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First Impressions Count with Entrance Matting


Everybody knows the old adage: you only get one chance to make a first impression! And the same rule applies to the front door of business. Your main entrance is the first thing your customers see, and it instantly gives them an idea about how you operate your business. What kind of impression do you want to make? Have a look at this west-coast casual dining restaurant's front lobby vestibule. What kind of impression does a crooked, sloppy...

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How Custom Welcome Mats Can Help Set The Right Mood for Your Clients


When it comes to designing your lobby or the entry way to your business, details are everything. It is not uncommon to have custom welcome mats made for your business. Think beyond basic hardware-store-quality mats to a high-performance entry mat with personality, purpose, and function. Brand Your Business Custom welcome mats are an easy way to brand your business. Even if subconsciously, stepping on a high-quality mat is something your patrons can feel—but there’s more! You can have...

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Posted May 30, 2018 in Entrance Mats, Custom Door Mats|0 Comments

Matting: The Foundation of Your Entrances


Entrance matting is oftentimes an afterthought when considering flooring for commercial and retail spaces.  So much attention is paid to choosing interior finishes, the colour palettes of fixtures and furniture, and the type of flooring...but then the matting is forgotten! Entrance matting can be both functional and stylish - it just takes the right kind of matting!  And choosing the right kind of matting can make the difference between getting the full service life out of your brand-new...

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How Much Entrance Matting Does Your Building Need?


Keeping your commercial building's floors clean and safe starts right at your front doors.  Entrance matting has more impact on the overall condition of your building than most people think! Commercial building engineers and facilities managers are in charge of keeping things in tip-top shape, and you know what they say: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Did you know that according to the Carpet and Rug Institute, your installed flooring needs 12 to...

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Why Should You Maintain Entryway Floors?


When it comes to floor  care, building operators and maintenance crews shouldn't underestimate the importance of entryway flooring and entrance matting. “There are certain areas of the building you need to pay close attention to; number 1 is the entryway,” says Teresa Farmer, sustainability consultant at Kelsan Inc., in Knoxville TN. “Your entryway sets the standard for how clean visitors think the building is.” Deploying 12 to 15 feet of scraper entrance matting outside a building entrance, and a...

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How Are Inlaid Logo Mats Made?


Did you know that all of our logo mats are inlaid, and not printed? Inlaying your logo into your facility's entrance mat means that we actually cut out each individual piece of your logo and place it by hand into the field of your mat, kind of like a giant jigsaw puzzle!  And each of those pieces is cut out precisely by our CNC cutting table, like this: First we cut out where your logo pieces will go into...

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What’s the Best Size for A Company Logo on A Custom Made Commercial Rug?


Commercial rugs are a beautiful addition to your lobby and entrance ways. They can even be placed strategically throughout your building. While your primary goals are to provide a bit of traction and to minimize dirt, water, and debris—rugs also present a valuable branding opportunity. You can order your mats in a variety of custom rug sizes to ensure they properly accent the desired area. Once you determine the size of your mat, you must consider...

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Posted October 25, 2017 in Custom Door Mats, Logo mats|0 Comments

Is It Worth Getting Personalized Door Mats for Your Business?


You know you need to add floor mats with strategic placing throughout your building or business. Quality rugs and mats are an investment that you are happy to make to improve safety and comfort, protect flooring, and even to increase your employee productivity. But is it worth getting personalized door mats for your business? Think Beyond The Obvious Placement Entryways, lobbies, and employee work stations are some of the most common places to add floor mats. However, when...

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Posted August 23, 2017 in Entrance Mats, Carpets, Custom Door Mats|0 Comments

4 Pros of Getting Custom Made Rugs with Your Company Logo You Didn’t Think Of


If you are going to add custom made rugs to your business, why not add your logo too? Whether placed at your entryways, work stations, POS, or as runners in high footstep areas—the benefits to adding your logo to your rugs and floor mats are many. Free Marketing And Advertising Anytime you can get your logo out there, the better! However, you must get creative when thinking of where you can place your floor mats. Your business is...

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Posted August 9, 2017 in Carpets, Custom Door Mats|1 Comment

How A Custom Logo In Your Floor Mats Instantly Makes Your Business Appear More Trustworthy


When a person takes their first step into a business or peeks in at the door, more than half of their buying decisions are made in that moment. That split second first impression sets the stage for every other interaction they have with your business. Behind every successful business is a clear brand identity. Brand awareness is becoming more important in a globalized and changeable marketplace. To achieve this, you need to communicate your brand effectively at...

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Posted July 12, 2017 in Custom Door Mats, Logo mats|0 Comments

6 Reasons Why You Must Have Custom Door Mats For Your Business


In the world of business, first impressions are everything, so having custom entrance mats at all of your doors can help create the image you want to create - starting right from before the quest eve walks the door. So how do you create a first impression that is sure to be remembered for years to come The answer is a custom mat that offers just a taste of the flavor of your business paired with....

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Posted May 23, 2017 in Entrance Mats, Custom Door Mats|0 Comments