I hated the trampy stairs in my council house so transformed them – it was so easy and I didn’t spend much either | The Sun
A WOMAN has shown how she transformed the "trampy" stairs in her council house on a budget.
Char took to her TikTok page to share a video of the makeover, which saw her start by applying strips of laminate to the steps.
"Let's get these trampy stairs sorted together," she began.
"First off, let's bond the flooring to the stair front."
Once the grey laminate was firmly in place, she used carpet to cover the stair tops.
In doing so, she completely altered the look of the stairs – taking them from "trampy" to elegant and chic.
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"Much better," she concluded.
Char added in the caption that she was "getting there slowly" in her council house makeover.
People were quick to praise her for a job well done, with one writing: "that looks amazing. I'm just starting to do this in mine."
"love this wowww," another added.
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As a third commented: "You go girl!"
"ohh this is a good idea! I've stripped my stairs + not sure how to decorate," someone else wrote.
"looks fab great job," another added.
"Looks great! How much does something like this cost please," someone else asked.
And while Char didn't reply, another person did, writing: "count your stair back boards, measure each riser then look up prices for your measurements.
"Can get cut off carpets for 30ish and laminate as low as 7pp."
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