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Written By : Uzair Qureshi  |  

Finding the ideal stair carpeting is a difficult task in and of itself. However, laying the rug in the exact perfect spot along your stairwell is a difficult feat in and of itself! Staircases, particularly those with highly polished wood and marble flooring, can lead to a lot of slips, especially if you have children. As a result, we advise you to include rug runners. Stair runners give your home a great finished look while also making it more snug and comfortable. Rug runners give character to any area while also protecting your hardwood steps from scuff marks and that awful squeak. We're here to assist you with all of your stair runner design ideas that are more than just utilitarian. This article will teach you everything you need to know about stair rugs.

How To Perfectly Measure Rugs For Stairs

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Why Add in A Stairway Runner? 

Have you grown tired of the grating sound your steps make? Is it possible that your floor is excessively slick? Don't worry; simply adding a runner will eliminate all of that. Wooden flooring are lovely, but they come with a price: loud cracking noises that can be heard by the neighbors! Even if your staircases are made of beautifully polished wood and marble, I'm sure you've slipped at least once. As a result, we recommend that you use a stair runner. Adding a classy and attractive touch is the icing on the cake! Using a carpet stair treads case rug to add a wonderful sense to your space will improve the overall décor. It offers warmth to your home and comfort to your feet.

Why Add in A Stairway Runner?

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Types Of Stairs

When deciding which stair runner to purchase, consider the sort of staircase you have. Here are some of the most popular stair runners that are necessary to make a set of stairs non-slip.

Straight Stair Runners

A traditional straight staircase contains 12 to 13 steps. When compared to other staircases, choosing rug runners for straight staircases is very simple. Indoor stairwells are also thought to be easier to measure.

Straight Stair Runners

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Staircases With Landings

The total number of steps on these staircases is 12-15, with a landing in between. There may be numerous landings on certain steps. This function, however, may necessitate the usage of professional assistance when measuring staircases.

Staircases With Pie Turns

This type of stair is comparable to the previously stated stairwells. They have a triangle or pied-shaped landing at the corner passage instead of a flat landing.

Staircases With Pie Turns

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Elements To Look For In Your Stair Runner

Stairs are one of the most heavily used and trafficked natural area rugs in any home. They must be kept functional for a long time and must be protected from wear and tear. There are various factors to consider when purchasing a star rug that provides both practicality and aesthetic appeal to your house.

Elements To Look For In Your Stair Runner

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Durability

You'll need a rug/carpet that will stay in place for a long time in this location because it gets the most foot traffic in the house. Purchase a stair runner that is stain resistant and composed of textiles that do not quickly lose their shape. Carpets made of nylon have a stain-resistant structure and are the safest option. Wool and synthetic fabrics are also extremely durable.

Material

The durability of the stair carpet runner is determined by the material used in its construction. If you live in a house without shoes, you might go for plush materials that are nice to the touch. Alternatively, a blended synthetic material with an excellent push back quality might be used to line the stairwell.

Material

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Wool

When it comes to stairs carpets, wool is the most popular and recommended fabric. It's not only long-lasting, but it's also kind on the feet. It is thought that the flatter the wool, the better it will adhere to your stairwell. You should also keep in mind that wool is a pricey fabric, and the more colorful and patterned it is, the higher the price.

Wool blends

This fabric is made up of a blend of wool and synthetic fibers like polyester and nylon. This fabric is also recommended for stair rugs since the combination of materials offers resilience while keeping the softness of the wool.

Wool blends

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Synthetic

Nylon, polypropylene, and polyester are examples of synthetic rugs that last a long period. If you're looking for a rug with a solid texture for stair runners, synthetic carpets are the way to go. They're also cost-effective!

Natural Fibers

Despite the fact that some natural fibers, such as seagrass carpets, are not recommended for use as stair runners, jute and sisal are regarded as excellent substitutes. Sisal is an excellent choice for stairways where you don't spend a lot of time, even if clients don't like the rough and harsh texture.

Natural Fibers

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Density

Typically, carpets used in living rooms and other areas do not require the same level of density as a stair runner. Because the carpet or rugs you use here must be correctly installed, you'll need a combination of tightly woven fabrics and fiber thickness that won't vary over time. The ideal carpet for the stairs should have a low pile value and be made of robust woven materials. A synthetic carpet with a twisted or chopped pile will be a safe option for use on the stairwell. The higher the rug's face weight, the higher its quality. Check the number of tufts per inch; the larger the number, the tighter the carpet is packed.

