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Hints, Tips & How To Guides from the UK Doormat Experts

  1. How to Make a Matwell

    How to Make a Matwell
    It’s officially Spring, so officially DIY season. Hence we thought it’s a good time to explore one of the most commonly asked questions by our customers – How to Make a Matwell?   What is a Matwell? Quite simply, it is a hole (or recess, to be more technical!) in your flooring around your external door, in which matting is...
  2. Funky Door Mats

    Looking for something to brighten up your entrance for Spring? Our new range of vibrant and fun Funky Door Mats are perfect. In fact, you would be hard pushed to find a wider selection of colourful door mat designs in one place. With a huge variety of designs, including garden themes, animals and pets, as well as classic welcoming motifs...
  3. Custom House Signs: Case Study

    Case Study: Custom House Signs – New Wood Oak Sign plus Renovation Job Making custom house signs means every job is different and sometimes we need to change how we work to help out our customers. One of our longest standing customers has recently built an annexe to their property and needed our help. They wanted us to make a...
  4. Washable Door Mats and Runners

    Since the snow has now melted, if salty wet footprints are messing up your floors our washable door mats and runners are the perfect solution. Our Washable Door Mats and Runners are: 1 - Large enough to be a place to stand while you remove your winter boots 2 - Thin enough to go under almost any door 3...
  5. How to Clean Door Mats

    It’s a door mat’s job to get dirty, loyally protecting your floor from mud and debris. In spite of this, it’s not ideal to have a filthy mat greeting visitors to your home or business. Therefore knowing how to clean door mats is important for the appearance of your entrance-way and in maintaining the longevity of your mat.   Coir...
  6. Design Your Own Door Mat

    Not only does a uniquely designed door mat add that finishing touch to your entrance-way, it sets you apart from your neighbours and is an instant talking point with visitors to your home. With Make An Entrance you can design your own door mat, using a huge range of materials, colours and techniques. Contemporary Hard wearing synthetic coir along with...
  7. Logo Entrance Mat – not just for Businesses

    Our competition winners custom oak sign and logo entrance mat were used in the outdoor learning area of their school Corporate businesses are increasingly recognising the importance of having a logo entrance mat that displays and promotes their company branding. Logo Entrance Mat: We produce a variety of types of logo mats for businesses but we’ve also realised the...
  8. Traditional Coir Door Mats

    A Short History of Make An Entrance making Traditional Coir Door Mats. 19th Century: Traditional Coir Door Mats Men Making Traditional Coir Door Mats at the Victorian Royal Institute for the Blind. Picture from State Library Victoria, Australia. We have been making traditional coir door mats for a  very long time. In fact, the roots of Make An Entrance stretch a...
  9. Music Department Mat

    Over the years we have made some amazing mats! Music Department Piano Key Mat A while back we were approached by a music teacher to help her design a mat to be used as a teaching aid in the primary school music department. What we made for her was a real beauty, with a musical stave running the length of...
  10. What Size Doormat for Double Doors?

    Our Double Doormat has a standard width of 120cm and a choice of 3 lengths to suit every situation With lots of us using French or patio doors as the main entrance into our homes straight from the garden, having a door mat that matches the width of the double doors is a really good idea. Not only does...

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