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Benefits of Buying Entrance Matting Over Renting


It often makes sense to rent a product to address a short-term need.  The vast majority of businesses, however, require entrance matting on a long-term basis. Purchasing your own entrance matting not only puts an end to never-ending rental fees, but also puts control of your customers’ first impression back in your hands  - where it belongs! Maintenance: Once a Week Isn’t Always Enough Rental matting companies will tell you that nothing beats the convenience of having your matting...

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Posted March 22, 2013 in Matting|1 Comment

Kermode – Our Newest Entrance Mat


Source Floor is proud to announce the latest addition to our matting family: Kermode!  Kermode joins Grizzly FX as the indoor/outdoor part of our complete Entrance Bear matting system. Kermode is named for the Kermode bear, a subspecies of Black bear that's native to our local area here in BC - and is even our province's Official Mammal! Known as the "spirit bear" to the First Nations people in BC,  Kermode bears are notable because approximately 10%...

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Posted March 15, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

Floppy & Sloppy: Why Rental Mats Are Bad For Your Business


Imagine yourself walking into a retail store.  Does this look familiar? What's your first impression?  Do you have confidence that this retailer is organized enough to find your size, style, or colour?  Do you think their store will be neat, tidy, and a pleasant place to be? Look at this bank.  What's your first impression? Check out those rippled, lumpy edges just waiting to be tripped over: Is your first impression a good one? All of these mats have two things...

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Posted March 12, 2013 in Matting|2 Comments

Scotiabank Custom Directional Mat


...for @scotiabank's Halifax Main branch in our Grizzly FX matting in "Sand" colour!  We think the red arrows really 'pop'! See more of our custom mats in the Projects section of our website!

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Posted March 5, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

Clayburn Dental: Custom Logo Area Rug


One of our recent projects was a custom logo and custom shaped area rug for Clayburn Dental, a local dental office.  This area rug is custom-shaped to butt right up against the large, curved main reception desk - giving clients a pop of colour from the moment they walk in the door!  We also created a custom entrance logo mat with the word "Welcome" for use right at their front door. See more projects like this in...

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Posted March 1, 2013 in Matting, Area Rugs|0 Comments