Painting Basics

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 …

Why Hire the Pros to Paint Your Business?

Making the decision to hire help for an interior makeover at your business premises is no mean feat. Particularly if it’s technically possible to tackle the painting job in-house, you may question the benefits or cost-effectiveness of bringing in the pros. From occasional touch-ups to …

How to Paint Any Interior Space in Record Time (Almost)

Just a quick disclaimer before we get started – rushing interior painting projects is never a good idea. This may come across as contradictory given the title of the article, but bear with us on this one! When we talk about painting an interior space …

How Professional Interior Painting Can Benefit Your Business

If you’ve being keeping up with our blog (of course you have!), you’ll have seen our recent post on the potential benefits of hiring help when painting commercial interiors. In our previous article, we discussed some of the benefits of hiring professional painters as opposed …

Four Reasons to Banish Wallpaper in Favor of Quality Paint

Cutting to the chase, we’re not the types who would ever suggest that wallpaper cannot and does not look fantastic. It’s been used in homes, businesses and properties of distinction across the United States for centuries, often bringing something uniquely elegant and sophisticated to an …

Five Reasons to Repaint and Refresh Your Home Office

Spending money on renovating or refurbishing the home office is rarely a priority for most households. In fact, it’s not uncommon for homeworkers – temporary or otherwise – to simply place a few bits of dilapidated furniture in a dank and dismal corner, rather than …

Five Important Reasons to Repair Wood Rot Before Painting

When painting the interiors of a commercial or residential property, you will always (and we mean always) encounter imperfections along the way. One of the most common examples of which is wood rot, which can pop up just about anywhere and for any number of …

Spraying vs. Brushing: Mythbusting

Everybody has their own preferred approach to interior painting. For some, there’s nothing better (and indeed more satisfying) than getting the job done with traditional brushes. By contrast, others will tell you that unless it’s a roller, they won’t go near it. All with their …

How to Remove Paint from Windows

When going about an interior painting project, there’s plenty you can do to keep paint off your windows. Simply by taking your time and using quality painters’ tape, there’s a good chance your windows will come out the other side relatively unscathed. That said, it’s …