Maintaining the Appearance of Your Apartment Building

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Maintaining the appearance of your apartment building presents many different challenges compared to running a shopping center or other commercial structure. That, of...

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Keeping a Medical Office Center Looking Great

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Patients only feel confident in a medical building if the building itself looks healthy. Fortunately, maintaining the appearance of medical office buildings is easy as...

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Building Appearance is Key to a Successful Shopping Center

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When people go shopping, their conscious focus is usually on which stores are available and what those stores have for sale. This, at least, is true when the building...

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Boost success with an eye catching floor covering at your next event

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If you are planning on setting up a booth or display at an upcoming event such as an employment fair, trade show, or other similar function, you can greatly increase your...

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How to Maintain the Appearance of an Apartment Complex

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While curb appeal is incredibly important for a home, it is arguably even more important for an apartment complex. Undoubtedly, the curb appeal of an apartment complex...

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Key Areas for Maintaining Commercial Building Appearance (Pt 2)

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Offices

A clean work space is vital for employee productivity to uphold customer satisfaction. Additionally, visitors will form a better first impression based on a ...

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Key Areas for Maintaining Commercial Building Appearance (Pt 1)

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It can be tough for managers of commercial properties to keep up with everything that is needed to keep the business running smoothly. They have to keep track of...

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Is Sitting all Day Damaging to Our Health?

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It wasn't long ago when Tim Cook the current CEO of Apple, Inc., coined the phrase, "sitting is the new cancer". Perhaps he should have stated it more succinctly and said...

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Prevent Falls With Mats

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Whether you own a restaurant, hotel, office building, or something else entirely, the last thing you want is wet floors causing patrons or staff to slip and fall. Not only...

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Concierge Staff Happy and Productive

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The job of a concierge is a tough one: between greeting clients, making arrangements to meet a wide array of requests, and acting as the public face of an organization, a...

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Standing Desk Mats

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With health professionals and industry experts becoming increasingly aware of the risk of prolonged sitting, there has been a shift to a sit stand workspaces. As Tim Cook...

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Wet Weather Mats

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Mat Shop manufactures a complete range of mats that are designed to remove moisture from feet and wheeled traffic as they pass over the mats. Whether you are looking for a...

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Arranging Your Desk and Workspace for Maximum Productivity

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Whether you work in a corporate office or at your desk from home, it’s crucial that your workspace is a place that you enjoy being in. Not only do you spend the majority...

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The Risks and Hazards in Commercial Kitchens

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Commercial kitchens are exposed to a number of risks and hazards - from burns, cuts, and fractures to electrocution, slips, and fatigue. Identifying and minimising the...

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Keeping Your Kids Safe by the Pool this Summer

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A swimming pool can provide years of fun and great memories for everyone in the family. Swimming also provides beneficial fitness, and teaches kids that healthy exercise...

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How to Use the 3 Most Popular Exercise Machines

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Thinking of sticking to your New Year’s resolution and actually joining the gym this time? Way to go! We’ll make sure you look like a regular from the moment you walk...

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Confessions of a Hospital Nurse

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We’ve all been under the care of a nurse before - whether it’s in hospital or as a small child receiving an injection. They’re trustworthy and caring, always seeking out...

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Top 6 Cars for Tradies

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Car choice comes down to what you need and what you can afford. Low interest loans make new car buying affordable, and can be exactly what you need to present the right...

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People Who Should be Banned From the Gym

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You spend a lot of time at the gym. It‘s precious time. It’s your time. Some people just don’t get it and, to make it worse, they usually come in at the same time as you -...

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You Know You’ve Been in Hospitality Too Long When...

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Hospitality can be a good way to pay the bills while you’re studying, and a great way to develop skills you’ll need for other jobs.

From the boardroom to the classroom,...

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Do You Know Which Knives to Use in the Kitchen?

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Knowing which cutlery to use may be a sign of ‘good breeding’, but knowing which knife to use in the kitchen is a sign that the food you cook is going to be good. No...

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The 10 Commandments of Gym Etiquette

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When you first join a gym, the other gym members can seem as intimidating as the machines. Gym instructors are great at telling you how to use the machines, but they don’t...

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26 Things to Not Do at Work

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Even the most highly developed safety systems in the world are still going to fail if you can’t get the ‘people component’ right. To err is human, so building an effective...

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How to Rid Your Flooring of Heavy Duty Stains

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Carpets and mats are susceptible to stains, no matter how hard you try to avoid them. Whether it’s foot traffic dirt, red wine, coffee or crayon, eventually something will...

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How to Set Up Your Very Own (Affordable!) Home Gym

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If you’re lucky enough for find yourself with some extra space at home, a great way to fill it is to create a home gym. We all know how important it is to maintain...

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How Anti-Static Mats Can Protect Your Computers

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When it comes to keeping your computer safe from electrostatic discharge (ESD), there’s no better solution than an anti-static mat. An anti-static mat helps protect...

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Artificial Turf - The Pros and Cons

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Whether you’re looking to buy artificial grass for your home, business or sporting association, it’s important that you consider the pros and cons before making a purchase.

