A new year is a great time for new beginnings! For some it might be a new job, a new hobby, or it may even involve selling the family home and moving to a new place. If this is part of your plan for 2019; the key to a successful sale is to present your home in its best possible light to maximise sales potential and price.


First impressions do count, so how can you give your home some serious street appeal to make it stand out from the crowd and provide potential homebuyers with the “Wow” perspective? A fresh coat of paint is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to attract buyers. It can be the least expensive investment for the biggest return. However, it must be done well.


The secret to a quality paint job is in the preparation. If you are serious about selling your home in the best possible time frame at a great price then DIY is probably not the best option for you, especially if the exterior of your home is looking worse for wear, (i.e. the paint is peeling, chipped or cracked). You’ll need the services of professional painters Sydney to prepare and complete the job properly making sure the paint is correctly matched and of a quality standard.


When it comes to selecting the right paint colours and finish for your home, our team at Panache Painting & Decorating are here to help. Here’s a few tips.


  • Neutral colours appeal to most homebuyers, incorporating a bolder colour trim to create a contemporary streamline appearance. Or, in the case of an older neighbourhood, it’s a good idea to include heritage colours that blend in with the suburb.
  • To create the illusion of a bigger home apply lighter shades, or if you have a large home on a smaller block, darker colours tend to make the home look smaller and in proportion with its surrounds.
  • Interestingly, homes with a front door painted in shades of navy blue, slate grey, charcoal or even black create an attractive entry and often increase the selling price!
  • Preferably, there should be no more than three colours on the exterior of a house. The main colour will be the body of the house, the second colour for the garage doors and trim, and the final colour for the front door, or some other feature that you would like to have pop out.

We’d love to help you prepare your home for sale! Contact us today – phone 0421 174 103 – for expert advice from experienced interior and exterior painters Sydney. Our team of professional, fully qualified painting contractors can provide you with a detailed, free and no obligation quote. Click here for more details of our services, including domestic & commercial painting Sydney