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How to Clean Your Commercial Entrance Matting


Choosing the right commercial entrance matting to buy is the first step to cleaner, safer flooring in your building - but it's only half the work to be done!  Dirty matting, no matter how high quality, is ineffective matting.  But fortunately, it's not hard to keep your entrance matting clean and working its best!  The cleaner you keep your entrance matting, the longer it will last and the more effective it will be at keeping your...

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Posted July 25, 2018 in Matting, Commercial Floor Mats|0 Comments

Study Shows Slip-and-Fall Accidents Scare Away Restaurant Repeat Business


Slip and fall accidents are a serious concern, but many restaurant operators overlook just how much these accidents can impact their bottom line beyond the obvious ways.  To help these restaurants better understand just how costly these accidents can be, the Cintas Corporation commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct a telephone survey of over 1000 American adults to identify how they would react to learning about a slip-and-fall accident at a restaurant they frequented. The survey found...

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Easy ways to prevent slip and fall accidents


Did you know that slip and fall accidents are one of the most common (and most costly!) liabilities faced by commercial buildings that are open to the public?  In Florida in 2010, a retail customer that slipped and fell was awarded over $1.3 million by a Broward County jury after the business owners were found negligent for not routinely checking walkways for potential dangers.  In 2009, a jury in San Francisco awarded $265,000 to a shopper...

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How does LEED impact your entrance mat needs?


There's an old proverb that that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and it rings true even when it comes to your commercial building's entrances.  Keeping your entrances clean and safe depends on much more than just your floors - everything from the right plantings and vegetation, to programs designed to keep sidewalks and parking lots clean, to placing sufficient entrance matting indoors and out can prevent dirt from coming inside.  Some companies...

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