Density

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Color that hides the stains

It's critical to choose a color scheme that hides all of the little blemishes. To add to your home, choose beige, grey, or mahogany brown in various colors. If you have a contemporary home with lots of open spaces and whites, a compact and sturdy grey tone for your staircase is a good choice. Your best bet is to go with darker neutral tones that can hide any potential stains. We don't advocate going with light colors. This is due to the fact that stairwells may experience the most foot traffic. As a result, the runner is damaged, and all of the dirt and dust is visible.

Color that hides the stains

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Placement

This is a personal choice. Whether you want to carpet the entire staircase or leave the sides unfinished. The rule of thumb, however, is to leave the edges of the steps exposed to add contrast and aesthetic appeal to the staircase. In most cases, 4 inches of the floor are left exposed, allowing the runner to be wide enough and providing a comfortable walking surface.

Padding or Underlay

Stairways are likely to be heavily travelled locations, which might harm your rug or carpet. As a result, underlays are quite important since they may preserve your rug from wear and tear. Underlays not only preserve your rug/carpet from wear and tear, but they also give comfort and greatly reduce noise. For an underlay, felt is the best option.

Padding or Underlay

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How To Measure Stair Runners

Take precise measurements of the stairwell! Make sure you have the right tools and know how to use basic measuring units. The supplies and instructions listed below will guide you through the process.

Things you will require

    1. Measuring Tape
    2. Marker
    3. Double Sticking carpet tape
    4. Staples
    5. Fabric Scissors
    6. Rug pads

Measure the depth of the stair tread

You'll need to measure the depth of the stair tread as well as the height of the stair riser to cut your stair runner to the correct size. The width you'll need for each step is determined by the stair tread. Begin by measuring one stair tread at the base of the tread, where it meets the stair riser, with the measuring tape. Take the measurement in the middle of the tread until it hits the top of the riser below.

Measure the depth of the stair tread

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Measure the height of the stair riser

Using a measuring tape, begin at the top of the stair riser and work your way down, measuring the height of one riser from the base of the tread to the top of the next. Take note of this measurement to determine the precise height required for one piece.

Adding the measurements

Add the tread and rise measures on the staircase to get the precise length you need. Now add the number of risers in your staircase to the measurement and multiply it by that number. For example, if your staircase has 16 risers and your measurement is 20 inches, you'll need a total of 320 inches of rug runner to cover it.

Adding the measurements

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Add in extra for the final measurement

When putting in the runner, keep in mind that there will be surplus length that can be used for adjustments or thrown away. To subtract this value, multiply it by 10% of the total inches required.

Foot or yards?

To receive your final measurement, check with the provider to see whether they can provide it in feet or yards.

How To Fit In A Stair Runner

You'll also need the right supplies to properly install stair runner rugs! Proper supplies will guarantee that your repairs are completed correctly. Take a peek at the items below and you'll thank us later!

 

Supplies you will need:

      • Tape Measure
      • Pencil
      • Ruler
      • Gripper Rods
      • Snips
      • Hammer
      • Staple Gun

If you've already purchased a stair runner, the next big question is how to install it. Don't be concerned! We've also got you covered for the duration of the process. Allow us to guide you through the process using the information provided below:

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Process

Gripper rods will be used. Gripper rods are not only simple to use, but they are also affordable. Gripper rods are sticks with little spikes on the reverse that are used to discreetly secure carpet and rug runners. With a pencil and ruler, mark the desired place for your stair runner on the stairs. After that, cut the gripper rod 10cm shorter than the rug runner. Because stair rugs are typically 55cm wide, you'll need to cut your gripper rod 45cm wide. Make a note of it on the stairwell as well. Make careful you cut out two gripper rods for each step; using two gripper rods per step is needed. Using the nails that have already been put, secure the gripper rods. Place one stick on each riser and one on each step. Keep in mind that you'll need to use an underlay as well. It needs to be in front of the gripper rods. Using a staple gun, secure them in place.

