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I am pretty certain that we all know what a welcome mat is. Apart from offering an interesting focal point or a humorous message, they actually serve a greater purpose! They help keep us safe and our homes clean. However, not everyone seems to think that the benefits offered by these rubberized mats are worth investing in, regardless of how affordable they may be. My parents didn’t use welcome mats because they lived in a place that boasted great weather year round. My mother would always say that because she had tile flooring inside the house, she didn’t have to be concerned about damage like someone with a carpeted floor. But they were in for a rude awakening when a few months later, after installing hardwood floors, they found that their brand new flooring was covered in hair-light scratches. Luckily they were able to sand the damage away, but soon after they decided to purchase a rubber door mat. A rubberized mat is a great way to protect internal floors, whether it’s from damage or messes; they actively work to remove dirt and grime off the bottom of shoes. Many rubber products are also made from recycled materials, which ensures that your recycled door mat will be tough and durable—especially when you consider that the source for the recycled material comes from tires. And don’t forget that these are washable doormats, which means that upkeep is going to be incredibly easy!
If you happen to be anything like my parents and are still debating the use of a rubber door mat in your home, then take a look at this list of things to consider. If any of these are present or could be future factors in or around your home, you will definitely benefit from the use of a rubberized mat.
Weather ConditionsAs previously stated, many rubber-flooring options are made from recycled and reclaimed tires. Automobile tires are designed to be all weather and all-terrain in order to withstand the harsh conditions of the open road. Tires can stand up against constant exposure to sun, excessive moisture, snow, and uneven and rough terrains. Your recycled door mat is going to inherit all of these amazing qualities, making it a durable and long-lasting product. Your door mat will do well in rain or shine, offering added traction and grip, to help people keep and maintain steady footing in even harsh weather conditions. And because of rubber’s natural resistance to water this product won’t harbor the growth of mold or mildew.
Presence of Pets or ChildrenUse of a doormat doesn’t have to be limited to the front door. In fact, placing a rubber door mat at any entrance that leads into your home is a great way to control the transfer of dirt and grime—especially if you have pets and little children. The most adorable members of your family are probably the most clueless to your constant fight against dirt! Kids and pets will usually run in and out of the house without a second thought. A sturdy rubber surface will help get some of the debris off their feet and paws, while giving them a slip-resistant surface to stand on before transitioning surfaces of interior floors.
Local TerrainFront and backyards are as diverse as the people who enjoy them. Some have pebbled surfaces, others bright green grass. However, nearly all surfaces can be transferred into your home on the soles of shoes. And things like tiny pieces of gravel, dirt, or rocks—undesirable elements—could cause some serious damage to your floors. Not to mention moisture and mud could cause huge messes. These washable doormats will help keep all of these things outside of your home, while being remarkably easy to clean. Whether it’s mud or dust, these mats can be swept with a broom to remove debris or washed off with a hose if a more thorough cleaning is required.
The Type of Interior FlooringAlthough all interior-flooring structures could benefit from the use of a recycled door mat there are definitely some options that absolutely need the protection. Take my parent’s flooring experience as a perfect example! Hardwood, linoleum, and tile can all suffer from scratching and even chipping if shoes have gravel stuck on the soles. These can be costly things to repair and may even require replacement. Carpet, of course, goes without saying since the material is so susceptible to picking up stains. And unlike your washable doormats, these structures are a lot harder to clean up and often need more costly and time-consuming professional attention.
A rubber door mat isn’t just a great way to protect your home from all of these and many other concerns, but it’s also a great way to bring a bit of personal flair to your entryway. With many designs, colors, and sizes, we’re certain that you’ll find the perfect fit for your home.