Differences Between Indoor and Outdoor Mats

Differences Between Indoor and Outdoor Mats

Have you ever wondered what exactly are the differences between indoor and outdoor mats? The differences can be obvious or they can be subtle. Let’s take a look at them. Weather-proofing Outdoor mats have to withstand temperatures extremes that indoor mats do not, whether it’s freezing cold winters or blistering hot summers. Outdoor mats may […]

The Best Commercial Outdoor Floor Mats

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There are lots of things to think about when selecting outdoor floor mats. Some of the considerations are listed below: Do they clean the soles of shoes, so people aren’t tracking dirt and water everywhere? Do they stay where you put them and not slide around? Are they attractive to the eye? Do they lie […]

Wet Floors Are More Serious Than You May Think

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Wet floors are a serious commercial safety hazard that, unfortunately, don’t get the publicity they require. You may hear about the latest slip and fall lawsuit between a customer and major consumer-based brand. But, do you stop and consider your own public or occupational facility every time? Or, like the thousands of other business owners […]

Commercial Doormats

Commercial Doormats

Commercial doormats are the first line of defense against the intruders known to turn a good facility bad. Rainwater, dirt, microbes, and other debris can penetrate the entryway every time a visitor is greeted by an open door. Commercial doormats are designed to stop these elements from entering, preventing the formation of puddles, mold, and […]

Planning for Spring Slip Resistance

Slip resistance refers to the friction needed to prevent one object from slipping along another. In the context of slip and fall accident prevention, slip resistance measures just how much friction is needed to prevent someone from loosing their footing on a walking surface. Common sense tells us that some walking surfaces are more prone […]

Eagle Mat Applauds ‘Falls Aren’t Funny’ Awareness Campaign

The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) has launched a new awareness campaign for the danger of slips, trips, and falls. Named Falls Aren’t Funny, the campaign calls attention to the alarmingly high number of slip and fall accidents that occur each year in the United States and around the world. The campaign does so via […]

Mats and Runners for Luxury Hotels

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This picture, taken at a prominent hotel in Brickell, Miami’s booming financial district, perfectly illustrates how entrance mats and runners can be designed to compliment even the most regal of commercial and residential spaces. To learn more about these flexible and fully customizable commercial mats, visit our page on Waterhog Mats. Mats & Hotel Design […]

Mat Selection Guide [Free Infographic]

Mat Selection Guide Free Infographic

Having trouble deciding which commercial floor mat to buy for your facility? Our editors have developed the following infographic to help! Follow along the Mat Selection Guide to learn more about the important role that commercial matting plays in facility health and safety. Then, use the flow chart to get a better idea of what […]

Make a Positive Impression with Retail Customers

Shoppers almost immediately form some sort of first impression upon entering a retail space. This impression can greatly affect their future shopping experience in a specific store. It can also mean the difference between whether or not they will return to spend additional money with the retail establishment. A large part of a shopper’s first […]

Top 5 Safety Products for Fall 2012

Top 5 Safety Products for Fall 2012

Fall months are synonymous with wind, rain, and unpredictable temperature changes. They are also big months for commercial business, however. ‘Tis the season for back-to-school shopping, pre-winter home improvements, and of course, holiday shopping. The months of September, October, and November drive more in-store consumer activity than perhaps any other 3 month period, placing added […]