Scott's Painting Services

Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
1007 Harrison Way Gabriola BC V0R 1X2
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dar m.
dar m.
0 reviews Gabriola, BC
10/10

Painting studio

Prompt., pleasant & professional. I am happy to recommend Scott & his painting prowess to Gabriola & beyond.

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Thanks Dar! It was a great experience working with you and getting your art studio ready for use and for teaching your classes.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Burlington, ON
10/10

Painting living areas and rec room areas on Gabriola

My husband and I are delighted to recommend Scott as a painter. He is professional, punctual, honest and very personable. His work ethic is wonderful and we didn't see him wasting time with an iphone during his work for us. {That doesn't happen very often these days}! He is a most valuable resource to have on Gabriola Island. We're so happy with our newly painted, bright living spaces and if and when we need more decorating work done we'll have no hesitation in calling on Scott once more. Thanks so much for a job done brilliantly. P&R

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Thank you for your review, I really appreciate it! It was a great pleasure working for you in your beautiful Gabriola home, and getting to know you both. I hope to do more work with you. Scott

John in Nanaimo
John in Nanaimo
0 reviews Gabriola, BC
10/10

Bedrooms, en suite and studio.

Scott prepared and painted two bedrooms, en suite and laundry, and the trim in our studio. He was on time, thorough, pleasant and made any small adjustments we requested. Snow at the time made travel difficult yet he communicated and re-scheduled as required. We plan to use Scott’s services for our future painting needs.

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Thank you John, I appreciate your review and your taking the time to write it. I really enjoyed working for you both, and it was a great pleasure talking music and art. My best to you. Scott

Brian on Gabriola
Brian on Gabriola
1 review Gabriola, BC
10/10

New House build requiring priming and painting

Had a new house build completed late 2019. Working with contractors is very stressful but hiring Scott to complete the inside paint job on the house was one of the best decisions ever. Providing a detailed quote with competitive pricing, he was reliably onsite when he said he would be and I found him very flexible working around the delays of other contractors. Scott went above and beyond with his work in caulking baseboards that were left unfinished, applied solid prime coats and several layers of paint in all the rooms and ceilings to bring out the beauty and high quality of the project. I would certainly recommend Scott for any painting needs you may have on the island. I am paying it forward as he was recommended to me.

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Brian, thanks for the generous review. Your new house on Gabriola turned out beautifully and I was very happy to be part of your project. Not a problem working around delays, that's par for the course. Please recommend me to new friends and associates on the island! Best, Scott

Heather on Gabriola
Heather on Gabriola
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Great painter on Gabriola

Scott did a beautiful, professional job painting the interior of my home. He was cheerful, efficient and very easy to have around. He also is very tall, which meant less time with ladders .

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Thanks for your review! It was fun working for you and your comment about my height was very funny. Maybe if I wear lifts I can reach cathedral ceilings!

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
4/10

Not good quality. Had to pay extra to get the work fixes

I was very exited to get our house painted. We had just installed new crown moulding and we were looking for a good reputable painter. We did some research and found him on home star. Our first interaction with Scott was great. I can say that he’s very nice and flexible. Our issue was with the quality of work. We found multiple spots that were very uneven, some had brush hairs , others he had completely missed. I have attached pictures to this post. I showed the pictures to him and he said he would come and fix it. He can in for a day to do touch ups, but when we came to inspect the house a day later, very little had been done. It was clear that he was not able to complete to the standards we wanted. We spent an addition $2000 to fix his work. Luckily we held back 5% which was helpful in covering some of the additional cost of hiring someone else. The painters that we hires were great. Very even quotes and straight lines on the trip. We noticed a big difference. He’s a good guy, but if you are looking for quality I would look elsewhere.

