Tips To Choose Right Door Mat For Home

It is quite difficult to keep nice and neat floors unsoiled during rainy and stormy days. Fortunately, a simple door mat can be used effectively to clean shoes and boots and preserve the appearance of your shiny floors. It also helps to absorb dampness and prevents accidental slip and falls. With a wide range of materials, colors and designs to choose from, it can be quite a perplexing task to select one of the best door mats for your home.

Material: As most people use these mats to wipe dirt, dust, soil and water, it is essential to choose materials which can withstand rough treatment. Mats are available in different materials such as rubber, coir, nylon, woven sea grass, cloth and so forth.

Door Mat

Surfaces: While choosing mats which need to be placed near to the doors, it is important to choose mats with scraper surfaces as it can trap the mud and dirt from the surfaces of the shoes and boots. There are mats with rubber bottoms that can withstand harsh environment. Wiper mats are another variety which can be used to wipe the water and dust from the surfaces of the shoes.

Styles: As door mats are the first thing that people see while entering homes, it is important to choose mats which are stylish and functional at the same time. Today there are a plethora of designs, colors and styles to choose which can add to the decor of homes. It is wise to choose dark colored mats as it seldom appears dull and dirty as the light colored mats. Personalized mats are also made available through various online and offline stores at affordable price rates. It is also important to know how to place these mats near the doors so that it is easy to open the doors widely.

Door Mats

Although rubber mats are cost effective and ideal for high traffic areas, it should seldom be used during winters as the rubber tends to crack during cold climatic conditions. Choose heavy mats that remain in its place even during harsh weathers.


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