This tool helps you estimate the amount of carpet needed to cover your stairs.

## How to Use the Stair Carpet Calculator

To use this stair carpet calculator, follow these steps:

- Enter the width of your stairs in meters.
- Enter the depth of the stair tread in meters.
- Enter the height of the stair riser in meters.
- Enter the total number of steps.
- Enter the price of the carpet per square meter.
- Click the “Calculate” button to see the total cost of carpeting your stairs.

## How the Calculator Works

The calculator computes the amount of carpet needed by calculating the surface area of each stair step and multiplying it by the number of steps:

- Total Area = (Tread Depth * Stair Width + Riser Height * Stair Width) * Number of Steps
- Then, it multiplies the total area by the price per square meter of the carpet to give you the total cost.

## Limitations

This calculator assumes that the stairs are uniform in size and does not account for any irregularities or complex stair designs.

## Use Cases for This Calculator

### Calculate Total Length of Stair Carpet

Enter the width and number of stairs to calculate the total length of carpet needed, making sure every step is covered seamlessly for a polished look.

### Estimate Cost of Stair Carpet

Input the price per square foot and the total length calculated to get an estimate of the cost, helping you budget accurately for your stair carpet project.

### Determine Width of Each Stair Carpet Strip

Specify the width of the carpet rolls available, and the calculator will divide the total width equally among the stairs, ensuring a consistent look across all steps.

### Calculate Wastage for Stair Carpet

By inputting the width of the carpet roll and the total width needed, the calculator calculates the wastage percentage, preventing overbuying excess material.

### Convert Measurements for Stair Carpet

If you have measurements in meters or yards, enter them along with the conversion factor to quickly convert to feet for seamless calculations with the standardized units.

### Account for Landing Area with Stair Carpet

If your stairs have a landing area, input its dimensions to include it in the total carpet length calculation for a comprehensive estimate.

### Calculate Stair Runner Length

Input the width of the carpet runner and the total length needed for the stairs to determine the length required for each stair and create a striking visual effect.

### Adjust for Pattern Repeats on Stair Carpet

If your carpet design has pattern repeats, input the repeat length to adjust the total needed carpet length accurately, ensuring pattern continuity on each step.

### Determine Weight of Stair Carpet

If you need to know the approximate weight of the carpet, input the weight per square foot and total area to find out the total weight for easier handling during installation.

### Ensure Even Placement of Stair Carpet

By calculating the width of each carpet strip needed for the stairs, you can ensure even placement without any visible seams or gaps for a professional, finished look.