Choosing Door Mats 101

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You may not realize it, but there’s a lot to think about before choosing a doormat. But selection is a common sense process and isn’t difficult, so here is your quick checklist when choosing a doormat. Size Matters The bigger the better. Make sure the mat is at least big enough for someone to stand […]

Winter Products Spotlight


It’s that time of year again in North America. Snow. Sleet. Rain. Ice. Fog. Wet floors in your commercial space are not only dangerous because it’s a major contributor to slips, trips, and falls, but all that water and salt can damage your floors. Remember, customers and employees are not only bringing water and dirt […]

Waterhog Mats: Smart Business for a White Christmas

Waterhog Mats: Smart Business for a White Christmas

If you’re sitting with a cup of hot chocolate in front of a roaring fire, then snow falling outside can feel magical. But if your commercial space has a lot of foot traffic, then that same snow falling can be nightmarish for your business Slips, trips, and falls are a major problem for businesses. In […]

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


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 […]