## How much carpet do I need for my stairs?

You’ll need a piece of carpet the width of the widest stair, plus a few extra inches to wrap around the outer edge. Finally, if your stairs have a nose on the front of the tread that overhangs the riser, you’ll need to add another three inches to the 18” of tread plus riser.

**How do you measure stairs and landing for carpet UK?**

HOW TO MEASURE FOR STAIRS

- Measure tread (1) + riser (2) The tread is the part you step on.
- Count the number of steps! Multiply your first number by the number of steps you have to cover: e.g. 20cm + 20cm = 40cm x 12 steps = 4.8m (This is your LENGTH)
- Measure the width (3)

**How do you measure a floor for a hallway?**

To do so, use a tape measure to determine the room’s length and width. Then multiply the length by the width to get your square footage. For instance, if the room is 12 feet wide and 12 feet long, you will need enough flooring for 144 square feet (12×12=144).

### How much does it cost to carpet a staircase and hallway?

If you’re wondering what kind of budget you need for this home improvement project, it costs an average of $650 to install carpeting on stairs, with a typical range of $300 to $1,000….Highlights.

National Average Cost | Minimum Cost | Maximum Cost |
---|---|---|

$650 | $150 | $1,500 |

**How do you measure a hallway?**

Take the widest point of the room This is for rectangular or square hallways, which are pretty easy to measure. At the widest point of the room, measure the length and width. This includes going into the doorway areas! Multiply the two measurements and you will have the size of the floor surface.

**How to use a carpet calculator for stairs and rooms?**

Improvenet has another excellent carpet calculator for rooms and stairways. All you have to do is determine the length and width of a stair for Area 1 and include the measurements for landings or any other sized stair in Areas 2, 3, or 4. Enter the number of stairs. The calculator shows the total area size and total carpet you need automatically.

#### How do you calculate the total height of a staircase?

For example, if the depth of the stairs is 10 in (25 cm) and the rise is 7 in (18 cm) then you would multiply 17 in (43 cm) by the number of stairs. If there are 10 stairs, then the total would be 170 in (430 cm).

**How do you calculate how much space do you need for carpet?**

Count the stairs and record that number. Multiply the area of one stair step by the number of steps. This is the total area, or square footage, for the stairs you plan to carpet. Divide the total area by 9 to determine the number of square yards needed.

**How do you measure carpet for landings?**

Measuring the carpet for landings is straightforward: use a tape measure to calculate the length and width of the landing. While you’re measuring the width of the landing, bend the tape measure and measure the height of the riser directly beneath it. As an example, a common landing size would measure something like 4 by 5 feet (1.2 m × 1.5 m).