Is carpeting on stairs a good idea?
Carpeted stairs offer a higher degree of safety, especially if you have young children or elderly family members who will be using the stairs often. They offer better traction and also include padding that softens your landing if you fall while going up or down the stairs
What is waterfall carpet installation?
The “Waterfall” method involves bringing the carpet over the edge of the tread and straight down the riser to meet the next tread. Without molding it to the riser, it creates a waterfall effect. It is the most common installation method because of the clean look.
What is a Hollywood stair runner?
A Hollywood installation method is where the carpet is tacked down directly onto the staircase and wrapped around the edge of the tread. In fact, the carpet is stapled under the nose of the stair itself giving the staircase a crisp tailored look.
Are carpet runners out of style?
With the rise of hardwood flooring , there has also been strong growth for carpet runners for the steps and area rugs. Carpet runners are a fashion forward trend and they are extremely important for safety reasons.
Check out some of our recent installations of carpet on stairs in CT.