FOLLOWING the harsh winter weather, chances are your garden fences are looking a little worse for wear.
But if you're looking to give your garden fence panels a total glow up, there's no need to spend a small fortune.
One man who was quoted a whopping £800 by a professional has told how he took matters into his own hands – and did it himself for just £16.99.
In a clip shared to TikTok (@thedesichef), he posted an impressive transformation video showing what the fence looked like before and after.
And it's fair to say the once dull-looking fence now looks completely unrecognisable.
"I got quoted £800 to paint the fence," he says.
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"So I did it myself for £16.99."
He continues: "Don't spend 4+ hours painting your fence.
"Get a spray machine and do the job in under one hour."
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The savvy homeowner goes on to explain how he already had 'The Stanley Air Compressor with spray gun,' but points out they can be bought second hand.
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"You can buy either second hand for £40 or brand new for £109," he says. "Comes with compressor so you can attach a nail gun etc."
So all he needed was the fence paint, which he nabbed for £8 a tub on clearance.
The DIY whizz captioned the post: "It was overpriced, so I did it myself."
The video has since gone viral, racking up a whopping 170k views and several comments from social media users – with many stunned at the extortionate price he was quoted in the first place.
"£800?? "What a rip off!" wrote one.
A second penned: "You can put a fence up for less mate."
A third commented: "My hubby had the same quote and did the same. These guys!"
Meanwhile, a fourth asked: "Who's quoting £800?"
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Another enthused: "Good job…bro!"
A further added: "£800 – are they fitting in a brand new fence?"
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