When it comes to putting the rug together, there are two options. "The Waterfall Way" is the simpler method. This approach simply entails using a staple gun to attach the rugs or carpet to the borders and pulling it down to meet the treads step by step. This is a straightforward, simple, and quick way. The "French Cap Way," the second method, is more complicated and difficult. It does, however, have a more sculpted and tailored appearance. Customers prefer to hire a professional for this, but if you're on a budget and want to achieve this appearance, we will show you how.

To create a contoured look, begin by wrapping and stapling the rug or carpet's end with the edges and tucking it under the lips of the steps. Make sure you pull the stair runner securely and secure the rug to the gripper rods. Work your way down the stairs by repeating these steps until you reach the bottom. When you get to the last step, cut the rug a little longer, turn it under, and tack it. Voila! You've successfully installed it in your stairwell rug.

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Styling Your Staircase

Color and Pattern

Adding a splash of color to your stair carpets is a smart decision for a variety of reasons. For starters, the colors you chose won't overwhelm you because you won't be spending much time there. Second, compared to carpeting a room, carpeting a stairway requires less square footage. A pattern and a flash of color would go a long way toward giving your home a more aesthetic appearance. When it comes to choosing a hue, we recommend going with a medium tone. Over time, dark hues reveal all of the lint, whereas light colors reveal all of the dirt and markings. Choose colors from natural materials if you desire a more tranquil vibe. If you must use artificial materials, choose earthy colors that lend a sophisticated aesthetic and complement the oak flooring rather than detracting from them. The use of stair runners, in particular, receives a lot of attention. The wear and tear on the rugs would undoubtedly show up over time. As a result, we recommend incorporating a mild pattern. If you want to buy a striped runner, avoid horizontal striped runners since they will not line no matter how hard you try. Instead, opt for a rug with vertical stripes. If you have a straight staircase, avoid using patterns like diamonds, squares, or other geometrical shapes. If the pattern is even slightly off, the entire effect can be ruined. If you're really into geometrical designs, though, don't try to install the runner on your own. Rather, hire a professional. We suggest using abstract or non-geometrical motifs, which are common in oriental rugs. Such patterns look fantastic on the stairwell and give it a refined feel. It is recommended that the scale of the pattern be tiny when opting for a patterned effect. Large patterns may appear uneven after installation. Small patterned runners are the way to go if you have a narrow staircase and want it to appear wider.

Color and Pattern

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Accessorize Your Stairway Rug!

Keep it as is if you desire a minimalistic appearance for your runner, but if you want a more precise style, here are three options to consider.

Rod: Long runner rods can be installed on the creases of your steps. They can be made more alive and appealing by adding a modern pattern to the runner.

Holders: Stair holds are like rods in that they work as clips for your runners, but they don't go all the way through. These 'carpet clips' are used on both sides of the stairwell's crumpled edges. These embellishments might be a fun way to add some color to your runner. 

Nail Head: While smooth shapes are ideal to keep your foot secure, you can use any type of nail-head for this purpose. If evenly put on the sides of your runners, these nails can bring a wonderful spark to them. By mixing the color of the nail head with your cloth, you can achieve a more subtle aesthetic.

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Maintenance

One factor that may deter you from purchasing stairs carpets is their upkeep. Because stairwells are heavily used, the runner on them is likely to be subjected to greater wear and tear than an area rug. The dirt on the rug rubs against the carpet fibers, causing friction. This can be avoided simply vacuuming your rug on a daily basis. In the event of an accident, such as a spill, all you have to do is relax and remain calm. The rest will take care of itself! To begin, dab the discoloration using a clean cloth. This is done so that any liquid that has spilled on the rug can adhere to the material. Using another clean cloth, dab the area again, this time with shampoo or soap. The key is to avoid rubbing the rug too hard, otherwise the runner will be damaged. When it comes to runner carpets, footwear is a pain. Especially rubber-soled shoes, which cling to the rug's fibers and cause it to wear. "Shoes off at the door" should be the golden rule to live by.

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Mistakes You Should Never Make

Selecting the wrong pattern

As previously stated, horizontally patterned rugs should never be chosen. It hardly ever aligns, and even if it did, it would take hours. On the stairwell, the horizontal pattern will be irregular and asymmetric. Patterns in vertical forms will create a pleasing visual impression.

