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Match treads to an existing area rug&...

Match treads to an existing area rug…..
Our customer had an existing area rug made out of a Stanton Montpelier piece of carpet.  He emailed in to see if we could custom make stair treads to match. If the material exists, we can do it! The stairs in which needed the treads were straight, however,  the bottom six, flared out, so we planned on having the treads flare out as well. The [...]

Stair runner with Pie shaped steps &#...

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Customer had a challenge and two manners in which to solve the challenge.  Her first two steps were “pie” shaped and she was being told that they could not be done with an oriental stair runner. She researched and found The Rug Depot.  We discussed the options and I reinforced that we could certainly fabricate the material to turn [...]

Natural Fiber Stair Runner

Natural Fiber Stair Runner
This customer wanted a natural fiber product for their stairs. The runner needed to be custom fabricated to a width of 30″ and the surging applied. Installation went smooth and the customer was delighted. Thanks Meg, the runner looks amazing. Product:  Fibreworks,  Argyle 2023 color: Brushed Nickel.   Matching area rugs and runners [...]

Even a senior Citizen can install tre...

Even a senior Citizen can install treads.
Hello Meg, I received my stair treads quickly.  Thank you, they are beautiful. Yes, do put my treads on your website as an example of what a lone senior citizen can do with your beautiful carpet.  I am a certified senior citizen.  I know that because my government gave me the official membership card when they made me sign up for Medicare sev [...]

Switch backed Stair Case

Howland stair case
A challenging 3 story Switchback stair case. A very long project to restore the stairs and now just need the final touch. The goal was to keep the distance from the wall consistent on each run of this 3 story switchback staircase so one’s eye would see consistency. Hi Meg, I love the look of the landing pieces/ Jane Item: 161801 Roy [...]

Internet customer: Custom stair tread...

"Scout" our American Eskimo
Together we tried to find options of patterns that would offer enough material to fabricate the landings and pies. The fabrication went smoothly and off the treads went to our customer. Hi Meg, Let me know if one of these pictures works. “Scout” our American Eskimo is the Vanna White showcasing how much he likes the new stair treads. He [...]

A dog named Spike.

A dog named Spike.
“Loft area”A dog named Spikelanding with two mitersThis story began with a dog named Spike. Spike was not able to navigate the stairs, so a runner was the solution. The challenge was that the house had three sets of stairs with a total of 10 turns. The customer also needed two hallway runners to match. Finding someone who could [...]

Internet customer with 4 turned stair...

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The customer, Marybeth, was having a difficult time finding an installer to install her stairs. She had 4 stairs which curved to the right. These steps are known as “pies”. She was being told that it was not possible to get the borders to line up when using an oriental style runner. She called The Rug Depot, spoke to Meg and [...]

Approaching your stair landing in two...

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Our internet customer needed a runner for new wood stairs. Here challenge was that as you walked up the stairs, you could approach the landing in two different direction. After conversations, the customer chose to have The Rug Depot custom make stair treads vs using the stair runner, for they did not want to cover up all their hard wood. The [...]

Coordinating existing area rugs to a ...

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Trying to choose a runner to match an existing area rug? The best approach is to work with the same types of colors & scale of color. This is the approach that Susan took. She had purchased locally a Central “Infinity” area rug for her Living room. She needed a dinning room rug, stair runner and a hallway runner to coordin [...]