Painting Basics

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 …

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 …

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 …

Interior Paint for Businesses: More Than Looks Alone?

It’s no secret that when going about an interior paint job at home, color choice matters…a lot. For one thing, you want to create a visual aesthetic that in some way represents or reflects your personality. In addition, everyone knows that interior paint choice can …

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 …

Should I Clean My Walls Before Painting?

At Homm CPS, we’re firm believers in the whole “there’s no such thing as a silly question” mantra. What seems totally obvious to some is a complete mystery to others, so we’re not in the habit of judging! Hence, we totally understand the logic that …

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 …