Floor Mat Buying Guide

    26 June 2019

Are you looking to buy a commercial floor mat? You’ve probably already realised that research is crucial when buying a floor mat.

The huge range of options that are available in terms of features, styles, brands and more make it all the more difficult. Here’s a brief guide to help you choose the right floor mat.


Start by deciding your budget. The money you are prepared to spend will impact the size and style of the mat you buy. Commercial floors mats are priced anywhere between $25 to $2500 depending on the material used, its durability, the size and even style. Identify the price range you are comfortable with and take it from there. No matter your budget, there’s a wide range of options available in every price range.


Floor mats are available in a variety of styles each different in their primary function. Essentially, floor mats can be categorised into three styles – wiping, anti-fatigue and customised mats. Scraping and wiping mats help scrape the dirt and any excess moisture from the soles of shoes and help keep the floors clean. These mats are available in a variety of materials including rubber and PET. Anti-fatigue mats help reduce the stress levels and improve the productivity of your staff. They are a great fit in production lines at manufacturing units. They are usually made from rubber for that additional cushioning. Custom made mats offer a wonderful opportunity to display your branding when welcoming your guests to your premises. Placement You can place floor mats indoors, outdoors and at entryways. Where you place your mat will depend on what you want to achieve. No matter what style of mat you choose, a range of options are available depending on where you want to place them.


Commercial floor mats are available in a wide range of sizes. They are offered in sizes as small as 2’ x 3’ and as large as 12’ x 60’. Measure the space you want to fill to identify the size you require. If you are expecting a lot of foot traffic at your premises, a large size is highly recommended as it can hold more dirt and moisture.


Most of the floor mats available in the market are built to last. However, the durability of the mat depends on the traffic as well as use. If you are looking for hard-wearing and long-lasting floor mats, you must maintain them well. Vacuum the mats every day and rinse them once a week. This will ensure your floor mat stays clean and sparkling for a long time. Once cleaned, ensure that the mat and the floor surface are totally dry. This is the best way to avoid the build-up of bacteria.



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