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Runners can protect hard flooring in high traffic areas and are ideal for hallways — but did you know you can also use a runner to add beauty to your bedside, kitchen, or even bathroom? Get all the need-to-know details on runners ahead, and find the one that’s perfect for your space.
About Hallway Runners Long, narrow and rectangular in shape, runner rugs are designed to fit those tricky spaces where a standard-size rectangular rug just won’t work. Runners most commonly measure between 2 and 3 feet wide, and can range anywhere from 4 to 12 feet in length. And since they are available in the full range of colors and materials, you’re sure to find a runner that suits your space and lifestyle.
When to consider a rug runner:
When choosing a pattern for your runner, stripes, geometric prints, and traditional oriental style designs are especially well suited to this shape. Solid colors and natural fibers are other popular options that work well with any style.
Common materials and construction methods of hallway runners:
Design variations to know:
Decorating with Runners
Runners are popular for use in hallways, kitchens, and narrow spaces like the laundry room or walk-in closet. Runner rugs bring a layer of softness, warmth and style to a space, and encourage the flow of foot traffic in transitional spaces from one room to another.
Where to use runners:
Room By Room
Wondering which rug material works for the room you need to furnish? Pick just the right runner for each room in the house with this quick checklist.
Find Your Perfect Hallway Runner Rug
Remember to measure your space before selecting a runner to be sure the rug you bring home is a perfect fit. But remember, you’re always welcome to try out your new rug at home for 30 days, and if it’s not right for any reason we’ll take it back, no questions asked.
Ready to get shopping? Use these shortcuts to narrow down your search results and find the perfect runner for you.