Not ordering enough

When ordering fabric, make sure to order at least 2 feet extra. Even if you've meticulously measured your staircase, it's still a good idea to stock up on extra fabric just in case. You can make doormats or runner mats for your kitchen counter out of the extra cloth. As a result, order extra in both circumstances.

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Forgetting the rug padding

When it comes to carpets, rug cushioning is a must-have. This is the one thing that should never be overlooked when purchasing stairs rugs or area rugs.

Putting in staples in the wrong spot

Make sure the staples are in the crevices between each step as well as under the lips/noses. This conceals the staples and ensures that the rug is perfectly in place.

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Here is the list of best runner rugs:

1. Ivory Oushak Area Rug

Are you looking for a new, long-lasting rug for your living room ?Our rugs are hand-knotted with 100% wool and the finest quality dyes which ensure that they will last for years to come. Ivory Oushak area rugs are one of the best runner rugs in the market. The intricate patterns will add elegance to your space. You won’t believe how soft these rugs feel underfoot. The plush pile height is just what you need to give your feet a break after a long day of walking around on hardwood floors or tile. Plus, it adds an elegant touch of warmth and comfort to any room in your house! We also offer free shipping so there’s no reason not to add this beautiful rug into your life today! Click here now to buy this Ivory Oushak Area Rug today from RugKnots.com!

Ivory Oushak Area Rug

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2. Ivory Oushak Area Rug

Do you want a rug that will make your living room feel soft and plush? The Ivory Oushak Area Rug is hand-knotted with an intricate pattern. It has a beautiful design, lovely addition to any home, and is the perfect floor idea for modern homes. You can even use it as inspiration for your next art decor piece! This unique and classy rug will add color to your space while making it look elegant and contemporary. It’s also an innovative way to bring fine art into your home without having to worry about framing or hanging anything up on the wall. Rugknots offer free shipping and free returns within 30 days. So get your hands on these beautiful and amazing rugs today! Click the link to get more details about our Ivory Oushak Area Rug.

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3. Brown Ziegler Area Rug

Are you looking for a new rug? Brown Ziegler Area Rugs are the perfect addition to any room. They’re hand-knotted with 100% wool and feature intricate patterns that will make your home feel warm, inviting, and cozy. And because these rugs are made from natural materials like wool, they’ll keep you cool during the summer months while still keeping your feet warm during winter. You won’t find another rug like it on the market today! It is not just an amazing product but also an incredible experience you can have every day of your life. With our free shipping and returns policy, there is no risk involved in trying out this beautiful area rug for yourself! Click here to see all available sizes now! Get started by browsing our selection of Brown Ziegler Area Rug products now!

 Brown Ziegler Area Rug

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4. Red Ziegler Area Rug

Looking for a new rug? The Red Ziegler Area Rug is the perfect addition to your home. It’s hand-knotted and made with 100% wool, so it will last you for years to come. Plus, its unique pattern and soft fabric will add an alluring touch to any room in your house. You won’t find better area rug like this on the market today! This beautiful area rug is sure to inspire you every day of your life. Whether you want something that can brighten up a dark corner or give some color to an otherwise boring space, this contemporary piece of art decor is just what you need! It’s also quite affordable compared to similar products on the market today. We also offer free shipping and free returns incase if any problem occurs. Don’t miss out – buy yours today before they sell out! Click here now and purchase this amazing area rug from our website!

Red Ziegler Area Rug

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5. Ivory Ziegler Area Rug

Are you looking for a new rug? The Ivory Ziegler Area Rug is a beautiful addition to any room. It’s soft and plush, with an intricate pattern that will inspire your guests. This traditional area rug has a lovely design that will make it the center of attention in your living room or bedroom. You won’t find another rug like this one on the market today because of its uniqueness. With its contemporary style, this gorgeous rug is sure to be the focal point of any space. Its fine art quality makes it perfect for modern homes as well as those who love art decor and oriental rugs. We know once you feel how luxurious our rugs are, you won’t want anything else ever again! RugKnots offer free shipping and free returns policy within 30 days so don't think too much and buy our beautiful rug without any hesitation. Click here to purchase an Ivory Ziegler Area Rug today!

