Outdoors mats reduce the risk of slips and falls outdoors. The mats can be installed in many areas to provide better footing for outdoor environments. Outdoor mats are usually made from tough rubber so that they can be used in all seasons and weather conditions.
Most outdoor matting will have holes in the surface. This is to allow for drainage in the case or rain and snow. Providing drainage allows the mats surface to remain clear at all times.
There are a number of benefits that oudoor mats can provide including
- Increased grip for pedestrians
- Protecting grass and vegetation (if used on grass areas)
- Stopping the spread of dirt and debris indoors
Most outdoor mats will be made from rubber. Rubber outdoor mats tend to last much longer than most other designs. This material also allows the mat to be laid out on uneven surfaces.
Use outdoor mats to prevent the spread of dirt and debris indoors. By placing matting at entrances to premises pedestrians will be able to wipe their feet. Doing this helps to stop dirt and reduce cleaning costs.
A mat like the Fingertip Rubber Entrance Mat can be used to removed dirt and debris from shoes before they enter the premises. The excellent rubber design makes it ideal for using outside a business entrance, school entrance and more.
Outdoor mats need holes in them if they are being used outdoors. The holes allow for drainage of rainwater and reduce risk of slipping.
The RampMat Multi Purpose Mat is a typical example of outdoor matting and can be placed at entrances to scrape dirt before pedestrians spread dirt around your premises. The loose lay format of the mats allows them to be installed with great ease on site.
If you have rooftops and walkways that require outdoor matting, there are several options available. Outdoor rooftop matting is often used for maintenance and facilities employees who may need rooftop access on a regular basis. These mats can be laid out on rooftop membranes and walkways to provide sure footing for these employees. Use the Chek PRO Hi-Viz Yellow Anti Slip Matting for a highly visible option suitable for most outdoor areas.