Install carpet runner wood stairs – Wooden stairs can be very slippery, especially when wearing socks or nylons. Small children can slip when wearing footed pajamas on the stairs. Install carpet runner wood stairs is safer and adds to home decor. Carpet runners are not hard to install. Hire a carpet kicker and a blanket tool to install the runner available at the Home Center and can be purchased at the linear foot.
Thank you strip, cut tack strip 2 inches shorter than the width of the carpet runner. Find the center of each staircase and mark a line of pencil or chalk. Use a scrap piece thanks strip as a space between stair riser and the strip is installed. Center strip with pin pins angled to riser on center-line and stitch to step.
Installation of upholstery, carpet padding installed under the runner extends the life of the carpet and gives a softer feel to the feet. Cut the carpet upholstery 3 inches longer than the depth of the stairway tread and same width as the tack strip. Butt padding against the front edge of the tack strip and staple across the stairs enter every 3 inches. Wrap the padding around the nose of the stairway tread and short down below every 3 inches. Trim upholstery on point stairway tread and riser meet.