Rubber-based mud mat
In order to maintain cleanliness in rooms with high traffic, people often use a special mud mat. In an office, a children's institution, a hospital or an apartment building, such a product effectively protects against getting dirt inside.
What is a dirt mat
This coating, designed to clean off the street dirt from shoes. The outer part of the rug can be made of various materials. But the base, which looks like a lattice, is usually made of high-quality rubber. It consists of large or small cells that can hold sand, mud or snow. This mat is easy to clean and wash.
Purpose of a dirt mat
In addition to its main function - protecting the premises from dirt and snow, such a rug is also able to ensure the safety of visitors entering the building, due to its anti-slip properties.This is especially true in the ice age, when the likelihood of falls and injuries is very high. In addition, mud protection mats perfectly absorb the noise of footsteps, which is very important in rooms where a large number of people pass.
Types of rugs
There are several types of rugs depending on their purpose:
- Scattering grids with large cells, capable of retaining snow and large dirt. They are installed outside the building.
- Door mats with smaller cells, installed in the vestibule, vestibule or hallway, as a rule, the entire width of the passage.They are effective against smaller fractions of dirt and debris, as well as moisture brought on the sole of shoes, able to hold up to 25% of the dirt that visitors bring on their shoes from the street. Are made with rubber filler and can be supplied with additional bristles. They have an anti-slip effect.
- Mats entrance mud protection on a rubber base, with pile filling, which successfully absorbs moisture and collects small particles of dirt. They represent the third stage of purification. The coating can be made of different materials, but the preference is better given to the polyamide. A pile made of strong synthetics will ensure a long service life of the carpet.
This is the most practical option, perfectly retaining mud and snow. Rubber mud mat has a cellular structure that does not allow dirt to spread throughout the room. He is not afraid of water, is not able to absorb odors, retains color for a very long time. Rubber provides a tight grip with the floor surface, eliminates slipping. Such a rug can be equipped with brushes that are reliably installed in the cells, forming a pattern or pattern. It is necessary to take into account the fact that with their excessive use, the elasticity of the rug is markedly reduced.
It is used such a rubber coating usually in front of the entrance to the room, on flights of stairs and all sorts of descents. This provides an anti-slip effect.
The dirt-proof mat is placed in a special recess on the floor and fixed with an aluminum profile. Such fastening allows prolonging the period of its operation and preserving the original appearance for a long period.
Modular floor mats
Consisting of separate modules, fastened together with special connectors, dirt mats can be created in various sizes and shapes in minutes. The seams are practically invisible. This process is quite simple and does not require the involvement of specialists. The ability to quickly disassemble and assemble the mat significantly facilitates the process of cleaning the dirt from under it - the rubber coating has a lot of weight, so lifting it is not very convenient.In addition, if any element is damaged, it can always be replaced. A variety of color solutions allows you to choose a mat to any interior.
Advantages of rubber coatings
Mud protection cellular mats, made of high-quality material, are resistant to the effects of any weather conditions. They are not afraid of temperature changes, are able to tolerate frost to -40 ° C and heat up to + 60 ° C. Therefore, in the climatic conditions of Russia this is the most suitable option. The dirt-proof mat easily tolerates the effect of the anti-ice reagents left by the soles of the shoes of people coming in from the street. With long-term operation, it does not abrade and can not be deformed. Different in size and shape of the cell, of which the mat consists, perfectly retards the snow and dirt brought from the street. Thanks to the presence of these cells it is very easy to clean and clean - just shake and rinse the rubber coating with any detergent. Thorns on the back provide an air gap between the product and the floor.
Rubber mats are the most economical and durable option to protect any premises from street dirt. They do not require special care and are able to serve a very long time.
Rubber-based mud mats
Used indoors at the final stage of cleaning shoes, serve not only as a protection against dirt, but also perform a certain decorative function. The pile surface of this carpet is created according to the European technology of special fiber, which absorbs moisture and dirt perfectly, and the rubber base does not let it pass to the floor. Parquet, marble or other floor covering while receiving additional protection from damage, since the abrasive particles are retained by the carpet. The rubber backing of the base allows the coating to be held on any surface, preventing slipping.
Of particular importance is not what fiber is made from the top of the product. It is important that its base is rubber. The most common mat with a mud barrier is made of polypropylene pile. It is very easy to clean with a vacuum cleaner and retains its original appearance for a long time. When purchasing such a rug, you should take a closer look at the height of the pile. The higher it is, the more it has the ability to absorb moisture, while its surface remains dry and clean.
Rubber-based mats with a pile coating, for a long time, retain an attractive appearance, despite the absorbed dirt. However, sooner or later there comes a time when they themselves need cleaning. Without special equipment, this is very difficult. Therefore, you have to seek help from companies that are engaged in the service of replacement carpets.
A novelty in the field of protecting the house from dirt and dust are dirt-resistant mats on a rubber base, the surface of which is made of cut microfiber. Their action is based on the capillary effect. Just as plants absorb water, this dirt-proof mat is able to draw not only dirt, but also various microorganisms.
Most often, a dirt mat can be found in public areas, where, in addition to its main function to protect the premises from street dirt, it also carries a lot of extra. In pre-school institutions this coverage is also used to prevent the fall of small visitors with enormous energy.
At various industrial sites rubber mats are used for more productive work, because they can reduce the fatigue of people working there, spending many hours on their feet.
In bathrooms and toilets, where usually the floor covering is made of tile, which is rather slippery, in order to exclude the possibility of injury, just need a mat.
In sheds, barns, where pets are kept, a rubber mud mat helps keep the room clean.
The cost of purchasing such a rug pays off in full thanks to the fact that it saves time for cleaning. In addition, the floor covering, protected from moisture and abrasive particles, will last much longer.