I made my sliding doors look super expensive and it’s all thanks to £3 electrical tape

REPLACING sliding glass doors can work out pretty pricey.

But if there's nothing wrong with the ones you currently have and you were just hoping to replace them for something a little more modern pair, then look no further than TikTok account "thishomemadeheaven."

The savvy homeowner has shared her simple tip for making sliding doors look expensive – and it's no surprise people have been blown away by the results.

In a short video, she can be seen painting the door frames black, before scraping off excess paint with a razor.

She then makes grids with £3 electrical tape, which takes no more than 10 minutes.

Showing off the finished effect and delighted with her handiwork, she adds: "You can’t even tell!” 


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The savvy homeowner also told how her husband was left more than impressed when he saw her handiwork for the first time.

"My husband walked in and said 'woah! This is cool!' she captioned the post.


The post, which has since garnered over 59,000 likes, has also been inundated with comments from impressed DIY fans. 

“I think it looks great especially for a rental,” praised one.

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A second enthused: “It looks so good! And you can easily just replace it if it gets messed up.”

A third penned: “You did such a wonderful job!! So creative and simple!” while a fourth added: I want to do this to my sliding mirror closet doors. This looks so awesome!

Another person wrote: “Love it but you’ll need to use a diff kind of tape! electrical tape only really sticks to itself. This will peel off quickly.”

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However, in response, the TikTok user replied: "I have actually had a hard time pulling it off the glass. It doesn’t stick well to the wood frame but does to the glass."

A further suggested: “Black vinyl would work good too! Stays on glass extremely well but not permanent! Holds up well in temp changes.”

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