Carpet Runners UK


We’re proud to say that we’ve been announced as a finalist for three national business awards, adding to its recent business accolade success. Carpet Runners UK has been shortlisted for the ‘Amazon Digital Business of the Year’ Award at the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards due to be announced in November and also the ‘Best Home & Garden, DIY & Tools’ and ‘Small Business of the Year’ in the eCommerce Awards which will be announced in September. At Carpet Runners UK we specialise in supplying hallway, stair and event... Read More

Underlay 21/12/2015

The Importance of Underlay

When choosing the perfect carpet runner for your home, it’s also important to consider the underlay. While it’s easy to get caught up in the quality and look of the carpet alone, underlay brings many benefits to your carpet which will enhance your carpet runner experience. Underlay can… Improve the underfoot feel of the carpet Walking on a carpet that doesn’t have underlay can be taxing on your feet and even your posture, whereas carpets with underlay benefit from the plumpness of the underlay and the soft fibres of the... Read More

Cat and Dog 18/12/2015

Carpet Runners: A Pet Owner’s (Second) Best Friend

While caring for a pet can be one of the most fulfilling experiences life can offer, they can take a toll on your home. While choosing a hardwood floor can be a good cleaning solution for you, it can be cold, uncomfortable and slippery to walk on for your pet. Taking both sides into consideration, there is a solution that will keep both you and your pet happy. For a clean and comfortable home for both of you, you’ll need a carpet runner. Not just any carpet runner, but one... Read More

Drill 14/12/2015

Measuring and Fitting Stair Rods

Stair rods can be the perfect decorative addition to your home if properly measured and fitted, but before we begin, there are a few important points to consider regarding stair rods… Firstly, stair rods should be used for decorative purposes only and not used to secure carpets or carpet runners. Make sure you measure each rod and step, as often steps may vary in width so you want to know that you’re getting the right fit for each individual step. Consider the length and the design of the rod finial... Read More

Period Hallway 11/12/2015

Using Stair Rods for a Period Look

The design of period homes were such that the staircase and entrance hall were the first to be seen when guests entered the house. As such, staircases and the foot of the stairs were highly decorated and used to create a strong impression upon visitors to the house. The staircase reflected the affluence and status of the occupants and were often commented upon as being grand entrance ways to an even grander home. If your home is designed with a period aesthetic in mind, you could really benefit from upstyling... Read More

Christmas Decor 07/12/2015

Christmas Decor Tips for Your Home

When it comes to creating the perfect Christmassy home, we at Carpet Runners know exactly how we can help. Though you may not want a permanent feature, such as a stair runner, for the Christmas period, your home can certainly benefit from one of our more mobile products. Choosing a hallway carpet runner or a new rug can really bring some festive cheer where it’s most needed and create a Christmassy first impression for your guests. Style is an important consideration, even when it comes to Christmas decor! Home decor... Read More

Christmas Morning Stairs 04/12/2015

Protect Your Home This Christmas With a Carpet Runner

Christmas is a time of peace and joy for many, but in a busy home it can also be a time of total chaos! Protecting your home during the Christmas period can be tricky with excitable small children, an abundance of food and wine and the inclement weather outside to contend with. Carpet runners can be a fix-all solution, so if you’re dreading the Christmas aftermath, give yourself an early gift and invest in a few simple carpet runners for your hallways, stairs and living room for the holiday season.... Read More

Traditional Rug 01/12/2015

Choosing the Right Rug

When it comes to choosing a rug for your home there are two main considerations that you should take into account before you start browsing. Firstly, you need to consider how the rug will fit in with the aesthetic of your room, how it will match the style and design of your furniture. The second point you need to consider is what the purpose of the rug is, as a rug designed for decorative addition to a room and a rug designed to provide a protective covering are two very... Read More

Cleaning Carpets 27/11/2015

Carpet Runners UK Carpet Care Guide

Slips, spills and stains are inevitable when it comes to carpets. It’s a shame that some of the most common ones are the most difficult to remove! Below, we have some tips on how to remove the most stubborn of stains.

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Carpet Runners UK Guide

Here at Carpet Runners UK, we have a wide range of runners and rugs that won’t break the bank. To better illustrate this, we’ve created this infographic that will hopefully give you the inspiration that you may have been lacking!