94% of real estate agents recommend sellers apply a fresh coat of paint before listing their home for sale.
When it comes to putting a house up for sale, homeowners are always looking for ways to boost the value of their property. But, besides kitchen and bathroom updates, decluttering room by room and cleaning up the landscaping, one improvement that sellers often overlook is repaiting. It turns out a fresh coat of paint in the right color can directly impact the sale of a home in terms of time on market and selling price.
Our tool can help you avoid the "inspiration loop" fueled by HGTV, Pinterest and the hot design blog of the month, and guide you towards picking a hard-working color that is proven by our data to have mass appeal. After all, selling a house is a numbers game, and by casting a wider net you increase your odds at starting a bidding war.
Discover Los Angeles' Top Colors
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How Much Paint Do You Need?
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You now know how much paint you need to complete your painting project. Now that you're ready to get started, use the links below
to find a Glidden retailer near you or to calculate the amount of paint needed for a different project.
You now know how much paint you need to complete your painting project. Now that you're ready to get started, use the links below to find a Glidden retailer near you or to calculate the amount of paint needed for a different project.
How To Use
Using the calculator above is quick and easy. Follow these steps, calculate your quantity, and then confidently buy the right amount paint for your painting project.
Determine the right amount of paint for your project
- Measure the height and width of every wall or surface you wish to paint
- Use our "Add a Wall" feature to match the number of surfaces in the calculation to your number of measured surfaces
- Fill in the open boxes of each row (Wall 1...Wall 2...etc) with your measurements
- Enter the total number of windows and doors respectively
- Press the Calculate button
You will then have the option of selecting the number of coats you wish to apply. Some jobs, like covering older surfaces or walls previously painted with bright colors, require extra coats. Be sure to select the number of coats that applies to your project. Once calculated, you can move forward with your painting project! "How much paint do I need?" Now you know.