Installation cheetah stair runner and steps will help reduce noise from everyday use. Carpet will also include scratches or wear that occurs over time. When installing the carpet on stairs and steps, keep the safety in mind so that you can prevent serious damage due to falls or losing the balance. Homeowners can easily install carpets on stairs and steps when using the right tools and supplies.
Measure the width of the stairway or step tread with a tape measure. Use measuring tape to measure the staircase vertically to get the length and add 3 inches to the total length to cater for the extra carpet need to put over the padding. Repeat this process for each step to find the total amount of blankets you need. Cut tack strips with a striker to fit the width measurement of each step. Lay the tack strip on the staircase or the back of each step. Use a hammer for nail the course strip to step.
Measure enough blanket padding to stretch from the front of the tack strip, all the way under the stair nose. Use a staple gun to secure the carpet upholstery to the stairs. Stapling the carpet to the stairs that begins at the bottom of the first riser, works your way up as you install carpets. Pull the rug over the stairs from the bottom and put it over the padding. Use the knee kicker turns the side down to secure the rug over tack strips, located at the staircase crotch. Begin to stretch the blanket in the middle with the knee kicker until the carpet sticks fast on the tack strip. Repeat this process until the entire width of the staircase is tightly covered with a rug.