Painting Basics

Cost to Paint Interior of a House

In our previous blog post, we wrote about the costs to paint exterior of a house. In this blog post, we will focus on the costs associated with painting interior of a house. To change the look and feel of the interior of the home, …

Self Priming Paint

The meaning of Self-Priming Paint Need some help deciphering the new language surrounding paint? Our professional interior and exterior paints at Hömm help you figure out what it’s really all about. Nowadays when you see house paint being advertised it is common to see the terms “two in one …

Patios Part III – Adding Color

Warmer weather is here! Relaxing on a deck seems more enticing than ever. To add to that excitement, we want to show you how to add color to your patio in ways you haven’t thought of!  Paint the trim of your door that goes onto …

Sherwin Williams Color Snap Studio: A How To Guide

We’ve talked about this great app before in our Color Selection Tools article but recently wanted to explore this handy tool in a little more detail. This app can be used for iPhone 3GS and beyond, iPod touch 3rd generation and beyond, and the iPad. As …

The Importance of Paint Quality

What does paint quality mean for your exterior and interior surfaces? Homeowners in and around the Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia region should take extra precautions when considering this question due to the ever-changing weather in the area. Houses in this region are exposed to …

Color Selection Tools

Scared of paint color commitment? When it comes to paint, we understand the daunting task of picking out the perfect color to fit your style and décor. Fortunately paint companies understand client’s insecurities surrounding color choice as well, and have designed some pretty clever color …

Sherwin Williams introduces their most recent web based Color Tool: Chip It!

Recently, the Sherwin Williams Company introduced their web based color tool: Chip it! This interactive tool let’s you select any online image and instantly identify the colors you like to Sherwin Williams’ color palettes! The tool is available on www.letschipit.com and can be added as a bookmarklet to a user’s …

Exterior Surfaces: Common Problems and their Causes

Spring is almost here and the time for exterior preventive maintenance has come!!! This task is inevitable for home owners since the weather affects all exterior surfaces in many ways. Such task can also become very expensive if the weathering problems are not addressed periodically …

Color 101 by Sherwin Williams – Why Color Matters

Color is a language. Color is one of the most fulfilling elements in our lives. Color can attract your attention or change your mood. It speaks to who you are, how you feel and where you’re going. We can help you put together the perfect …