A guide to matting for businesses

If you are running any kind of business, chances are you will need mats. To find out which mats would be best suited for your business, take a look at our handy guide.

There are many different kinds of mats from the simple outdoor/indoor mats used to wipe your feet when you enter a premises to those for industrial purposes, promotional purposes and even those for health purposes.

Entrance Mats

Entrance mats can be used outdoors or indoors. Placed at the entrance of your building their purpose is to stop water and dirt being tracked inside. Having a mat at the entrance can help prevent slips and falls drastically as it will help keep the surface of your floors cleaner. A few good choices for entrance mats are:

Industrial Mats

Industrial mats are used throughout your business and can help minimise risks of slipping, falling and collision of heavy machinery. If you have people operating machines like forklifts or vans coming in and out of your building it is a good idea to invest in the right mat. Mats can dry the wheels as the vehicle enters the building, preventing it from skidding due to wet tyres. Here are mats that are used throughout an industrial business:

Anti-Fatigue Mats

Anti-Fatigue Mats are great for commercial businesses as they can reduce health problems among employees. The anti-fatigue qualities of these mats help reduce problems usually associated with standing on hard floors for an extended period of time like joint pains, flat feet, varicose veins, bad posture and others. Reducing those problems helps employees stay healthy and boosts their consecration and productivity.

Leisure Matting 

Leisure matting has a broad range of applications. It is used around wet areas, on playgrounds, in leisure centres and gyms. Leisure mats have been especially designed for such areas, made out of rubber for shock absorption or made out of PVC for use around wet areas. Here are a few different leisure mats to choose from.

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