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

31 January 2022

Selling Your House? Boost Curb Appeal with Fresh Paint

First impressions are a big, big deal. When a prospective buyer visits a house for the first time, they might eventually take in the potential of the back yard or the wonderful afternoon sunlight through the living room windows… But before they have a chance to notice any of those kinds of things, they’re goingRead the full article

22 December 2021

Accent Wall Tips

Accent walls are all the rage these days. This modern design trend is a great way to bring some color and/or flare to any room, but it’s also pretty easy to get things “not quite right.” While our expert team can provide guidance in the planning stages of any interior or exterior painting job, it’sRead the full article

18 November 2021

Fresh Interior Paint? Maintain It with These Tips…

Repainting a room in your home is no small undertaking. Even if you have the work done by a professional painting company, it still 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, you’ll likelyRead the full article

12 October 2021

When to Repaint Your Home’s Exterior

We all know that exterior house paint is important for protecting your siding, and makes a huge difference in “curb appeal” of your home… But how do you know when it’s time to repaint? Every house is a little different, and factors like age, type of siding, and local weather/climate can affect how often youRead the full article

08 September 2021

Textured Ceiling Removal and Skim Coating Services

If your house is more than a few decades old, you might have a room that fell victim to the textured ceiling trend of the 60s and 70s. The look was popular for quite a while, and can be a way of hiding blemishes, covering up minor damage, or sealing cracks in the drywall… ButRead the full article

17 August 2021

Paint Ghosting – What’s Going On?

The term “ghost” can mean a handful of different things, but when it comes to interior paint, it has nothing to do with spooky spirits or unceremoniously cutting off communication… Instead, “ghosting” refers to a relatively common issue – streaks and stains along walls and ceilings, sometimes called “soot staining” or “thermal tracking.” For peopleRead the full article