commercial entrance mats

Creating a Winter Floor Mat Plan

  • December 04, 2018
  • Recent News
  • NorthStar Mat Services

Winter is coming. Do you have the right commercial entrance mats to combat the challenges that come with the season? We’ve got some helpful tips for creating a comprehensive and effective winter floor mat plan for your facility!

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scraper mat

4 Signs Your Business Needs a Scraper Mat

  Almost every business seems to have it – a scraper mat that sits at the front door entrance. But how do you know that you need one?

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commercial floor mats

Should You Rent or Buy Commercial Mats?

When deciding whether your business’ commercial mats should be sourced through a rental mat service or if you should just purchase them yourself, you may get flustered in your endless online search.

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how to mop

How to Mop Your Business Floors

Mopping is a dismal chore, but if you figure out how to mop correctly, your business will look amazing and your customers will be impressed! So, here’s how to mop your business floors for the most effective clean.

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slip hazards in the workplace

Dealing with Slip Hazards in the Workplace

Are you giving your employees adequate protection against slip hazards in the workplace? Slip, trip, and fall accidents account for 15% of all accidental deaths, and injuries from these accidents cost businesses $13 to $14 million every year.

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fatigue management plan

Combating Worker Fatigue with a Fatigue Management Plan

There is a silent killer in workplaces across America and everyone is a possible victim to it: fatigue. Fatigue negatively affects almost 40% of all workers, decreasing concentration and memory function, and increasing the difficulty of performing tasks.

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family business vs non family business

Family Business vs. Non-Family Business: What’s the Difference?

On your search for the perfect floor mat for your commercial business, you may run across the issue of whether to go with a non-family owned mat company or to get your mats from a family-run mat company. We’re here to crack the code and tell you what matters when it comes to deciding to get your mats from a family business vs non-family business.

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reasons your business needs commercial floor mats

3 Reasons Every Business Needs Commercial Floor Mats

Whether you’re excited to start your new business or wondering how you’re going to get your business back from the brink of disaster, you need commercial floor mats. This humble product often goes unnoticed, but really packs the punch when it comes to commercial aesthetic and safety.

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is the five second rule real

Is The Five-Second Rule Real?

Is the five-second rule real? Whether you believe in it or not, there’s one fact we know for sure: germs and bacteria do not know how to count. Nor would they even if they learned basic math. Food that falls on the floor (or any surface for that matter) is considered ‘dirty’ when it touches those surfaces – unless you pick it up within five seconds.

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how often should mops be replaced

How Often Should Mops be Replaced?

Here’s a fact that will surely leave you wanting to know how often mops should be replaced: your mop heads can contain more than eight million bacteria per 100 square centimeters. That’s hundreds of billions of bacteria that are going straight onto your floors – ripe for the spreading and the multiplying – if you are not careful.

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