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6 years6 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Hey Jessie! After not loging onto the site since probably March last year, I finally did and have caught up on your whole fence/retaining wall saga! Wow -…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building with Dechellis in Mt Barker

Hi there, we built with Dechellis and have been in our home for just over a year now. Like you, we started off with the Wild Orchid and ended…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

And why do they just assume that us women will not bother. I am much more persistent than DH but I guess that is the lawyer in me! …

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

We have been in nearly 15 months and only have 1 item remaining now which occurred after we moved in but it took at least 12 months to get some…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Well done Jessie - so happy that things are starting to happen. Persistence is always the key and you have been very patient but firm in your requests. …

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building with Dechellis in 2010

Yes! All house dramas sorted although we have had some foundation movement which has caused some cracked tiles but nothing too major. Its nice to finally enjoy the…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building with Dechellis in 2010

Yes #1!

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building with Dechellis in 2010

I know - I have been very slack but everytime I think about taking a photo, the grass requires mowing so I decide to wait and then I completely forget!…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

Like Jessie, we had problems with the actron airconditioner we purchased from Commercial air but to their credit, everytime we raised the issues, they dealt with it quickly and professionally…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building with Dechellis in 2010

I cant believe how big your plants have gotten! You have now inspired me to take some photos of our garden. We have gone for the herbs/fruit &…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Looks good so far Jessie! Re Pittasporums - I have had numerous friends who have had issues with them growing or growing and then randomly dying. I love…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

I like your concreting! Who did yours as it looks very similar as ours. We had Panorama Concrete do ours.

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

Soooooo lovely! I remember our house looked like that when we first moved in! Also, am loving your hall way mirror. Is that a new purchase? …

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Good work Jessie! The whole idea of the letter was to get a response and you did. At least he knows you are serious now and that he…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Recommendations for concreter - Adelaide?

We ended up going with Panorama Concrete. Great response, the best quote by far and their work was top class. They have a long warranty - we ended up choosing…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

FANTASTIC! Such a nice feeling and I agree re the painters. Our were terrible but we made them come back numerous times and told them if they didnt…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Our custom build in the Barossa - Guided Tour Anyone?????

Looking great Bec! Glad you will be in well before Xmas!

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

hi jessie,
i just PM'd you!@

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

WO - sounds like you are doing the right thing. We were really strict on things and made mention of issues all the way along. Luckily we lived…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Monaco after handover ~ Fairmont Homes ~ Front yard

That's quick, we were a few hours as we went through everything they had to do for PCI. Also, they figured out the keys didnt work so they had…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

Wildorchid, we had so many issues with the quality of painting and the subsequent patch ups. We also refused to pay the last cheque until it was done to…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

Very exciting! The pavers make such a difference to the dirt coming into the house!

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

Hi WO, at PCI make sure you identify all the divets/holes in your concrete and get Decehellis to patch them up. We had rooms that we were carpeting ourselves…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

What a pain in the bum!

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
modified wild orchid / dechellis / SA-lights,curtains&garden

Looking good! I havent been on for a while so nice to see a big progress!

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Jessica SA! After 2 long years....... We have fences :)

Hey Jessie, the fact that the developer has put up a retaining wall without the consent of the council would be a problem (assuming it is the type of wall…

7 years7 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Our Preston @ the 'Coast'

Great article in the paper! How cute are your kids!

8 years8 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

With the painting, look out for wall paint on the skirting boards, dents in the wall that they didnt patch up before painting etc. Also, look at the walls…

8 years8 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

Keep your eye on the painting! That was the area that we had the most "fix-ups" at PCI and in our 3 month maintenance.

8 years8 yearsRobbieCRobbieC posted:
Building the McLaren by Dechellis

That's odd re the cleaning. I think if you look in the Dechellis contract that it should say that they do a builders clean. this includes them cleaning…

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