14 November 2022

How to Sample Paint Colors

When it comes to choosing colors for your space, it can be hard to choose between similarly loved shades. Ultimately, it comes down to what looks best with the existing decor and lighting in your home. How can you guess which color will work the best? Using a paint sample! You’ll be able to createRead the full article

14 October 2022

Big Win! Gresham Home Transformation

When we arrived, the Greshams were considering a weaker blue to freshen up their home’s exterior. They had already selected and installed the new slate gray roof and they came to us for advice on how to further enhance their home’s curb appeal. We took their original color choice and applied it to the frontRead the full article

07 October 2022

The Definitive Guide to Selecting your Perfect White

While it may seem that white may be a no-brainer, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the options. If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably considering the many, many shades of white out there. We’ve compiled some helpful tips for your white selection journey that will keep you smiling at your choice for years toRead the full article

30 September 2022

Is it Wood or is it Vinyl?

Whether you’re a new homeowner, an owner of a new home, or have lived happily in your forever home forever, you may not be entirely sure about some of your home’s materials. Many materials are designed to blend in and look like wood, but before you paint, it’s important to know what your material is.Read the full article

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