The staircase is one of the highest traffic areas of the home, which means that the best grades to use on stairway areas are ‘heavy domestic’ and ‘extra heavy domestic’ These grades are more than durable enough for staircase use.
Although it’s easy to assume a thicker carpet is more durable, this is not always the case - loop pile carpets are the most hard wearing type of carpets, and these are the best types of carpet to resist flattening under footfall. Similarly, Twist Pile Carpets are also very tough choices. Synthetic materials for staircases are the best choice, thanks to the way that they easily clean.
The style of carpet you choose is mostly down to personal preference, but a number of different carpet styles work really well on staircases. Striped stair carpets remain popular choices, with this carpet pattern providing an attention drawing feature - and striped carpets effectively hide wear and tear that is inevitable on staircases.
Many customers choose to use neutral colours across their staircase, matching with the rest of the home. These light and neutral carpets are very welcoming, and add to a minimalist look - they can however, be prone to showing dirt muck which accumulates on a staircase.