Keeping Dirt At Bay With Doormats

By Ekwy P. Uzoanya   |   19 September 2015   |   5:12 am  

Doormats-1-CopyDOORMATS have long been in use in homes. They can track debris and moisture from outdoors, which can damage floors. Without them, it will mean having to sweep vacuum and mop much more frequently than one might otherwise need to.

Several respiratory diseases such as sore throat and asthma are triggered by impure air. Moreover virus, and fungi that float in the air enter through dust particles that gain entry into our homes. A good mat at your door can drastically reduce the chance of these kinds of allergens from entering the home.

Doormats do not require a large investment. Choosing the right doormat is necessary to keep the floor in top form.

Keep in mind the territory that you live in while choosing a doormat. Let the doormat be a perfect blend of beauty and usefulness because thee is no need to have a mat that looks great but does not work well in keeping dirt away from your dwellings.

Choose doormat according to whether they will be indoors or outdoors. Select outdoor mats that are designed as such, built to take weather and temperature changes. If outdoor mats will be in an uncovered area, choose an open style that will drain out water quickly.

Go for indoor mats that will not damage or discolour the floor underneath and that fit with the style of the room. Indoor mats look a little like carpets; therefore choose fibres that will absorb moisture. In wet or heavy areas, make sure that moisture is also contained.

Choose colours that do not show dirt. Dark and mottled colours are good choices. Remember that if you choose good doormats, they will collect lots of dirt.



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