Carpeting a Stairway

Measure the total length of stair carpet required by adding the height of a riser (the upright portion of a step) to the front-to-back width of a tread (the horizontal portion that is trodden on). Multiply by the number of risers and then add the height of one more riser. Now add about half a … Read more

Utilising Halls, Stairs And Landings In Interior Design

There is not much scope for planning a staircase, in that changing its basic design is often impractical and there is seldom room for free-standing furniture, unless you have a quarter or half-landing. Safety and ease of use are the most important aspects and proper lighting is the chief factor affecting both these features. You … Read more