Painting Basics

How to Avoid and Fix Peeling Paint

Avoid peeling paint in the first place and you’ve no need to fix it. A fairly obvious statement, that faultless logic, nonetheless. Take that begins to peel can be the ultimate gut punch after completing an interior painting project. Be it a week, a month …

6 Ways to Get Paint Out of Your Hair

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you’ll have seen our recent post on how to remove paint from skin. Today, we’re taking a look at an even more problematic issue that often accompanies DIY interior painting: When you accidentally get paint in your …

Can I (and should I) Speed Up the Paint Drying Process in Winter?

Winter can be a surprisingly appropriate and efficient time of year to paint your interiors. For one thing, you’ll be spending much less time outdoors in the freezing cold weather, so you may as well make the best of the extra time you have. In …

Can I (and Should I) Paint While Pregnant?

Preparing for the arrival of a new baby can be exciting and daunting in new measures. But as all parents will know, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. One moment, you’re looking at what seems to be an extensive …

What (if Anything) is the Difference Between Blue and Green Painter’s Tape?

Painter’s tape is an indispensable part of the pro painter’s toolkit. It’s also something you’ll need to achieve a clean and crisp finish when painting your interiors this winter. All well and good, but making sense of the different types of painter’s tape products available …

Revolutionizing Paint Sampling with Samplize

If you know Homm CPS…which you should by now…then you’ll know we’re all about two things – simplicity and satisfaction. We take real pride in making it as easy and affordable as possible for our customers to breathe new life into their interiors. However creative …

How Should I Clean My Walls Before Painting?

There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the dynamic of any interior space. Whether opting for a bold new color or simply looking to refresh your walls, he really can be the ultimate home improvement. One of the golden rules …

Can Outdoor Paint Be an Effective Bug Repellent?

The transition between summer and fall can also be the perfect time of year to tackle those essential exterior painting projects. Planning for the spring season next year, protecting your home from the worst of the winter weather, making the most of the perfect outdoor …

Bubbling Paint: Dealing with the Ultimate Annoyance

There’s nothing quite so satisfying as standing back and admiring your handiwork following a job well done. You have a good look from every angle, you soak up the effect in every light, and you’re genuinely proud of your interior paint job. Unfortunately, this initial …

How Should I Clean My Walls Before Painting?

There’s nothing quite like a fresh coat of paint to completely change the dynamic of any interior space. Whether opting for a bold new color or simply looking to refresh your walls, he really can be the ultimate home improvement. One of the golden rules …