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  1. Harrers

    Harrers New Member

    Hi, I retired at 50 from a job in the finance industry and took on some property development jobs. Whilst doing my previous career I worked with a friend in my spare time. He was a general builder but specifically a plumber and a carpenter and taught me a lot. His untimely death left me without a friend and a potential business partner. In recent years, I have been a full-time carer for my late mother and have now purchased a house needing full restoration in France. I do some seasonal work in France for UK holiday companies mainly driving and maintenance roles. I occasionally do some diy in UK by helping my children with projects in their homes. I find it useful to come on this site for help but usually find out what I need from previous threads. My house in France will be a bit of a challenge and of course I will need to do a bit of retooling as most pipe-work is 12,14 and 16mm not 15 and 22 as in UK.

    I am currently helping my daughter and son-in-law fit a new bathroom suite to their home in Scotland.
     
  2. zzzjim

    zzzjim Well-Known Member

    Welcome , thought only we could get something like that with old imperial system .
    Long live metric !
    Thanks for info , now I know more about french plumbing .
    ( as for friends mine are moving away or emigrating ! )
     
  3. turnpin

    turnpin Trusted Plumber

    Welcome to the forum's Harrers....regards Turnpin:welcome:
     
  4. dancinplumba

    dancinplumba Trusted Plumber GSR

    Welcome, here you find there are mainly Real plumbers in ere, builders don't plumb, simple as that, our skill set is far greater than any other trade
     
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  5. Masood

    Masood Guest

    Welcome Harrers!