What is the best material for an anti-fatigue mat?
The most common materials used for anti-fatigue mats include: Foam-rubber anti-fatigue mats are designed with multiple layers and feature a foam core and rubber outer shell. Foam-rubber anti-fatigue mats are durable and can handle long-term use, making them an ideal choice for workshops, offices, and stores.
How do you clean a Comfilife mat?
Memory foam products are heat sensitive, in order to get the best performance out of your mat keep it at room temperature at all times. Always place on a dry, flat surface. Wipe clean using a damp cloth.
How long does an anti-fatigue mat last?
On average, mats are designed to last anywhere between 1 and 3 years—but your high footstep mats may last 6 months or less. Rotating mats in your high and low use areas can also extend their lifespan. For safety, replace mats once they begin to show visible signs of wear.
Do anti-fatigue mats help knees?
Although standing has a ton of benefits compared to sitting for an 8-hour workday, being on your feet for that long can cause pain in your lower back, knees, and neck. The role of an anti-fatigue mat is to encourage the subtle movement of your muscles to keep your blood flowing.
Can anti-fatigue mats be washed?
Use a mild soap, detergent, or degreaser with hot water to clean the anti-fatigue mat surface and eliminate grease or oil. The hot water will dissolve grease and oil residue during emulsification. Do not use machine washers or mechanically scrub these mats.
How thick should anti-fatigue mats be?
An industrial-grade anti-fatigue mat should be at least 3/8 inch thick and constructed with special properties to alleviate foot stress.
How often should doormats be replaced?
Replace your mat every six months. Additionally, the longer your mat remains at the front of your home, the more foot traffic it sees, which can wear it down and prevent it from doing its primary job: keeping dirt out for good. Ultimately, this is why Patton recommends replacing yours twice each year.