Why you need our Trade Loyalty Programme

If you’re a tradesman, then why would you want to pay full price on products for your customer? Our exclusive trade loyalty programme entitles you to exclusive discounts on every purchase as well as cash back rewards!

Why you need our trade loyalty programme

It’s easy to sign up and it’s free. You don’t even need to get your coat on, you can apply online or simply visit us in-store to complete your application and start saving today. All you have to do is prove you’re in the trade by providing your company VAT number in your application. Once you’ve been accepted, you’ll be sent a membership card within 14 days which you can use online or in-store to redeem your discount.

When you’re a trade loyalty customer every order you place will be dispatched as priority – which means less wait times at our collection point, and faster delivery times from our website. You can order with complete peace of mind with our exclusive 14-day money back guarantee.

Order 24/7 at www.wholesaledomestic.com

We know it can be difficult to describe products to customers via computer images and brochures. That is why we also have a 45,000 square foot showroom available to those who stay within access. Bring your customer in to see our fantastic range, all part of the service.

We want your relationship with Wholesale Domestic to be as straight forward as possible. So to provide you with the most personal and hassle free service you will have your own dedicated account manager. This will make ordering, enquires and accessing your account history with us much easier.

Our new warehouse and distribution centre means that we hold more stock than ever to make sure we have what you need on demand!

Working in the trade isn’t a 9 to 5 job, that’s why we’re open 7 days a week early until late, or shop online 24/7 at www.wholesaledomestic.com

Do you work in the trade?

You’ll also receive exclusive promos first and of course; the best prices you’ll find anywhere online! We look forward to welcoming you as a new Wholesale Domestic trade customer in the near future.

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How to get your bathroom guest ready for the festive season

Okay, so your bathroom isn’t in the best shape but now is not the time to start a renovation, so what do you do? Stick with us, we’ll show you that there’s still life in the old dog yet! By following a few simple steps, you can revive your tired bathroom and make it presentable for yuletide visitors. Ready? Here’s how to spruce up that old boy just in time for Saint Nick….

How to get your bathroom guest ready for the festive season

Clean everything within an inch of its life
First, we want you to clean your bathroom like it’s never been cleaned before! Scrub all the white goods with a good stain removing cleaner. Then move on to the tiles, ceiling and floor – we know it’s not what you wanted to hear, but by giving your bathroom a deep clean, you will create a good base for what comes next. Let’s be honest, a clean and tidy bathroom will help you feel a boat load better about guests visiting in the first place.

Tip: always use caution when applying cleaning solution to any surface. Always read the label to ensure it won't damage the finish

Clean your bathroom well

Attack the grout
Even after you’ve cleaned your bathroom entirely, you’ll likely find that the grout is still grubby and discoloured. Not to worry, a handy grout pen is easy to use and will whiten your grout back to its original state. This can take a few hours to achieve depending on the size of your bathroom and how much tile coverage you have, but let me tell you it will be worth the effort.

Use a grout pen to whiten discoloured grout

Tackle the chrome
Over time chrome can develop a spotted appearance. You’re likely to see this on taps and showers, but it’s easy to solve. Either cut a lemon in half and rub down the affected chrome, or you can use white vinegar to remove the marks too. Make sure you give the chrome a good scrub (with something that won’t scratch it) and rinse well – your chrome will look almost new again.

Use a lemon or white vinegar to clean chrome

Disguise cracked or broken tiles
This can be a dead giveaway that your bathroom has seen better days. Rather than feeling embarrassed about the condition of your tiles, a quick paint job (or repair) will make you feel a whole lot better. If you have the missing piece, then all you have to do is reattach it using some tile adhesive. However, most of the time we don’t, so instead we recommend buying a small test pot of paint in the closest colour you can find and paint in where the missing piece should be. Remember to consider a small space for a grout line (if needed). This will disguise the crack or the broken, missing piece well enough for you to worry about bigger things on the day.

