Coir Matting

  1. Make An Entrance wins Small Family Business of the Year 2023

    Make An Entrance wins Small Family Business of the Year 2023

    We have some fantastic news to share with you this month.   Our family business, which we started together over 18 years ago back in 2005 has been named “Small Family Business of the Year 2023” The prestigious Family Business of the Year Awards were held in June at the Royal College of Physicians at […]

  2. How to Stop Coir Mat Shedding

    How to Stop Coir Mat Shedding

    Coir mats are an extremely popular choice for a door mat, and for a good reason. The tough bristly fibres of natural coir have a natural scraping action which is hard on dirt, and the brush effect of the bristles removes dust and mess from shoes, keeping your house clean and fresh. Coir is a […]

  3. How to Clean Coir Doormat

    How to Clean Coir Doormat

    All you need to know about cleaning coir mats Coir is an excellent material to make doormats from. It is absorbent, great at removing grime and debris from shoes and a great eco friendly option. It is very durable and hard wearing and with a little care doormats made from coir will last a long […]

  4. What Is A Coir Doormat?

    What Is A Coir Doormat?

    Have you considered getting a new doormat for your home? Or have you heard of coir but aren’t sure if it’s a wise investment? This blog will cover all things coir-related, so you can work out if it’s the right doormat for you. A coir mat is a type of doormat made from the husks […]

  5. What is Coconut Matting?

    What is Coconut Matting?

    In this blog, we’re going to show you why coconut matting is the perfect product for your home, look at its excellent properties and explore its many other commercial uses. Let’s get into it: What are Coconut Mats? Coconut matting, also known as coir matting, is a type of floor covering made from the natural […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]

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