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Matting from coast to coast!


Although we're based in beautiful Vancouver, we have customers both local and as far away as Newfoundland.  No matter where you're located, your commercial entrance needs entrance matting - and we're the matting experts that can help you choose the right products for the job! If you're in Calgary or Edmonton, our local partner is The Mat Company.  Servicing all of Alberta, The Mat Company can come out to measure, perform on-site fittings, and help you make...

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Posted March 30, 2015 in Matting, Entrance Mats|0 Comments

Backings: The Flip Side of Matting


When choosing about entrance matting, most people only think about the front side – but what about the back?  The backing of an entrance mat can have just as much of an impact on the performance and service lifespan as the face, and it’s a difference that most people aren’t aware of! As entrance mat experts, we get asked questions about our products every day by clients looking to make the best choice for their needs and...

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Posted March 6, 2014 in Matting, Entrance Mats|2 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