Latest News 24 Sep, 2019

How Dulux Can Help Sell Your House

Deciding to sell your house can be a really difficult decision, especially if you think there are tonnes of tasks to tackle before it can go on the market. What better brand to help you prepare for sale than the nations favourite, Dulux? We’ve written previously about how much we rate the Trade range, and seriously by investing in a select few products you could be ready to sell up sooner than you thought.We have been providing decorating products and tools across the UK for years and know that lots of our deliveries are for professionals and DIYers to improve their current homes or to renovate property they may have just bought. We pride ourselves on recommending the best and hope you find this post useful.

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Brush Up Your Bedrooms

You might notice, when you see photos of new build homes, or recently redecorated homes that the light airy feel makes them look bigger, and this is no bad thing. House buyers scrolling Right Move make a decision based on appearances, within seconds, so the window to sell your home is limited.

Buy a tin of Dulux Trade Matt Vinyl paint, preferably this 7.5 litre tub to guarantee it lasting, and spruce up every ceiling in your home using this brilliant white product. This might sound like a job that will take a lot of effort for not much reward, but if you get hold of a couple of cotton dust sheets to cover everything in each room, it’s easily doable in a couple of weekends, better still rope in some family and friends to help!

Don’t Forget Your Fixtures

Don’t get sucked into wasting money on huge fix up jobs, believe it or not, buyers will be looking at the smaller details. A great example of this is to look around the house and see whether highly used items such as door locks, handles, plugs and light switches need replacing. A new set of these can really update a room and are something else the buyer knows they don’t have to spend on.

Equally radiators, though hardwearing, often get scratched and scuffed from everyday use. The Dulux Trade Diamond Eggshell can be used on wood and metal around your home so is perfect to have on hand for these jobs.

Tackle High Traffic Areas

Hallways, stairs and landings usually take the brunt of traffic from family, children and pets so it’s normal for these areas to look shabby relatively quickly. If you have limited time and money to make a change concentrate on these places. We’d suggest taking things back to basics and using a neutral white paint, but invest in something that is wipeable and tough, like Dulux Trade Diamond Matt, so that it doesn’t look in need of a lick of paint by the time your buyers come to move in.

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