Is there a matting season?

Entrance & Floor Mats For All Seasons

YES, and it runs from January 1st through December 31st each year!

Whether we are talking about Entrance or Industrial matting, there are always matting placement opportunities in your facility.

Let's consider some entryway matting facts:

  • The estimated cost of finding and removing a pound of dirt from a building is $600. (ISSA)
  • One square yard of carpet can accumulate one pound of dirt in a week- twice that in inclement weather
  • 70 to 80% of dust, grime, and dirt in a building are tracked in from the outside on people's feet permanently damaging floors and carpets. (Institute of Industrial Launderers)
  • 91% of shoppers selected a store based on its appearance. (Progressive Grocer)
  • Without effective entrance matting, as few as 1,500 people can remove 42% of the finish from a floor. (3M)
  • Without effective matting your slip and fall exposure is increased
  • The average cost of a slip related injury exceeds $12,000. (Wausau Insurance Co.)
  • Over 30% of worker injuries are slip related. (Wausau Ins. Co.)
  • In the USA each year, an average of 7.75 claims per 1-million supermarket customers are filed due to slip and fall incidents. (Foodmarketing Institute)

How important are mats to your facility?

Entrance & Floor Mats For All Seasons

If you consider the facts above and calculate the amount of money a given facility spends on cleaning chemicals, machines, mops, brooms, caution signs, and LABOR to clean the building, the need to have the most effective matting possible is essential to protecting the investment mentioned in the materials listed above.

Lessening the slip and fall potential, in addition, should give you a refreshed reason to ensure that you have the proper high performance matting throughout your entire facility.

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