It offers a cascading look that is often used for basement stairs or with thicker harder to manipulate carpet. Pull the landing carpet down over the edge of the top step.
Outline where you want the carpet to go.
How to fit stair carpet. — CLICK SHOW MORE FOR LINKS AND RESOURCES —Stonegate Carpets -httpbitly2DRTd4wCONTACT USrestora. Step 4 Shape Pad to Step Wrap the carpet down the riser and down the front edge of the stair. Use the knee kicker to pull the carpet tight as you place another row of staples in the corner between the riser and the tread.
To do this start with the very bottom of the stairs and then secure it in through the tackless tape that you have at each step. Prepare the stairs using tack strips and thin pieces of wood similar to yardsticks with tacks pointing upwardm to hold your carpet in place. If not you may need to go down to the bottom of the first riser to get a neat join.
Carpeting is attached to the edge of the thread. Smooth and stretch it to fit tightly. The very last piece of the stair renovation jigsaw.
If the step has a nose you can fix the landing carpet to the underside of it. Pull the carpet tight and run a row of staples along the top of the riser where it meets the tread of the stair. You can use an awl to push the carpet stair tread in.
Use a hammer stapler and staple the carpet pad in place starting from the center of each stair tread. The carpet pads are not secured to a stair riser. Cut your tack strips into lengths which are 4 inches shorter than the width of your carpet runner Allocate two strips for each step of your staircase.
Measure two inches on either side from the stair tread and trace straight lines from the front to back of the stair. This will give you a visual outline of where to place the tackless strips and the carpet. Take the stair carpet up to the top of the final riser tack it into place and trim it off in a neat line.
It is then placed straight down while meeting the back of the proceeding tread. To achieve the right grip you need to. On the first step tuck in the carpet stair tread into the side.
When youre happy with that staple the carpet stair tread under the riser.