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Stair Tread Covers

Updated on May 6, 2014

Non Slip Stair Treads For Your Floors At Home

Stair tread covers add beauty, elegance and safety to your home. Here you will find many different types of covers for your floors. Most of them are the non-slip variety, helping you avoid slips and falls while walking up and down the outdoor and indoor stairs.

Depending on the type you're looking for, you can choose between carpet stair treads, wood stair tread covers, or those made of aluminum, fiberglass or even rubber. Of course if you are a homeowner you will have different covers for your stairs than a business who needs larger, safer and more durable floor covers to protect their employees from any accidents during the job on slippery floors. As a homeowner you'll be mostly looking for adequate floor mats that protect and decorate your flooring.

Shown above: Casual Elegance stair tread covers, perfect for inner staircases.

Carpet Stair Treads

Premium Carpet Stair Treads - Red Scrollworks
Premium Carpet Stair Treads - Red Scrollworks

Premium Carpet Stair Treads - Red Scrollworks

If you like carpets with scrollwork design, here is a lovely set for you. The red matches very well with the inner staircases and it protects from slips and falls, be it for elderly, kids or pets at home.

Very easy to install and clean. You get here a set of 13 carpet stair treads with an elegant and fashionable design.

Carpet Stair Treads - Caramel Scroll Border
Carpet Stair Treads - Caramel Scroll Border

Carpet Stair Treads - Caramel Scroll Border

This is an absolutely gorgeous set of no less than 13 stair treads with beautiful scroll border design. Made by the well known company Dean Flooring Company, these are perfect for inner stairs, albeit a bit more expensive than the design above. But if you want something that stands out in a modern and elegant home, you will love this set. And let's face it, you do get 13 pieces, not only 4 when you buy this set.

The color is a pleasant beige that goes well with the wooden staircase and the size is just right as well. Very easy to install and it helps greatly to avoid accidents by tumbling down the stairs, like children are prone to do.

Caramel Scroll Border with Matching Runner

Stair Treads - 13 Caramel Scroll Border with Matching 5' Runner
Stair Treads - 13 Caramel Scroll Border with Matching 5' Runner

A bit pricey, granted, but if you also need a matching hall runner, this is a great set to have. Both with the popular scroll design, they are perfect in any home. Very easy to install, however it does not include double-sided carpet tape, so make sure you have some around. Great design and combo for a modern and elegant home.

 
Washable Carpet Stair Treads - Hopscotch Chocolate
Washable Carpet Stair Treads - Hopscotch Chocolate

Washable Carpet Stair Treads - Hop Scotch Chocolate

Also made by the Dean Flooring Company, this set of 13 stair treads needs special mention simply because they are beautiful (not to mention they protect from slips and falls). I love the stair treads, the colors are modern quilt-like reminding of strong to light chocolate. If you have pets, kids or even elderly at home, these are a must, especially if your home has lots of elegant d├ęcor elements in it.

An additional feature these stair treads have that I haven't seen in many other types is the fact that you can wash them, which makes them extremely easy to clean. Also easy to install as they have a non-skid foam back.

Attachable Carpet Stair Treads - Set of 12

Set of 12 Attachable Indoor Carpet Stair Treads - Chocolate Brown - 8 In. X 27 In. - Several Other Sizes to Choose From
Set of 12 Attachable Indoor Carpet Stair Treads - Chocolate Brown - 8 In. X 27 In. - Several Other Sizes to Choose From

If you like the quilt design above but prefer the stair treads in other colors, check out the beige ones below. Their colors are much softer, and depending on your home interior decor, they might match better than the chocolate ones.

 

Vinyl Stair Treads

Vinyl Stair Treads For The Office And Home

Vinyl stair treads are the cheaper alternative and they are mostly used at work in an office. People prefer to decorate their homes with carpeting or wood, however vinyl is hardly used at home. In an office setting vinyl is a material of choice as it's cost effective and it protects just as well as the more expensive home care materials. Here are some popular vinyl stair treads that you can get for very cheap.

