We offer a free measuring and estimating service, but if you are in a hurry and need to take your carpet away today, please use our measuring guide below to help you.
Measuring The Stairs
There is no need to measure the length of the stairs, simply follow the method below for a simple staircase.
- Count the number of stairs
- Measure the tread and the riser (marked A on the diagram to the right)
- Measure the stair width (normally between 76cm and 93cm)
Measuring A Room
Rectangular rooms are easy. Simply measure the width and length of the room, always remembering to measure into doorways, alcoves and recesses.
Sketch out a plan like the one on the right and simply fill in the dimensions.
Measuring A Landing
Remember to measure over the top step and into doorways and recesses. Mark the position of your stairs with an X as shown in the example to the right.
Measuring A Hall
The same as a standard room or landing only this time mark the stairs with an X and the front door with a D as shown in the example.