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Entrance Matting

Why entrance matting matters

When selecting the right entrance matting for your building, it is important to consider your individual needs, especially when it comes to choosing the material for your entrance matting and the environment that the entrance mats will be used in. In buildings with a high footfall, entrance matting is an especially important factor in maintaining a clean building and professional image.

Entrance matting needs to be up to the job; it should be effective, durable and easy to clean but you also need to take into consideration things such as wheelchair access in public buildings and health and safety implications with regard to slips and trips while maintaining a smart look.

Different materials to suit your needs 

entrance matting materials

Entrance matting comes in different materials to suit your budget as well as the environment it will be used in. Some popular materials used in entrance matting are: Nylon, polypropylene, coir, cotton, microfibre and nitrile or natural rubber.

A busy, public building such as an airport terminal has different requirements from a small shop. If your building receives a lot of footfall or if the matting has to withstand the use of wheelchairs, trolleys or vehicles, it is important to invest in a highly durable and quick drying entrance mat. Consider the type of dirt that will be tread into the mat as well. Some entrance mats brush off and trap dirt while other entrance matting is best for wiping off and trapping moisture. To achieve the best results, you may want to combine different types of matting.


Creating entrance zones

Creating entrance zones is the most effective use of entrance matting. For maximum performance, we recommend three distinct zones:

Zone 1 – Exterior: The matting used in the exterior zone is robust and hard-wearing; it removes the worst of the dirt and grit outside of the building.

Zone 2 – Interim: The interim matting is durable and removes remnants of damaging dirt, grit and soil whilst also removing moisture.

Zone 3 – Inside: The internal matting in zone 3 is a high-performance product which completes the dirt and dust removal process and provides a drying effect.

When creating entrance zones, take into consideration the special requirements of wheelchairs and pushchairs. Ensure that all matting is flush with the floor or has ramped edges, that it isn’t too soft, doesn’t impede wheeled access and also remember to bear in mind that a full wheelchair revolution requires a minimum length of 2.5 metres when planning your entrance area.

Our range of entrance matting

We offer a wide range of entrance matting to fit all environments, budgets and to cover all three entrance zones. From economical but effective polypropylene mats to superabsorbent microfibre or particularly durable polyamide matting, we have the perfect fit for your entrance area. Our range also includes customised logo mats, as well as machine washable entrance matting: A very cost-effective alternative to hiring entrance mats.

Browse our entire range of entrance matting.

Use our handy comparison chart today to find out which entrance mat is right for you:

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entra-plush mat

toughrib mat entrance matting

Vynaplush Doormat entrance matting

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COBAwash Mat entrance matting

Microfibre Doormat entrance matting

Fingertip Mat entrance matting

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Rampmat entrance matting

Entramat entrance matting

Coba Scrape entrance matting

Discover Our Full Range of Entrance Matting Today

You will find  all of the products listed above, plus a whole range of additional options in our entrance matting store.


Do You Have Any Questions About Entrance Matting?

If you have any questions or would like to arrange for a free site survey or sample, please call our product specialist advisors on 08082397985 or email them on [email protected].