Rubber Stair Treads

Cat Motif Rubber Stair Treads
Cat Motif Rubber Stair Treads

Cat Motif Rubber Stair Treads

Rubber stair treads are popular in a wide variety of places. Homeowners use them on the outdoor stairs (also indoors, when going down to the basement, etc), and also businesses use them a lot to protect their employees from accidents through slipping and falling down the stairs.

Here are a few popular rubber stair treads for the home.

An adorable cat motif rubber stair tread perfect for the home. You get 2 stair treads which are not only practical but also highly decorative and quite low in price too. Can be used indoor as well, but they're mostly for the garden as they are weather resistant and protect every season.

HeatTrak Snow & Ice Heated Stair Mat
HeatTrak Snow & Ice Heated Stair Mat

HeatTrak Snow & Ice Heated Stair Mat

Here is a special set of stair cases perfect for winter. HeatTrack is well known for its ice and snow melting properties and if you live in an area with heavy snow during the winter, you might want to look into getting these. They're not that expensive for the comfort and help they offer you.

The material is reinforced SBR rubber and you can leave it out during the entire winter season. Many people find the residential version of this design rather flimsy and low quality, and they are using instead this particular industrial version which works as intended.

"Safety First" Recycled Rubber Step Mat
"Safety First" Recycled Rubber Step Mat

"Safety First" Recycled Rubber Step Mat

The "Safety First" rubber stair mats are great for keeping the entrance safe from accidental falls. They also protect the outdoor staircases during the entire year. If you like to protect the eco-system, the stair treads are made of 100% recycled and reclaimed rubber. Very easy to clean by simply rinsing and wiping them from dirt.

Functional and decorative, they are perfect for any home with outdoor stairs.

"Grip Tight" Rubber Step Mat
"Grip Tight" Rubber Step Mat

"Grip Tight" Rubber Step Mat

The Grip Tight stair treads are made of 100% natural and recycled rubber material and they are great for any outdoor staircases.

They protect your stairs, the people and pets walking on them and they are also decorative for your home outdoors as well.

Practical and easy to clean, they last you long and can be used the entire year outdoors.

Butterfly Pattern Stair Treads

Butterfly Scroll Non Slip / Anti Skid Outdoor Rubber Tracking Treads - Set of 4, Black, Rubber
Butterfly Scroll Non Slip / Anti Skid Outdoor Rubber Tracking Treads - Set of 4, Black, Rubber

The butterfly stair treads are extremely popular with homeowners who not only want to protect their stairs but also to offer an elegant view of their home outdoors.

Usually rubber is not so exciting, so it's quite refreshing when you see something beautiful made of this material. The butterfly pattern is elegant, well done and the 4 stair treads you get protect and decorate at the same time.

 

Are You Using Stair Tread Covers At Home?

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    • GonnaFly profile image

      Jeanette 4 years ago from Australia

      I don't actually use any stair tread covers at hiome because my stairs already have carpet, but these look like some great options.

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      BestRatedStuff 4 years ago

      Like this option more then covering the whole stairs with carpet, nice!

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      KarenCookieJar 4 years ago

      We've had the same set of these for the last 30 years on our basement steps, maybe it's time for a new look!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 4 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Since I had a fall down a flight of stairs, I really appreciate these great Stair Tread Covers. This lens looks so good on the wood background.

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      Mary Crowther 4 years ago from Havre de Grace

      These can be useful on so many types of staircases. Nice lens!

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      Camden1 4 years ago

      I love the idea of heated stair treads - just what I need for Colorado winters!

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      Bustler 4 years ago

      I always enjoy reading your lens. Thanks for sharing.

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      christine_d1259 4 years ago

      If you have children at home or elderly parents that live with you stair treads are a great way to prevent slipping and unnecessary injuries, thanks so much for sharing :)

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      tamstone 4 years ago

      I was pretty reluctant to pick these up but they're certainly worth it... take the time to find the right ones and you won't regret it... just my 2 cents.

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      hqbaldwin 4 years ago

      I had a set of rubber ones that lasted for 40 years until they became cracked and needed replacement

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      TheFlooringGirl 3 years ago

      I really prefer the full stair runners (rather than pads) as they look much more upscale.

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