A stair runner make to look like sisal or natural fiber but holds up better to the elements.......look into this

How to Install a Kid-Friendly Stair Runner

DIY hardwood floors for less than $1.50/sq ft | The Harper House

DIY Hardwood floors under $1.50/sq ft

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Lavish Brighton penthouse on the market for £700,000, but it has a HUGE secret