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How to Spruce Up the Entrance to Your Home

If first impressions are everything, your home’s entranceway sends a powerful message. In which case, why not brighten it up and boost your home’s curb appeal in the process? These are the kinds of simple one-day exterior painting projects that can nonetheless make an enormous …

Are Interior and Exterior Paints Really So Different?

At Homm CPS, we’re often quizzed on the extent to which interior and exterior paints differ from one another. That is, assuming there is any real difference whatsoever. Logically, you’d expect exterior paint that’s exposed to the elements to have very different properties to those …

Should You Paint Over Mold?

Coming across evidence of mold or mildew while undertaking an interior painting job is never particularly pleasant. In fact, it’s one of the most unnerving discoveries you’re ever likely to make when inspecting the condition of your walls. Mold can be unsightly at the best …

How Lighting Affects Paint Color (and Why You Should Care)

Ever wondered why the color indication on the paint can sometimes isn’t an accurate approximation of how it looks on your walls? It’s a common issue encountered by many tackling DIY interior painting projects. It’s also something that can be attributed to a variety of …

Pro Painting: Why Does Licensing and Insurance Matter?

Choosing from the endless range of interior painting services available in your area can be a daunting prospect. Dozens (if not hundreds) or contractors, all claiming to be the best in the business and guaranteeing ‘unbeatable’ deals. All well and good, but how can you …

Internal Prep for Painting: What’s the Big Deal?

At Homm CPS, we’re often quizzed on the importance of the prep process when painting interior spaces. More specifically, our residential and commercial customers sometimes ask whether going nuts with preparation is really all that important. Is preparation truly essential, or is it something you …

Which Room Should I Paint First? (Answered)

If there’s one question that never fails to stir debate among professional painters and DIYers alike, it’s this. On one hand, you could argue that there’s no such thing as a right or wrong way of going about an interior painting project. Just as long …

Why Hire the Pros to Paint Your Business?

Making the decision to hire help for an interior makeover at your business premises is no mean feat. Particularly if it’s technically possible to tackle the painting job in-house, you may question the benefits or cost-effectiveness of bringing in the pros. From occasional touch-ups to …

How Professional Interior Painting Can Benefit Your Business

If you’ve being keeping up with our blog (of course you have!), you’ll have seen our recent post on the potential benefits of hiring help when painting commercial interiors. In our previous article, we discussed some of the benefits of hiring professional painters as opposed …

Five Reasons to Repaint and Refresh Your Home Office

Spending money on renovating or refurbishing the home office is rarely a priority for most households. In fact, it’s not uncommon for homeworkers – temporary or otherwise – to simply place a few bits of dilapidated furniture in a dank and dismal corner, rather than …