Add a touch of elegance, texture and color to your home’s interior staircase by installing a carpeted runner. The narrow strip of carpeting is set on a pad and then attached to tackless strips nailed to each tread. Installing a stair runner on a straight staircase is a relatively easy project, even for novice do-it-yourselfers. Winding stairs that turn corners are more challenging, but still doable with our expert instructions.
For full step-by-step instructions, shopping list, tools list, and more, see How to Install a Stair Runner