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Where Do Your Entrance Mats Come From?


People today pay more attention than ever to their environmental impact. That attention goes beyond what they buy, but also where they buy it - more and more consumers prefer to purchase from businesses that have environmentally friendly policies of their own from rooftop to floorboards. Buying locally-made products is a easy way to reduce your environmental footprint and support your local economy.  We're proud to say that our Grizzly FX entrance mats are 100% made in North America,...

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Posted March 21, 2018 in Entrance Mats|0 Comments

4 Successful Examples of Using Commercial Entrance Mats with Logos to Direct Traffic


There are many ways in which commercial entrance mats with your logo inlaid on can be used throughout your business to help improve the flow of foot traffic. Below are 4 successful examples of our custom made mats designed specifically for the business they reside in. ICBC Driver Service Center You can use line dividers to help direct traffic, but it’s not always clear where to enter or exit. Even with signage, it can be easy to miss—or...

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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Entrance Mats Stand Out


Your top priority when adding entrance mats to your building is to minimize the amount of dirt, debris, and water that is tracked in on your patrons’ and employees’ shoes.  This reduces the risk of slip and fall accidents and helps to reduce wear on your lobby's flooring surfaces. While safety and cleanliness come first, don’t underestimate the potential for branding your business, improving design, and optimizing logistics. Below are 3 easy ways to make your building's...

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Posted February 21, 2018 in Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Will Commercial Heavy Duty Entrance Mats Prevent Water from Passing?


One of your many concerns as a business owner or maintenance manager, is keeping your lobby and entrance ways clean and dry. The goal is to keep your building looking pristine, and minimize the risk of slipping and falling. Even with the most diligent and dedicated maintenance and cleaning crew, it can be almost impossible to keep up with the water tracked in on your patron and employee’s shoes. This might have you considering investing in...

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Posted August 30, 2017 in Entrance 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

3 Things You Need to Know When Picking the Color of The Entrance Mat of Your Business


Entrance mats play a vital role in keeping your business clean and your lobby safe. Their primary goal is to pick up the bulk of the dirt, debris, ice, and water tracked in on your employee and patron’s shoes. While function is your primary goal, you want your floor mat to look good too. Here are some things to keep in mind when selecting the color. Darker Is Always Better Pay attention to the next few businesses you...

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Posted August 2, 2017 in Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Everything You Need To Know About Maintenance of Commercial Indoor Entrance Mats


Floors are the most used part of your business, and your indoor entrance mats need to be maintained. Doing so will help keep your business healthier by reducing indoor toxins and can help make your indoor mats last a lot longer. That is why proper maintenance is crucial to keep your door mats clean. A clean indoor entrance mat will add value to your home or office, help keep your business free from odors, and make a...

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Posted July 5, 2017 in Entrance 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

Introducing Kermode Select


We're excited to introduce our newest product line, Kermode Select!  Kermode Select offers the same outstanding performance as our standard Kermode knob matting, but all thirteen colours of Kermode Select come in a full 12-foot width making it an ideal choice for extra-large mats. Kermode Select's extra-wide sizing makes it perfect for large lobbies, commercial entrance, and other bulk matting purchases - which allows us to pass those quantity discounts through to you!

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Posted December 14, 2015 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Still renting your entrance mats?


You don’t rent your telephone anymore… …so why still rent your entrance mats? Rental mats are not environmentally friendly. When a rental entrance mat is dirty, the rental company has to: Pick up your dirty mat and transport to a centralized facility dozens of kilometers away, consuming fuel and creating greenhouse gas emissions; Run it through an industrial chemical washing process, consuming electricity and creating dirty waste water; Deliver it back to your facility, consuming more fuel and creating more greenhouse gas...

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Posted January 26, 2015 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Commercial Mats: Heavy Duty Entrance Solutions


Facility managers and operators know just how important an effective commercial mat system is at their building’s entrances.  Entrance mats for commercial buildings aren’t just there for aesthetics!  Matting cleans feet, stops dirt, reduces wear and tear on floor surfaces, and improves indoor air quality – but only if it’s effective!  Effectiveness is where the difference between commercial mats and commodity mats really becomes a factor to consider when shopping for an entrance matting system. Value, not...

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Posted July 22, 2014 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments