The concreters were
I think the painters I chose to paint all the areas with high ceilings used water based sealer instead of the oil based sealer I know the walls needed .. but we'll just have to wait and see on that one.
And then there's the landscaper. He seemed like such a good bloke (and still does) but I think he's just too young/disorganised/lacks time management skills to be in business for himself. I suppose I should have learned from how long the front yard took to be done but I thought I'd give him the benefit of the doubt and booked him to do the back yard, which he started in November.
I don't know if he underquoted or was just sick of the job but he just really wasn't interested in finishing it off. It took us threatening to post