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How to Carpet Curved Stairs


The process of setting up carpet on your curved stairs is a very simple task. Given in this article are few steps that you need to follow in order to carpet the stairs. Start by calculating the quantity of carpet you are required to cover the stairs. These calculations must be taken very carefully so as to set up the carpets perfectly on the steps. Now select the carpet that you like the most. After you have done that; if you are not doing the carpet installation job yourself and looking for an expert to do it then you must show the dimensions of the curved steps to the expert. In this way he will be able to calculate the quantity of carpet that is required.

Open up the complete carpet and cut 2 cardboard patterns. The initial pattern will be rectangular in shape and it will be two inches longer in length and two inches wider in breadth as well. The 2nd pattern or cut out will follow the slanting cut of the tread and it will also be 2 inches longer in length.

Position the initial pattern on the opened up carpet and do not forget to make certain you have sufficient to slash all the required tread portions. Now maintain the pattern level with the carpet and slash rectangles. When you have completed the cutting process, you will have a single rectangle for every tread. Now you are supposed to slash the slanting pattern on the square and then slash every slanting portion.

Halt when you have slashed 1st slanting portion and examine the dimensions by positioning it on the tread. It must have the accurate total of hang over on the sides and the base to permit for slashing and covering. Continue to slash the remaining slanting pieces. Now position the carpet on the tread perfectly. Staple the carpet piece into position and even the outer side around the stair. Clutch the straight border along the base and sides of the steps and slash the remaining carpet with the help of a sharp knife or blade. Follow the same steps for all other stairs of the stairway. As I already mentioned; the installation of carpet on the curved stairs is not very hard and you can perform this job all by yourself as well. You just need to carefully follow these steps in order to set up the carpet properly.


Source by Nazima Golamaully

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