Replacing sliding glass doors can get quite expensive.
But if there’s nothing wrong with the ones you currently have and you were just hoping to replace them with something a little more modern, then look no further than the TikTok account.”this homemade heaven.”
The savvy homeowner shared her simple tip for making sliding doors look expensive — and it’s no surprise people were blown away by the results.
In a nutshell Videocan be seen painting the door frames black before scraping off excess paint with a razor.
Then she makes grids with 3lb electrical tape, which takes no more than 10 minutes.
Showing off the finished effect, she’s delighted with her handwork, adding, “You can’t even tell!”
The savvy homeowner also shared how her husband was more than impressed when he saw her handiwork for the first time.
“My husband walked in and said, ‘Woah! That’s cool!’ She captioned the post.
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The post, which has since garnered over 59,000 likes, was also inundated with comments from impressed DIY fans.
“I think it’s great, especially for renting,” praised one.
A second was enthusiastic: “It looks so good! And you can easily replace it when it gets dirty.”
A third wrote: “YYou did such a wonderful job!! So creative and easy!” while a fourth added: “I want to do this with my mirror sliding doors. That looks so great!
Another person wrote: “Love it but you have to use a different band! Electrical tape only really sticks to itself. That will peel off quickly.”
However, in response, the TikTok user replied, “I actually had trouble detaching it from the glass. It doesn’t stick well to the wooden frame but it does stick to the glass.”
Another suggested: “Black vinyl would work well too! Sticks very well to glass, but not permanently! Withstands temperature changes well.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/18125062/i-made-my-sliding-doors-look-super-expensive/ I made my sliding doors look super expensive, all thanks to £3 electrical tape