Carpet runner on stairs?
We choose to upgrade the stairs to oak treads/risers, stained to match the foyer hardwood floor. It is a staircase with some steps, a landing, then it turns with more steps.
The railing will have a double bullnose, and will be stained to match floor. Same with the thick support baulisters. The spindles are going to be white, and will be changed in the future to the iron kind. The landing will be the same wood floor as the foyer. No carpet on it.
I am trying to decide if I want the stair runner or not. It's low end builders grade carpet.
I think it will look nice in the future with the iron spindles, and no runner.
But with boys (6, 8) I was advised to do the carpet runner.
What are your thoughts? We have the said stairs in the current home, but with the runner, and carpet on the landing. I was looking forward to not vaccumming the new ones!