Floor Coverings for Stairs

Some options for floor coverings on stairs

Floor covering for stairs can be of different designs and colours. With multiple options available to choose from, sometimes it can become difficult to select a particular floor covering for your stairs. Floor coverings on stairs does not only add to the visual appearance and décor of your home but also provide durability and protection to the stairs. This article provides information on various options which you can select from, for your stair coverings.

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Hardwood Flooring

A very elegant choice for your stairs is hardwood flooring. Hardwood can be laid on different angles. You can purchase different colors, styles and hardwood types for your stairways. Pick anything from dark hardwood to light hardwood. Use solid pine to an aesthetic teak or cherry wood. There are many different options and you will be sure to find something that fits your needs and tastes. Remember, hardwood is easy to clean and will stand the test of time. One word of caution: hardwood can be slippery to walk on with socks.


You can choose to carpet the entire surface of your stairs. The carpet you choose can coordinate with other rooms in your home. You also have the option choosing from different types of carpeting.

Laminate Flooring

There are different types of laminate flooring available. Laminate flooring can be purchased in different types. You can purchase laminate that looks like hardwood (you can even find one that looks like knotty pine) and you can buy rolled laminate that you would use in the kitchen. Laminate is a cheapest form of floor covering. It is easy to lay and easy to maintain. You can also replace the laminate for less cost than you can with other forms of floor coverings for your stairs.

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