Measuring Guide 2020-03-11T09:49:26+00:00

Measuring Guide

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 guide below to help you.

The Stairs

Measuring Guide | Frank's The Flooring Store

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)

A Room

Measuring Guide | Frank's The Flooring Store

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.

Landing

Measuring Guide | Frank's The Flooring Store

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.

Hall

Measuring Guide | Frank's The Flooring Store

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.