Carpet Rod Set: Finally Tarnish-resistant RSF protective finish on all parts! Tubing, brackets & finials all come with protective RSF finish that lasts up to 20 to 40 times longer than standard lacquers! Swivel hinge brackets allow easy removal of tubing for cleaning. Our tubing is made of 0.032 gauge solid brass, measures 36 in. long, ½ in. dia. & can easily be cut to measure with a hacksaw. 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 cannot be the sole means to secure your carpet runner safely. Includes 36 in. tubing, a pair of swivel brackets with finial pair & screws. Tubing measures 3ft. long.