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Enhance Your Staircase with Jubilee Stair Rods: Adding Elegance and Ease

Posted by Nick Acaster, on June 6, 2023. Tags: , , ,

Introduction: Staircases are more than just a means of moving from one floor to another; they can be an essential focal point of your home’s interior design. When it comes to adding a touch of elegance and sophistication to your staircase, Jubilee Stair Rods are a top-notch choice. With their exceptional quality, ease of installation, […]

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Discover carpet binding tape and enjoy making your own rugs and runners

Posted by Nick Acaster, on March 2, 2023.

Judging by the number of orders we receive for carpet binding tape, it ticks the box when it comes to do-it-yourself projects. Making their own rugs and runners has become a hobby for some customers, who report having successfully made their own turn to making them for friends and family. Reading the many reviews posted […]

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Purchase Stair Rods Direct for Optimum Choice

Posted by Nick Acaster, on September 7, 2022. Tags: ,

Most stair rods are custom-manufactured so as to ensure they are the perfect fit for the specific width of your steps and stair runners. Purchasing your made-to-measure stair rods direct means you will have the optimum choice of designs and convenient delivery straight to your door. We also provide a wealth of advice to our […]

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The Ultimate in Quality Stair Rods for the Home

Posted by Andy Harrison, on August 26, 2022. Tags: , ,

Discover what attributes to look for when choosing your carpet runner rods Having chosen a smart carpet runner for your staircase, the next question is which stair rods to install.? Do you opt for quality stair rods or purchase off-the-peg runner rods? Here we consider what to look for when making your choice as there […]

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Embrace retro with chrome carpet trims

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on June 15, 2022. Tags: ,

Love the look of pristine, beautifully polished chrome carpet trims? Then you are not alone. Whilst for some it may feel like a step back to the 80’s, chrome, the aesthetic of chrome door thresholds can add pizzazz and drama to today’s home. Here we tap into the vibe and suggest how to integrate chrome […]

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Carpet Binding Solutions You Can Do at Home

Posted by Nick Acaster, on May 4, 2022. Tags:

From mending frayed rugs to creating fitted carpets for a motorhome or boat, lots of people are turning to carpet binding solutions they can do at home. The versatile Easybind method of carpet binding proves popular with home owners, who in the process reveal their own hidden creative talents and practical skills. Give it a […]

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How to fit Stair Carpet Clips

Posted by Andy Harrison, on February 18, 2022.

Stair carpet clips are an alternative to stair rods and make an attractive decorative feature on a staircase which is fitted with a stair runner.  Fitted on either side of a stair runner carpet, on each step, they add character and have a certain eye-catching appeal. The detailed embellishment for the Victorian Stair Clips make […]

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What are the current design trends in stair carpet rods?

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on October 1, 2021.

Take a look at these trends in stair carpet rods, which have become the go-to accessories to deliver a stunning design aesthetic to staircases. By far and away the most popular style is to pair with a smart stair runner which runs up the central area of a staircase, revealing the painted wood of the […]

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Think bold with stair carpet runner rails designed for wider staircases

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on July 1, 2021.

By far and away the most popular diameter for stair runner rods is 12mm, or ½” in old money. These are ideal for runners up to around 1m wide (3 feet 3”) and therefore standard for most houses. However, there is a view that your stair carpet runner rails should be chunkier than that for […]

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Exclusive Designer Ideas for Modern Stair Rods

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on March 4, 2020. Tags:

The following interior designer ideas illustrate how modern stair rods are currently used in fashionable decorative schemes. No longer simply a design feature for period houses, today they are regularly specified in contemporary show-homes. Whether you are looking for quirky, glamour, humour or fine design, stair carpet rods have a lot to offer. Pack a […]

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Flooring Supplies that Add the Finishing Touch

Posted by Nick Acaster, on October 7, 2018. Tags: , ,

We’ve been selling flooring supplies since 2003 and specialise in high-quality flooring products which are not readily available on the high street or in the shops. Our suppliers are UK manufacturers and we ship direct from them, ensuring as rapid a delivery service as possible. So, no need to struggle home on public transport trying […]

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10 Value Flooring Ideas

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on December 23, 2016. Tags: ,

Changing your flooring can seem a bit daunting and sounds expensive. But here we explore 10 value flooring ideas which don’t cost the earth and are easily achievable and look fabulous. 1. Investing in a new carpet, wood floor or stair runner can be expensive A great alternative is to paint your floorboards instead. You […]

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How to Prevent Chips and Scuff Marks on Skirting

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on October 14, 2016.

It is absolutely maddening when chips and scuff marks on skirting miraculously just appear. Invariably, it is the corners which take such a bashing. It’s easily done. Little ones, shaky on their pins, shave the corners with their baby walkers, kids hurtle into them on their trikes, luggage and bags are big sinners and vacuum […]

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New Black Flooring Trims in Stock

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on July 15, 2016. Tags: ,

Decorating with black has always seemed a rather brave concept to me. But Stairrods (UK) has just brought out its comprehensive range of flooring trims in a fabulous matt black and I’ve done a U-turn! After all, wrought iron black has been part of our decorative mix for centuries. So, the new black flooring trims […]

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10 Home Decor Ideas to Update Your Home (on a budget!)

Posted by Nick Acaster, on June 14, 2016.

Linda Parker, Freelance interiors writer and blogger, suggests 10 home decor ideas to update your home… on a budget. 1. PAINT IT … The first of home decor ideas is so simple. A fresh coat of paint is quick, easy, needs no expensive equipment, and can be achieved in a single day. Transform the look […]

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How to create a trim around a fireplace

Posted by Nick Acaster, on August 25, 2015. Tags:

This photo shows how smart fire hearth edging can make an eye-catching feature in a room  – what a great job! In the office, we always love it when customers send us photos of their homes, proudly featuring the installed door thresholds, stair rods and the like, which they have purchased from us. It is amazing […]

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Floor Trims Just Got Smarter with Lips

Posted by Nick Acaster, on July 3, 2015.

The new Lips floor trims have just come onto the market. They are not only hugely versatile but very chic looking too. So, smart-looking and performing! They are made of solid brass but you can choose any one of ten different finishes. On trend, brushed chrome is one of them (the closest thing to stainless […]

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Brass Door Bars Back in Vogue

Posted by Nick Acaster, on March 17, 2015. Tags:

Brass is back in fashion! So say the interior gurus. It is deemed to be the interiors metal of the Spring/Summer 2015 design season, particularly brasses with a lovely warm tone. Polished brass door bars and threshold strips have always been a popular choice but now they are the perfect way to introduce a fashionable […]

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Large Stair Rods at Palace of Monserrate

Posted by Nick Acaster, on June 17, 2013. Tags:

On a recent visit to the Palace of Monserrate in Sintra, Portugal, these glorious, large stair rods were spotted.  The Palace is a gem to visit, despite still being refurbished, and access to the top floor was via this wooden staircase. Perhaps, the renovation work accounts for the gathering dust! Silver and ornate large stair rods dominate the […]

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