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By FB 22 November 2014 9

Hi all, I need a retaining wall built out the front of my house.  I have been looking for someone to do the work as it’s a little more difficult than my skill level.  I am struggling to even get a quote.  I have had 5 tradies come and inspect and say they would forward on a quote but NONE have (After 3 weeks).  I have had two tradies not even turn up when they said they would and two others say they can’t even look at it until mid next year!

I couldn’t be bothered chasing any of them up because quite frankly if they can’t be bothered following me up then they don’t care about my business and I don’t care to use them. Business must me so good that they don’t even need the work.

I am aware of this post earlier in the year & have approached some of the recommendations on it but I was wondering if there are any others?

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Beau Locks 9:45 pm 23 Nov 14

Try giving Trent a call. I know he’s been off work recently, but he’s excellent, and very reasonably priced, too.

kloggie 6:11 pm 23 Nov 14

The guy who did our wall was great!

His name is Tony Djurasovic 0412 185 222

Genie 5:51 pm 23 Nov 14

Quinn Masonary did my walls, the boys were great and got the job done quickly. Quote to completion less than 2 weeks

0424 546 946

micktrott 8:11 am 23 Nov 14

Call me on 0401 743 880.


mp2615 8:03 pm 22 Nov 14

0417 206 856

Madam Cholet 6:11 pm 22 Nov 14

Hmmm yes, been there done that. Those who turn up but don’t actually bother to provide a quote thereafter, and those who make an appointment just to get you off the phone and fail to arrive. We ended up getting a quote from EasyCare Landscapes at Pialligo. Charged $60 to actually come and quote and then quoted probably three times what the job was worth, including stuff we didn’t ask for. And then after we declined, actually sent us paperwork to sign so we could commence.

Good luck!!

Felix the Cat 5:58 pm 22 Nov 14

Where have you looked for a tradie? IThe few times I’ve needed one I look on the noticeboard at my local shops or at the ads in the back of The Chronicle.

mp2615 5:44 pm 22 Nov 14

Keith’s number is actually 0417 206 856. I usually work better than I type

mp2615 5:33 pm 22 Nov 14

Ask me, Mow and Behold 0406 227 772 or Keith Brockway, 047 206 856

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