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6. Red Ziegler Area Rug

Do you want to add a new rug to your living room? We have all the rugs you need for any space in your home. Our Red Ziegler Area Rug is a beautiful addition that will make your living room feel soft and plush. It’s hand-knotted so it has a complicated pattern, which makes it lovely to look at. This contemporary area rug will inspire you with its innovative design and fine art decor. It’s made with 100% wool pile height, which adds elegance while giving off a modern vibe. This rug adds a luxurious feeling to your space. The soft fabric used on this oriental rug feels great underfoot too! Whether you want an elegant or inspiring floor idea, we have exactly what you need right here on our website! You can also return within 30 days in case any problem occurs! Plus, free shipping for our customers, what else you need! Now you don't need to think twice before buying this gorgeous piece from our website Rugknots.com! Click this link now to get started shopping for your new Red Ziegler Area Rug today!

Red Ziegler Area Rug

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7. Ivory Oushak Area Rug

Are you looking for a new rug? The Ivory Oushak Area Rug is a traditional hand-knotted area rug that will add a soft and plush feel to your living room. It has an intricate pattern with lovely colors that will inspire you every day of your life. With its fine art design, this contemporary piece is sure to be the perfect addition to any home decor. You’ll love how it feels underfoot as well as how it complements other décor in the room. This beautiful Oriental rug features a unique color and modern design that can transform any space into something truly special. If you want an elegant floor idea, then look no further than this innovative piece of art decor! And if you need some inspiration for your next interior design project, then just take one look at this inspiring artwork!Click here right now and purchase the Ivory Oushak Area Rug on our website today!

 Ivory Oushak Area Rug

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8. Ivory Oushak Area Rug

Are you looking for a new rug? The Ivory Oushak Area Rug is the perfect addition to any living room. It’s hand-knotted, so it will feel soft and plush under your feet. Plus, its unique design and intricate pattern will make it an inspiring piece of art decor in your home. You can use our website right now to purchase this gorgeous area rug for yourself or someone you love! This stunningly beautiful Ivory Oushak Area rug would be the perfect addition to any contemporary home décor style. So don’t wait – order yours today! Rugknots provide a 30 days return policy as well as free shipping. Customer's satisfaction is our top priority so don't hesitate and purchase this rug at the most affordable prices now! Click here now and buy one today on our website!

Ivory Oushak Area Rug

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9. Red Ziegler Area Rug

We love our customers and we want to make sure you find the perfect rug for your home. Our rugs are hand-knotted so each one is truly unique. They’re made with 100% wool that feels soft underfoot, and can complement any style or decor. When you buy from us, you get more than just an area rug – you get a piece of art that will inspire your living space every day! You also have the option to try it out at home before deciding if it’s right for you. If not, return it within 30 days. And don’t forget about free shipping. It will look exactly how we described it online when we shipped it to your doorstep! What could be better? Click this ad now to learn more about our products and start shopping today!

Red Ziegler Area Rug

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10. Orange Oushak Area Rug

Do you want a beautiful rug for your living room? The Orange Oushak Area Rug is the perfect addition to any home. It’s hand-knotted, so it has an intricate pattern that will look gorgeous in your living room. Plus, it’s plush and soft underfoot, so you can enjoy its feel every day of your life. You won’t find another area rug like this one on the market today. It makes a lovely addition to any contemporary or modern decorating style. And with its unique design and fine art inspiration, it will inspire creativity in anyone who sees it! We guarantee you won't be disappointed when you see how stunning this rug looks in person! Also, RugKnots offer exclusive free shipping and returns policy within 30 days so buy this rug before it runs out of stock. Click the link to buy our Orange Oushak Area Rug at Rugknots.com!

Orange Oushak Area Rug

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11. Ivory Oushak Area Rug

Are you looking for a new rug? Our beautiful, hand-knotted Ivory Oushak area rugs are made with the finest materials and craftsmanship. They’re soft to the touch, plush under your feet, and offer an elegant addition to any room in your home. You can even find one that fits perfectly into your living room! With so many styles available there is sure to be one perfect for you. We know how difficult it can be when trying to pick out the right rug for your space, which is why we want you to feel inspired by our collection of rugs today. We have everything from traditional designs like oriental rugs and contemporary patterns like modern art deco pieces all at affordable prices too! Plus we offer free returns within 30 days. So don’t wait another minute – browse our selection now! Press the link to get more details about our Ivory Oushak Area Rugs.

