House is precious place to live with lovely life partner and family. You deserve to get comfy space to do daily activity without any fear and disappointment. If your home is constructed with stairs, it is better you install carpet runners for stairs to make perfection of comfortable home. You can imagine what feeling amazing when your feet step on the stairs while you think it is like on the bed that you cannot feel anything except comfortable touch on the back of feet.
This project may help you to create stunning house with a touch of elegance, texture, and also color with interior staircase. Here are some steps to install carpet runners for stairs that you can make it by yourself. So, you should make consideration firstly about which pattern and design of the carpet itself before you install it away for all of your part stairs in the house. Basically, carpet runners for stairs installation should be adjusted to the length and width of the stair in order to get exact size.
Stair runners are available in two widths that they are 27 inches and 32 inches which are made of synthetic fibers, wool, or even combination of both. You are suggested to visit the carpeting outlet to discover your style from the sample that can be checked more the patterns and colors available. Meanwhile, the first step you should do is laying out the tack less strips for carpet runners for stairs that you should measure or subtract the width of the runner from the width of staircase.
The next you have to do is fitting the carpet pad by cutting it into the same width as the tack less strips. It is better to make 3 inches longer than the depth for the tread part. Then, the pad should be butted to the front edge of tack less strips till it is cut for the pad where the nosing and top of riser meet. The third step is to secure runner to first riser. But, you have to check the end of runner with the framing square. Otherwise, you can cut along the backing with carpet knife for cutting the edge of carpet runners for stairs with latex carpet glue.
Finally, you can attach the stair treads by lining up the runner between layout marks on the first tread. But if the runner doesn’t lie flat against the tread and runner bulges, you should lift the tread straight up to the strip and begin again. Then, cut carpet runners for stairs tight to the underside of the molding. To make it becomes finished one, you should bad edges and end it with the glue appliance and staple it into the top of riser edge every 3 inches.