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January 08
Choosing entryway systems to maximize guest impressions

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Entryways are one of the most important areas of a building. Did you know that 70 percent to 90 percent of the soil entering a building is “walked in” through the front door? Shockingly, this can total as much as 24 pounds by just 1,000 people when a matting system is not installed.

We’re excited to share our expertise on how to create an inviting atmosphere that not only offers superior functionality, but also leaves a long-lasting impression for customers, employees and visitors. Below are six tips for making decisions on choosing entryway matting for your space. 

·     Price - Of course, price is important, but the life cycle and total cost of ownership should also be taken into consideration as well.

·     Functionality - Each entryway needs to be assessed individually to identify the best solution. Be sure that your entryway system can handle the traffic coming through the door. 

·     Safety - The use of a safe and secure entryway system is a compelling reason to prevent unnecessary injuries resulting from slips and falls, as well as the resulting liabilities.

·     Durability - Properly engineered entryway products are specifically developed to serve as soil and moisture barrier systems. They stop, hold and hide soil and moisture.

·     Aesthetics – Choose an entryway matting system that enhances – and not detracts from - your building’s interior and exterior aesthetics. 

·     Service – Careful consideration should be given to the required maintenance and cleaning cycles. This will help prolong the longevity of your entryway matting.

Milliken’s CEU course, Entryway Matting Systems, goes into even more detail about entryway matting functionality and dust control. Additionally, participants will also learn:

·     The importance and functionality of entryway matting systems

·     Key decision points when choosing entryway matting

·     Inherent costs related to matting systems

·     A variety of ways entryway systems can be incorporated into facilities

For more information about this course, please email millikencarpet@milliken.com or ask your local sales representative.

 

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