Ivory Oushak Area Rug

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12. Multi-Color Ziegler Area Rug

Are you searching for a new rug? Here is our Multi-Color Ziegler Area Rug which is the perfect addition to any room. It’s soft, plush, and woven with an intricate design that will bring your space to life. You can feel the quality of this fine art as soon as you touch it – and we think it’ll be a lovely addition to your home. We know how important color selection is when decorating your home therefore, a multi color Ziegler area rug will be the best for your space as it will complement the colors in your room.  Our rugs are made from 100% wool so they won’t lose their shape or pile over time either! Also we provide a 30 days free return policy and free shipping too just in case anything happens during shipping. These rugs are handmade which means you can trust that every detail has been carefully considered down to the last stitch! Click here now and purchase one of our gorgeous rugs today!

Multi-Color Ziegler Area Rug

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13. Black Ziegler Area Rug

Are you searching for a new rug? The Black Ziegler Area Rug would look great in any living space. It's soft, velvety, and woven with an exquisite pattern that'll look great in any room. This modern design is inspired by traditional rugs from throughout the world and offers an eye-catching color that will look excellent in any home or office. You can even use it as a piece of art. We know how important it is for you to have flooring ideas that are both innovative and inspiring, so we designed this rug with modern materials like fine art fabric and oriental patterns. Plus, our pile height makes sure it feels just right underfoot – not too soft but also not too hard either. It’s truly one of a kind! Click on the link to buy our most popular rug from Rugknots!

Black Ziegler Area Rug

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14. Brown Ziegler Area Rug

Do you wish to update your living room with a new rug? Hand-knotted Brown Ziegler Area Rugs are fluffy and soft, and they'll make any room feel warm and inviting. Each of these carpets has an elaborate pattern that is both beautiful and motivating, and is sure to be the center point of any area. And if you're searching for something a little more modern or contemporary, we've got you covered! There isn't another rug like it on the market right now. We also offer free shipping so there really isn't an excuse not to get one now! Once you place your order it will get delivered quickly without having to wait around forever. Click here right now and purchase a Brown Ziegler Area Rug before they sell out again!

Brown Ziegler Area Rug

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15. Red Bokhara Area Rug

Are you in the market for a new rug? Red Bokhara will look great in your living area. It's soft and velvety, and it feels great underfoot. The pattern is detailed and inspiring, making it the focal point of any area. If you like, you may even use this rug as a piece of art! This lovely area rug will be a wonderful addition to any home, no matter what you do with it. This elegant contemporary design features a lovely color palette that goes well with most furniture styles. With its fine art style and innovative floor idea, this rug will look great on almost every type of flooring material too! If you need some inspiration for how to place it in your house or where else to put it then check out our website today! We have plenty of ideas that we know you’ll love just like we do! Click the link and buy our eye-catching Red Bokhara Area Rug before it disappears.

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Here are some frequently asked questions about how to perfectly measure rugs for stairs

The most difficult component of most people's home design is decorating the staircase! The most frequently asked questions are included below, along with answers.

1. Where should the stair runner end?

Stair runners commonly come to a halt at the floor's end. This is because it protects the floor's ends from scuffs, which is especially important when using white raisers. If you have a wonderfully polished wooden or marble floor, however, we recommend ending the runner just beneath the lip of the bottom step to give it a more visually acceptable finish. Carpet installation experts have suggested this for ages.

2. How wide should the stair runner be?

The right measurements of the stair runner is determined by the number of stairs and the stair width. 4 inches of bare floor should be left on each side of the runner in general. This is because it gives the runner a more refined appearance while also allowing you to walk comfortably. The horizontal part of the stair runner should always be straight. This component, however, is dependent on how you want the look to be. You only need to think about the DIY staircase's proportions and width.

3. What if I have an open staircase?

If you have an open staircase with no risers, you should wrap the staircase in your rug completely. It's entirely up to you whether you want to carpet each step completely or leave spaces between them. For more tips on how to measure a rug for an open staircase, refer to the following tips. Even if you have one big room in your house that's divided into several sections using stairs, it still counts as a single room when measuring rugs . So make sure that all of these areas are covered by your runner.

