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by thebears
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Pest control company
Replies: 3
Views: 411

Re: Pest control company

Out of interest, does Protex Pestcontrol Co. force you to pay for a one-year contract? I can't remember the name of the company I used some years ago but the 1-year contract that I ended up paying for was unnecessary, as it only took one visit to control the ant problem. The staff then sprayed almos...
by thebears
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

I beleive that they are asking for the ID of the Thai person that owns the land. Why else would they want it? Yes, I think you're probably correct Nereus. It seems to be getting more restrictive and authoritarian as time passes. It looks like I need to engage a lawyer to help, just to resolve this ...
by thebears
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

Thanks again. On the ID requirement, can it be anyone who goes along to pay and presents their ID? Can a foreigner go with his or her passport and do it?
by thebears
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

Thanks for the clarification, hhinner. Are you able to confirm if you believe those three items are obligatory, because a person who has read it for me, has claimed it says "for new payers only", to provide those three things. In past years, it always had 40 baht handwritten next to the tick mark, b...
by thebears
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

Yes, that's the thread I was reading. It doesn't sound like the same type of tax though. The tessabarn here has never requested payment of earlier years either, unlike the comments in the thread. The first invoice I ever received was in December 2012, which I paid in the January and again every year...
by thebears
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

Thanks Nereus, I was reading your past discussion on the tax issue, although it seemed that was a different type of tax in your discussion. Anyway, the document isn't much of a letter really, yes, more of a note stapled into the form of an envelope. I have copies of the past several years' and the c...
by thebears
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Importing Sporting Equipment
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Importing Sporting Equipment

I have been ordering goods frequently during the past few years. Firstly just for the benefit of any others rather than your case: Although most of my items have been sent via postal service (USPS which when gets handed to Thailand Post), I found that anything via the postal service in a large box o...
by thebears
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Re: Annual Tessaban land tax

Many thanks Bert, that's helpful. Are they all needed, or just one of those three items?

It's strange that the staff there today highlighted the third item (the chanote).
by thebears
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Annual Tessaban land tax
Replies: 13
Views: 768

Annual Tessaban land tax

Has anyone else experienced difficulty paying the annual tessaban tax, where further information is asked for when making the payment? I have been paying this land tax of 40 baht since Jan-2013 when it was first implemented. I have never been entirely sure what it related to exactly. However, I beli...
by thebears
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Pipe and drain unblocking
Replies: 2
Views: 268

Pipe and drain unblocking

I'm just posting this in case it assists anyone with a wastepipe or drain problem, as I noticed there was another thread on this requirement some time ago. This contact used a professional electric auger machine that unblocked a really difficult 2" drainage pipe that ran partly through an inside wal...
by thebears
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:39 am
Forum: Hua Hin Classifieds
Topic: Mazuma water purifier system 2 x 50-litre model S27, 100 psi, manganese filter
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Mazuma water purifier system 2 x 50-litre model S27, 100 psi, manganese filter

I have two Mazuma water purifiers with manganese filters, 50-litres each, stainless steel, which are about to be removed and becoming surplus to needs. They are used daily and working, though they are due for filter change. I'm not looking for much, any fair offer is fine. They will be available in ...
by thebears
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles

Thanks for the ideas and yes, I agree the scrabbling around in the roof is horrible. From what you describe, there were more ways in which these pests were able to enter your place. In my case, I do not have drainpipes or guttering. I can see the rats in the garden sometimes, usually at 5 p.m., then...
by thebears
Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles

Thanks for your ideas Hin, I'm going to fit the steel around the concrete pole as you suggest, but also continue with the filling-in of the flanges above the roof. The rats can sometimes jump from the trees also, so I want to prevent as many routes as possible. My electricity pole in the garden is l...
by thebears
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles

Thanks for the replies again. The rats are getting onto the lower roof areas mostly by going up the electric pole in the garden, then crossing towards the house via four electric power cables, from which they then need to drop down onto the roof. They even get into the main upper roof of the house. ...
by thebears
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles
Replies: 11
Views: 1129

Re: Weakspot in Thai house design, concrete flange above lower roof tiles

Thanks very much for these replies, it's appreciated. Actually, this use of a concrete flange is a very common method in Thai houses, where there is a first-floor pitched roof adjacent to a wall, because local building methods and knowledge do not appear to incorporate the concept of lead flashing, ...