Best Carpet Runner TechnoBuffalo 2020

Versatile and functional, carpet runners are a simple way of sprucing up your entryway and hallway in an instant. Since these are high traffic areas, the flooring is bound to experience tear and wear. You will need a dependable carpet runner to cover up any scuffed spots, create an inviting ambiance, or just make feet happy. We have gone the whole nine yards and through a pile of carpets to bring you stylish pieces built for foot traffic.

Plush and luxurious: Safavieh Hudson Shag Collection Thick Runner

Staff Pick

This rug will complement any flooring and seamlessly blend with contemporary, transitional, or traditional home decor. Constructed with an extra thick 2-inch pile, the carpet is incredibly soft with exceptional sink-in comfort. The expertly power-loomed fibers ensure that the carpet is durable.

$84 at Amazon

Multicolored: Ottomanson Runner Run

Pictures don't do this piece justice. The delicate combination of dark earthy undertones creates a warm, inviting finish, perfect for entryways, kids' rooms, or hallways. Boasting a 100-percent nylon construction and a latex non-slip backing, you don't have to worry about skidding or slipping. The low-pile and well-bound edges make for effortless placement underneath doors or furniture.

$28 at Amazon

Super absorbent: HEBE Kitchen Mat Rug Runners

Designed to absorb water, these rug runners are just what your kitchen or entryway needs. Afraid of slipping in the kitchen? Worry not as these pieces are slip-resistant and have rubber backing for enhanced safety. To keep the rugs in good shape, spot clean with a mild detergent solution or vacuum regularly.

$20 at Amazon

Vintage design: Pelham Vintage Runner Rug

If you love vintage pieces, this unique carpet runner by Pelham is perfect. It has dual-colored highlights that give off a luster-like sheen. The 100-percent nylon pile construction adds to the runner's durability and fade resistance. It comes in two sizes, perfect for different spaces.

$21 at Amazon

Incredible craftsmanship: Maples Rugs Abstract Diamond Runner Rug

The inspiring geometrical shapes and distressed printed patterns give this runner a timeless feel. Measuring 2.5-by-10 feet, this runner lends a long and exotic dash to your bedrooms and living areas. It comes with a skid-resistant latex backing for added protection against slipping. I love the fact that it offers a good break from regular block carpet patterns.

$49 at Amazon

Absract geometric pattern: Maples Rugs Rebecca Runner Rug

The incredibly vivid abstract pattern on this piece will complement most, if not all, interior home decor styles. Fabricated with a 100-percent olefin pile, the rug is spill and stain-resistant, making it ideal for placement in any setting. The back is reinforced with an anti-skid latex pad to minimize unnecessary movement. It's available in four trendy colors.

$32 at Amazon

On a magic carpet ride

When you need a super soft runner for an incredible sink-in feeling, Safavieh Hudson's Shag Collection Thick Runner does the job. The pile is the right thickness and power-loomed for added durability. A skid-resistant latex backing ensures the rug stays in place always.

Wet areas like the kitchen sink could use a super-absorbent runner. The HEBE Kitchen Mat Rug Runners will keep such spaces dry while a flexible rubber backing protects from slipping. Even after multiple washes and prolonged use, the carpets remain in mint condition.

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