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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Is Here: Top 3 Reasons to Have High-Quality Mats

Having proper mats is important all year round. But it’s especially important in the winter when slips, trips, and falls skyrocket. It’s also surprising to note that 70 percent of these falls are on level ground. If you’re going to get mats for your business premises, then get good ones. High-quality mats look better, last […]

How to Keep Your Entrance Mats Looking New

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Entrance mats not only protect the inside of your premises from dirt and water and protect individuals from falling but they can also be a marketing measure. You can even put a logo on certain types of entrance mats. Once you’ve gone to the trouble of buying beautiful, hard-working mats for the entrance of your […]

How Office Design Impacts Productivity

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Improved office design helps motivate employees and boosts your internal brand reputation. Who wants to work in a dimly lit, outdated or unsafe environment? And, who values a company that doesn’t take their physical headquarters seriously? Corporate surroundings are proven to affect both worker mood and productivity. Forbes columnist Jacob Morgan summarized the relationship between […]

Why Invest in Runner Mats for Your Business?

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Most businesses agree: floor mats are essential for protecting floor surfaces, preventing slips, absorbing moisture and keeping facilities dirt-free. Nevertheless, new commercial building occupants and property managers wonder if runner mats, in addition to existing entryway mats, offers supplementary safety benefits. The short answer is yes. Unlike a traditional entryway mat that is placed on the […]

Give the Gift of Clean Entryways This Holiday Season

Top 5 Safety Products for Fall 2012

The holiday season is in full swing. As you finish up (or just begin – we aren’t judging) your shopping to-dos, consider giving the gift of clean entryways this year. While safety and cleanliness are an expectation among most consumers and employees, many businesses fail to recognize the importance of durable and preventative commercial floor […]

How to Exercise Winter Floor Safety During Snowy Weather

5 Reasons to Create a Snow Management Plan

To quote the universally popular television series Game of Thrones: Winter is coming. While the fictional characters of Westoros don’t face premise liability, winter weather conditions in the real world create serious hazards for employees and patrons alike. It’s time to stop living in fantasy and get serious about winter floor safety. The National Oceanic […]