Tips for Cleaning Your Entryway Recess

Many commercial and public facilities rely on recessed mats, grills, and tiles to capture incoming debris and contaminants on a daily basis. These recessed products are designed to promote safety while also maintaining overall facility health and cleanliness. In order to attain both of those objectives, however, recessed products must be kept clean and functional. […]

Local Matting Rental and Cleaning in Maryland

Looking for an easy way to make a positive first impression with guests, every time? Choosing the right kind of entry mats and runners is only half the battle. After selecting mats that augment interior decor, extra precautions must be taken to ensure mats stay clean and functional throughout the day. Failure to maintain floor […]

Essential Mats for Entrance Vestibules

Essential Mats for Entrance Vestibules

Any property owner or facility manager who has taken time to shop entrance mats knows that there are a variety of different options available. In the end, it comes down to identifying which commercial flooring product will best suit your needs for cleanliness, image, and safety. When searching for mats for entryway vestibules, it also […]

Outdoor Matting Solutions: Polypropylene Mats VS Carpet

Outdoor Matting Solutions- Polypropylene Mats VS Carpet

When it comes to floor safety and protection, one of the most common solutions that come to mind is floor matting. Floor mats are now widely used in various establishments both indoors and outdoors. These commercial-grade products are becoming more popular not only for residential buildings but also for industrial facilities due to their great […]

Fall Product Spotlight: Waterhog Entry Matting

Waterhog Classic Entry Mat

Welcome to the Fall Product Spotlight article series on the Eagle Mat Blog. In preparation for the busiest season for in-store retail shopping, our Blog will publish a weekly showcase of an industry-leading safety product that will keep your place of business clean, dry, and safe this fall. In our first installment, we focus on […]

5 Essential Safety Mats for Schools

5 Essential Safety Mats for Schools

Improve School Safety and Cleanliness with These 5 Mats 1. Ultra-absorbent Entrance Mats for Schools One thing most school buildings have in common is a multitude of different entryways.  Children pass through a school’s many entrances and exits several times each day, often hurriedly and without much attention to safety.  Ensuring that children have a […]

Runners vs. Mats

Mats vs. Runners

True, the difference between an entrance mat and an entrance runner is subtle.  Generally speaking, entrance ‘mats’ are no larger than 5’x10’, though custom over-sized mats that exceed these dimensions exist.  Runners, on the other hand, may run upwards of 50’ in length.  Given this basic difference in size, it is helpful to remember that […]

Creating an ‘Entrance System’ with Maximum Effectiveness

Maximizing Debris Control

An ‘Entrance System’ contains the incoming dirt, moisture, and debris that crowds of visitors inevitably carry into commercial buildings.  These systems vary depending on the location; Carpet-topped entrance mats are usually used in buildings that experience a low-to-medium degree of daily traffic, while recessed mats and tiles are popular in larger spaces that experience a […]

Mat Placement Part II: Lobbies and Service Areas

mat placement part II: indoor areas

The interior of the entrance area likewise requires a unique floor mat.  These lobby areas are where guests gather, and often times it is these areas that make the first impression on a customer.  For indoor lobby spaces, one must first consider the amount of traffic the location will experience.  Based on this estimate, one […]

Mat Placement Part I: Outdoor Entry Areas

Mat Placement Guide Part I: Outdoor

In the first part of this 2 part series, the Eagle Mat Blog will explore the importance of installing commercial floor mats in the outdoor areas of a facility.  Outdoor entry areas must have commercial strength matting for a few reasons.  First, these areas are exposed to the elements; rain, snow, and debris accumulation can […]