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Gray Design Ideas 15/09/2020

5 Gray Hallway Ideas: A Guide To Decorating With Gray

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

Dark bedroom ideas 15/09/2020

Dark bedroom ideas: How to decorate with dark colours

We know what you’re thinking. Dark bedrooms? Surely that’s something to be avoided when it comes to decor? Quite the contrary, in fact. If done properly, dark bedrooms can be cosy, restful and calming places that create a warm, cocooning effect. Bliss. Not sure where to start? Decorating a dark bedroom is easier than you might think. We’re here to help you make the right choices and give you plenty of dark bedroom ideas to inspire your next decor project. What colour to paint a dark bedroom The best place to... Read More

Stair rods on red carpet 15/09/2020

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

Stair carpet for heavy traffic 15/09/2020

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

Rug on carpet 15/09/2020

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 on Carpet? It’s somewhat... Read More

23/09/2019

3 Ways to Get Dents out of Carpet [Using everyday household items]

Fancy a little rearrangement of furniture? Ahh, but wait…is that a furniture dent? Halt the proceedings! Yes, dents in the carpet are a pain and never seem to go away – but don’t fear, here at RunRug® we have all the tricks of the trade to help remove those dents and get your carpet back to its brand spanking new self.  What’s more, these hacks are super easy and use nothing but general household staples to save you some time and a few dollars!  So, how do you remove carpet... Read More

how to layer rugs 10/09/2019

How to Layer Rugs Like a Pro [6 Essential Tips]

Did you know you can layer rugs? It’s a lesser-known but oh-so-stylish interior trend that can transform your floor space; all it takes is a little know-how and a few of your favorite rugs or rug runners. Not sure how to go about it? No worries. We’re here to teach you how to layer area rugs and runners like a pro. Just follow our lead with these 6 key tips from the RunRug experts: Let the room guide you Worried it might look too much? This will depend on the... Read More

how to lay stair underlay and grippers 25/07/2019

How To Lay Stair Underlay & Grippers

Need to learn how to lay stair underlay and grippers? If you’re planning on fitting a new stair carpet runner, you will first need to lay some good quality grippers and underlay. This will help protect your carpet against mold, moisture and heat, while providing comfortable cushioning underfoot.  So let’s get started. Here is our easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to lay underlay for a stair carpet.  You Will Need: Gripper rods (enough for the number of steps you are carpeting) Underlay Your stair runner (for measuring reference)... Read More

how to get mud out of carpet 25/07/2019

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, our carpet care experts know a thing or two about how to get mud out of carpet, so follow our handy guide to keep your carpet looking fresh and clean. As always, be sure to check any cleaning or care guides that may have come with your carpet or runner rug before starting treatment, as some carpet fibers can react adversely to certain... Read More

decorating with copper 24/07/2019

Get the Glow: 5 Ways to Nail the Copper Home Decor Trend

Copper feel of the most popular metallics decor trend ever to grace our homes. Copper home decor fills our rooms with a warm glow that you simply can’t beat, and its lengthy reign at the top of the metallics trend charts is a testament to its timeless aesthetic.  If you want to achieve optimum copper room decor greatness but need a solid starting point, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll show you the five quickest ways to incorporate copper home decor with minimal fuss and maximum cosy glow. Let’s... Read More