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Floor runners can add a pop of color to any space

Sometimes floors feel a little plain, so adding a nice rug or mat can make a room shine.
If you want a cohesive look, consider adding a runner to your room. From beige to dark gray, we have various colors available to suit your tastes. Call or visit Champion Floor Company in St. Louis to see our large selection of floor runners!

What is a Runner?

A runner is a long rug placed in areas with high amounts of foot traffic. Essentially, it protects floors from natural wear and tear over time. It can cover hardwood, laminate, vinyl, tile, and everything in between. Runners can also be the perfect accent for any room.

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Where Should a Runner Be Used?

There are several suitable spots for a runner in your home. Here are some of our customers' favorite places for floor runners:

  • Hallways
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom
  • Staircase

Narrow hallways and entryways are the perfect places for runner rugs. It can add some color to an otherwise drab space. Additionally, it keeps your floors clean when guests walk in with wet shoes.

The kitchen can benefit from a floor runner because it's an area of the home that has high amounts of foot traffic. It's also a room prone to spills. Keep your floors safe with a runner.

Using a runner in the bedroom promotes a sense of comfort. It feels warm under your feet when you walk in at night. Runner rugs also tend to work better than their counterparts because they won't get covered by the bed.

A runner on a staircase is more than a decorative touch. It's also a safety feature. If you have hardwood stairs, consider installing a runner to prevent slips and falls.

What are the Benefits of Runners?

Having a runner rug comes with several benefits. Here are the reasons Flooring Champion Company customers buy runners:

  • Decoration
  • Better traction
  • Protects floors
  • Lower energy bills

Much like area rugs, runner rugs add style to any space. With various colors and patterns available, you can spice up any space.
Stairs and floors can be slippery. Adding a rug runner to a space can prevent slips and falls as it has better traction than regular floors.

All floors are vulnerable to wear and tear and last longer with proper maintenance. A floor runner can protect your floors from scratches, dents, and other forms of damage. It can also cover up noticeable signs of damage.

Wool rug runners keep energy bills low when the cold weather arrives. They trap heat and stop cool air from spreading through the house.

How are Runners Installed?

Let's review how runners are installed on stairs. Here's what you should expect on installation day. Your contractor will begin with measuring and cutting a piece of carpet to the correct length. They will then mark the location on each step where the runner will rest.

Next, a piece of padding will be cut, placed, and secured onto each step. The carpet will be rolled, laid a few steps above the bottom, and pulled towards the bottom.

Now, your contractor will run a row of staples along the bottom of the bottom rise where the carpet meets the floor. The carpet will then be pulled tight and a row of stairs will be run along the top of the rise where it meets the tread of the stairs.

Then your contractor will use a knee kicker to pull the carpet tight as they place another row of staples in the concern between the riser and the tread. Next, a stair tool will be used to wedge the carpet into the corner between the tread and the riser.

Lastly, a row of staples will run along the bottom of each step's riser until your contractor reaches the top. Call Champion Floor Company in St. Louis to learn more about our floor runners! 

Come to Our Showroom and See the Wide variety of Flooring Options Available

Champion Floor Company has a mission of offering homeowners various options regarding luxury flooring for their homes.

If you're unsure what flooring would work best in your home or business, just let us know. Our team is happy to provide recommendations based on your needs. We have extensive knowledge to guide you through any flooring project.

We want to deliver the "wow factor" every time, so we listen closely to our client's needs and wants and then communicate best-fit products that match what they wish to accomplish.

Please give us a call on the phone or visit our showroom in person to speak with our dedicated team members, who would be happy to help get your project successfully off the ground.

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