The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Stair Runner

Updated: Jan 5, 2019

It’s hard to imagine a staircase that wouldn’t benefit from the addition of a stair runner. Who wouldn’t prefer the beauty, comfort and safety of having a carpet installed on stairs over plain, unadorned wooden treads?

We’re here to help you with the difficult part – making the right carpet choice. With the myriad of patterns, fibers and styles available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. We’ve put together this definitive guide to help you on take your stairway up to the next level of style.

Transitional Style

According to interior designers, transitional style is the blending of traditional and modern styles. In New England, it often means blending our historic architecture with contemporary elements, resulting in a fresh cohesive design that meshes the past and present. Geometric patterns are a hot trend that feel right in step with transitional style. Thanks to the plethora of graphic style carpets available, your options are endless.

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