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The Four Cornerstones Of Quality Residential Painters

Unlike some, we don’t pretend we’re the only residential painting company serving the Washington DC metro area. Nor do we expect our word to be taken at face value. Instead, we happily acknowledge the fact that not every residential painting company is capable of delivering …

5 Tips To Create The Perfect Feature Wall

Interested in creating a feature wall at home but have no idea where to start? Read on for all the info you’ll need to bring any interior space to life with a simple yet effective feature wall! It’s natural to be perturbed by the thought …

Six Simple Decorating Tools No Pro Leaves Home Without

Wondering what tools the experts use to deliver immaculate results? The answer is surprisingly simple – read on for a few expert insights to bring to your next home painting job! You’d be forgiven for thinking every tool in the expert’s arsenal would be something …

How To Clean Your Brushes Like A Boss

Still in search of the elusive secret for quickly, easily and effectively cleaning paint brushes? It’s actually pretty simple – read on for all the info you’ll need from the folks at Homm CPS! For the average DIY decorator, it tends to be the simplest …

Plan Your Next Paint Job Like A Pro

What’s the secret to a successful paint job? One word – planning. Actually applying paints to interior surfaces isn’t a particularly difficult job.  Here at Homm CPS, we often say that successful paint jobs consist of around 80% planning and 20% actual painting. This may …

Painting Your Bathroom In 10 Easy Steps

We recently published a piece detailing the five (sort of) simple steps involved in painting the kitchen. As a follow-up, we’ll now be showing you the ten steps involved in successfully painting your bathroom. Once again, the bathroom tends to be the kind of space …

How to Paint a Feature-Framing Circle

It’s hard to believe that something as simple as a circle really can make the most eye-catching frame. Perfect for enhancing just about any feature or accessory you can think of, a strategically-positioned circle can transform the visual dynamic of the entire room. The only …

How to Brighten Up a Dark Space

Unfortunately, not every interior space is blessed with brilliant brightness. In fact, almost every home has at least one or two spaces that are rather on the dark and dingy side. There are countless factors that can combine to create rather dark interior spaces. Awkward …

The Five Golden Rules when Using Primer

Realistically, there should be six golden rules as far as primer is concerned. The first and most important rule being that you actually use the stuff! But assuming you understand the importance of primer, it’s still useful to take a few tips from the pros. …

How to Paint Trim…Properly!

The longer you live in the same home, the more likely it is you’ll have to occasionally tend to a few decorative duties. One of which being the seemingly simple job of touching up interior trim. It’s not until you actually go ahead and get …