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Domestic electricity in France and what you need to know about it

If you’re from the UK, the US or Australia or a whole raft of places where electricity is just something that comes into your house …

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How to keep your Fosse Septique Sweet

Ah France… the sweet scent of croissants, fine wine, delicious cakes and soft baguettes. A place to enjoy the sun and dine al fresco or …

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Smoke Detector Law France

As of March 8 2015, the law requires that all homes in France must have at least one functioning smoke detector installed. Smoke Detector Law …

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French Property Diagnostic Surveys

When selling a property in France it is a requirement to have a variety of compulsory and advisory diagnostics reports available to the buyer (acheteur) …

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Installing electricity in France

Expats seem to be inextricably drawn to older properties in France – the history and the beauty of age are a great lure. Many of …

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French Hot Water Tanks and Tarrifs

There is a high chance that as a home owner in France, you’ll be using an electric water tank to heat your water as this …

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3 Phase electricity France

You buy your dream home in France, everything goes well and then you discover you have a 3 phase electricity supply. What does it mean? …

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Installing a Microstation in France

  Donna and Dave Faulkner bought a rundown old French farmhouse in Deux-Sevres. Giving up a comfortable life style and jobs in the UK, they’ve …

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Utilities in France

Utilities in France

  The majority of France’s electricity is generated by nuclear power; how you use it might be considerably different in France from your home country. …

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Tariffs for electricity in France

EDF, Electricité de france are the main supplier for electricity in France. EDF Bleu Ciel advises that they can offer two types of tariffs: Tarif …

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