Painting Basics

Trade Secrets (Most) Pro Painters Won’t Tell You

Most professional painters aren’t in the habit of sharing their trade secrets with the general public. After all, to do so could to some extent dilute their appeal and value to potential customers. At Homm CPS, we take a different approach to things. Unlike most, …

How to Reduce Pro Painting Costs

Hiring the pros to tackle an interior painting job can be surprisingly satisfying. The knowledge that you’re in for a flawless finish, coupled with the joy of not having to touch a drop of paint personally. In addition, hiring the pros also means opening the …

DIY Or Pro Painting Job: Key Questions To Ask Yourself

When the time comes to spruce up an interior space with a fresh coat of paint, there are basically two ways to go: Reach for the brush yourself, or hire help. These days, the vast majority of homeowners don’t think twice about trying their hand …

How To Paint Different Types Of Floors

Just to nail one important point right away – painting flooring is never particularly easy. Irrespective of the material you’re dealing with and the kind of finish you intend to create, it takes a lot of time and effort to successfully get the job done. …

How To Prevent Paint From Peeling Prematurely (Part 2)

As promised, what follows is the concluding segment of our two-part post covering every common cause behind prematurely peeling paint. Arm yourself with the knowledge to get the job done properly and you’ll be looking at pro-grade results that last! Just be sure to avoid …

How To Prevent Paint From Peeling Prematurely (Part 1)

Here at Homm CPS, we’re regularly contacted by new and existing customers regarding any number of common painting problems. And as we take pride in helping our customers achieve fabulous things with their interior spaces, we’re always happy to help! Unsurprisingly, some of the questions …

Painting Over High-Gloss Paint

Around various areas of the home, high-gloss paint serves two important purposes. Along with looking great, it can also be uniquely durable and resistant to the rigors of everyday life. Hence, high-gloss paint comes highly recommended for high-traffic areas, along with anywhere kids and pets …

Planning To Paint The Whole House? Read This First

With fall in full effect, plucky DIY types across the country have big plans for their interiors. In some instances, plans that involve painting every single room of the home. If you’re the time to get a kick out of these kinds of projects, planning …

Can You Paint Over Textured Paint?

For the average DIY-type, approaching any kind of interior painting job can be a daunting prospect. Nevertheless, throw a little textured paint into the mix and you’re looking at an entirely different challenge. Whichever way you look at it, successfully painting over textured paint can …

How To Apply Varnish Like A Pro

It’s not until you attempt to successfully varnish a surface that you realize just how tricky it can be. On paper, it should be as easy as simply slapping a load of stuff on and waiting for it to form a hard and shiny finish. …