Understanding Entrance Matting Standards & Legislation

Entrance Matting legislation is not the most glamorous topic, but it is essential to understand the key standards when specifying entrance matting for your projects. Every entrance is different, and therefore the combination of size, shape and recommended products will vary dependant on several factors including location, volume and type of traffic. Entrance Matting Legislation […]

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Why Should I Use Secondary Matting?

Secondary Matting is a type of Entrance Matting that is typically installed internally in Zones 2 and 3.  Secondary matting is most effective when used in a three stage Zonal Entrance Matting system. Having a zonal approach to Entrance Matting will optimise performance to minimise the ingress of soil and moisture into your building. This […]

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Entrance Matting

Entrance Matting plays a crucial role in ensuring dirt and moisture are left at the door and not tracked into your building where they can cause unnecessary wear and tear to your interiors or worse- slip and trip hazards! In playing its small but vital role, Entrance Matting can get dirty – quickly. It is […]

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INTRAlux, Econyl and Plastics Ocean

At INTRAsystems we are committed to the sustainable operation and development of our business and are constantly seeking better ways to control and minimise the impact we have on our environment. Working on key projects throughout the UK and Europe, we are familiar with all environmental ratings such as BREEAM, LEED and WELL Building standards […]

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The Resurgence of Herringbone

History Of Herringbone First introduced by the Romans, herringbone was considered the height of fashion in the 18th and 19th centuries when parquet flooring proliferated throughout Europe. This classic flooring design only lost its popularity after WW2 with the rise of synthetic fibres. Now herringbone and its more angular cousin, the chevron, are staging a […]

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Why does the Retail Sector need to worry about Entrance Matting?

Did you know that slips, trips and falls account for about a fifth of all reported accidents in the retail sector? As well as identifying the types of risks faced in this sector, it also crucial to consider the precautions you should take for your customers to mitigate such risks. We believe strongly in the […]

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THE FUTURE OF THE SHOPPING CENTRE

Shopping centres are constantly battling the ease and convenience of eCommerce in the quest to encourage footfall. Our recent whitepaper, ‘Shopping Centre’s Strategy For Overcoming eCommerce’ revealed that 39% of consumers would be more likely to visit a shopping centre if it better integrated modern technologies. This is a highly relevant topic right now, with […]

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Entrance Matting for Educational Institutes

From primary school to universities, where there is a large amount of footfall in and out of the building, it is important to have the right Entrance Matting to maintain safety and appearance of the building. For any educational institute, maintaining a safe yet an aesthetically pleasing environment can be an important step towards attracting […]

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Entrance Matting in Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare facilities have the responsibility to help cure patients and improve their health. Along with doctors and medical staff, the facilities managers are required to maintain a healthy and safe atmosphere inside their premises. These facilities sometimes work to a tight budget therefore minimising any unnecessary overheads will ultimately mean better distribution of funds for […]

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Shapes In the Past – Shapes In The Future

Shapes have been an important part of civilisation for thousands of years. They’ve been used to map out journeys, create extravagant buildings and plot the positions of the stars. But where did shapes, and more specifically geometry, all begin? Geometry means “to measure the earth” and is the science behind the size and shape of […]

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