Carpet Rod Set of 13: Finally Tarnish-resistant RSF protective finish on all parts! Rod, brackets and finials all come with protective RSF finish that lasts up to 20 times longer than standard lacquers! Swivel hinge brackets allow easy removal of rod for cleaning. Made of 0.032 gauge solid brass tubing these 36 in. long rod are 1/2 in. dia. and can easily be cut to measure with a hacksaw. It is recommended that stair rod be at least 11/2 in. longer than the runner width allowing for 1/4 in. space on either side between the runner and brackets. Carpet rod cannot be the sole means to secure your carpet runner safely. Includes 13 rod, 13 pairs of brackets with finials and screws. Measures 3ft. long.