By:  Jaime Shackford eclectic-hall
 

By: Jaime Shackford

I installed this Dash & Albert as a runner on my stairs. Total cost $350.00
For the complete tutorial link to: http://okla-home-a.blogspot.com/2011/03/trip-down-memory-lane-and-stair-runner.html
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October 21, 2013
stephaniemjohnson wrote:
How wide should a runner be on 48" stairs? thanks!
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This is a great and frequently asked question. Typically you want to leave anywhere from 3" to 6" on either side of the runner. For 48" wide stairs you could use a 36" wide runner. Anything wider than that will work, but the wide widths are harder to find in a standard Cut Roll Runner ( a runner sold by the foot which is cut off a roll). The most common width is 26" but many come 36" as well. Feel free to click on this link to see some of the wider width runners: http://search.rugsdoneright.com/--shape-Cut%20Roll%20Runner--material_main-Wool

Also here is a link to the guide on How to Measure for Stair Runners: http://www.rugsdoneright.com/rugs101-Measure-Stair-Runners.asp

Hope this helps!
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stephaniemjohnson
thank you so much for your great answer!
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March 25, 2013
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cherylm19
I love it! I'm researching using dash and albert on my stairway too. What did you use to tack it down?
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