Coir Matting

  1. Traditional Coir Door Mats

    A Short History of Make An Entrance making Traditional Coir Door Mats. 19th Century: Traditional Coir Door Mats We have been making coconut door mats for a  very long time. In fact, the roots of Make An Entrance stretch a long way, all the way back to the 19th Century. Originally partially sighted and blind people […]
  2. How To Cut Coir Matting

    Advice from our experts on How To Cut Coir Matting at home How to cut coir matting is a common question that people ask when buying from companies that don’t cut coir to an exact size. Or perhaps you need an irregular shaped doormat. However, at Make An Entrance all of our Cut To Size […]
  3. PVC Backed Coir Matting

    PVC Backed Coir Matting
    Here at Make An Entrance we specialise in PVC Backed Coir Matting. Meet Samuel, one of our workshop team, who individually cut your mats to order in our UK workshops, and see how we do it here:  PVC Backed Coir from Make An Entrance on Vimeo. All the grades all the thicknesses. All of our […]
  4. Custom Shaped Door Mat Made to a Template

    Custom Shaped Door Mat Awkward shaped mat well? Don’t worry; our workshop can create a Custom Shaped Door Mat made to your template. Made to a Drawing Many mat wells are not exactly square but sometimes they can present a real challenge. If your door mat has all 90 degree right angles like to the […]
  5. What is a Traditional Coir Doormat?

    Traditional Coir Doormat Making in UK History Traditional Coir Doormat making has been going on in the UK for hundreds of years. Coir was first introduced to the UK in the mid 1800’s from India for use in doormats and flooring products. After that, coir became common place in many homes because of its scraping and […]
  6. Are All Mats Made in the UK?

    "So, are all mats made in the UK?" This is one of the most frequently asked questions of all. As you know, most of our doormats are made from Coir Fibre, which is a by-product of coconut production. The fibrous outer husk around the outside of what we recognize as the rough brown coconut shell […]
  7. Eco Friendly Matting 10% Off

    10% Off Eco Friendly Matting. Through out September we've had a spotlight on our woven backed Eco Friendly Matting. Because its made from coconuts it's one of our most eco-friendly choices. It has no PVC backing meaning its completely biodegradable. You can simply compost it in your home compost bin at the end of its life. We have a wide range of standard sizes and […]
  8. Eco Coconut Matting the Traditional Coir Door Mats

    We have been making eco coconut matting the traditional coir door mats for a very long time. In fact, the roots of Make An Entrance stretch back to the 19th Century. Originally partially sighted and blind people made traditional coir door mats in workshops around the UK. They were run by the charity Royal National Institute […]
  9. Eco Large Door Mats Video

    Introducing Eco Large Door Mats: Our new Eco Large Door Mats are one of the products we are most proud of at Make An Entrance. Check out the video below to find out why: How  we make Eco Large Door Mats: We make these by hand on a traditional wooden hand loom in southern India. […]
  10. Coir Matting Cut To Size

    Coir Matting Cut To Size Made To An Irregular Shape Awkward shaped mat well? Don’t worry; our craftsmen can create a Custom Shaped Door Mat made to your template from our Coir Matting Cut To Size. Many mat wells are not exactly square but sometimes they can present a real challenge. If the area you […]

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