How a Stair Tread Area Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
Stair tread rugs can highlight your room’s decor by connecting to the room’s color palette, style, and tone. You may think of your staircase as just a practical means of walking from floor to floor, but in actuality, the staircase is an opportunity to reinforce any themes and coloring you have in the connecting rooms and the rest of the home.
Decorating With a Stair Tread Area Rug
When you’re decorating with stair tread area rugs, you not only reinforce the style of the home, but you also add in safety with style. If you have pets who have a hard time walking on hardwood or tile stairs, you can add stair tread rugs to give them more steady footing. This applies to people as well! Stair tread rugs are a perfect opportunity to add in both style and safety.
Choosing Which Stair Tread Area Rug is Right for You
As you look for stair tread area rugs that are right for you, consider these key criteria.
Size: This is an important part to consider to make sure that the rugs fit comfortably on the stairs without being too large or too small. Popular sizes for stair tread rugs are 24 inch and 36 inch by 8 inch. Both sizes have their place, and when looking for the correct size for your staircase, be sure to choose a set where the scale is correct and the rugs don’t look imbalanced with the staircase.
Finish/Material: There are many options to consider for stair tread materials and finishes. Depending on the texture you want for your rugs, you may look at wool, polypropylene, synthetic, or other materials. For the rugs’ finishes, consider whether or not you want washable stair tread rugs or rugs with non slip backing.
Pattern: Next up, determine what pattern or design you want your stair tread area rugs to show off. Braided patterns are one common choice, but you’ll find others with stripes, solid colors, ornate patterns, and so on. Look at the theming of the adjacent rooms and the whole house for direction on which design to use.
Color: Finally, it’s time to think about the rug’s color palette. Neutral hues like grey, white, black, and beige are good go-to’s no matter what your style is, but other colors can transcend styles as well. Focus on finding a color palette that connects to the rest of the home and reinforces any of the decor in that immediate area.
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