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How Often Should I Paint My Home in its Entirety?

There’s nothing like a spot of warm weather to inspire millions of homeowners across the US to tackle a few much-needed home improvements. Exterior painting is a particularly popular project during the summer, when the days are at their longest and the weather is at …

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 …

How Hot is Too Hot to Be Painting Outdoors?

There are some definite perks to tackling exterior painting projects in the summer. You get to enjoy the best of the weather, the warm temperatures can help dry the paint faster and the longer days mean you can pack so much more into a single …

The Proper Way to Prep for Exterior Paining

Picking up the best possible exterior paint you can find holds the key to quality results outdoors. As does ensuring you use it properly, and applying as many coats as necessary to get the job done. Nevertheless, it’s all largely inconsequential if you don’t start …

How to Deal with Damaged Exterior Paint at Home

Conducting a full inspection of your home’s exterior is the first (and arguably most important) step in any exterior painting project. It’s also the moment when you realize what looks to be smooth and sublime is actually anything but when examined up close. As you …

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 …

Does Exterior Paint Really Affect Property Values?

At the risk of jumping straight to the conclusion, the obvious answer to the above question is yes…big time. You don’t have to be an architect or a professional painter to understand and appreciate the appeal of outstanding exterior paint job. Picture any property in …

Testing Paint Colors Before Painting Your Walls

Have you ever completed an interior paint job, only to step back and find that the color of your walls isn’t anything like you expected? If the answer is yes, don’t be too hard on yourself – you’re certainly not in the minority. Truth is, …

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 …

Will Washing Painted Walls Wreck Them?

It’s one of the most common scenarios faced by homeowners following an interior painting project. Whether it’s a week, a month or a year after you treated your walls to a shiny new coat of paint, you inevitably begin to notice the odd mark here …