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Our business consists of over 60% repeats and referrals from previous customers within the Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Manatee area of Florida. From the initial consult through to the completion of the project, our goal is 100% customer satisfaction. We realize that, in a service-oriented business, our only job security comes from our customer's satisfaction which, in turn, results in referrals to friends, co-workers, associates and family. We have over 30 years experience in the painting contractor business. We pride ourselves on being on-time and on-budget. Our employees undergo thorough background checks. Our quality and attention paid to your home is far above normal standards, in fact that is our standard - "above and beyond".


We are partners in your project, not just applicators. Our services include any or all of the following:


  • Both residential and commercial structures

  • Interior & Exterior

  • Samples applied at no charge (cost of paint excl.)

  • Drywall installation and bulkhead removal

  • Muraling

  • Faux finishes from basic to sophisticated

  • Wood graining

  • Texturing

  • Dimensional

  • Lanai & pool deck re-coating

  • Sealing

  • Countertops

  • Driveways & garage floors

  • Liaison to HOA for approvals

  • Assistance in sourcing other products/contractors with same reputation and values

  • Authorized MirrorMate dealer & installer (Click Here)

As a Sherwin-Wiliams certified
contractor, we use their Emerald,
Cashmere and Duration line of paints
for both interior and exterior finishes.
These paints offer exceptional hide, coverage, durability, and washability. Paint and primer in one with advanced stain blocking technology. This delivers a smooth, uniform finish with outstanding scrub, stain, block, water spotting and burnish resistance. Anti-microbial agents inhibit the growth of mold and mildew on the paint surface. Meets the most stringent VOC regulations.


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A Certified Sherwin-Williams Contractor

Designed Finishes can assist in selecting and managing all the subcontractors required for your remodeling project. We provide the design consultation, ensuring all finishes (hard & soft) work to your preferred design aesthetic, budget and schedule. We are fully insured for general liability and workman's compensation. We have over thirty years of experience with such projects. Please allow our customers to speak for us. Numerous references are available upon request.


Home-Watch Services
We provide peace of mind to residential and second-home owners who spend extended time away from their Rosedale home. We provide care and security of this most valuable asset. We are an insured and bonded company offering a variety of home-watch services such as regular home inspections and home maintenance while you are away.

Home Inspections
Home Inspections of your vacant home on a regular basis. The frequency of home checks are determined by the homeowner. Most clients prefer to have their homes monitored on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Home inspections include a walk-through of the inside and outside of your home and grounds prior to your departure.

Inside: We check for roof leaks, skylight leaks, window leaks, broken seals on windows, breakage or security problems of doors and windows, warped wood on doors and windows, lighting problems, air and heat adjustments/monitoring according to seasons, thermostat & alarm battery replacement, bug and rodent problems, running of water in sink traps, flushing of toilets, checking for plumbing leaks or problems, checking of fireplaces, appliance monitoring, hot water heaters, garage doors, etc.

Outside: We check your grounds for erosion problems, drainage issues, rodent damage, pests & inspects, exterior home wear and tear (stucco cracks, paint problems, visible roof damage), security problems, landscape monitoring, weed control, put delivered packages inside and pick up papers/flyers/debris from yard.

Maintenance of Homes
We organize and monitor regular maintenance of your home as determined by the homeowner. This may include weed control, landscaping, housekeeping, window washing, carpet cleaning, pool cleaning, heat and air conditioning maintenance, annual roof maintenance, and all repairs.

• Your garaged vehicles: We start vehicles and run them while doing inspections.
• Trash can out and return when needed.
• Setting up and meet with Bug and Pest Control Service
• We use local trades’ people, sub-contractors for repair and maintenance of homes that meet specific requirements and provide only the best in quality service.

Handyman Service
Designed Finishes currently has an “on-call” handyman service available as needed. Work Estimates are available.


Designed Finishes can provide you professional pressure-washing services for your home maintenance needs. We now can provide pressure washing for your lanai, pool deck, pool cage, concrete driveway, walkway, pavers or garage floor utilizing a 4,000 PSI "Mighty M" pressure washer and a circular scrubber (we do not do roofs). We can also seal your pavers. In addition, we can apply a two-part epoxy finish or "Armor Seal" to your garage floor in two days.

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