Workshop
Start a discussion

The Bunnings Workshop community can help with your home improvement projects.

External paint transformation

2Belindas
Experienced Contributor
2Belindas
2Belindas
Experienced Contributor

Paint can make the biggest impact for the lowest cost on a renovation project.

 

 

Changing This House Colour resulted in a Quick Sale 2.jpeg

 

The project

 

The owners of this house in the hills of Byron Bay were struggling to appeal to the market and sell for their desired price. Buyers were turned off by the colour combination. When the owners got serious about getting a decent price for their house, re-painting was worth it.

 

We kept the windows blue, but changing the colour of the roof, walls and refreshing the decks made all the difference and the house sold as soon as it was put back on the market. Paint makes the biggest impact for the smallest spend.

 

The right colour can emotionally connect a prospective buyer to a property. We chose a warm, slightly off white colour which appeals to buyers called Wattyl 'Orchid', and the grey colour is Colorbond 'Basalt'. It was important that the colours were modern, but also complemented the blue windows as it was going to be too expensive to replace them.

 

The interior walls were freshened and modernised with Orchid white too. We removed the clutter in the living room and changed the Balinese-style furniture for more contemporary furniture.

 

Before and after

 

External:

 

Changing This House Colour resulted in a Quick Sale.jpeg
 
Changing This House Colour resulted in a Quick Sale 2.jpeg
 
Internal:
 
before after.jpeg
 
before after 2.jpeg
 

More renovation projects

 

Get ideas for your next renovation project in our Top 10 most popular renovation projects.

 

Why join the Bunnings Workshop community?

Workshop is a friendly place to learn, get ideas and find inspiration for your home improvement projects