How to Install a Low-Cost Stair Runner
TOH reader Jaime Shackford used two off-the-shelf woven runners (about $125 each) to make put some grip on her slick oak steps
Who: Jaime Shackford
Where: Edmond, Okla.
What: Got a good grip on once-slippery stairs with a DIY runner.
After getting a quote of $2,500 to carpet her dangerously slick oak staircase, TOH reader Jaime Shackford took the project into her own hands. Using just two off-the-shelf woven runners ($125 each) and supplies from a home center, here's what she did.
Jaime used painter's tape to make sure the runner would be centered on the stairs.