You might have noticed mats and runner placed in a house, office or mall or at the gym. Do we actually need it? Does it serve any good purpose? Can the purpose be achieved in a similar and alternative product? Typically it is not considered a valuable product but if you remove these from their designated places then you would notice that it does serve some purpose. Let’s enlist the benefits of a mat at different places where it is used.
Serves as a dirt, moisture and spillage absorber
Serves as an entrance mat, brings grace and elegance to the lobby.
Rub off dirt for people entering from outside the side
Bathroom mats suck up water and patches of mud.
Room mat for sitting and to avoid direct floor contact which may be dirty or cold
Makes your room filled and comfortable to use.
The utility of a changing mat can save parents from a lot of inconvenience during changing diapers, pampers and changing dirty clothes of babies.
Keeps workplace clean and tidy
Gives an aesthetic look to a professional workplace.
Used as a yoga mat for balance, to avoid slipping.
Used alongside the pool to drain excessive water on the floor.
To avoid falls and give protection for swimmers when they leave the pool and go to their lockers.
At the gym used for stern weight lifting, soothe clatter and trembling, and providing superb toehold for the athlete. The solid, heavy-duty, rubber compound construction provides outstanding filling and noise and vibration segregation. Shock Sport mats has broad, textured surfaces that were planned to offer brilliant grip and never twist.
Rubber bar mats and runners provide a great look to your space. If you remove all of these and see it would look very empty and very open. You do need to hide dirt and other stuff sometimes even for an emergency visitor. Apart from protection, It provides comfort to children and toddlers who love to play with heir toys and you cannot possibly always keep the floor or carpet clean and tidy, a nice runner or a big mat or rug can help the children sit and play comfortably. Using message runners and mats is a new and innovative way for expression like “Watch your step”, “Wet floor”, “Sale”, “Buy one get one free”, “Coffee is ready” it can add elegance to your area. The use of runners and mat was primitively used for a traditional touch by printing and hand weaving historic people, events that would reflect famous personalities and preserve ethnicity. The trend of symbols on mats and runner became popular too and by using different languages it expressed some meaning. This add heritage, original aura and enhances your elegance.