Life in France for Expats

Sand Blasting – Alan Giles

Sandblasting is a great way to clean almost anything in a old house ...
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Plumbing in France

What you need to know about the high calcium content of the water, the water pressure, copper and PVC pipes ...
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Chene / European Oak

France is Europe’s leading producer of oak. More widespread than all other species of hardwood in France, oak accounts for ...
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Restoring colombage

Colombage walls – often known as ‘half-timbered’ walls – consist of wooden uprights / supports, usually about ten centimetres thick, ...
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kbzuercher French Renovation Project

In October of 2012 we bought this property in France. It will take us a few years to get everything ...
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Joining Plex pipe… and other diversions 🙂

Although this is American, its the same system you will find in France ...
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Re-Slating Roof. Brittany, France

This is a very steep roof, good luck 🙂 if yours is this steep ...
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Electrical installations

I strongly recommend that you do not do your electrical installation yourself, unless you are a qualified electrician and familiar with ...
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How to do Plumbing

Again an american channel but pretty much the same tools and fittings as in France, this guy has over 500 ...
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Changing your old hot water boiler for new (French)

The water heating system in France is usually of the main water pressure type. This means that water from your ...
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