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Staying Safe and Sound When Painting Outdoors

Yes, we know…health and safety is a subject that’s about as exciting as watching paint dry (pun intended). Particularly given the way in which we’re slowly but surely heading into the kind of ‘nanny state’ era where we can barely blink without being told we’re …

Home Painting Hacks That Could Change Your Life

Here at Homm CPS, our customers are always hungry for a few pro tips. The kinds of guidelines that can take amateur-hour a step further to the real deal. And as we’re all about advising and assisting those who prefer the DIY approach to home …

Chalkboard Paint – One Product, Endless Uses

One of the biggest problems with paint, pretty much any paint whatsoever, is the way in which as soon as it has been applied around the home, it looks exactly the same throughout its entire lifespan. Shy of perhaps a little fading or cracking over …

Six Common Exterior Paint Removal Mistakes

Those who really cannot stand the idea of exterior home painting would probably say that the entire process from start to finish is a pain in the proverbial. In reality however, they’re wrong. Personal opinions are one thing, but it is nonetheless an indisputable fact …

Painting Your Home – Do You Really Need Permission?

Here at Homm CPS, you’d better believe that we get all manner of weird and wonderful requests for the kinds of paint jobs you probably cannot imagine.  Now more than ever, interior designers are advising the everyday homeowner to get every bit as creative and …

Why Your Exterior Paint Is Peeling

Paint can be a fickle mistress to say the least. Using the same paint, the same tools and the same techniques for the same home exterior, why is it that some areas stick in place perfectly for years, while others start peeling after no time …

The Advantages of Paint Sprayers for Exterior Surfaces

Some argue that as paint sprayers are not always suitable for indoor use, they are pretty limited in terms of versatility. However, if you find yourself faced with a pretty sizable exterior painting project…well, let’s just say things are quite different! For most people, making …

Making Sure Your Exterior Paint Job Sticks…Properly!

Even if you don’t find exterior painting particularly unpleasant, chances are you’d prefer to have to repeat the job as infrequently as possible. The reason being that not only can it be time-consuming and challenging, but it’s also far from free! Which is why it …

Disappointing DIY Paint Job? Here’s What Probably Went Wrong

While some get a real kick out of exterior home painting, for others it’s the chore to end all chores. Admittedly, the latter category has considerably more members than the former. Nevertheless, exterior home painting is the kind of thing you can’t realistically avoid. That …

5 Reasons Why Painting Exteriors With a Brush Isn’t So Crazy After All

When looking to paint particularly extensive home exteriors, two tools immediately come to mind. Those being the increasingly popular paint sprayer and the classic paint roller. In fact, the only approach you probably won’t consider at all is that of the traditional brush. For a …