Carpet Fitting Question

Should you carpet the stairs in one long piece or each stair a different piece of carpet

4 Answers

Best Answer

Yes ideally stairs should be on one piece but can be done in smaller pieces to save on waste. All stairs need to run with the pile down the stairs for best wear.

Answered 29th Jul 2011

DJW Flooring

Member since 1 Feb 2011

never lay carpets in one piece down the stairs, or cap and band a ball nose for that matter !

the correct way is each step with its own carpet section! you will get a better finish and all the steps will look the same where the carpet meets the gripper

Answered 12th Sep 2012

2 BY 4 LTD

Member since 30 Jul 2010

It is best to do your stairs in one piece. But it can be done in smaller pieces but will take a little long. It depends on the cutting plan.

It needs to all run the same way, as turning carpet will cause it to look a different shade in colour.

Answered 21st Jul 2011

Glenn Wilson Flooring

Member since 8 Dec 2010

There is no right or wrong way of doing it.
It is quicker to do it in one piece but you can save on the waste by doing it in sections. Just make sure the pile all runs the same way (down the stairs)

Answered 13th Mar 2017

CJB Flooring

Member since 13 Mar 2017

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