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How to decorate your stairs with carpet

How to decorate your stairs with carpet runners

Your home decors most eye catching   thing is carpet runner for your stairs. So finding a good carpet runner is a   very important decision. Because the visibility of carpet runner is many fold   higher than floor carpet as it above, below, and at eye level. So to buy a   carpet runner following things should be kept in mind.

Firstly, the carpet should   be of as high a quality as your carpeting in other parts of the home or as to   match your budget. This is because the stair carpet is going to be used in   very narrow, confined, high traffic area of your home. It is not about the   visibility but about how frequent you need to replace it. You do not want to   replace it very frequently, so it is better to be sure of   quality.

Some material of carpet   shows the backing of the carpet very easily. Hence the carpet will show   differently when it is bent then when it is flat. They might not be the best   piece to cover your stairs. So it necessary that take back home a sample of   it, bend it, shine the lights on it and examine the carpet from all the   angels. After all this make a decision.

To hold the carpet in   position stair rods with side clips might be used. But now a day, gripper   strips are in high demand.  Unique pin less grippers are also available   with foam backed carpets. This keeps the carpet in tight jaws. The wooden   strips are used in pairs one behind the tread and the one at the bottom of   riser to hold the carpet in place.