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When installed, should the carpet pile go up or down the stairs?

Down the stairs
34%
Up the stairs
20%
It does not matter
14%
Depends upon the type of pile
25%
Not sure
5%
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Question: When installed, should the carpet pile go up or down the stairs?
Top Answer (34% of 35 votes): Down the stairs.

Answer: Up the stairs
Explanation: It’s recommended to have the carpet pile going up the stairs to help prevent slip/fall.
ALLAN WILLIS LLC
Answer: Up the stairs
Explanation: My Preference as installer I will always install nap up the stairs.
Floors 2 UR Doors
Answer: Down the stairs
Explanation: Yes down
DfwCarpetClean
ProMatcher
Answer: Down the stairs
Explanation: so it doesn't reverse the yarns, and will wear better
McDonough Flooring
Answer: Down the stairs
Explanation: falling over should go down,so when your foot hits the step it brushes up the pile.
All Flooring
Answer: It does not matter
Explanation: you match the connecting carpeting
Randys classic carpet cleaning
ProMatcher
Answer: Depends upon the type of pile
Explanation: ....Also depends on stair case
installyourfloors.com
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