CBP's Commercial & Residential Painting Blog

The Best Color-Matching Apps for Android and IOS

Posted on 13. Feb, 2018 by in Uncategorized

One of the quickest, most cost-effective ways to update a room is with a fresh paint job. The challenge, of course, is finding the perfect color. You gather paint samples and even test them out in different light but can’t quite picture that little swatch covering an entire wall. We’re here to help. These five […]

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Things to Consider When Painting a House in Phoenix

Posted on 18. Jan, 2018 by in Painting Resources, Residential Painting

It may seem as simple as brush, roll, and spray, but creating the perfect exterior paint job requires a certain level of expertise, particularly when working in an extreme climate such as what we have in Phoenix. Add in the high winds the Valley often experiences and the unique requirements of painting on of stucco, […]

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Comparing Commercial and Residential Painting: Is There a Difference?

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by in Commercial Painting, Residential Painting

To many people, there’s no comparing commercial painting and residential painting. A pro is a pro, after all, and isn’t all painting basically the same thing? The short answer is: not really. Of course, the basics are the same no matter how large the job. You need the right materials, ample resources, and the training […]

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Restoring Sun-Damaged Surfaces

Posted on 20. Jun, 2017 by in Commercial Painting, Residential Painting, Sun-Damage

Sunlight works a number on most materials and surfaces, especially when that sun is as powerful as what we get in the Phoenix valley. Heat and sunlight degrade plastics, wood, paint, and much more. The type of damage sustained depends on the type of material, intensity of the heat, and how long the material remains […]

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Elastomeric Paint Coatings for Exteriors: Is it Worth the Extra Cost?

Posted on 23. Jan, 2017 by in Commercial Painting, Residential Painting

For an exterior, waterproof finish that holds up against heat and cold, sunlight and rain, many contractors choose elastomeric paint. These paints create a thick coating that adheres to most masonry surfaces, such as concrete block and stucco, as well as wood and T1-11 siding (plywood siding). The paint helps fill and repair hairline cracks […]

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Property Maintenance Upkeep

Posted on 23. Jan, 2017 by in Commercial Painting, Residential Painting

Everyone understands the importance of maintaining the aesthetic appeal of a commercial building in order to appeal to customers and clients. Business owners and property managers want to ensure anyone coming in or even just driving by sees an attractive, well-maintained facility. What you may not realize is that maintaining your paint is important for […]

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Getting Ready for the Holidays: Give Your Home a Face Lift with a Fresh Coat of Paint

Posted on 20. Dec, 2016 by in Painting Resources, Residential Painting

The holidays are times of joy and good cheer, but they can also cause moments of panic, especially with company coming to stay. For many people, this time of year serves as inspiration to finally complete all of those home improvement projects they keep meaning to do, but never seem to get around to. The […]

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How Paint Colors Influence Buyers

Posted on 17. Nov, 2016 by in Commercial Painting FAQs

For decades, people have talked about the effect of color on emotions. Color’s influence can be difficult to gauge. Though there have been numerous studies on the many ways color influence emotion, such as pink’s ability to calm aggression, much of people’s responses to color is dependent on personal preference. At the same time, numerous […]

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Healing Colors for Healthcare

Posted on 17. Nov, 2016 by in Painting FAQs

The idea that color plays a role in psychology and emotion, and even has physiological effects, is not new. Consider some common sayings: red with anger…feeling blue…green with envy. These are more than catchy sayings. Color truly has an effect on emotion, and our bodies even experience physical reactions to color. The healthcare industry understands […]

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Paint Finishes: How They Differ and How to Choose the Right One

Posted on 04. Nov, 2016 by in Painting Resources

    When you make the choice to paint, whether it’s a single room or an entire building inside and out, your first thought is likely the colors you want. Of course, color is the first consideration, and picking your palette is important. However, it isn’t the only consideration. You also need to decide on […]

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