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    • MrBroccoli
    • By MrBroccoli 11th Apr 18, 11:32 AM
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    Dulux Trade tinting machines
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    • 11th Apr 18, 11:32 AM
    Dulux Trade tinting machines 11th Apr 18 at 11:32 AM

    We used a specific colour in the past and need to top it up. There are a number of local companies that offer the dulux mixing service. At wickes the base 2.5L tin was 23 - do you have to pay extra for the colour adding? They lady I spoke to wasn't too sure.

    I rang another indie supplier and they quoted at 37 for 2.5L all mixed. I assume all prices will be standardised nationwide / across all suppliers - or is it possible prices are different?

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    • daveyjp
    • By daveyjp 11th Apr 18, 2:23 PM
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    Make sure you are buying the same product.

    Wickes Dulux and Dulux Trade may well be different products.

    Trade is very likely to be more expensive as you won't benefit from trader's discount.
    Last edited by daveyjp; 11-04-2018 at 4:10 PM.
    • Furts
    • By Furts 11th Apr 18, 2:33 PM
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    • 11th Apr 18, 2:33 PM
    I doubt you will get a perfect match, but with a new tin taken from a natural break line like a corner you can give it a try. Matching paints with BS Colour refs should be OK. You would have to ask a Dulux Trade Centre what codes and names are kept from the past for non BS Colours.

    Colours have a good margin, and I can understand your 37 price. But with some negotiation this could come down.
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