23 September 2022

How to Vet Your Painting Contractor

My daughter messed up. She got a terrible paint job. You would think that she, whose livelihood was determined by professional painting for years, who has even WORKED at CertaPro before, would understand the importance of hiring a professional. Or at least talk to her mom! She did consult me on easy topics like colors,Read the full article

26 August 2022

Big Win! Beautiful Kitchen Makeover in West Lake

We updated these dated, stained wood kitchen cabinets. This older home has seen some delicious meals and had regular cooking oil buildup. The first step in this gorgeous kitchen renovation was sanding off the old stain and buildup. From there we used a grippy spray application of an oil-based primer so it would adhere toRead the full article

19 August 2022

How to Remove Popcorn Ceilings

Popcorn ceilings were a building trend for decades. This cheap and easy to apply spray coating creates a uniform finish in very little time. With bits of tissue paper blown into paint, it creates texture AND full coverage. This allows the builder or tradesperson to take less time finishing the ceilings. Usually under the application,Read the full article

12 August 2022

Don’t Let Wildlife Feel at Home in Your Home!

Little critters love the air conditioning in the summer and the heater in the winter, just like humans. But the last thing you want is for the animals to bring in a bunch of debris to burrow into your attic or walls before the winter. In this blog, we’ll address some common animal invaders andRead the full article

05 August 2022

Winterizing in August?!

It’s the height of Summer and the warmest days are upon us. It seems like it will always be sweltering and we’ll never get a break! Even so, now’s the time to get started thinking about freezing temperatures. Winterizing your home is an important part of your home maintenance and a crucial step in avoidingRead the full article

27 July 2022

Strategize to Save

If you’re on a budget and in need of a repaint, there are a few creative approaches you can take. In this blog we’ll be discussing some strategies to help you get the most bang for your buck on your home’s interior paint project. If your paint is currently passable, you may want to strategizeRead the full article

22 July 2022

What Makes Us Different – The CertaPro Promise

When you decide that you’re ready to get started on your painting project, it can be hard to get off the ground. Like in every town, the CSRA has many home painting companies to choose from. We are confident that working with CertaPro will provide the best possible experience. Here are some reasons why. WeRead the full article

20 July 2022

Decorating with the Seasons – Color Choices

If you’re someone who loves collecting and displaying fun decor for the holidays, it may be worthwhile for you to be strategic with your color selection. Whether you’re a Christmas Kid, a Halloween-a-holic, or just super into Easter bunnies, these tips will help your decorations sparkle. In this blog, we’ll be sharing a few tipsRead the full article

15 July 2022

The Dos and Don’ts of Painting New Construction

One of the most exciting and rewarding moments in a new construction project is painting the walls. Suddenly, this construction site begins to take form and the end is almost in sight. However, painting new construction is a different animal than many other painting projects. There’s a very specific order of operations to ensure thatRead the full article

13 July 2022

Kitchen Makeover for Less: Cabinet Transformation Trends

It’s that time of the year again when we’re in the mood for something new. Freshly cleaned out spaces usually inspire additional, decorative changes… especially in the kitchen. With the arrival of summer, you’ll see many kitchen transformations that share a common theme: color. And that’s no surprise, considering that many kitchens are overloaded withRead the full article