Painting Basics

Making Your Next Paint Job a Little Greener

It’s no secret that more homeowners in the United States than ever before are taking an active interest in everyday environmental issues. We recycle, we avoid waste and we generally consider our actions far more carefully than previous generations. So it’s hardly surprising that here …

Interior Design and Décor Resolutions for 2018

Another year, another long list of resolutions that are typically broken by January 18th. Let’s be honest – good intentions aren’t quite the same as actually following through with them! The thing is though, get it right with your resolutions this year and they can …

How to Clean a Textured Ceiling

It’s probably safe to say that cleaning the ceiling isn’t exactly an enjoyable job at the best of times. Getting it done successfully is difficult enough – getting it done without making one hell of a mess is something else entirely. But if you find …

How to Spray Paint Vinyl Surfaces Around the Home

There was a time when spray painting vinyl tended to be a rather difficult and unpleasant job. Which for the most part came down to the fact that the available spray paints themselves weren’t exactly what you’d call advanced. Which in turn meant that droplets, …

How Often Should Interior Walls Be Painted?

It’s one of the most common-asked questions professional painters hear every day. How often should I paint my walls? How long does a coat of paint last? The answer…well, how long is a piece of string? The truth is, it’s an impossible question to answer …

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 …