A modern door mat is a sure way to ensure your guests receive a warm welcome when entering your home. Not only can a decorative floor mat warm up your home’s entrance, they also have practical uses that help keep the interior floors clean and dry and prevent slip and fall accidents that may lead to injury. A back door mat can also be decorated to keep all your home’s entrances feeling warm and welcoming no matter which way you or your family and guests enter. Various door mat designs are available to fit the aesthetics of your home while keeping family and guests safe from accidental slips on excess moisture or debris.
Modern Door Mat Made of Rubber
A rubber modern door mat brings functionality and aesthetics together to make an elegantly functional decorative floor mat for your home’s entrance. Often times, a rubber decorative floor mat will be made up of rubber, carpet and natural coir materials to make aesthetically pleasing door mat designs as well as adding the natural benefits of coir and carpet. Carpeted door mats often have a rubber underside to prevent them from slipping or shifting underfoot. Cast iron door mats are a great example of both elegance and protection. Gaps within the intricate designs allows moisture to drain out to prevent moisture from pooling at the surface of the mat. Some cast iron door mats are made with a mixture of rubber and natural coir fiber that are elegantly arranged to make beautiful designs. Other rubber door mats are made of a solid sheet of rubber and can come in a larger size for commercial and industrial entryways. Due to rubber’s high coefficient of friction, rubber door mats will allow your feet to stay firmly planted on the mat; however, rubber is not very effective at removing moisture from shoes. Whether used as a front door mat or a back door mat, a rubber modern door mat is often used in tandem with a carpet door mat that is placed indoors to absorb the excess moisture on shoes.
Benefits of a Rubber Door Mat
Rubber’s naturally high coefficient of friction is the main reason why rubber door mats are a safety staple in most homes and businesses. The rubber material keeps your feet from slipping on the surface of the mat even when moisture is present. Rubber is the perfect material for an outdoor modern door mat since the color will not fade after extensive exposure to direct sunlight. With its excellent outdoor life, rubber is durable and resistant to organic byproducts such as mold and mildew that may cause health problems. Rubber’s resistance to moisture allows for easy cleaning and maintenance. Simply take a hose to rinse that mat off or sweep debris away with a dry broom or polyester mop. With the ease of maintenance and the versatility of rubber, a modern door mat made of rubber is ideal for anyone looking to add a touch of décor to a home entrance while keeping family and guests safe.
Natural Coir Decorative Door Mat
Coir doormats are almost always bought for aesthetics and décor. A coir decorative floor mat is available in two different shapes, half-moon and rectangular, and in a variety of designs ranging from minimalistic and simple designs to funny messages and elaborate images. Compared to rubber door mats, natural coir door mats are more aesthetically pleasing than other types of door mats and are generally used to add a unique aesthetic to wherever you place them.
1(a). Nature and Animal Themed Door Mat Designs
Various modern door mat designs are available to fit your home’s aesthetic. Whether you are a sports fanatic, animal lover or just looking for something lighthearted and funny to make you smile before walking into your home, there is a decorative floor mat with your name on it. For example, for animal and nature lovers, there is a whole selection of door mat designs with floral paintings and images of animals just for you. Beautifully painted floral and nature images are available with various types flowers and trees that will remind you of the great outdoors. Animal door mat designs feature a variety of animals from domestic house pets such as dogs and cats to small, cute little creatures such as squirrels and birds.
1(b). Door Mat Designs with Funny Script and Minimalistic Patterns
On the other hand, welcome mats with funny script and even funnier images are sure to greet your guests with a warm welcome. Minimalistic and traditional patterns add a clean look your home’s entrance while sticking to the aesthetics of your home. A welcoming and funny modern door mat is sure to liven up the entrance to your home as well as greet you and your guests with a warm welcome or funny “Hello!” that will lift spirits when coming back home from a long day. Minimalist and traditional geometric patterns add a dash of décor and a sophisticated look to your home’s entrance without making it look too cluttered. Generally used at the front entrance of homes, a decorative floor mat can also be used as a back door mat to make all of your home’s entrances aesthetically pleasing.
What is Natural Coir?
Whether used as a front door mat or a back door mat, decorative door mats are perfect for adding a touch of décor or elegance to all your homes entrances. Various door mat designs allow you to choose which decorative floor mat best matches your home’s aesthetics. A modern door mat made of rubber can be made into various elegant cast iron designs with added coir fibers for added aesthetics. Natural coir door mat designs are aesthetically pleasing and come in a wide selection of themed and un-themed designs that will warmly welcome guests into your home.
Coir is a tough, course fiber that is extracted from the husks of coconuts. Historically, coir was used in ancient times as rope making material and other construction purposes due to its strength and durability. These fibers are extremely durable because the coconuts they are harvested from are grown in regions that experience hot and humid weather conditions. Originating from Southern India and Sri Lanka, today, coir is widely used in manufacturing decorative door mats and shoe scrapers. These tough fibers are ideal for scraping off dirt and debris from shoes before they can trail into your home and make a mess. Coir fibers are also excellent at absorbing excess water from shoes to keep moisture from trailing indoors.