4. Should my stair runners be the same as my area rugs? 

It gives off a really traditional vibe and amplifies the whole impact, especially if you have twin stairs. If you have an open area where both the area and runner rugs are visible, your area and runner rugs should match. It isn't necessary for them to be identical. If you have a runner rug with a striking pattern, we recommend going with a solid-colored area rug.

5. How to choose rugs as a stair runner?

Rugs can work just as well as runners when it comes to decorating your staircase. Runner rugs as small as 2x7 inches or as large as 2 x 16 inches can be placed at the bottom of the steps or at the start! By selecting exciting color schemes, such as bohemian, you may add some variety and authenticity to the design of your entire staircase. This will assist you in creating a highly lively staircase. Not only will you like it, but your children will as well. You can also utilize your flatweave rugs if they are correctly installed on the stairwell with a padding carpet tread. Choose how much carpet will be used for the nearest foot your staircase has to install it on your stairs.

6. How do I handle stairs that change the width?

It's entirely up to you whether you want the rug widths to alter or remain consistent. Maintaining a consistent breadth, on the other hand, is a good idea. You should also match the square foot of your rug with the square foot of the stair you want to cover with the square feet of your area.

7. Where can I buy stair rugs?

RugKnots offers a variety of stair carpets to help you beautify your stairwell. Runner rugs, with some amazing color and pattern choices, can work just as well! Browse our selection of carpets to find something unique to add to your stairwell.

We hope this blog will help you understand how you can measure rugs for your staircase. RugKnots have the best runner rugs for you to choose from! For more information please email us at info@rugknots.com or call us at (301) 660-7046. We are happy to answer your questions!



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$2,650 $5,300

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Ivory Isfahan Area RugIvory Isfahan Area Rug - AR5496
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Rugknots Ivory Isfahan Area Rug - AR5496
$2,545.47 $5,090.93

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Multi-Color Ziegler Area RugMulti-Color Ziegler Area Rug - AR5075
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Rugknots Multi-Color Ziegler Area Rug - AR5075
$3,619.33 $7,238.67

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Beige Ziegler Area RugBeige Ziegler Area Rug
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Rugknots Beige Ziegler Area Rug - AR3230
$3,025 $6,049.80

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Red Ziegler Area RugRed Ziegler Area Rug
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RugKnots Red Ziegler Area Rug - AR2104
$5,654 $11,307.60

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Ivory Kashan Area Rug Ivory Kashan Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Kashan Area Rug - AR5716
$4,510.70 $9,021.40

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Ivory Mahal Area RugIvory Mahal Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Mahal Area Rug - AR5587
$3,230.52 $6,461.04

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Beige Ziegler Area RugBeige Ziegler Area Rug
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Rugknots Beige Ziegler Area Rug - AR3276
$3,000 $5,999.20

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Ivory Ziegler Area Rug - AR4398Ivory Ziegler Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Ziegler Area Rug - AR4398
$2,973.95 $5,947.91

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Purple Ziegler Area Rug - AR4569Purple Ziegler Area Rug
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Rugknots Purple Ziegler Area Rug - AR4569
$4,471.02 $8,942.05

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Grey Ziegler Area RugGrey Ziegler Area Rug
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RugKnots Grey Ziegler Area Rug - AR1412
$4,153.05 $8,306.10

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Ivory Ziegler Area RugIvory Ziegler Area Rug
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RugKnots Ivory Ziegler Area Rug - AR2140
$5,219 $10,438.20

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Ivory Kazak Area Rug - AR3974Ivory Kazak Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Kazak Area Rug - AR3974
$1,765.19 $3,530.38

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Grey Wool & Silk Area RugGrey Wool & Silk Area Rug
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RugKnots Grey Wool & Silk Area Rug - AR1744
$5,339 $10,677.40

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Ivory Ziegler Area RugIvory Ziegler Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Ziegler Area Rug - AR2736
$4,890 $9,780.40

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Ivory Isfahan Area Rug - AR4129Ivory Isfahan Area Rug
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Rugknots Ivory Isfahan Area Rug - AR4129
$1,439.86 $2,879.71

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Tan Isfahan Area Rug - AR4126Tan Isfahan Area Rug
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Rugknots Tan Isfahan Area Rug - AR4126
$1,458.37 $2,916.74

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