Outdoor Door Mats
Welcome Your Guests
Outdoor door mats not only trap grime, dirt and snow from entering your home, but they also welcome your guests and reflect the pride you have in your home.
Mary and I like to change out our door mats for the seasons. It's easy to do because door mats come in many attractive designs, materials, and colors.
Look for outdoor door mats that can stand up to heavy traffic and are easy to clean.
I also like door mats that dry quickly, trap water and stay put, too.
Personalized door mats
How about a personalized door mat with your family name or a monogram door mat?
Or a customized door mat that shows off your favorite hobby or sports team?
Logo door mats are really fun. Keep in mind that personalized door mats may not be returnable
unless there is a material failure. So be sure to spell your name correctly.
We found a few examples from Plow & Hearth of some door mats we think you'd like or at least to give you a
few ideas for your porch. There's so many to choose from it's relatively easy to find one to fit your
Ever heard of waterhog door mats? They have a waffle design and a water-dam style that traps dirt and water - keeping your carpets and floors much cleaner. They are also good for scraping your shoes.
Door mats come in a variety of materials - cast aluminum, coir fiber, and rubber to name a few. I did not know that coir fibers are found between the husk and the outer shell of a coconut. There are two varieties of coir.
Brown coir is harvested from fully ripened coconuts. It is thick, strong and has high abrasion resistance. It is typically used in mats, brushes and sacking.
White coir fibers are harvested from the coconuts before they are ripe. These fibers are white or light brown in color and are smoother and finer, but also weaker. They are generally spun to make yarn that is used in mats or rope. Now you know about coir door mats.
Outdoor Door Mats