August 2014

What Your Pet Might Think of Your Floor Mat

August 31, 2014

Pet owners know that their animals are more “human” than many people believe. And science is just now starting to embrace this notion. Recent discoveries include how dogs understand human speech, cats treat humans like one of their own, and horses talk with their ears. But every animal lover has long known that pets have their own complex […]

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Floor Mats and Dementia Patients: Smart or Suspect?

August 30, 2014

Some 5.2 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, that number could increase by as much as 200% by 2050 as the U.S. population ages. That presents a growing challenge for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and family members to provide adequate care for these individuals. Many Alzheimer’s patients require […]

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Caution: Dogs Working

August 26, 2014

Conventional wisdom dictates that everyone maintain what is known as an “adequate work-life balance.” One of the ideas implicit within that concept is to focus completely on work while at the office, and then devote all of your attention to leisure, family, and other non-work pursuits while off the clock. In other words, don’t bring […]

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Facebook Floor Mats: A Look at Ultimate Mats’ Customers

August 24, 2014

At Ultimate Mats, we love our customers! Of course, we go out of our way to provide superior floor protection for any type of business. But we also offer our customers an opportunity to bolster their branding – and perhaps show off their creativity a bit – with our wide variety of logo mats. And […]

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New Govmt. Regulation: Restaurants Need a Matting Strategy?

August 22, 2014

Today’s restaurant owners tend to focus on marketing their eateries, improving their culinary offerings, and providing excellent customer service. Unfortunately, they also have to spend a great deal of time on complying with government regulations. And apparently, many owners of these businesses may have to familiarize themselves with additional federal rules regarding floor protection. New […]

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Choosing Interior Floor Mats

August 20, 2014

When you want to decorate the walls of your business, you have some decisions to make. Do you want to place signage, a relevant photograph, or even a mirror? Or should you lean toward the fashion side of things and opt for a picture, print, or other piece of art? None of these choices is […]

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How to Make Your Business More Inviting for the Disabled

August 10, 2014

Almost every retail storefront is required to meet certain accessibility standards before opening its doors. These standards are designed to make all businesses convenient for individuals with certain disabilities. However, these regulations differ by state, municipality, and type of establishment; meaning that some places are more disability-friendly than others. It’s about more than just putting […]

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The Life of a Tire: From Death to Rebirth

August 8, 2014

Have you ever thought about what happens to your old tires when you take your car to the shop to have them replaced? The treads are run-down or perhaps one of your tires has gone flat from being punctured by a nail. No matter what the reason is, there’s no way those worn out tires […]

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Summer Sand: Keep It Off Your Floors

August 6, 2014

Ahh, summertime – the time of year when the sun is always shining and the kids always want to play outside. It’s the time of year to spend every waking moment at the beach or the park or in the sandbox. Summer is filled with fun, laughter, and lots of play. Oh, and don’t forget […]

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“What’s New Ultimate Mats?” (Whoa, Whoa, Whooooaaa)

August 4, 2014

If you’ve been on this earth for awhile, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the song “What’s New, Pussycat” by the incomparable Tom Jones. You might have already started humming the tune in your head. (If you don’t know the song, you can watch Jones sing it here.) The Welsh singer has sold over 100 million records in […]

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