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Health and Safety Before, During and After Painting

Most people would say that to them, health and safety is always a priority. Indeed, it’s comparatively rare for people to throw caution to the wind and take unnecessary risks. But when it comes to interior painting and decorating, the whole thing can be a …

Five Steps to a Stunning Feature Wall at Home

A well thought out feature wall can bring a room to life like almost nothing else. Simple yet enormously effective, it’s also one of the easiest ways of transforming the dynamic of an entire room. Unfortunately, it’s also surprisingly easy to go wrong when designing …

Seven More Painting Myths You Might Be Buying Into

Here at Homm CPS, we find a lot of our customers (new and existing) are still buying into any number of bogus home painting myths. Whether we’re painting exteriors in Chevy Chase, MD, or enhancing interiors in Washington, DC, we come across the same misleading …

What Tools Are Needed to Paint Your Home?

Incredibly, it won’t be long until the worst of the winter weather gives way to the most inspiring season of the year. Decorating during winter is never a bad idea, but the spring never fails to inspire DIYers to get busy with their paint brushes. …

Five Ideas for Sprucing up a Feature Wall

Recently, we published a post outlining the various benefits of setting up a feature wall at home. Since then, we’ve received an influx of queries from customers across the region, concerning how to set up a stunning feature wall at an affordable price. From Chevy …

Interior Painting Contractors: Five Checks to Perform

You’d be forgiven for thinking that taking on an interior painting job that’s more than you can handle would be the biggest home decorating mistake you can make. In reality, it’s nothing of the sort – hiring a substandard contractor is far worse. Unfortunately, most …

Interior Painting: Why Not Spruce Things Up This Winter?

It’s often assumed that some seasons are better or worse than others for interior decorating. Arguments which, in most cases at least, are grounded in some form of logic. Generally speaking, you’ll find that most instinctively shy away from the idea of sprucing up their …

DIY Or Pro Painting Job: Key Questions To Ask Yourself

When the time comes to spruce up an interior space with a fresh coat of paint, there are basically two ways to go: Reach for the brush yourself, or hire help. These days, the vast majority of homeowners don’t think twice about trying their hand …

10 Top Tips From Expert Decorators

Our customers often ask us – what’s the one key tip for successful interior painting? To which we always provide the same response – there isn’t one! When you think about it, interior painting isn’t exactly rocket science. All you need to do is transfer …

How To Store Paint Like A Pro

There are two reasons why it makes sense to take the way you store your paint seriously: You’re almost guaranteed to need additional paint in the future for the occasional touch-up. The highest-quality paint isn’t exactly cheap, so why let it go to waste? Anyone …