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Scott Burt

Scott Burt

Scott Burt owns Topcoat Finishes, a high end residential paint company in Jericho, Vt. He is the author of the popular "From the Field" column in American Painting Contractor magazine

Scott Burt's Posts

Refinishing a Hail-Damaged Home Refinishing a Hail-Damaged Home

While time consuming and costly, the surface restoration was still significantly less than a siding replacement Read more

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Using Old Paint

Even in ideal storage conditions, paint changes over time. Read more

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Painting Sequence for Room Interiors

Always do the baseboard last and take care to cut in tight, straight lines. Read more

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Paintbrushes Paintbrushes

Pro Tips for Choosing, Using, and Cleaning Read more

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The Best Way to Finish an Exterior Wooden Door

Exterior doors take a beating from both frequent use and the elements. Here's how to provide a lasting clear finish on an exterior door. Read more

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