Painting Basics

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 …

10 Must Have Painting Tools

These days, heading to the store to pick up painting tools to tackle a job at home can be a confusing experience. Back in the day, you would simply find yourself presented with a few different brushes of a few different sizes, all for a …

Caring For Your Premium Painting Tools Like a Pro

It is often said that artists will only ever be as good as the tools they have to work with. Which is something that rings entirely true when it comes to your own home decorating masterpieces, too. The simple fact of the matter is that …

Interior Painting Mistakes That Could Wreck Your Results

The biggest problem with interior painting at home is the fact that it comes across on the surface as a relatively simple job. After all, what could be easier than simply slapping a new coat of paint on the walls with a bunch of brushes? …

The Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a Painter

Thinking of hiring a pro painting team to help get the job done at home? Here’s a quick rundown of just a few essential questions you must ask, before deciding who to hire: 1. Are You Insured? First of all, if the painting company you’re …

How to Clean Painted Walls, Safely and Effectively

It’s a common scenario most homeowners will be familiar with. It wasn’t long ago that your interior walls were painted and in the most perfectly pristine condition imaginable. Only now, everyday life has taken its toll. You take a closer look at your wall, only …