Tip: you might need to lightly sand the area you plan to paint under the tile to ensure a smooth and neat finish

Use paint to hide broken tiles

Consider a paint job
If you don’t have tiles and you just have a painted bathroom, then it’s probably a good idea to give your bathroom a fresh coat of paint. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money, you could see what paint you have left over from previous renovations. As long as it looks clean and fresh, you won’t have any regrets.

Use left over paint to refresh your bathroom

Make it look pretty
By simply adding a few accessories you can transform a tired bathroom into a welcoming space. New fluffy towels, luxury hand soap and a nice candle will all help to make your bathroom a feel good place in your home. Swapping out bigger items like toilet roll holders and mirrors etc. can also help to make your room feel new and refreshed. Do whatever feels right to you, and of course what your pre-Christmas budget will allow.

Accessories to create a luxurious bathroom

There you have it! It’s really not hard to clean up your bathroom, granted it won’t look as snazzy as a full-scale renovation, but it will look respectable for visitors; it just takes a little time and elbow grease. Good luck and we hope that our tips get you through the festive season shame-free. Catch you all next week!

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Meet Sylvia, our Showroom Sales Advisor

This week, I’m delighted to introduce you to Sylvia, our showroom sales advisor. Sylvia is one of our longest serving employees with 30 years under her belt! Sylvia has been an indispensable member of the sales team throughout the years, it’s hard to believe that she’s been with us for three decades. So this week, we decided it was about time to dedicate our blog to her. 

Meet Sylvia, our showroom sales advisor

Here it is, Sylvia’s very own Wholesale Domestic story.

First, I asked Sylvia what her job involves on a day-to-day basis, and this is what she said…

“I have worked at wholesale domestic for 30 years, so as you can imagine my daily duties have changed a lot over the years. Today my job is to sell our bathroom suites and bathroom goods to our customers which l love and have a real passion for. I take a lot of pride in what l do as every customer is special. l love working with all our work colleagues too, I think we make a great team together.”

Sylvia has worked at Wholesale Domestic for 30 years!

Can you tell us anything interesting about the history of Wholesale Domestic?

“We have sold a lot of different products over the years since l have worked here. At one point we sold everything from three piece suites, to fireplaces, to bedroom furniture and even designer wallpaper.”

“I remember when l started in our Argyle Street shop, our current Finance & IT Director was only two years old, and l have watched him grow into a lovely young man who is now my boss!”

Can you share one of your personal highlights?

“At one point we sold furniture in Argyle street, and one day we had Marti Pellow from Wet Wet Wet in to buy a table chairs to play cards that night in his mum’s house. He had to take it that day, but that was no problem for us. He was gorgeous and so lovely and he gave us his autograph.” (She laughs)

What do you think of the changes at Wholesale Domestic?

“Over the years, I have watched Wholesale Domestic develop into a hugely popular family business. Last year I witnessed the opening of a new building in Montrose Avenue which was exciting to be part of. The business has come a long way over the years, we now have an e-commerce site and things like finance available which didn’t exist when I first started! Although there have been some changes over the years, the family have always managed to maintain their high standards and core values, which is why I believe they have been so successful in their industry.”

Montrose Avenue Wholesale Domestic

Sylvia, would you like to share anything about your personal life?

“I have been happily married for 44 years to my husband who I adore. We have three border terrier dogs who are my pride and joy, it just gets better & better over the years.”

Sylvia is beloved by our directors and by each of her colleagues. She always has a smile on her face and an amazing can-do attitude. She’s an integral part of our business and we would just like to offer our sincere thanks for her dedication and hard work over the 30 years she’s been with us. Thank you, Sylvia!

Thank you Sylvia from Wholesale Domestic

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Win back your order with Wholesale Domestic

Win back your order with Wholesale Domestic

Here at Wholesale Domestic we love what we do! There’s really no better reward for us than getting to see your complete bathroom in all its glory! In return for your efforts, we’re offering you the chance to win back your order.

Every month we’ll choose one lucky customer who has shared their completed bathroom snaps with us to win back the value of their order! That’s right, you could win back the entire value of your order by simply sharing a photo!

It’s simple, all you have to do is send in your new Wholesale Domestic bathroom photo to socialmedia@wholesaledomestic.com with the name and address the order was made in to be in with a chance of winning a bank book boost.

