The Braided Stair Treads
Braided stair treads runners are traditional. Rustic options for stair runners that provide warmth and color to a home while protecting stairs. Braid stair runners are make of residues of felt, cotton, nylon or wool, which is attach to a pattern and is attach to a backing material. Braid carpets are rug and thick options for stair runners and come in classic colonial designs and colors like navy, red, cream and olive green. Choose a braided stair runner if your home is decorate in a rustic or country style. Due to the structure of the rug, they can be difficult to vacuum and keep away from dirt, especially if your runner covers stairs with stairs as well as tread.
Braided carpeting can be a beautiful hall piece for your dining room, living room or any room that you choose. The problem is that most new braided stair treads especially hand made them do not automatically come flat. They curled up. This article will show you how to make your braided rug living flat. Lay the braided carpet on the floor as you planned for it. Make sure you remove the selection in the room of furniture that may be in the way.
Damp the braided carpet with a wet washcloth. Allow the braided carpet to absorb some of the water that is on the washcloth. Make sure to immerse the entire rug. Begin in the middle of braided carpet and place a heavy object in the middle of the braided carpet. Use the widest item you can find. Try to find an object that would fill as much of the blanket as possible.
Put other heavy objects around the braided rug. Make sure you stretch the braided rug out of the center to remove wrinkles or curls before placing the object. Load heavy objects on the braided blanket for at least two days to allow the flat shape of the item you have over it to take. You may need to keep the weight on the rug for a long period of time.
Lift on some of the objects and touch the carpet to see if the color braided stair treads is still damp. If it is still moist but braid the rug is flat then take a hair dryer or space heater and dry braid rug. Put heavy objects over the braided rug and allow them to braided the rug again overnight. This should be the last step. Tomorrow you should be able to remove objects from the braided rug and your blanket will be flat.