Become a Retailer
Thank you so much for your interest in retailing the Homestead House Paint Co. Brand in your store! We offer a wide variety of products, from authentic Milk Paint to Zero VOC 100% Acrylic Furniture Paint, surely to satisfy all of your painting needs!
Offered in a range of 30 timeless colours!
Versatility, Durability, Reliability!
Established in 1986, Homestead House Paint Co. originated as a reproduction furniture manufacturer, creating our own authentic milk paints to replicate beautiful old world finishes. We quickly expanded into a variety of other coatings and finishes such as our 100% Acrylic Exterior & Traditional Oil paints, and now with our newest product our Zero VOC Furniture Paint!
Versatility, durability and reliability stands not only for our products, but our company as well. We have an incredible support network for customer inquiries, as well as retailer support to make sure that everyone’s project turns out exactly how they wish! Every employee and partner that we work with are truly passionate about our products, evident in their dedication to Homestead House Paint Co.
We have the opportunity to work with wonderful products and wonderful people!
Why would I want to carry Homestead House Milk Paint in my shop?
- It is made of five 100% natural ingredients and has zero VOCs.
- Durability! This paint has been used for thousands of years, it is highly durable.
- Versatility! of this paint is what sets it apart from any other on the market!
- From a washed/stain finish, or solid opaque coverage, or that super rustic authentic chipping and layered look it is all about how you mix the paint and apply it to achieve so many different effects!
- It’s highly durable! Great for furniture, walls, floors, kitchen cabinets, interior or exterior!
Please review some frequently asked questions about becoming a retailer to help you decide if this product line is a right fit for you…
1. What is the initial investment?
Our recommended start up order is aprx. $800 to receive a full start up stock. This includes everything you need to get your shelves stocked with Milk Paint, companion products and marketing materials.
How does shipping work?
We currently distribute to Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Australia and New Zealand! We are looking for more distributors and retailers around the globe! Cost of shipping is very reasonable. An initial order shipping cost is aprx $50. We pay all customs and brokerage fees for order entering into USA.
What about territories?
We do not like to put retailers so close together that they are directly competing with each other, however we also need to balance this with the customers needs to easily accessible milk paint in store, where they can receive excellent product support as well! By having the customers come in store, you can provide the best solution for them for their project making sure they walk out the door with everything they need to successfully complete their project(s) and also encourage them to take a hands on workshop!
2. What is required of a retailer?
Milk Paint is a unique product on the market and requires a little more hands on knowledge in terms of how to best use the products for a variety of results, we ask that retailers register for a retailers training session within the first 3 months of placing their initial order. We want each retailer to be able to confidently use all of the products in the line and answer questions about them to properly support their customers. These workshops are fun, informative and set you up for success!
3. Is my retail space the right for this product?
Our main goal is to partner with “brick and mortar” shops where the retailer and staff are trained and available to offer customer support in store. It is also ideal if space is available onsite or close by where workshops can be hosted.
4. Can I try it first?
Absolutely and we encourage it! Milk Paint has almost no limitation to what you can achieve with it! You’re in control. By learning how to mix and apply through our online tutorials and using it first hand, you will be amazed at the variety of different looks and affects you can easily achieve!
We want you to try it before committing to selling it in your store. We have made a potential retailer kit available for you to purchase at a discounted price. Once you try it, we know you’ll love it and want to sell it in your store!
5. Can I be a retailer for Homestead House if I sell another line of paint in my store?
Yes! We encourage the use of many different products, to achieve many different looks and finishes. Our Zero VOC 100% Acrylic Furniture Paint line is an excellent complement to this line!
Yes, I want to be a Retailer! What is the next step?
If this answers your questions and you would like to move forward, please go the Retailer Application page. Once you fill out the form, we will then continue with the application process.
** Please note that it can take up to 7 business days to process **