Hallway runner sizes

Hallway runners typically come in two width sizes of 2 and 3 feet, and they come in a range of lengths ranging from 5 feet to 14 feet. Here, we explore the various standard hallway runner dimensions and explain how to measure for a hallway runner.

What Color To Paint The Hallway

If you’re thinking about giving your hallway a makeover, it’s worth putting some real consideration into the hallway paint color, because it can set the tone for the rest of your home. The hallway is the first room that visitors will see when they come to your home, so think about the kind of first impression you want to create.

How to decorate a staircase wall

The staircase wall is one of the largest areas of blank canvas in most homes, yet it is also the most underused. The great expanse of the wall along the side of a staircase will usually be double height, making it a prime spot of real estate for creating a feature. Here we explore ways to maximize your staircase wall’s potential with several decorative ideas.

How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Banister
| Updated August 10, 2022 | Published April 10, 2022

Replacing a stair banister can be a very expensive project, but there are also ways to reduce the cost, for example, by choosing a material that is cheaper to source. Here we look at the different materials you can use when replacing a stair banister and the different levels of costs you can expect to encounter when embarking on this project.

Types of Stair Treads
| Updated August 18, 2023 | Published April 7, 2022

There are a variety of stair treads – they can be made with different types of wood and can be tiled with many material options. Learn all about stair treads in this article.

Standard Stair Angle
| Updated August 2, 2022 | Published April 5, 2022

When building a staircase you will need to decide on an appropriate stair angle. This is important because it greatly impacts the overall safety of the stairs, since the stair angle will dictate both the depth of the treads and the height of the risers.

Exterior Stair Code Requirements
| Updated April 5, 2022 | Published April 5, 2022

An exterior stair should have a stair tread with a minimum width of 36 inches, and a minimum depth of 10 inches. The riser in residential and commercial premises must have a minimum height of 4 inches and a maximum height of 7.75 inches.

Stair Head Clearance

Stair head clearance is a subject that needs to be thought carefully about if you are building your own home or if you are adding a staircase to the property. If you are converting your attic into a room and will be installing a staircase to access the new attic space, or if you’re replacing an old damaged staircase with a new one, then you need to be aware of the rules and guidelines surrounding stair head clearance.

| Updated July 19, 2022 | Published February 26, 2022

Typically, spiral staircase sizes vary with the smallest standard spiral staircase having a diameter measurement of 3 feet 6 inches and a walking path width measurement of 17 inches to the largest standard spiral staircase with a diameter measurement of 6 feet and a walking path width measurement of 32 inches.

How Close Can Stairs be to the Front Door?
| Updated August 10, 2022 | Published January 28, 2022

If you are remodeling your home or planning the layout for a building project, then you’re going to need to think about where the stairs need to be in relation to the front door. Here we will look at the regulations regarding stairs and front doors, as well as the practical and style considerations you might want to think about.

9 Beautiful Stair Trim Ideas to Highlight Your Staircase
| Updated January 3, 2022 | Published December 29, 2021

A staircase is more than just a functional addition to a home. It serves to enhance the interior beauty and stand out. Since we spend a lot of time going up and down the stairs every day, it makes sense to give this creation an attractive makeover.

Staircase Wall Color Combination Ideas
| Updated December 11, 2021 | Published December 11, 2021

The decor style used on a staircase is an important, yet often overlooked, part of designing your home’s interior. The staircase in some properties is on view as soon as somebody steps into the foyer or entrance hallway, and therefore will be one of the first impressions visitors get of the house. The staircase links the upstairs to the downstairs, so it’s a good way to introduce people to the type of style they can expect in the upper rooms of your home, working as a sort of transition space between the two. Here we look at staircase wall color combination ideas for a stylish stairway.