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Old 15.05.2010, 22:07
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Re: About them light fittings...

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Thou shalt get door knobs, taps, shower heads, toilet flush handles...

But thou shalt not get light fittings.... Is that how it is in the rest of Europe/US/UK too?

So what happens if you remove all your fittings to a new house, and realise there are more sockets than you have fittings, or more fittings than sockets? Are you always able to run back to the store from 3 years ago and say "I'll take two more of those, please"?

Do veteran expats now own a pile of mismatched fittings?

Sorry, it's just that this is a totally alien concept to me.

In the UK we take our light fittings or agree to leave them, but if we take them we have to fit a rose and crown so the wires are not left exposed. This is pretty sensible stuff i think after walking into my rented apartment here to find wires hanging.Very dangerous !

Quick trip to ikea sorted out the rose and crowns + i bought 2 posh standing lights for lounge which i will take with me!! So no probs when i move on unless i'm told to take the rose and crowns down

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