Marcelino Custom Finishes, Inc.

4.92 |22 Verified Ratings
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Marcelino Custom Finishes, Inc.

4.92 | 22 Verified Ratings
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1912 Gateway Drive
San Diego, CA 92116
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Marcelino Custom Finishes, Inc.

From Condos to Castles we embellish it all.

Marcelino Custom Finishes,Inc. was started in 1996 by Marcelino DaSilva. We specialize in Artistic Finishes, such as Advanced Faux Finishes, Murals, and Cabinet Finishes. With almost 25 years of experience, we feel very confident in tackling smaller and large scale projects. We look forward to hearing from you! Serving the San Diego region.


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Service Area

  • San Diego
  • Chula Vista
  • Carlsbad
  • La Jolla
  • Escondido
  • La Mesa
  • Spring Valley
  • Encinitas
  • Poway
  • Lemon Grove
  • Bonita
  • Coronado
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • Cardiff by the Sea
  • San Marcos
  • Del Mar
  • Solana Beach
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Services Offered

  • Cabinets - Refinish
  • Mural or Trompe Loeil Painting
  • Specialty Texture Painting
  • Faux Finish Painting

Areas of Expertise

  • Faux Finishes (Advanced), Murals, Trompe L'Oeil and Venetian plaster
  • New stain or re-stained cabinetry, painted cabinet finishes
  • Quality conventional painting, home painting interior and exterior
  • New stain or re-stain of doors, balustrade
  • Business painting interior

Product Brands Used

  • Benjamin Moore & Co.
  • Dunn-Edwards Corporation
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Bilingual


In Business Since: 1996
Memberships & Affiliations
  • BBB accredited business, ASID member (American Society of Interior Designers),KPBS Member, San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park Member
State Licensing
Trade: C-33 Painting and Decorating
License #: 836768
Expiration: 05-31-2021
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Yard of the Month hand painted signs for the Fairmount Park Neighborhood Association

Provided qualified work free of cost in three charity, ASID showcase houses

Donated time, expertise and qualified labor to Westfield High School Themed Party

Contributed to Solana Beach Foundation for Learning

Donated our labor and expertise at the Sangha Cafe and Partners store at The Unity Center.

How We Got Started

We started in this industry in 1996.

We describe our business as Up and coming


Marcelino Custom Finishes, Inc.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Solana Beach, CA
The cabinet was built by someone else and the paint was very bad. Marcelino stopped by and sent me an estimate to refinish. I approved on Thursday. He picked the cabinet up on Friday and deliverrd a beautifully finished cabinet on Monday at a very fair price. Highly recommended.!

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5.0   |  
Marcelino is very easy to work with and provides you a sample before he proceeds with the work to ensure that you are getting what you want. He painted a very large ceiling in our great room and the ceiling in our dining room. His prices are reasonable for getting artistic faux finishes that just not anyone can achieve. He also has a hard working team to assist.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Marcelino Custom Finishes transformed my entertainment center into a beautiful piece of furniture. I would definitely use them again!
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3.5   |  
Still working on getting it right.
Response by Marcelino Custom Finishes, Inc.: Important to clarify,this is a touch-up (water leak) of work done by someone else. Client is yet to decide if we are going to address the touch-up, or redo the faux painting on ceiling.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Marcelino is very talented and knowledgable in his art. His love of painting and art is evident in everything he does. Pleasant, cordial, professional and reliable. His associate was excellent and demonstrated the same characteristics. Thank you.
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5.0   |  
Marccelino and his crew were very efficient, friendly, and skilled. They got in, did the work, and got out, all the while maintaining a clean orderly workplace environment.
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Review by in Spring Valley, CA
The work on the cabinets was first-rate. The crew were always exactly on time, very friendly, and worked constantly. They took great care to seal off the kitchen so that dust would not blow through the house. The owner explained the process to me and kept on schedule - he was at the house every day also. Everything went as projected. I would definitely hire them again. The cabinets look wonderful.

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Review by in San Diego, CA
A very clean and professional job. I thought I would be in for a "big mess" but it wasn't at all. The cupboard doors and drawers were taken away to be refinished and the remaining on site sanding and lacquering were accomplished efficiently and with an eye to detail. My kitchen was back in use within the week to my complete satisfaction.
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Review by in San Diego, CA
I was looking for someone to give our painted peach brick fireplace a natural look. Marcelino came out to our home to show us what could be done and he talked with us to see what we wanted to achieve. Within minutes he had captured what I had been trying to explain for months. Marcelino is professional in every aspect of his work. His work exceeded my expectations in every way. I look forward to recommending him to friends. You will not be disappointed!
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Review by in San Diego, CA
Marcelino did an excellent job ,he was very professional . I'm very Happy with his work
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