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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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Thinking of replacing your old stair rods?

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on February 18, 2020.

Recently, I was staying at a rather nice bijou hotel with an eclectic décor scheme, complete with a worn stair runner and old stair rods. The “shabby chic” staircase had certainly gone beyond any claim to style and instead just looked forlorn and unwelcoming. Certainly not in-keeping with the image of the hotel. First impressions […]

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Discover the latest trends in stair rods

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on December 19, 2019. Tags: , ,

Carpet stair rods have been around for a century or more and yet they have never been more popular and fashionable than now. And so, for anyone thinking of installing them on their staircase, I’ve listed some of the latest trends in stair rods for 2020. Slender 9mm diameter rods In recent years, there has […]

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Modern Stair Carpet Rods: Frequently Asked Q&A

Posted by Fay, on November 13, 2019. Tags: , ,

CarpetRunners.co.uk has been supplying modern stair carpet rods for over 15 years. Here are the questions we are most frequently asked by customers looking to purchase a set for their staircase, along with answers and expert tips. If your question is not covered here, feel free to get in touch. Q: Do modern stair rods hold […]

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How to Choose the Right Stair Carpet Rods for your Staircase

Posted by Andy Harrison, on October 28, 2019. Tags: , , , ,

This guide to choosing the right stair carpet rods provides a summary of what you need to consider before purchasing any for your staircase. Most quality designs are made-to-measure, so it is best to do your homework before ordering. For this reason we supply free of charge samples. In this article, we cover everything you […]

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Installing Stair Rods on Runner and Fitted Stair Carpets

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on October 10, 2019. Tags: , , ,

New stair rods are typically sold complete with a pair of brackets, which you use to attach the rod securely to the staircase. The bracket design is different depending on whether you are fitting a stair runner carpet or a fitted stair carpet. So, do make sure you choose the correct type when ordering. Runner […]

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The Leading Cheap Stair Bars for the Home

Posted by Fay, on September 20, 2019. Tags: , , ,

For those who want cheap stair bars and are simply after the look rather than stair rods which will last a lifetime, then here are my top recommendations. But do beware, as with so many things in life, they are  cheap for a reason. Typically, that means there is a difference in specification from the […]

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Antique Brass Stair Clips Pull Off 1930s Look

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on July 3, 2019. Tags: , ,

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 […]

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Quality stair carpet rods to transform a staircase

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on April 9, 2019. Tags: , ,

Do you ever open your front door, walk into your house and just feel it looks, well…dreary and boring? The secret style tip is to add immediate character with some quality stair carpet rods. Easily fitted to an existing stair runner or carpet, a pristine set of decorative carpet rods provides a welcoming touch of […]

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What length stair rods do I need for my stair runner?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on March 9, 2019. Tags: ,

‘What length stair rods do I need?’ is a common question. We always double-check with all our customers that they have ordered the correct length before placing their order on the factory. Whilst most have calculated the length(s) correctly, around 15% have got it wrong. Let’s take a look at where the confusion lies: How […]

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