How to Make Facilities Safer with Floor Mats in 2020

How to Make Facilities Safer with Floor Mats in 2020

The big box stores have already started putting up their holiday decorations, so you know that 2020 is just around the corner. Floor mats make any commercial space safer. How about making your facility safer with some floor mats in 2020? Floor mats increase traction. When you put down a floor mat on any hard […]

Why are Waterhog Floor Mats So Popular?

Why are Waterhog Floor Mats So Popular?

Waterhog mats are very popular. They are the industry standard for wet-weather conditions, and they can absorb 1.5 gallons of water per square yard of mat. Water on a floor is a major safety hazard and big contributor to slip, trip, and fall incidents that cost businesses about $1 billion per year. So, for commercial […]

How to Choose the Perfect Floor Mat

How to Choose the Perfect Floor Mat

If you’re new to commercial floor mats, there’s an art and a science to selecting the right ones. Essentially, you’ll want to consider the following: Where is the mat going? (or where should it be placed?) How much traffic will it get? What kind of traffic will it get? What type of dirt or water […]

The Best Roll-Out Floor Mats for Garages

The Best Roll-Out Floor Mats for Garages

We have several types of roll-out floor mats for garages. Let’s take a look at a few of them and see what they have to offer… Coin Pattern Garage Flooring The Coin Pattern Garage Flooring is made from ultra-tough PVC. It comes in three neutral colors and is also available in two thicknesses: 60mil and […]

How to Clean & Maintain Waterhog Floor Mats

How to Clean & Maintain Waterhog Floor Mats

As you probably know, we have tons of different commercial mats. But we love our Waterhog mats. These are the industry standard for commercial use in areas where the foot traffic is going to be really wet. Any business in a wet weather area should have these mats at the entrance to their business premises. […]

The Differences Between Mats, Rugs, and Carpets

The Differences Between Mats, Rugs, and Carpets

Some people use the words “mat,” “rug,” and “carpet” interchangeably, while other people are not clear on exactly what the differences are—if any. We’re going to explain the differences to you here… Mats Mats are typically the smallest of the three, although there are giant mats, too. Mats are manufactured for a specific purpose, depending […]

Why Is Mat Size Important?

Why is Mat Size Important?

The size of the entrance mats that you select for your commercial space is important. The reasons why size is important may not be immediately obvious. So, let’s talk about it. Stability. Larger mats are more stable than smaller mats. You don’t want your mats to move around, and you can’t overlap them—it’s a safety […]

Industrial Entrance Mats and Runners Guide

Industrial Entrance Mats and Runners Guide

Last time here, we talked about the “Standard Guide For Commercial Entrance Matting in Reducing Slips, Trips and Falls,” referred to as ANSI/NFSI B101.6-2012, from the National Floor Safety Institute. We gave you some major guidelines for selecting mats. But in this article, we’re going to be more specific and show you which mats we’re […]

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 […]