Entrance Matting Standards You Should Know

Entrance Matting Standards You Should Know

Believe it or not, there’s an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) that published a document in 2012 called the “Standard Guide For Commercial Entrance Matting in Reducing Slips, Trips and Falls.” It’s referred to as ANSI/NFSI B101.6-2012. For $50 you can buy a copy and study it, but we’re going to tell you what the […]

What is Polyvinyl Garage Flooring?

What is Polyvinyl Garage Flooring?

Polyvinyl garage flooring is garage flooring that is made of PVC or polyvinyl chloride plastic. Polyvinyl garage flooring may have lots of different names: Vinyl flooring Polyvinyl flooring PVC flooring LVT flooring (luxury vinyl tile) VCT flooring (vinyl composition tile) These are all types of flooring that are made with polyvinyl chloride or PVC. Differences […]

The Best Industrial Anti-Fatigue Mats

The Best Industrial Anti-Fatigue Mats

The word “industrial” means different things to different people. It’s defined in Wikipedia as that segment of the economy involving the manufacture and transportation of products. So, while we have anti-fatigue mats for every application, like kitchens or retail establishments or salons, let’s assume that industrial means the toughest conditions, and let’s have a peek […]

The Best Industrial Kitchen Floor Mats

The Best Industrial Kitchen Floor Mats

The best industrial kitchen floor mats are any high-quality commercial kitchen mats that increase traction and make the kitchen safer. There are different types of kitchen mats for different applications, so there’s no one right answer to this question. Commercial kitchen floors take a beating. They typically have high traffic, lots of wet and slippery […]

What Are Heavy Duty Commercial Floor Mats?

What Are Heavy Duty Commercial Floor Mats?

Heavy duty commercial floor mats are any of the commercial mats that are designed for high-traffic areas. “Heavy duty” just means the mats are designed and manufactured for hard use in commercial applications. These mats come in different categories, so let’s take a look at some of them. Entrance Mats These are all heavy duty […]

Why Businesses Should Consider Recessed Mats and Grates

Why Businesses Should Consider Recessed Mats and Grates

Recessed mats and grates are terrific for one thing: very heavy foot traffic. This is why you frequently see them at airports or hotels. What many people don’t realize is that they don’t have to be installed with a recessed area in the ground—something that’s a headache if you didn’t think of it when the […]

What Are the Best Types of Walk-off Mats?

What are the Best Types of Walkoff Mats?

Walk-off mats are sometimes called scraper mats, but those are just synonyms for commercial entrance mats that are designed to scrape the bottoms of shoes as people walk into a commercial space. There are several reasons you need entrance mats: The office or commercial space looks better if people aren’t tracking dirt and water throughout […]

The 4 Best Places to Put Office Mats

The 4 Best Places to Put Office Mats

Some people want to put mats in their offices, but aren’t quite sure where they belong. So, we’re going to give you some easy guidelines here. Entrances and Exits This is the first place to put mats. You want to trap all the dirt and water in the mat that people would otherwise bring inside […]

How Should You Wash Bathroom Mats?

How Should You Wash Bathroom Mats?

Obviously, you should always check with the manufacturer’s instructions before washing any commercial mat. But it’s not complicated, and we even prepared a pdf file specifically for washing urinal mats. Here’s what you need to know: We generally recommend (unless the manufacturer says something different) a break temperature of 140oF. Drying is usually not necessary. […]

How to Make Your Office More Inviting for Customers and Clients

How to Make Your Office More Inviting for Customers and Clients

If you regularly meet with clients and customers in your office, there are plenty of easy things you can do to make the experience more pleasant for the one sitting on the other side of the desk. Creating a warm and inviting atmosphere is good business. The client is less likely to come back if […]