Carpet Rod Brackets ONLY: Tarnish-resistant Black RSF finish protects these brackets from daily wear & tear. It is recommended that stair rods be at least 1½ in. longer than the runner width allowing for ¼ in. space on either side between the runner & brackets. Carpet rods are decorative & cannot be the sole means to secure your carpet runner safely. Black rod holder is 2 3/8 inch h x 3/4 inch w. Matches rod #96063.