Commercial Matting Blog


  1. Returning to the Office? Make Sure it’s a Pleasant Working Environment.

    Returning to the Office? Make Sure it’s a Pleasant Working Environment.

    As we start to once again exit the latest round of the Covid Pandemic, more and more people are making a return to the office rather than working from home. Guidance is changing from the requirement to work from home where possible and more employers are encouraging their staff to return to more traditional office working arrangements. However, times have...
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  2. What are Mat Runners or Rug Runners?

    What are Mat Runners or Rug Runners?

    You may have come across the term Rug Runner or Mat Runners and not been too sure of what they are or why they might be different to other forms of mats and matting. Well, the answer is a lot simpler than you might expect. Runners (mat or rug) are simply described as mats where they are longer than they...
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  3. Entrance Matting, it’s what we do here at Commercial Matting

    Entrance Matting, it’s what we do here at Commercial Matting

    Entrance Matting is one of our specialties here at Commercial Matting so if you have any requirements or questions regarding the best type of mats for your business, office, or home, then please come and talk to the experts. Just call us on 01772 330051 or send an e-mail to our helpful sales team at A company’s entrance, hallway...
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  4. How Do Anti-Fatigue Mats Work?

    How Do Anti-Fatigue Mats Work?

    What are Anti-Fatigue Mats? Anti-fatigue matting refers to mats that are designed to reduce fatigue and physical stress on the body as a result of standing for long periods of time on a hard surface. Millions of jobs require their workers to stand for their entire working day, these mats help employees become more comfortable and allow them to concentrate...
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  5. Order your runner mats now

    Order your runner mats now

    Runner mats, or as they are sometimes called, runner rugs, hallway runners or hallway rugs are in strong demand as we slowly move away from the summer months into autumn, and we are advising our customers get their orders in early to avoid any future disappointment. As more people return to offices after the pandemic, many workplaces are looking tired...
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  6. Free Delivery on all UK mainland orders

    Free Delivery on all UK mainland orders

    Don’t forget, at Commercial Matting we offer free UK Mainland delivery on all orders, no matter what the weight or the order value. Unlike many companies who have a minimum order value, at Commercial Matting your delivery is free on our standard 2–5 day delivery service, no matter how heavy or cheap! Despite the current ‘Pingdemic’, we are keeping up...
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  7. Outdoor Rubber Mats and Outdoor Matting

    Outdoor Rubber Mats and Outdoor Matting

    Product Focus for July 2021 Whilst most of the mats we sell at Commercial Matting are commercial indoor mats and entrance hall mats, we also have a great deal of outdoor rubber mats available. At Commercial Matting we stock several different types of outdoor matting suitable for both home and business use. We offer an outdoor, all-weather scraper mat, outdoor...
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  8. What is Anti Fatigue Matting?

    What is Anti Fatigue Matting?

    As the name suggests, anti-fatigue mats and anti-fatigue matting are mats and matting designed to reduce fatigue caused by standing on a hard surface such as a tiled floor for a prolonged period of time. Standing behind a sales counter, reception desk or behind a public bar are all areas where fatigue can set in without the use of a...
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  9. What is Coir Matting?

    What is Coir Matting?

    Here at Commercial Matting, this is a question we often get asked by our customers, so let us just briefly explain what it is. Coir matting is sometimes also referred to as coconut matting, and this is simply because coir matting is made from 100% natural fibres from the husk of a coconut. These are the types of mats you...
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  10. The psychology of colour

    The psychology of colour

    In 1666, Sir Isaac Newton first discovered that white light could be split into different wavelengths hence different colours, by passing it through a prism. He also established that these colours could not be split any further and each individual colour had its own individual wavelength. Sir Isaac Newton also demonstrated that by combining these lights other colours could be...
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