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A DIY queen has shared the simple method she used to transform her old staircase in her council house. 

Taking to her social media account, the woman first shared a photo of her staircase, which appeared to have white paint chipping off in multiple places as well as scratches. 

Over this, she wrote: “This is how we transformed our council staircase with a £15 heat gun”.

She then switched this scene over to a photo of herself holding a black heat gun in one hand, which she used to strip off all the paint. 

In a third photo, viewers could see how they’d stripped the paint off to reveal the wood finish underneath. 

And then she applied a new coat onto the bannisters to give it a refreshed look. 

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Underneath this, she placed a storage area to hide her shoes and more, making use of the empty space. 

“Decorating doesn’t need to be expensive,” TikTok user @abitofme123 wrote in the caption. 

People flocked to the comments section to ask questions and praise her over the budget makeover.

“What is the heat gun used for? Xx,” one person asked, to which she responded: “To take the layers of paint back to the bare wood x”. 

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Another person wrote: “Hi love this can I ask where you got your heat gun from please?” 

She responded: “Of course it was from Amazon, You may also get it cheaper on eBay, you don’t need an expensive one xx”. 

A third said: “Hi where did you get the storage under your stairs from thanks,” to which she replied: “It’s from ikea xx”. 

And another person asked: “Do things fall behind the storage unit? Brilliant idea”. 

“No not really, one or two things has but it pulls out if it ever happens xx,” she replied. 

Do you have an easy DIY trick? 

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