Stair runner fitting is an important element of your project. This guide will make fitting easy and fun!
D.I.Y or employ a fitter.
So the first thing you need to decide. Do you want to fit yourself, or should you employ a fitter for your stair runner fitting?
You might want to ponder the following:
1) Do you have time in your busy day?
2) Do you want to save money? A fitter will charge more than 150 pounds.
3) Do you enjoy D.I.Y?
4) Is it an easy layout?
So this is the proverbial crossroads!
Employing a fitter-what to do next
If you prefer to employ a fitter. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a picture of your stairs. Julian will price the stair runner fitting job .
There are many different layouts. But lets start with the easiest layout, which is a straight staircase.
There are two ways to fit a straight staircase, with stair rods and staple gun or with gripper and underlay. Just click the links below for a complete instructional. .
Stair runner fitting is not always to a straight staircase. Some staircases have a half or quarter landing.
There are two main shapes of half landings, square or rectangular. The square is called a quarter landing and the rectangular is called a half landing. There are two main ways to deal with them . either wall to wall or shaped.
Wall to wall
Some people prefer to go wall to wall on their half landing . The advantages are: Eliminating a trip hazard. The opportunity to furnish or accessories the half landing. It saves money and time, delivery is immediate with the stairrunner.
STAIR RUNNER FITTING TO AN ‘L’ SHAPED QUARTER LANDING SECTION
We provide an easy option to save our clients the trouble of mitering a quarter landing. This is a pre-made section.
The method of fitting this is simple. What to do next:
1.First fit your stair runner above and below the quarter landing.
2.Drop in the quarter landing to the space.
3.Position the L section until it lines up .
4.Then join the ‘L’ to the stair runner.
5. Cut off the excess.
6. Don’t worry if the join is not perfect as you cover it up with the stair rods.
7.Take a look at the quarter landing picture above as guidance.
You should now have a professional finish. Well done!