Carpeted stairs are safer than hard-surface stairs, as they lessen your chances of slipping and pad your fall if you lose your balance. Building codes control the dimensions of treads and risers. Treads are typically 10 to 11-1/2 inches deep; the deeper the tread, the more comfortable the climb. Listed below are pictures about installing carpet on steps better homes amp gardens, , etc.
Stair runners are our bread and butter here at the carpet workroom of course many of our retail customers are not well versed in carpeting and we provide many recommendations and things to consider when shopping for a stair runner types of stairs the first thing to consider when looking at adding a stair runner is the stairs themselves
Installing carpet on stairs the right way if you want to know how to remove carpet easily from stairs check this out as companies charge uptown a few hundr
Here is a picture of the stairs with the carpet tack strips removed and the original pine treads exposed creating new custom treads after we had maxed out my brain with all the tread rise calculations we figured out that we needed to cut the bullnoses of existing treads then custom cut and glue new treads on top of them
The carpet or runner gets stapled under the nose of the stair you need to remember every home is different and so are the layouts of each stair case it is always extremely helpful to provide us a picture so we can help you determine the best course of action
For stairs enclosed on both sides by walls plan to lay carpet wall to wall for stairs with one or both sides open the turn and tack method will produce a professional looking carpet edge wall