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How to Avoid and Fix Peeling Paint

Avoid peeling paint in the first place and you’ve no need to fix it. A fairly obvious statement, that faultless logic, nonetheless. Take that begins to peel can be the ultimate gut punch after completing an interior painting project. Be it a week, a month …

6 Ways to Get Paint Out of Your Hair

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you’ll have seen our recent post on how to remove paint from skin. Today, we’re taking a look at an even more problematic issue that often accompanies DIY interior painting: When you accidentally get paint in your …

How to Avoid Cutting in Lines When Painting Your Interiors

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as stepping back from a successfully completed interior painting job, and admiring your handiwork. Meanwhile, there’s nothing more frustrating than realizing the finish you’ve come up with is anything but flawless. It all looks fantastic at a glance, but direct …

Can I (and Should I) Paint While Pregnant?

Preparing for the arrival of a new baby can be exciting and daunting in new measures. But as all parents will know, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. One moment, you’re looking at what seems to be an extensive …

What (if Anything) is the Difference Between Blue and Green Painter’s Tape?

Painter’s tape is an indispensable part of the pro painter’s toolkit. It’s also something you’ll need to achieve a clean and crisp finish when painting your interiors this winter. All well and good, but making sense of the different types of painter’s tape products available …

Revolutionizing Paint Sampling with Samplize

If you know Homm CPS…which you should by now…then you’ll know we’re all about two things – simplicity and satisfaction. We take real pride in making it as easy and affordable as possible for our customers to breathe new life into their interiors. However creative …

Can Outdoor Paint Be an Effective Bug Repellent?

The transition between summer and fall can also be the perfect time of year to tackle those essential exterior painting projects. Planning for the spring season next year, protecting your home from the worst of the winter weather, making the most of the perfect outdoor …

How Should I Clean My Walls Before Painting?

There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the dynamic of any interior space. Whether opting for a bold new color or simply looking to refresh your walls, he really can be the ultimate home improvement. One of the golden rules …

How to Prepare Your Decking for Painting

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – now really is the best time of year to get your home’s exteriors in order. Three reasons for this are as follows: The weather is still pretty great, so you may as well take advantage …

Can You Remove Paint From Brick?

Painted brick can be downright gorgeous. Depending on the color you go for, the resulting effect can be anything from quintessentially modern to fantastically rustic. Exposed brickwork in general is an exceptionally desirable feature, both indoors and outdoors. But what happens if you eventually find …