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Watch out for Rolling Loads!


Metal entrance matting systems (like C/S Pedisystems) are extraordinarily durable and long-lasting, but they're not indestructible!  One of the most common problems we're called out to fix are bent and damaged mat rails - and most of the time the damage has been caused by heavy rolling loads. Each style of metal entrance matting has a different rating for maximum rolling loads.  Depending on the specific mat profile chosen, typical rolling wheel load ratings can range from...

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Posted August 21, 2015 in Matting, Entrance Mats, Specialties|0 Comments

Performance Comparison: Grizzly FX Custom Entrance Matting Vs. Rental Matting


We’ve all walked into a business and been welcomed (in the loosest sense of the word) by a haphazard path of bunched-up, curled up, soggy-looking matting. Almost invariably, these mats will carry the logo of a uniform company or general services company providing rental entrance mats. Custom entrance matting created using Source Floor & Specialties’ exclusive Grizzly FX material is superior to rental matting in a number of important ways. Not only does custom entrance matting represent...

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Posted September 18, 2013 in Matting, Entrance Mats|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