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The Secret to Keeping Dirt and Debris Out of Your Building

david February 20, 2013 Cleaning Products, Cleaning Tips No Comments
The Secret to Keeping Dirt and Debris Out of Your Building

Would you like to be able to prevent massive amounts of dirt from entering into your building?  Over 75% of all dirt and debris enter a building on people’s feet.  There is a simple and inexpensive solution to this problem – floor mats.  You can keep A LOT of dirt out of your building by using floor mats.

Here is some additional information about using floor mats:

  • Follow the “6 Step Rule”:  Use enough matting so that the average person will take 6 steps on the floor mats before walking on the carpet.
  • This allows dirt, gravel, tar and other debris to be “walked off” on the floor mats and not inside your building.
  • Floor mats protect the floor from damage.
  • Floor mats help keep the floor looking nice.
  • Floor mats prevent slips, trips and falls.
  • Replace floor mats when the edges start to “stick up” or they become too dirty.
  • You can purchase floor mats that display your company logo.  Floor mats are a great branding opportunity.

Do the entrances to your buildings have floor mats?  If so, are you following the 6 Step Rule?  Are your floor mats clean?  Do they project the image that you want to portray?

Let me know if you have any questions about floor mats.  While I don’t sell them, I know plenty of people that do!

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