Painting Basics

How to Clean Matte Painted Surfaces

Matte paint can and often does look uniquely elegant. Get it right with your chosen interior colors and matte paint can leave the rooms of your home looking quite superb. When it comes to the kind of soft, gentle and relaxing hues your home’s interiors …

Paint Quantity Calculations: Six Steps to Success

One of the trickiest tricks to nail when it comes to painting your home is that of working out how much paint you need. On one hand, you don’t want to run out at the worst possible time…only to then find there’s a shortage at …

Staying Safe and Sound When Painting Outdoors

Yes, we know…health and safety is a subject that’s about as exciting as watching paint dry (pun intended). Particularly given the way in which we’re slowly but surely heading into the kind of ‘nanny state’ era where we can barely blink without being told we’re …

Interior Home Painting – Making Color Choice That Little Bit Easier

Making the decision to decorate the home is technically easy. In fact, it’s probably the easiest stage in the process…if not the only easy stage. It’s one thing to make the decision to revamp your interiors, but it’s something else entirely to know where to …

Home Painting Hacks That Could Change Your Life

Here at Homm CPS, our customers are always hungry for a few pro tips. The kinds of guidelines that can take amateur-hour a step further to the real deal. And as we’re all about advising and assisting those who prefer the DIY approach to home …

Chalkboard Paint – One Product, Endless Uses

One of the biggest problems with paint, pretty much any paint whatsoever, is the way in which as soon as it has been applied around the home, it looks exactly the same throughout its entire lifespan. Shy of perhaps a little fading or cracking over …

Pressure Washing Your Home Before a Paint Job

If you own or have access to a pressure washer, chances are you won’t think of anything else when it comes to cleaning your home’s exterior. If you need to prep your exteriors ahead of a paint job, getting busy with a pressure washer can …

Painting Your Home – Do You Really Need Permission?

Here at Homm CPS, you’d better believe that we get all manner of weird and wonderful requests for the kinds of paint jobs you probably cannot imagine.  Now more than ever, interior designers are advising the everyday homeowner to get every bit as creative and …

Home Painting: The Three Golden Rules for Superior Interiors

For reasons we personally cannot explain, quite a lot of people insist that the winter isn’t a good time to get stuck into a bit of home painting. Now, when it comes to the exterior of your home, this can be true – harsh winter …

Spray Painting – 10 Basic Rules to Follow

Every type of painting project and process has the potential to be deeply satisfying. But at the same time, there’s something uniquely enjoyable about grabbing a can of spray paint and watching whatever it is you are playing with turn a different and beautiful color …