The Best Wood Floor Mat
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Interlocking floor mats let you easily provide flooring for an area. You can join the pieces together and cover a small area or a larger one, with sizes available well above 100 square feet. Best of all, you can buy them in faux wood designs that create attractive flooring for any space.
One big benefit of wood floor mats is that they’re typically well cushioned. You can set them up in an area like a kitchen or office and give yourself a comfortable workspace. If you have young children, floor mats provide a cushy place for playing, whether they’re crawling or sitting for long periods of time.
Wood floor mats can also add a classy touch to your tradeshow booth. Since you’ll be standing for long periods of time, having a little extra padding can help reduce the stress on your joints. When the event is over, you can pull up the individual mats and store them for use the next time.
In addition to being easy to store, interlocking floor mats are easy to set up and remove. You simply slip the pieces together and press everything into place. Because they’re individual mats that work together, you can choose the size, width and length you want.
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Wood Grain Interlocking Foam Floor Mats
You'll get 12 interlocking wood grain floor mats in this set in a variety of faux wood finish designs. Each mat features thick cushioning to keep you comfortable whether you're standing on it or children are playing on it. The material is waterproof and non-absorbent to make it easy to keep clean.
3/8-Inch CushioningYou'll get a 3/8-inch cushion with these faux wood floor mats, which provide extra comfort for both children and adults.
Wood Grain Interlocking Foam Floor Mats
Choose from 6, 12 or 28 tiles to create 24, 48 or 100 square feet of faux wood flooring. These tiles are available in a variety of faux wood colors, including a unique forest green. Detachable border pieces let you finish off the edges once you've locked all the pieces in place.
Customizable SizeCover from 24 to 100 square feet of space by choosing from three different size options.
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Farmhouse Printed Wood Grain Mats
Choose from four size options to cover an area as small as 24 square feet and as large as 100 square feet with these mats. You'll get a variety of faux wood colors and styles, with each tile measuring 3/8-inch thick to provide plenty of cushioning. Detachable border pieces will help eliminate the jagged edges once your rug is in place.
Vintage Farmhouse LookAdd a vintage farmhouse look to any room with these interlocking mats in a faux vintage wood grain design.
Interlocking Wood Foam Floor Mats
Those with sensitivities should consider this option, which is made from 100 percent nontoxic and hypoallergenic materials. The material is waterproof and easy to clean while also being durable. The connections are tight, so no worrying about gaps once you've put it in place.
Hypoallergenic FoamFor homes with young children and babies, these hypoallergenic foam mats are the perfect addition to any living area.
What to Look For
- When your mat is set up, you’ll end up with jagged outer edges with no pieces remaining to fit into them. Many mat sets come with a detachable corner piece that will finish those edges off and give you a nice, squared-off look.
- One of the biggest differentiators between mats is the number of options you’ll get. Most come in multiple sizes and colors. But with floor mats, you can usually customize your space by choosing two sets of a smaller size to make the larger size you need.
- There are varying types of wood finishes for floor mats, from a vintage farmhouse style to a darker, more contemporary wood. Look at all the options to make sure you’re getting the exact look you want.
- Some floor mats are easier to clean than others. This will be especially valuable if your floor mat will be in a high-traffic area, or if children will be playing on it. Look for one you can simply wipe clean with a cloth.
- If you’re concerned about sensitivities, you can find floor mats made from non-toxic materials and even hypoallergenic foam. If this is a concern, narrow your choices to the mats that provide this benefit.
More to Explore
Floor coverings have been around throughout history. The earliest use of portable floor coverings is believed to be as early 25,000 years ago, when Paleolithic clans made floor mats out of tree bark. Soon after, mats were hand-woven out of straw or plant-like glasses. Plaited rush floor mats have been dated to Mesopotamia 6,000 years ago, progressing eventually to straw and yarn mats. Only after the Industrial Revolution made it easier to produce rubber products did rubber floor mats become popular. The ease of cleaning and durability of rubber make it the perfect fit for flooring that gets a great deal of traffic—namely building entryways.