A stair rod, or carpet rod as some people call them date back
to the late 19th century, when they were used to attach a stair runner
to a staircase. Unfortunately the runner would gradually slip down the
staircase which was dangerous and would often wear unevenly.
day’s your carpet fitter will use gripper to secure your carpet or
stair runner as it is a far safer method. However stair rods are still
very popular as they now get used for decorative reasons.
rods can often create a traditional look to your stair case, but what
many people don’t realize is that they can also create a modern and
stylish look too.
are a variety of super stylish and traditional stair runners and carpet
runners available which would be the focal point of your stair case.
The stair rods would then enhance your stair case further, just like
adding a bag, hat, belt or shoes to complete an outfit you are wearing.
Our most popular stair rods at present are the 'Vision'
Runner Rods. The Vision stair rods feature modern finial designs with a
choice of Sphere, Piston, Arrow and Balladeer finials. They are
designed to complement contemporary stair cases and carpet designs. The
Vision stair rods are a great choice for those looking for something
different to the norm.
We also sell Crystal Stair Rods which
are quite unique. Each Crystal rod features a finely cut Austrian
crystal which catches the light and creates a dramatic and quite unique
decorating effect. These elegant carpet rods emphasise the stair runner
whilst offering a touch of elegance. Crystal rods are suitable for use
with either carpet runner or fitted carpet making them a great choice
for all homes.
Another unique type of stair rod we sell are actually clips as opposed to rods and are called ‘Victorian Stair Clips’. In
Victorian times stair clips were a popular and fashionable accessory,
however modern fitting methods sadly consigned them to history.
Our Victorian stair clips are solid brass in a variety of finishesand
traditional manufacturing methods are used to give them quality and
authenticity. They will recreate the look of yesteryear and add a
distinctive touch to your stairs. They can even create a modern feel particularly in a chrome finish.
You can find a large variety of stair runners and stair rods including the ones featured in this blog from our website: