Independently Rated Highest in Quality
F o u r t e e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
January 2004
We declare that Stroke and Kote Painting HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #357
(415) 493-8953

Daniel and Leah Parker, Owners

Stroke and Kote Painting was founded in 1976 and continues to provide the high-quality, long-lasting paint services it has become known for over the past 40 years. Family-owned and operated, the company and its experienced crews know the right prep work and process to use on every project.

Stroke and Kote Painting offers a wide range of interior and exterior painting services to residential and commercial clients in Marin, San Francisco, and Sonoma Counties. The company works on projects of all sizes and handles every phase of the painting process. It’s committed to using the highest quality paints and prep materials on every job. Stroke and Kote Painting is able to work quickly, quietly and efficiently to complete jobs with the least amount of disruption to its clients.

Owner Dan Parker is a knowledgeable painting contractor with more than three decades of hands-on painting experience. He enjoys personally meeting with each client and guiding them through their painting project. 

Company Philosophy

“We care about our customers, and we do everything we can to deliver the results they want while keeping within the budgets they’ve set. We stress the importance of client communication on every job, and we immediately address any problems or concerns. Ultimately, we strive to create an end product of which both parties can be immensely proud.”

Serving Marin, San Francisco and Sonoma Counties

Interior & Exterior Painting
Residential & Commercial
Remodels
Victorians
Deck Staining 

Benjamin Moore
Benjamin Moore
Dunn-Edwards
Sherwin-Williams

Comparative Summary

Few painting companies earn the prestigious Diamond Certified award, which means they’ve been independently rated Highest in Quality. Even fewer can also claim nearly four decades of industry experience, but that’s exactly the case for Stroke & Kote Painting, Marin. “Our longevity is indicative of the quality of our work,” says owner Peter Inglis. “We have the...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long will it take to complete my painting project?
A: "It depends on the extent of the work, but we’ll give you an accurate time estimate before work begins. We usually like to start exterior jobs on Mondays because they take four to eight days to complete. "
Q: What preparation steps do you take before painting?
A: "Our goal is to make sure every paint job lasts as long as possible, so we carefully prepare surfaces by removing all loose paint, using good primer and repairing any damaged areas. Then we apply new paint on top of the coat of primer, which...
Q: Do you keep a clean jobsite?
A: "Absolutely. We always keep our materials in one place, and we dust and vacuum at the end of each workday. "

Industry Info

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 292 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Company Credentials

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Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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99%
n = 292

Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 292 customer surveys, we declare
Stroke and Kote Painting
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 357
Continuously qualified since January 2004.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

Scott S. Verified Customer Name
"They were very friendly."
Research conducted by American Ratings Corporation. Ratings Methodology

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Company Capabilities Table

Stroke and Kote Painting
(415) 493-8953
(415) 479-8475 fax
DCID4154723848

Mon – Fri: 8am – 4pm

Serving Marin, San Francisco and Sonoma Counties

Daniel and Leah Parker, Owners
6
1010356
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Petaluma Historical Society Award for Victorian Home Painting Project in Petaluma
1976
Interior & Exterior Painting, Residential & Commercial, Remodels, Victorians, Deck Staining
Benjamin Moore, Dunn-Edwards, Sherwin-Williams
100
Commercial, Residential
3-Year Warranty on Materials and Workmanship
Marin Painting - Contractor

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Survey Responses For

Stroke and Kote Painting

Stroke and Kote Painting: Average 9.5 out of 10 based on 292 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
Scott S. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They did a thorough, quality job."

"They were very friendly."

Laura T. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I like that they have a lot of integrity."

"The owners made a mistake that was made right and made sure it was perfect."

Cielle T. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I've used them twice. I enjoyed them, and they were well priced. "

"I liked the owner who I met with and the prices."

Jason C. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are professional, reasonable, and thorough. They get things done in a timely manner and always answer their phone. "

"They brought their own ideas to the table when I was undecided on a couple of issues for my last project. Speaking with the owner and his foreman, we figured out where to go with it, and we couldn’t be happier with what they suggested. "

Debbie W. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say that they are the nicest people, and they do a fabulous work. They are one of the best vendors I've ever worked with."

"They were really affordable, and the service was great."

Anne B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"For one thing, the owner was excellent, and the painters were fabulous. I was very pleased."

"The owner was the best. He was so good to me, and he cut me a really good deal. They did it in a timely fashion."

Andy B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They do really quality work, and they're super nice. Plus, they are a family owned business, and they're easy to work with."

"I liked the personal feel, and I like seeing businesses that are family owned, local, and have been around for a long time."

Peter B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"It’s the best quality and the best customer service that I have ever had. They’ve been here 4 times, and we're very happy. Peter is very good, and his daughter and son-in-law are wonderful. I would highly recommend them."

"The personal attention to detail, they do a very professional job, and their prices are reasonable for what they do."

Heidi C. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"We've been using them for 20 years. I like that they are Diamond Certified. It's a useful service."

"The quality of their work is what I like best. They do an incredible job matching colors and helping you decide which one to use."

Tricia B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are ethical, professional, and thorough."

"Their professionalism was my favorite thing. "

Vernon W. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I thought they were experts at what they did. They cared about the outcome, and I thought the price was on par for the quality that they provided. The owner was the one that convinced me he knew what to do, and since he's retired, he's left it to his daughter and son-in-law. They are doing a great job."

"I had several unique problems related to the natural wood on my house, including some areas of dry rot, and they were able to overcome all the difficulties and leave me with a good product."

Leslie K. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were professional and able to get everything done in a timely manner."

"They did a great job, and they were reliable. Professionalism and reliability is as important as the final product. I was having a party, and they painted the one room I needed for it, so it would be ready. They were very reliable and prompt. Every time I called to set something up, he got right back to me and followed up. "

Alfred K. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are efficient, and they do beautiful work."

"They were prompt and got the job done quickly. Seems to me that they do a good job."

Amelia H. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Use them. Initially, I did not think they would do such a god job, but I was satisfied with the final product."

"They reassured me that whatever I wanted would be done and to let them know if I was dissatisfied."

Amy L. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They were just fine."

"They have a lot of advertisements."

Ann S. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are prompt, neat, reliable, and incredibly polite. They're just great."

"I like that they are really friendly. I'm not sure others look for that in a painter, but they are really nice guys. They do a great job."

Bernard R. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're professional, timely, and they follow up. They are just the best."

"I love them and recommend them to others all the time. The follow-up is great. They came out as soon as I called them and did a great job. They even came back later to touch things up."

Bonnie B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"He is very conscientious, they do very good work, they show up when they're supposed to show up, and they finish their work. They're tidy too. Peter had very good ideas, and the people who work for him are just great painters. "

"The quality of their work, it's a really outstanding company. I would recommend them to anyone. They always showed up on time, cleaned up, and they were always tidy."

Cathleen B. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They had excellent communication and did an excellent job. They exceeded well beyond our expectations, so we are very, very satisfied."

"I really liked the crew, their work ethic, professionalism, and the excellent job that they did."

Charlie E. Verified Stroke and Kote Painting Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"You can depend on them. They will exceed your expectations."

"The quality, we were unsure about some of the colors for the trim, and the painters helped us make the decision. They gave us on-site color recommendations, which turned out better than what we were going to go with originally. We were very pleased with the work, the attention to detail, the quality of the workmanship, and the fact that they showed up on time."