28 November 2022

Interior Painting Tips and Tricks

Repainting a room in your home can be quite the challenge. Even if you have the work done by a professional painting company, it still typically involves moving or covering furniture, taping off outlets, and making the room essentially unusable until the fresh paint is dry. Because of this investment of time, effort, and money,Read the full article

06 October 2022

Why Painting a Bathroom is More Difficult (and More Expensive)

Hiring a professional painting company for your interior projects is an investment. While most people understand this going in, they may experience a bit of sticker shock when some estimates wind up more expensive than expected. Estimate totals include paint, equipment, and other materials, of course, but the bulk of the expense comes from laborRead the full article

30 September 2022

The Vinyl Siding Painting Process

With all the benefits that vinyl siding provides, it still has a nasty habit of showing wear-and-tear with pretty high visibility. The good news is, vinyl siding is also pretty easy to maintain, especially with a team of experts like CertaPro behind you. First of all, can you paint your vinyl siding? The short answerRead the full article

22 September 2022

What Makes a Painting Job More Expensive?

A professional paint job for your home – whether it’s interior or exterior – is both an investment and a way of protecting an investment: the home itself.

16 September 2022

Inside the Color Consultation Process

Even if you’ve already decided that the interior or exterior of your home needs new paint, the next step is to choose the right colors! From personal preference to simple utility, color choice can be a tough decision – and gets even more complicated when you start considering accent walls inside, or different colors forRead the full article

31 May 2022

Why Matte Paint Touches Up Better Than Other Types of Paint

Different paint sheens offer different properties that affect the way they look and perform. Higher sheen paints like satin, eggshell, semi-gloss, and gloss tend to be easier to clean, where matte/flat paint tends to provide more even coverage and does a better job of covering imperfections in the painting surface. For these properties and more,Read the full article

09 May 2022

Should I Use Stain-Resistant Paint?

As you’re preparing to repaint the interior of your home, there are many options to consider. Color choices and sheen are just the beginning – there are all kinds of features and intended uses that can make selecting the right paint a bit overwhelming. One such choice is stain-resistance. While this might seem like aRead the full article

07 March 2022

Common Exterior Painting Mistakes

Your home’s exterior paint provides more than looks and curb appeal. In Massachusetts, the often moist climate can lead to mildew, wood rot, and paint chalking, so applying a new exterior coat routinely is important for the look and health of your home’s exterior. It’s essential for protecting the underlying structure from the elements, andRead the full article

28 February 2022

CertaPro Can Help Clean Up Your Deck for Spring

before you send out invitations for your first bar-b-que, you had better pay some attention to your outside deck. Wooden structures take a beating over the winter from precipitation and temperature fluctuations. Over the years, if not prevented, this erosion can totally ruin your deck. 

23 February 2022

Exterior Painting: Sprayers vs. Rollers & Brushes

When it comes to painting the exterior of your home, there seems to be an ongoing debate about sprayers vs. the more traditional method of rolling and brushing. There are some common misconceptions among homeowners, and we’re here to set the record straight! The most common topic of debate has to do with “brushing in”Read the full article