How to lay a carpet runner?

May 1, 2012 by
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Carpet runner
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Question by burbam2001: How to lay a carpet runner?
Can nayone give me direction on how-to and what I will need to get the job done?
It is a permanent runner for my hallway stairs.

Best answer:

Answer by maplewoodjoe
If its temporary, for a party or something, buy the sticky clear plastic roll. If its more permanent, just nail it down (minimal nails), and you can remove the nails when you remove the runner

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4 Comments on How to lay a carpet runner?

  1. oneidacarpetguy on Tue, 1st May 2012 4:54 pm

    If it’s for a set of stairs and it is a nice runner…Call a professional. It will probably cost aroud $ 75.

  2. rich2481 on Tue, 1st May 2012 5:16 pm

    stairs are tough because when you walk on the runner you typically move them,

  3. don_vvvvito on Tue, 1st May 2012 6:06 pm

    when laying runners on stairs you need to center the rug all the way down,if in one piece, and you need an electric staple gun(I use a bostich) to shoot the staples under the lip and at the front of the stairs………..
    its not hard but experience defiantly helps……….

  4. texlokman on Tue, 1st May 2012 6:10 pm

    take her to dinner, maybe a show, buy her a few drinks, act like you care what she is saying…

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