Exterior

When Should I Repaint My Home’s Exterior?

The first weeks of the winter months might not seem like the right time to be discussing exterior home painting. A job traditionally associated with the spring and summer months, most instinctively put and a project on hold when the weather turns cool. But there’s …

What Is the Best Way To Remove Exterior Paint From Your Home?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the best way to remove exterior paint would be the easiest method available. If there’s a fast and simple way to get the exterior paint off your property, surely that’s the best way to do it…right? Perhaps, but there is far more to removing exterior …

Painting Varnished Wood in Four Simple Steps

Have you ever spotted a varnished surface at home and thought “Yep…that would look way better painted a different color”? If so, you’re certainly not in the minority. Varnished wood can look fantastic – no doubt about it. But if looking to modernize something that’s …

Painting Your Home for an Added Layer of Protection

With limited time left to tackle those overdue exterior improvements before the weather takes a turn, now’s the time to take action. In particular, the tail-end of the summer can be the perfect time to paint your home’s exterior. It’s still nice and warm out, …

How to Stain Brick (and Whether You Should)

Exposed brickwork can be a fantastically attractive feature, indoors or out. Whether it adorns the fireplace in your living room or the exterior of your home, brickwork looks awesome. However, brickwork is by no means impervious to the test of time, or the harshness of …

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, …