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The Complete Checklist to Opening a New Bar

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The Complete Checklist to Opening a New Bar Other things to consider include whether you’re setting up the bar permanently or temporarily, how many people you can cater...

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Injury Prevention and Management in Hospitality

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The hospitality industry is one of the largest industries in Australia, and is made up of accommodation, hotels, clubs, cafés, and restaurants. It employs 1.9 million...

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Seniorproofing: At Work and at Home

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The number one concern for any person as they get older is the prospect of losing one’s independence. One of the leading causes for being placed in the care of someone...

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The Complete Guide to Greening Your Office

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Making your workplace eco-friendly can result in huge energy savings and a healthier, happier work environment. An eco-friendly workplace is also good for the planet....

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When Chemical and Grease Resistant Mats Are Necessary

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Grease and chemical spills in the workplace can be very dangerous, resulting in slips, trips, and falls. This could in turn lead to serious injuries like broken/dislocated...

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Saving money by buying the right kitchen mats

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Okay so the health and safety inspector has come into your kitchen and you have been issued a “to-do” list to improve safety around the premises and one of the items is...

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New production set up allows Matshop to greatly reduce Logo Mat turnaround time

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Mat Shop’s dedication to excellent customer service has seen the arrival of a completely automated printing line which will work to effectively reduce lead times and...

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How to protect the ground, lawn or grassed area from heavy machinery.

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Do you have a project or task to move heavy machinery across a delicate surface such as a newly turfed lawn? Do you need to get a vehicle to the other side of your golf...

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OH&S recommendations for correct seating position at work

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With an increasing number of people spending 8+ hours a day seated, it’s essential that you sit correctly. This will prevent musculoskeletal and other health issues later...

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What Materials are Available for Your Anti Fatigue Matting?

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If you’re looking to buy an anti-fatigue mat and want to know what kind of materials are available, then we’ve got it all covered for you. The following looks at the...

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A Complete Overview on Preventing Falls in the Workplace

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It’s extremely important to prevent falls in the workplace, as thousands of workers injure themselves from fall accidents every year, which in severe cases can result in...

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The Benefits of Having an Outdoor Logo Mat

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For the average workplace that sees employees and clients entering in and out of the office each day, there is more than half a kilo of dirt brought in per square yard...

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Advantages of Anti-Fatigue Mats in the Workplace

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Anti-fatigue matting is specialised matting designed to improve conditions in the workplace. It can be made from a range of materials, including vinyl, wood, pvc tubing,...

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An Overview of Pool and Shower Mats

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Pool and shower mats increase your safety around water when you decide to go for a swim or take a shower, whether it’s at home, in a hotel, or in an outdoor recreation...

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How to Prepare Your Workplace for Winter

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The winter season is a busy time for most businesses, as larger crowds gather for holiday and half-yearly sales. It’s important to ensure the safety of your customers by...

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Ways to Make Your Workplace More Eco-Friendly

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‘Going Green’ is more than just a trend - it has a variety of benefits for business owners. Going green provides a healthy environment for employees, reduces unnecessary...

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Does Your Workplace Need a Speciality Mat?

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Depending on your type of business, you could require a specialised work mat to aid your employees in a variety of ways. Some of these businesses include those working in...

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How to Look After Your Anti Fatigue Mat

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After buying and installing the right anti-fatigue mat for your business, it’s important to maintain it and keep it clean and looking new. Planning the right maintenance...

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What is the best custom printed mat to use outdoors?

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Deciding on a Corporate Logo Mat to go outside your building is a great way to create a personal and warm welcome or get a message across to people as they pass through your...

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How to Choose an Anti Fatigue Mat

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Anti-fatigue mats are great for creating a healthy work environment, enhancing worker productivity, and reducing injury and equipment replacement costs.

The need for an...

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Matshop makes it easy to choose the right chair mat

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Matshop have released a new video which we have embedded in this blog that makes it easy for you to make sure that you have the correct chair mat in place in your work area....

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What’s the Perfect Exercise Mat for Your Activity?

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Exercise mats can make fitness infinitely more enjoyable by making you feel more comfortable and reducing bruising, fatigue and injuries. The right mat helps to prevent...

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It’s Raining! Why Front Door Mats are Essential and How to Choose

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With so much rain lately as we head into autumn, there’s bound to be a few dirty shoes walking mud and water into the office. A wet and dirty office is bad for many...

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The Loose Unit Door Mat

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Mat Shop was given a challenging assignment from 2DayFM’s Dan and Maz producers on February 11 2014, a custom made door mat to be given to Maz as a house warming gift...

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How do Floor Types Affect Standing Workers?

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While many standing workers are well aware that different flooring types make them feel more or less achy, businesses need to recognise that the effects are real and can...

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Does Your Workplace Need Anti Fatigue Kitchen Mats?

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Anti fatigue mats are particularly useful in kitchen environments like in restaurants, cafes and bars where staff need to stand for long periods of time.

 

How do anti...

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