May 2014

Floor Cleaning: Privilege or Punishment?

May 30, 2014

Everybody knows the story of Cinderella. The daughter of a “wicked stepmother” was forced to do all sorts of strenuous chores around the house. Among the myriad of tasks assigned to Cinderella were scrubbing the floors, sweeping the halls and stairs, and cleaning the “large carpet in the hall.” The Cinderella tale is one of […]

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Worker on the Floor! Preventing Workplace Falls

May 28, 2014

Smart business owners do whatever they possibly can to attract and keep talented, efficient, and self-motivated workers. Employers use everything from salary and benefits to incentive bonuses and perks to accomplish this goal. But there’s a more basic responsibility toward his or her workforce that the business owner must accept: keeping his employees safe. One […]

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Welcome Kids Back to School With a Brand New Logo Mat!

May 26, 2014

Believe it or not, the summer’s almost over. Soon, your community will be filled with the sounds of children laughing, school bells ringing, and bus brakes squealing as youngsters embark on yet another school year. Kids all across the nation will pass through their school doors and be welcomed by fresh paint, clean desks, and […]

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A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Anti-Fatigue Mat

May 24, 2014

Hey business owners! How would you like to purchase a product that improves morale, raises productivity, reduces absenteeism, and lowers workers’ compensation costs? No it’s not a magic wand. Or a big pile of money. It’s an anti-fatigue mat from Ultimate Mats! Research has shown that workers who stand for long periods of time are […]

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You Used That Floor Mat To Do What?

May 24, 2014

Quick! Name some functions for which a floor mat is used. That was easy, right? You probably said “trap dirt and moisture from footwear,” “guard against spills,” and “reduce chances of slip-and-fall accidents.” Because you’re smart. Yup. You are just dripping with intelligence. But no matter how smart you may be, you probably didn’t mention […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Green: Reviewing ‘Green’ Cleaners

May 22, 2014

If you want to be seen As keeping it clean In Mother Nature’s scene And in your washing machine There’s no in-between Just be keen, serene, sanguine, and… eco-friendly. -anonymous struggling poet Oh, man that’s bad. These days, there are a host of different “green” cleaning products you can use around your home. But how […]

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Keeping Old Friends Safe – Preventing Elderly Falling Accidents

May 20, 2014

Your business could be a dangerous place for senior citizens. In a sense, this really can’t be avoided. After all, your business is probably an unfamiliar place for most elderly folks and they may not know where potential hazards are. And since the chances of seniors being in deteriorating health are greater than for other […]

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Get A Move On! When to Move Your Floor Mats

May 18, 2014

You know the story of the magic carpet? The Arabian legend of a beautiful rug that carried people through the air to their destination? Maybe someday technology will find a way to replicate this mythical marvel. But for now, we all have to physically move our carpets and floor mats from one place to another. […]

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Cutting A Rug – and Other Ways to Fix Carpet Problems

May 14, 2014

Lush, colorful carpet can help make a room look beautiful. But torn, stained, or unsightly carpet can tarnish an entire room. When your carpet gets wet, pulled out, or otherwise damaged, you can’t always disguise it by placing a floor mat or piece of furniture over it. Luckily, there are a few ways you can repair the […]

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7 Myths that a Mat Rental Company May Tell You

May 12, 2014

You could say that America is a nation of renters. We rent everything from movies and steam cleaners to cars and houses. After all, renting can often meet our needs just as easily as buying can – without waylaying our wallet. What about floor mats for your business? Companies that rent these mats out will […]

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