Home Decor Ideas, Tips & Advice from Carpetrunners
Below are some fantastic home decor ideas, tips and advice from Carpetrunners:
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There are many alternative names for a door threshold including Z bar, door bar, door threshold bars and carpet door bars - we sell a range to cover all eventualities. Likewise, stair rods are frequently referred to as carpet rods, stairrods and carpet stair rods; they are all the same thing and are commonly fitted on carpets, natural flooring and flatweave flooring. Don't forget to order a stair bar, for the very bottom of your staircase, at ground level, for a balanced look.
Consider the finish of other fixtures and fittings, such as door furniture and light fittings, when choosing your stair rods and door thresholds.
Home decor ideas for a subtle effect: choose a metal or wood finish stair rod or door bar, which matches the colour of your flooring, or choose one of the matt finishes such as wood, pewter, antique brass, black or satin nickel. For a stronger décor statement consider the polished brass or chrome finishes.
Many staircases in older properties are not straight, so do check the measurement, before ordering.
Carpet rods and clips can not only be used on carpet runners, but also flat weaves and natural flooring such as sisal or coir.
Stair rods can create an illusion of width. So, if your staircase is narrow, fitting a stair runner and rods will open it up.
Applying Easy Bind to stair runners is a simple technique to master, and one which you can then use to make rugs of various sizes, in a matching carpet design or colour.