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Carpet Buying Guide

Choosing the Right Hall Runners for Your Home


Stair and hall runners are installed in the house not just for aesthetics, but as a way to protect the floor and your family as well. Wooden stairs can be quite slippery and adding a carpet runner is a great way to keep it warm and safe to walk up and down on. This is also a neat way of finishing the elaborate look that wood brings. The protection that these carpet runners render is a clever way to adding beauty to the stairs and preserving the value of the woodwork, since you are protecting the center of the staircase and hallway where the highest wear and tear happens.


It is easy to use multicolour rugs as a design element because there is a multitude of options to choose from when it comes to materials, size, color and pattern. Since there are a number of options to choose from, it is not that hard to find the perfect fitting runner for your place. Runners come in standard sizes, but you can also have them custom ordered to fit the exact measurement of your own staircase.


There are also a number of designs and patterns to choose from long pile rugs. Styles vary from traditional and elegant to modern and fun patterns. You can even match the color of the runner to other design elements of your house. For a more modern and minimalist look, you can even go for grey to match just about any theme.


When choosing the right carpet runner or rug, you have to keep quality as your main priority since there are materials that are more durable than others. A lot of people forget to prioritize quality and get swept up by the designs. You have to focus and determine if the quality of the material will last long and if the price reflects the quality of the said carpet runner. It is common to find various carpet materials that look good but are not as durable as you would want them to be.


Quality star carpet runners will help you save money in the long run because they can withstand years of wear and tear and fair well even with frequent vacuuming and steam cleaning. Some of the best materials to look for are wool, synthetic fibers or a combination of both - these materials can easily be cleaned and are durable enough. Before buying a hall runner or rug, make sure to take the necessary measurements first and then go out shopping. You can even look online and see if you find any designs you like there. Just remember to buy only from reputable brands and websites.