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what are stair rods? 22/07/2019

Stair Rods or Stair Clips? [What’s the Difference and Which Should I Choose?]

There’s only one way to finish off the perfect stair runner installation; with a beautiful set of stair rods or stair clips. But what’s the difference between the two, we hear you ask? And is one better than the other? Let us take you through the need-to-knows about stair rods and stair clips and get you up to speed: What are Stair Rods? Stair rods are quite simply a set of ornamental rods, most commonly made of metal, used to help keep stair carpeting in place. Where once they were... Read More

grey hallway ideas dark grey 02/05/2019
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5 Grey Hallway Ideas: A Guide to Decorating with Grey

Unsure about working with grey colour schemes for hallways? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve got some fantastic grey hallway ideas to help you make the most of this surprisingly versatile colour all-rounder. From dark greys to metallic pops and making appropriate use of natural lighting and the position of your home, our guide covers lots of grey hallway decorating ideas and techniques. So let’s get stuck in … 1. Be Daring with Dark Grey Dark grey in a hallway? Think we’ve gone mad? Trust us; it works. It... Read More

carpet for high traffic stairs 06/03/2019

What is the Best Carpet for Stairs with High Traffic?

Busy household? Booming business? Carpeted stairs with high traffic can take quite a beating as the months and years go by. And, if the carpet isn’t designed to cope with such heavy use, it can start to look very sorry for itself very quickly indeed. That’s why it’s worth taking a little extra time when choosing your new stair carpet or stair runners to find those with sturdier properties that are built to last. That way, no matter how many pairs of feet (or sets of paws) run up and... Read More

how to stop rugs creeping on carpet 16/02/2019

How to Stop Rugs Moving on Carpet

Rugs, mats and carpet runners have an inconvenient habit of creeping out of their original positions; particularly when placed on top of carpet. Aside from looking a little askew and untidy, a rug or runner that moves around or rucks up on carpet can become a dangerous tripping hazard. With this in mind, we’ve put together a guide on how to stop rugs creeping on carpet and maintain a neat, safe environment in your home. First, though, a quick note on why rugs move on carpet: Why do Rugs Move... Read More

2019 colour trends home decor trends deep green 17/01/2019
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2019 Home Decor Colour Trends: The Top 3 Shades to Look Out For

It’s that exciting time of year again where most paint companies have finally released their colours of the year; oh yes, it’s colour trends time! In contrast to 2018’s vibrant reds, statement black walls, bold botanicals and modern metallics, 2019’s colour trends focus more on mindful, energising shades. From Pantone’s 2019 Colour of the Year, Living Coral, to deep, elegant greens and woodland hues, this year’s home decor trends have taken an overwhelmingly positive and refreshing direction that you’ll want to fill your entire home with. Let’s take a closer... Read More

how to get chewing gum out of carpet 28/12/2018
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How to Get Chewing Gum out of Carpet: 3 Step-by-Step Guides

The worst has happened; there’s a blob of chewing gum stuck in your carpet. Gah! What on Earth do you do now? Surely it’s stuck there forever? Thankfully not; there is a way to salvage the situation without resorting to hacking it out with scissors (don’t do that!). All you need are a few basic household items and a steady nerve. So take a deep breath and simply follow our simple guides on how to remove chewing gum from carpet; we’ll have it out in a sticky jiffy. #1 –... Read More

how to get makeup out of carpet 15/12/2018
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How to Get Makeup out of Carpet: The Ultimate Guide

Makeup has a curious habit of finding its way onto our carpets, doesn’t it? No matter how careful you are, there’s always a smudge, smear or smattering of something on the floor after you’ve finished with it. But never fear, it can all be removed with a few simple store cupboard ingredients and easy processes. Here’s our ultimate guide to get makeup out of carpet, including all the biggest offenders like foundation, mascara, lipstick and eyeshadow. A note before we begin: Remember to always check your carpet care instructions as... Read More

remove mud from carpet 19/11/2018
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How to Get Mud out of Carpet: An Easy Step-by-Step Guide

With little ones running around on wet grass and dogs bounding across muddy fields, a mud stain or two will eventually end up on your carpet. Fortunately, we here at runrug.com are experts on how to get mud out of carpet, so follow our handy guide to keep your carpet looking fresh and clean. As always, make sure to check any cleaning or care guides that may have come with your carpet, carpet runner or rug before starting treatment, as some carpet fibres can react adversely to certain cleaning methods... Read More

autumn home decor 10/11/2018
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The 3 Biggest Autumn Home Decor Trends for 2018

The season has turned and so have the trends. If you’ve been thinking it’s time for a change, the latest autumn home decor trends are the perfect place to start looking for inspiration. With ideas awash with rich colours and metallic accents, we’ve rounded up the best new autumn winter 2018 interior colour trends to see you and your home through this season and many seasons to come. Next-Level Navy View this post on Instagram A post shared by Graham and Brown (@grahamandbrown) on Aug 9, 2018 at 9:03am PDT... Read More

dulux colour of the year 2019 17/09/2018
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Honey is Home! How to Style the Dulux Colour of the Year 2019

Excellent news! The Dulux Colour of the Year 2019 has been announced, and it’s a goodun’. Introducing Spiced Honey – a surprisingly versatile neutral that you can get really creative with. And here it is: Image: Dulux.co.uk This incredible new hue was chosen by the colour experts at Dulux HQ for its positive vibes, all of which we’re picking up on right now. When we think of honey we think sweet, rich, luxurious and velvety, and the Spiced Honey shade strikes all of these tones perfectly. And just like honey itself,... Read More