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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

Matting – How Much is Enough?

When you opt to have your office, store, or lobby fitted with mats, size and dimensions are very important to give you a perfect fit. Mats that curl up against walls or those that are too small can either cause accidents or fail to prevent them. Therefore, it’s best to understand your requirements when comparing custom versus standard sized mats. How much matting do you need? While custom ordering your mats, you can order a specific size right...

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Posted February 20, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

The Importance of Maintaining Your Matting

Entrance matting is your building’s first (and primary) line of defense against the dirt, grit, and water that cause premature wear and damage to your floors.  A functional entrance matting system helps to greatly reduce the amount of soil coming in contact with your flooring.  According to The International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), it costs an average of $600.00 in labor to locate and dispose of one pound of soil once it enters an average commercial...

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Posted February 13, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

A Closer Look At Different Types of Matting Materials

Most commercial spaces install matting on their floors as an effective way to keep employees and customers safe from slip and fall accidents. Apart from their anti-slip properties, mats make floor maintenance easier and come in a variety of styles and appearances. Depending on your entrances and doorways, it may not be ideal to use the same type of entrance matting throughout the entire building. Depending on where you place them and how much wear and...

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Posted February 6, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

Matting – An Ideal Solution for Safe Surfaces

Upgrading your floor space to increase its slip-resistance can go a long way in avoiding a variety of unsafe incidents.  Commercial establishments especially have to focus on keeping their floors very safe to avoid slips and falls that can incapacitate employees, injure customers, and potentially expose them to litigate and liability.  Matting is a great way to ensure that your floors are safe for everyone. Accidents caused by slippery surfaces According to statistics collated by the Association of...

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Posted January 30, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments

Why Entrance Matting Matters

With the wet weather upon us, those plastic yellow “Caution!  Wet Floor!” stanchions have popped up like winter’s daffodils in lobbies and stores everywhere.  Yet despite how dangerously slippery a wet floor can be (and how expensive a slip-and-fall accident settlement can be!), many businesses don’t actually do something to solve their slippery wet floor problem.  A quality entrance matting product not only makes your entrance look better, but it also makes it safer – and...

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Posted January 23, 2013 in Matting|0 Comments