European lottery - If you haven't bought a ticket - you are not in a lottery.

http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraud_protection/lottery_fraud
...
Forum: Sites, planning, self-builds and extensions 07-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By Buddyboy
Quick search of the local planning office website...

Quick search of the local planning office website

The keeping or storing of a caravan, campervan or boat within the curtilage of a house is exempt from permission provided that there is not more...
Forum: Mortgages and buying and selling homes 02-07-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Buddyboy
Same problem here, my wife rang and queried it...

Same problem here,
my wife rang and queried it and they said it had been put into a "holding account" (even though we had supplied all relevant information of new account and closed down account on...
Forum: Cars, cycling and transport 27-06-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By Buddyboy
My thoughts are that it is in line with the other...

My thoughts are that it is in line with the other claims made by "green" energy vehicles. Any electric/hybrid which claims zero or low emmisions doesn't take into account the coal or other fossil...
Forum: Investments 22-05-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,117
Posted By Buddyboy
Same here, still paying into the funds monthly. ...

Same here, still paying into the funds monthly.

Easy to deal with via on-line access or via emal/phone. Phone goes to a call centre type operation who may not have in-depth knowledge of some...
Forum: Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc. 14-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Buddyboy
Was that a typo, or a very clever reference to...

Was that a typo, or a very clever reference to their username?
Forum: Management companies, apartments, etc. 14-04-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,946
Posted By Buddyboy
I'd say your biggest concern is insurance. If...

I'd say your biggest concern is insurance. If there was a fire (even if the bike isn't the cause), then the insurance company could refuse to pay. You'd want to check the insurance contract and T&Cs.
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