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House Makeover

Sarahmonies
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House Makeover

Doing up our investment house for sale and have been painting everything that doesn't move!!!

Doing kitchen with laminate paint but seen the Rust Oleum products. Thinking to use for benchtops instead of just laminate paint. Your thoughts - looking at Diamond Black or the Charcoal, base is already dark and tiles white and black...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: House Makeover

Thanks for posting @Sarahmonies. Sounds like a terrific project. It would be great to see some photos of what you have done.

 

I trust that some of our resident paint experts like @Simon will be able to assist you. 

 

Thanks also for joining us here in the Workshop community. I'm sure you'll find lots of valuable information, inspiration and advice, and I hope you have some fun, too! There's certainly plenty of like-minded renovators in the community. 

 

Jason

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MartyH
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Re: House Makeover

Is this what you are looking at - https://www.bunnings.com.au/rust-oleum-charcoal-countertop-transformation-kit_p1370053

 

This might be helpful:

 

darylhewston
Super Contributor

Re: House Makeover

@Sarahmonies

 

Since you are selling, could I please just offer 2 bits of advice.  Don't paint in colours you like, however paint in colours that will attract a broader range of buyers.  Before buying our current house, I remember vividly a house that was painted a pastel pink throughout.  Put us off straight away.  

Second, spend a bit on the landscaping (cleaning out/pruning etc).  You will be surprised on how much more you can get if this aspect looks good.

 

Cheers

Daryl

RenoQueen
Super Contributor

Re: House Makeover

Excellent advice from @darylhewston. Definitely keep it simple - you can't go wrong with a predominately white colour scheme. Be great to see some photos of what you have done so far. 

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: House Makeover

Hi again @Sarahmonies,

 

Please let me know if you need a hand uploading photos here on Workshop so that the community can see more of your project. Happy to help.

 

Jason

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Kermit
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Re: House Makeover

@Sarahmonies

 

Have you thought about replacing the benchtop instead? These bamboo benchtops are reasonably priced - https://www.bunnings.com.au/our-range/kitchen/benchtops/timber

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager

Re: House Makeover

Hi @Sarahmonies,

 

Hope all is well.

 

Just wondering how you are going with your renovation project. Have you tackled the kitchen benchtops as yet?

 

Feel free to post anytime you need a hand. 

 

Jason

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