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 [...]

Who said that “pie” shape...

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Many local stores could not fabricate treads for “pie” shaped steps. Our customer Lynn, called us to help. She needed treads for 6 regular shaped stairs and 5 “pie” shaped steps. Trying to use a “regular tread” on a pie shaped step would not fit nor look proper. The Rug Depot took on the project. Since the [...]

Marley – no fear of climbing st...

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Rene called in to discuss options and qualities for her stairs. She has two stair cases that need to have a stair runner. A high quality and a high performance product was the goal. Understanding the differences in qualities, samples were ordered. Meg, “The samples arrived today. Thanks so much for getting these to us so quickly and fo [...]

Custom fabricated landing

Custom fabricated landing
Our customer Priscilla under took a project to recover an antique set of stairs. The stairs had a 90 degree turn that led to two more stairs, but the customer only wanted to cover the straight set of steps. I strongly recommended that Priscilla cover all the steps & the landing, for it would look awkward that the entire stairs were not [...]

Runner for the SS Sergius & Herma...

Runner for the SS Sergius & Herman of Valaam Orthodox Church
Father Alexander Reichert was under going a new project to change the floors in the Church. Wall to wall carpet was removed and hardwood floors were installed. Father Alexander needed a runner for the Church. The product chosen was the Grand Parterre PT-01 red manufactured by Nourison. This is an excellent New Zealand wool product which will [...]

Coordinating rugs and stair runners

Coordinating rugs and stair runners
Our customer Sheila & Eric Holt needed a stair runner to coordinate with existing rugs that were purchased previously at The Rug Depot. We focused on the colors of her existing area rugs and came up with several choices to offer. A spectacular choice was made. The product was the Grand Partere PT02 midnight by Nourison. This is a high [...]