Scott Burt

Scott Burt

Scott Burt is a contractor and freelance writer whose column "From the Field" has appeared in American Painting Contractor magazine (www.paintmag.com) since 2008. His writing and projects also appear in other print and digital venues.

Custom Commercial Painting

Written by on January 22, 2014 in Transformations with 0 Comments
Custom Commercial Painting

Topcoat Finishes on a Rare Custom Commercial Painting Gig Topcoat Finishes occasionally takes on select custom commercial painting projects around Chittenden County – usually office spaces for professional services, including: doctors, dentists and law offices. The New Community Chiropractic! Recently, Topcoat provided custom commercial painting services for Community Chiropractic Spine and Sport Center in Essex. […]

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Spotlight on Wood Countertop Refinishing

Written by on December 21, 2013 in Second Slider, Transformations with 8 Comments
Spotlight on Wood Countertop Refinishing

Wood countertops are not for everyone. They have a warm feel about them that exceeds most other types of tops. But they do require periodic maintenance that can involve refinishing, which can be necessitated by general wear and tear or by the wood’s own behavior. Wood countertop refinishing is a discipline that Topcoat Finishes has […]

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More Client Feedback

Written by on November 30, 2013 in Client Notes with 0 Comments
More Client Feedback

We treasure hand written notes from our clients upon completion of a round of service from Topcoat Finishes. Here is another that we really appreciated. It is from a client whose home we painted inside and out when it was built. And we have maintained it ever since. This home features the decks we have […]

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Extremely Happy Clients are the Goal

Written by on November 29, 2013 in Client Notes with 0 Comments
Extremely Happy Clients are the Goal

Topcoat Finishes Customer Reviews Topcoat Finishes customer reviews are one of the ways we monitor our field services. This note is in reference to a porch/deck restoration that we did in Burlington. Porches are very popular projects because they are extensions of your indoor living space. The whole concept of bringing the outside in makes […]

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Home Painting Prices and Perfection.

Written by on November 27, 2013 in Transformations with 1 Comment
Home Painting Prices and Perfection.

Perceptions Can Be Twisted. Reality Never Budges. Topcoat Finishes always strives for something better than we’ve ever done before in the art of home painting. And we’ve done many projects that if Topcoat didn’t paint them, we’d find out who else did such nice work. Hasn’t really happened yet – even in a world where […]

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Clean Painted Woodwork

Written by on November 23, 2013 in Transformations with 0 Comments
Clean Painted Woodwork

One of the most common requests we get at Topcoat Finishes is from clients who want to freshen up the woodwork in the high traffic areas of their homes, such as mudrooms, hallways, stairways and kitchens. By focusing on the high impact areas of your home, you can keep it looking fresh and clean. Producing […]

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Once is Not Enough at Topcoat Finishes

Written by on November 19, 2013 in Client Notes with 2 Comments
Once is Not Enough at Topcoat Finishes

One of the qualities that makes Topcoat Finishes unique in our field is that we build relationships with our clients. We offer a reliable, high level service that can be counted on to deliver every time. We choose our clients carefully, and we appreciate those who also choose their paint company carefully. Those relationships always […]

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Topcoat Finishes Customer Feedback

Written by on November 15, 2013 in Client Notes with 0 Comments
Topcoat Finishes Customer Feedback

We take our relationships very seriously. Our business is built upon them. When we take on a project, we intend to exceed all expectations, even our own. Customer satisfaction is what keeps our little show on the road. Topcoat Finishes customer feedback is a priority. Customer feedback comes in many forms: verbal email voicemail handwritten […]

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A Recent Door Refinishing Project

Written by on November 13, 2013 in Home Maintenance, Scheduled Maintenence with 8 Comments
A Recent Door Refinishing Project

Door refinishing is one of the many specialty services we offer out of our shop. Our clients enjoy the convenience of Topcoat being able to pick up doors, transport them to our shop, strip, refinish, deliver and rehang them looking better than new. Recently, we completed a set of 8 foot tall antique oak doors […]

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A Most Important Interior Painting Tool

Written by on October 26, 2013 in Transformations with 0 Comments
A Most Important Interior Painting Tool

A Clean, Well Lighted Place for Interior Painting Topcoat Finishes prides itself on its clean lines when interior painting. Lines are what all of our eyes follow around a room. When our eyes pick up something that doesn’t look right, it is a distraction from the desired effect. Surfaces must be clean, as well as […]

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