Carpeted stairs – Although fully carpeted or runner-covered stairs add a touch of elegance to any home, create the two styles of carpets distinctly different looks. Examine the pros and cons of both options before committing to one type of carpeting. Consider the home’s residents as children and the elderly, by making safety a major priority in decision making.
Using a runner on a staircase gives homeowners the option to add a little splash of color to the home. For example, one maroon or forest gives green runner a stately feel without overwhelming the area with a dark or heavy-looking carpeted stairs. Multicolored patterns floral runners, allowing designers to play up different tones and hues scattered throughout the house. Complement runner’s colors by painting or tiling portions of steps are not covered by fabric.
12 Photos Gallery of: Carpet Runner vs Fully Carpeted Stairs
Install rugs or runners with the same type of care and caution. To avoid tripping over uneven surfaces, runners must measure broad enough to cover both feet. To prevent carpeted stairs or runner from bunching over time, glue padded cushions directly to the stairs and then glue carpet to the pad. Select non slippery materials such as nylon or wool. Keeping rug or runner clean because topics such as grease or soil create slippery conditions.