Painting Basics

How To Paint Crisp, Clean Lines Around The Home

There’s nothing more indicative of a professional paint job than the kinds of clean, crisp lines that are as close to flawless as it gets. Used strategically, straight lines can be enormously effective when creating a unique color scheme for your rooms. Where appropriate, we …

Refresh Your Shutters With A Lick Of Paint

Beautifully designed wooden shutters serve a variety of purposes for contemporary and classic homes alike. Protection from cold weather, additional privacy and even a welcome security-boost are just some of the benefits of wooden shutters. They can also help keep interior spaces cool, blocking direct …

Six Simple Decorating Tools No Pro Leaves Home Without

Wondering what tools the experts use to deliver immaculate results? The answer is surprisingly simple – read on for a few expert insights to bring to your next home painting job! You’d be forgiven for thinking every tool in the expert’s arsenal would be something …

Painting Interior Brickwork – 5 Tips For Immaculate Results

Thinking about painting the exposed brickwork around your home but haven’t a clue how to get started? Set yourself up for a result to be proud of, with the help of the experts at Homm CPS! There was a time when interior brickwork wasn’t the …

Plan Your Next Paint Job Like A Pro

What’s the secret to a successful paint job? One word – planning. Actually applying paints to interior surfaces isn’t a particularly difficult job.  Here at Homm CPS, we often say that successful paint jobs consist of around 80% planning and 20% actual painting. This may …

Painting Your Kitchen In Five Easy Steps

Can there ever be a truly ‘easy’ way to paint your interiors? The answer depends on how much you enjoy (or resent) the painting process. But in all instances, there are ways and means to make things easier or more difficult for yourself along the …

Painting Your Bathroom In 10 Easy Steps

We recently published a piece detailing the five (sort of) simple steps involved in painting the kitchen. As a follow-up, we’ll now be showing you the ten steps involved in successfully painting your bathroom. Once again, the bathroom tends to be the kind of space …

Painting Your Concrete Basement Floor: Can You, Should You?

Assuming you have a concrete basement floor, you’ve probably considered painting it from time to time. Both in terms of appearance and practicality, painted concrete basement floors have more than their fair share of appeal. The thing is though, the average homeowner generally has little …

How to Paint a Feature-Framing Circle

It’s hard to believe that something as simple as a circle really can make the most eye-catching frame. Perfect for enhancing just about any feature or accessory you can think of, a strategically-positioned circle can transform the visual dynamic of the entire room. The only …

How to Paint Skirting Boards…Properly

It’s amazing how simply tackling one or two small features can have such a huge impact on the entire room. A prime example of which being skirting boards – aka baseboards – which are all-too often overlooked by the average DIYer. Skirting boards are something …