Why Are Mats So Important During The Winter Months?

Keep Your Customers Safe From Slips and Falls This Winter

 

There are countless reasons as to why it is crucial for businesses to have proper matting on their floors during the long winter months.  This type of weather tends to make floors much more wet and slippery, which can potentially lead to unnecessary slips and falls from both customers and employees.  This is obviously, something that should be avoided at all costs as the safety of your customers should be the top priority. 

 

Floor mats can help in the following ways:

- Prevent slips and falls, and reduce the risk of liability
- Reduce daily cleaning costs by substantially minimizing tracked-in soil.  Research shows that overhead costs associated with cleaning greatly increases during the winter months. 
- Extend the lifespan of flooring surfaces
- Help maintain a great impression with your customers. 

- With Swan, your soiled mats are picked up at your location for each service cycle, and then exchanged with clean ones.  The soiled items are brought back to our plant for professional cleaning.  It’s as easy as that. 

 

Keep your customers safe this winter.  Call Swan today for a free quote. 

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Why are Swan's Rental Mats Efficient?

What Materials Make Swan's Rental Mats Effective?  

 

The first step to ensuring your customers are safe from slips and falls is to place matting in entrances and heavy-traffic areas.  However, not just any mat will do the job right.  For instance, you don’t want to purchase mats that curl in the corners and cause customers to trip.   Our rental mats are specially manufactured with premium high quality materials to provide an outstanding performance at your facility.  Here are some of these materials:

  • Anti-skid nitrile rubber backing customized for hard floor surfaces or carpeted floors
  • Rubber backing helps prevent curling and cracking, and allows the mat to lay completely flat
  • Rubber borders facilitate transition and cart traffic
  • Cut pile yarn allows dirt to penetrate and hide in between fibers until the next service from Swan
  • Super absorbent 100% nylon cut pile carpet surface resists packing and crushing

If you’d like to learn more about our amazing products, call us today for a free quote. 

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Keep Those Nasty Flu Bugs Away

Purell Keeps Your Staff Sick-Free

 

Summer is coming to an end, which means colder and wetter weather is on the way!  And with that comes the common colds and flu bugs that seem to be lurking around every corner.  Furthermore, with school starting up in September, and less people taking vacation, there will be more foot traffic in businesses.  Are you prepared to combat the bacteria in order to keep your customers and employees free of illnesses? 

 

At Swan we provide Purell with either the wall-mount or stand alone dispensers.  The benefit of using Purell is that it is extremely gentle on hands, but works so hard to fight infection and bacteria.  Just 1 squirt of Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer kills as many germs as two squirts of any other national brand! 

 

Call Swan today to find out more about our Purell dispensers.  It’s easy and convenient as we ensure that your Purell is always full and ready to go. 

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Standing Desks and Anti-Fatigue Mats

Use A Standing Desk?  Save Your Legs With Anti-Fatigue Mats!

 

If you work in an office, I’m sure you’ve discovered how sitting for long periods can be taxing on your muscles.  Many offices are now providing standing desks as an option to try and combat this issue.  In fact, research shows that using a standing desk can improve employees’ health, mood and productivity. 

However, standing for long periods of time can also be detrimental to one’s health.  Leg muscles can become totally static and constricted as they work overtime to keep the person in an upright position.  Blood flow is also often reduced which causes pain and discomfort.  This is where anti-fatigue mats come in.  When a person stands on one of these mats, his/her muscles will subtly contract and expand as they adjust to the flexibility of the mat.  This muscle movement increases blood-flow and increases the amount of oxygen reaching the heart.  Plus, fatigue is significantly reduced.  And let’s not forget the comfortability of anti-fatigue mats!   Who wouldn’t feel happier at work when they feel more comfortable and at ease?   

To learn more about the many benefits of an anti-fatigue mat, call Swan today! 

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