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10 Tips for Safer Interior Painting

Yes, we know – health and safety is just about the most boring subject imaginable for the average American. Being told what we should and shouldn’t be doing on a daily basis by the powers that be is far from inspiring. Here at Homm CPS, …

Removing Pen from Painted Walls Like A Pro

If you’ve got kids, you’ve dealt with this problem. If not, it’s hard to imagine just how hair-tearing the frustration can be. You turn your back for literally 5 seconds and your darling children produce the most extraordinary works of art on your walls. Having …

Paint Over Wallpaper? Science Says No!

The hotly debated subject of painting over wallpaper (or not, as the case may be) is one we’ve touched upon on numerous occasions. Nevertheless, it still represents one of the most commonly asked questions among customers we encounter on a daily basis. It’s no secret …

Magnetic Paint: Awesome, If You Get It Right!

Contrary to popular belief, magnetic paint has actually been around for quite some time. It’s just that it’s only as of relatively recently that it has begun gaining popularity among mainstream audiences. If you’ve never come across the concept of magnetic paint before, prepare to …

Interior Painting Sprays: Better Than Rollers?

Here at Homm CPS, many of our customers – new and old – ask us the same question…what exactly is an interior paint sprayer? Or more importantly, are they worth bothering with? The short answer…well, there’s a bit of a giveaway in the name! As …

Chalkboard Paint: An Affordable Interior Transformation

Despite having been around for some time now, chalkboard paint is only just beginning to make its way into a relatively modest number of homes across the US. Which for the most part comes down to two things – availability and affordability. Once a relatively …

Prioritizing Rooms When Painting Interiors

When the time comes to paint your home’s interior living spaces, you may find yourself with the same initial problem as everyone else. That being – where on earth do you begin? Of course, this tends to be particularly problematic if your home is on …

Getting Creative with Kids’ Bedroom Walls

Out of all the rooms of the home, it tends to be kids’ bedrooms that get the most elaborate treatment. That is, at least when it comes to DIY paint jobs. Even in homes where the parents are somewhat modest when it comes to intricacies …

Paintbrush Care & Cleaning FAQ

Contrary to popular belief, most people don’t actually know the proper/professional way to clean paintbrushes. Which is why they (as in most people) have a tendency to throw all manner of weird and wonderful chemical concoctions at them and hope for the best. Unfortunately, not …

How to Spray Paint Vinyl Surfaces Around the Home

There was a time when spray painting vinyl tended to be a rather difficult and unpleasant job. Which for the most part came down to the fact that the available spray paints themselves weren’t exactly what you’d call advanced. Which in turn meant that droplets, …