Opting for a luxury vinyl (LVT) floor covering for home staircases has become highly fashionable. But how do you protect and finish the step edge to cover up the seams and protect the vulnerable front lip? Unlike a stair runner which is fitted in one piece, a fitter installs the LVT on each step, individually, […]Read more
Spring is in the air and it’s a great time of the year to chase away the winter blues with a touch of decorating. Here we take a look at three fresh ideas for stair carpet runners to rejuvenate that dull old staircase at the heart of your home. Naturally inclined with wooden stair rods […]Read more
Posted by Fay, on December 3, 2020.
Ultra-thick, deep-pile carpets seem to be back in fashion. Consequently, the question we are being asked is which door bars do we suggest you use for thick carpets? Luxury carpet brands such as Jacaranda has always had a name for fabulously thick designs. For example, their chunky Agra range is made in a fusion of […]Read more
The hall mat takes a pounding in most homes. Shoes, muddy paws, the wheels of grandpa’s roller and for city dwellers the bike all traipse through the front door, complete with muck and water. The new Premier Matwell profiles are ideal for creating a fitted door mat well, custom-made to suit your hall. Here we […]Read more
Posted by Fay, on March 20, 2020.
The new Pipe Collars that have just come into stock are a great find. And, such an easy-to-install product too with attractive designs and so practical. They hide those ugly holes around radiator pipes where the pipework meets your floor. Instead of dirty, dusty holes, spotted around the edge with paint from the last time […]Read more
On a recent visit to Eltham Palace in Greenwich, London I was interested to find antique brass stair clips in a dull dark-grey, almost pewter finish, gracing the gently curving staircases. I was standing in the ‘lineresque’ entrance hall, complete with circular 1930s geometric-styled rug. Decorative stair rod clips ‘Sweeping’ does come to mind when […]Read more
Sanity is in site! We have a new product available online called Little T and Big T. These flooring t-bars solve no end of join problems between different types of hard flooring. The floor is often one of the last things to be completed when you’ve had building works done in your home. At this […]Read more
Great news! We can now supply extra long carpet transition strips at Carpetrunners. Up until now, our Premier Door Bars and coordinating Cover Door Plate have just been available in 90 cm / 35 inch lengths but we now have them in a much longer and useful 270 cm, that’s 106”, or 8 feet 10 […]Read more