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Wow. This review is shocking for several reasons. Firstly, the reviewer is anonymous. Secondly, after reading the details it became obvious who it is. This job was over a year ago. We parted on amicable terms. I had done scores of extras at no charge to try to please him. I work on trust and didn't ask for a large deposit and over very minor details he threatened not to pay me for the job. He literally was on his hands and knees with a flashlight finding minor flaws, which I happily came back to correct. The photos shown were taken before I completed the job, which is misleading. As I said, we parted amicably with him withholding not 5 but 10% to hire someone to make the job 'perfect'. I accepted the loss to be done with him. To claim it cost an additional $2000 to do touchups is ridiculous.
The worst experience in 30+ years of painting. And the only review on here that isn't 10/10 and glowing. And he waited a year to post, hiding his identity. Unpleaseable and completely lacking in integrity. And clearly malicious for no good reason other than to cause harm. I have hundreds of very happy clients and you are a nasty anomaly. Shame on you.
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Rob in Gabriola
Rob in Gabriola
2 reviews Vancouver, BC
10/10

Thorough friendly and excellent value

this is my 4th job with Scott- he is my go-to painter. He did all the exterior trim and interior doors on my house. I don't have to worry about the quality- it is always excellent. He was respectful of the house and he is good humoured to boot!

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Rob such a pleasure doing business, this time on Gabriola Island! I appreciate the review... I look forward to more projects in Vancouver or the Gulf Islands!

Lisa S & Peter A in Toronto
Lisa S & Peter A in Toronto
0 reviews , BC
10/10

Great Scott!

We just had our second terrific experience with Scott and will continue to recommend him to family and friends. Scott is on time, on budget, considerate and always a pleasure to have around. Great musical taste too!

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Thanks for the review, that was a great week and so nice to see you both again! Thank you for taking the time, nice bonus to a wonderful experience. Terrific coffee too, thanks!

Chris_Reyes in Toronto
Chris_Reyes in Toronto
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Entire Soft Loft Condo - Clean, Detailed and Friendly!

My Husband and I found Scott on Homestars through his amazing reviews and ratings.

Scott was able to work with us within our strict timeline, as we had to leave for vacation within weeks.

From the initial quoting stage to the first in home consultation Scott proved to be polite, friendly, and punctual.

Scott painted our raw concrete ceilings, all the exposed HVAC, walls and doors, to give it that light and airy feel, and I must say, being a designer myself, I've worked with a lot of trade and Scott is number one in line when it comes to his work and his business.

He takes pride in what he does, he's excellent, and would recommend him to anyone!

Good Luck in the west coast Scott!

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Thanks Chris! I appreciate the review and rating and it was a definite pleasure working with you! Enjoy your beautiful new home

Susan  from Etobicoke
Susan from Etobicoke
4 reviews Etobicoke, ON
10/10

First Class Service

From the start of the process to the end, Scott offered a first class service. When I reached out to him, initially, he got right back to me. He came the following day to see the project, and give me a quote. It was a small job, but he put his heart and soul into it, taking great pride in his work. He was always on time, and put in a full day, working non stop. His work ethic is impeccable. His attention to detail is amazing. He is a delight to have around, and makes it all very easy. At the end of the day, he leaves the work space clean and tidy. I highly recommend Scott to do a painting job, so I will be bringing Scott back for painting jobs in the future.

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Such a great experience working for you Susan, a lot of fun and a real pleasure transforming your bedroom. I appreciate the great review! Thank you!

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More about Scott's Painting Services

Back on the West Coast after 12 years in Ontario, serving Nanaimo and Gabriola Island.

30+ years of exceptional results. Always on time. On the job all day, every day. Your satisfaction is my greatest goal.

Detail oriented and highly considerate service.

Competitively priced. Highly reliable.

Excellent communication.

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www.scottrivers.biz

416-993-7970

CATEGORIES
Paint & Wallpaper Contractors
PRODUCTS
My goal in all painting and wallpapering work is to reduce, reuse and recycle to the fullest extent.  I avoid bags and plastic, wash all equipment rather than throw things away, remove excess paint from trays, brushes and rollers before washing, and re-use masking tape.  Cans are left to dry before disposal.  I also use zero to low VOC paint wherever possible, and only use oil based products if the client insists or the job requires it.  When asked how an eco-conscious painter can use 'toxic' materials, I respond that with conscious intent I replace the person who wouldn't care half as much
SERVICES
Painting, wallpapering, colour consultations, furniture placement.
BRANDS
I tend to use Sherwin Williams, Behr and Benjamin Moore but am happy to use whichever top brand you prefer
STYLES
Classic, contemporary, whatever best suits you and your home or business
SPECIALITIES
Painting, wallpapering, colour selection, furniture placement, home organization, excellent friendly service
WEBSITE
http://www.scottrivers.biz
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1987
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, Internet, Cash
LICENSES
BIN 280134123
PROJECT MINIMUM
No project minimum
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
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