What is the recommended size for an Entrance Matting System?

Mat size is critical... People entering a building don't often stop to wipe their feet so it's important that an entrance mat is deep enough to ensure there are enough contacts between the entry matting and the soles of shoes to minimise the amount of dirt carried into the building. The Australian Building Code's recommendation … Read More

Thinking Outside of the Box… Umm, Rectangle

It’s interesting that one of the last elements to go into a building’s interior design is one of the first things a person sees when they enter. Commercial entrance matting is often excluded from the design process. So when it’s time to turn over the building, the facilities manager will contact their matting supplier? Surf … Read More

5 Important Reasons for Effective Entrance Matting

Nine years ago, I joined Sterling Supplies and thought mats are mats and if you have seen one, you've seen them all... With a company full of matting gurus and decades of experience, I quickly learned that there is much more to matting and now I can bore people to death with conversations about compliance, … Read More

Construction Sector Resurgency Should Create Jobs

CONSTRUCTION SECTOR RESURGENCE SHOULD CREATE JOBS A closely-watched measure shows the construction sector is continuing its resurgence, with commercial building in its healthiest state in more than six years. The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) - Housing Industry Association (HIA) Performance of Construction Index rose 0.8 points to 52.6 in the July figures. It was … Read More

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