Good luck, may the best bathrooms win!

Terms & conditions apply. No maximum order value. Orders must have been placed within the past 12 months to enter. Includes complete bathrooms or ensuites only. Promotion begins 9th November 2017. Customer consents to the use of their images by Wholesale Domestic on social media channels and other sources owned by Wholesale Domestic. We will never sell or share your data to 3rd parties. Any queries should be made in writing and sent to socialmedia@wholesaledomestic.com or sent via snail mail at 50 Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow, G52 4LA.

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Pay Day Deals

It’s finally pay day and there’s only one more before Christmas (I’m sorry to break the bad news!) You need to tackle a few things at home, but how do you decide what’s priority? Well, if you’re hosting Christmas this year, then your bathroom is definitely a priority! We have a whole range of budget items to help you achieve your dream bathroom with money to spare. No more procrastination, no more excuses, let’s help you to battle that bathroom in time for the festive season. So, without further ado here’s our top 10 deals to help you on your way to a stunning new bathroom just in time for Saint Nic….

Pay day deals by Wholesale Domestic

1. Helix close coupled Toilet with Soft Close Seat
This nifty little number is stylish and functional and a snap at only £59.95. Combine with your favourite products to create a complete bathroom on a tiny budget.

Helix close coupled toilet with soft close seat

2. Loule Counter Top Basin
Perfect for any family bathroom or ensuite, this stunning counter top basin is only £39.95 while stocks last! Combine with a high rise basin mixer tap to create a fully functional new basin.

Loule counter top basin3. Stardust porcelain tiles (4 colours available)
Porcelain tiles are usually ridiculously expensive, but you can pick these up for a mere £12.95/m2. It’s easy to create the perfect backdrop for your new bathroom without spending a fortune.

Stardust porcelain tiles

4. Rio Mono Basin Mixer Tap
This practical little tap will provide a functional solution for just £23.95. Finished in modern chrome, this addition will match with the rest of your fixtures and will bring a stylish finish to any new bathroom design.

Rio mono basin mixer tap

5. Kaldewei Eurowa Steel Bath 1700 x 700mm
Need a new bath but don’t want to take out a second mortgage to pay for it? Then this is the one! This durable steel bath will keep up with the demands of family life for just £119.95.

Kaldewei Eurowa Steel Bath 1700 x 700mm

6. Wholestone Slate 900mm x 900mm Anthracite Quadrant Shower Tray
New in. This range features a stunning natural slate design to create a feature in your new bathroom. Available in white slate or anthracite slate for only £179.95.

Wholestone slate shower tray

7. Hudson 1200 x 300 Radiator (3 colours available)
This radiator will appeal to those who are more style inclined. A stunning designer look, but with the tiny price tag of £79.95. Choose from white, grey or black.

Hudson designer radiators

8. Kappa Thermostatic Rigid Riser Shower System
One of our biggest bargains! This clever thermostatic shower features a rain effect head, and separate hand held shower for only £129.95 while stocks last!

Kappa thermostatic shower system

9. Alexander James Vanity Set 2
Want to utilise wasted space in your new bathroom? Then look no further than this stylish combination unit. A basin unit and toilet unit combined with added storage space – genius, and only £239.95.

Alexander james vanity set 2

10. Ideal Straight Bathroom Suite
Don’t want the hassle of choosing individual items? Then opt for a complete bathroom! This gorgeous set includes all the staple items you need to get your new bathroom up and running for only £209.90!

Ideal straight bathroom suite

We know that when you hear the words ‘new bathroom’ you automatically think thousands. But that’s where Wholesale Domestic is different. You can easily order your dream bathroom today for just a few hundred pounds! (yes you read that right). So don’t flinch the next time your mind wanders to bathroom renovations. Make it easy and still have money left over to enjoy your life with Wholesale Domestic. If you would like free advice you can email us at customerservices@wholesaledomestic.com, live chat with us on our site, or give us a call on 0344 809 4249. Good luck with your new bathroom!

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