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Coco Door Mats: A Tropical Treat

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

coco door matsThe front door of a home is the place that guests begin to develop impressions; a tidy, attractive, and most of all welcoming space is important to homeowners that wish to make their guests happy. The welcome mat is a natural extension of this effort, and coco door mats are some of the best on the market. Coco door mats stand up to tough use and remain durable and beautiful even through heavy wear. Unlike cloth mats that can become sodden and torn or foam mats that can chip and pill, coco door mats are made from the unique fibers of the coconut husk, which withstand rain, wind, snow, and anything else Mother Nature can throw at them.

In a house that often endures the muddy bootprints of yard workers or enthusiastic children, coco door mats can be a real lifesaver. The stiff fibers work their way into even the most intricate shoe sole designs, dislodging mud, grass, dust and debris that would normally litter the carpets and floors inside. Easy to clean, coco door mats can simply be hosed down and shaken off to get rid of any particles caught between the fibers: no special care is needed.

Coco mats are available in a variety of styles, from colored designs that can depict everything from floral themes to tropical items like parrots and sunglasses to simple black designs that can offer messages such as “welcome” or “blessings to all who enter”. A door mat is a very personal item that speaks to a homeowner’s style, which is why having so many choices in designs of these mats ends up being a fortunate benefit for personalization. No matter what your taste, there are coco door mats that are sure to appeal to it – welcome your guests and spare your floors with one of these beautiful pieces of decor!

Natural Coco Doormats

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Coco DoormatsThe entrance to your home is the first impression visitors have of it, and of you. A coco doormat will make this area more welcoming, while also working hard to help you keep your home clean. Made of natural Coir fibers, these mats are the perfect addition to any entryway.

Personality
Coco doormats are available in a wide range of colors and an incredible mix of styles and designs. The pattern you choose will bring some of your personality to your front door. You can also choose to have mats truly personalized with your name, address, or any clever saying you enjoy.

Environmentally Friendly

Coir Mat is a natural material that comes from coconut shell. It is woven from the fibers in the shell and requires very little processing. Because it is renewable and so easy to transform into the fibers, coco mats are typically an inexpensive choice, as well.

Long-lasting
Coco doormats are sturdy and will last for many years. The coir fibers can withstand the daily use and abuse that a doormat must undergo. Vacuuming or shaking them out is all that is required to clean them. To keep your coco doormat looking its best, it should be misted with fresh water once in a while.

Coco doormats are affordable enough that you can buy one for every season and change them out. Set out a mat in red and green for the winter holidays, then switch to one adorned with flowers for the springtime. Coco doormats are readily available, incredibly sturdy, and a great way to dress up the front door of your home.

Cape Cod Doormats: Tried & True

Friday, April 8th, 2011

When you invite guests to your home, they will first see the doormat before they ring the bell. This serves as the focal point outside your door. The doormat is an essential item that you need to welcome guests into your home. A functional, decorative doormat can make your home look more attractive and is also a creative way to add personality to the house. There are a wide variety of doormats to choose from and they can be found in a selection of shapes, colors and sizes. According to your specific preference and budget, you can choose a high quality mat that suits your needs.

Cape Cod DoormatCape Cod doormats are the finest that you can use in your home. The popularity of these mats are mainly due to their durability. The high quality fabrics in these mats have the ability to overcome heavy traffic on a daily basis. Cape Cod doormats are able to withstand heavy traffic, they can trap dirt, mud, sand and other debris. This presents a huge advantage to a homeowner. When people walk through your door, you don’t have to be concerned with them bringing the dirt from outside into your home. Because of this benefit, purchasing Cape Cod doormats are a sensible investment you need to protect your floors, carpets, and other materials from damage.

These doormats are durable, reversible, insect resistant, and they can be easily maintained. You can either hose down the mat with water or shake off the dirt when it needs to be cleaned. In contrast to other doormats that fade with time, the high quality materials that are used to make the Cape Cod doormats prevent the colors from fading. Cape Cod are able to retain their beauty even if consistently cleaned.

WellnessMats featured on ABC News

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

WellnessMats are being featured on ABC's World News Tonight for being made in the USAWellnessMats have been proven to promote proper circulation as well as to reduce the fatigue and discomfort associated with long-term or stationary standing.

These leading anti-fatigue mats are being featured on ABC's World News Tonight for another reason, however. The company, which is based in Troy, Michigan, is being recognized for the fact that it is 100 percent made in America on the program's week-long "Made in America Challenge."

According to the Detroit News, the series takes on the challenge of furnishing a home using only products that are made in the USA in response to President Obama's recent State of the Union address.

WellnessMats are advocated by healthcare professionals and are the mat of choice for the Department of Homeland Security, TSA and cooks across the country, including celebrity chefs such as Mario Batali and Sara Moulton.

They are equipped with Advanced Polyurethane Technology that provides a durable and comfortable surface for standing.

In addition, they always lie flat, are resistant to heat and bacteria, are easy to clean and are puncture and stain-resistant.

They also come with a seven year warranty, are recyclable, safe, non-toxic and ADA compliant.
 

Easing arthritis pain at work

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Gel Pro Mats may help alleviate arthritis pain at work and at homeAccording to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 50 million adults in the U.S. have arthritis. Of those with the condition, one in three face work limitations due to joint pain.

The Arthritis Foundation says arthritis sufferers can help ease at-work discomfort by taking a few easy steps including ensuring their work station is set up efficiently and alternating between sitting and standing every half hour or so.

For those with jobs that require standing, experts say the use of an anti-fatigue floor mat such as the Gel Pro Chef's Mat may help reduce arthritis pain.

Gel Pro Mats are manufactured from a shock absorbing gel, which helps displace the body's weight evenly over the entire foot. This effectively reduces the strain associated with prolonged stationary standing.

These mats are ideal for anyone who spends a lot of time on his or her feet, and can be especially helpful for individuals who suffer from back pain, arthritis or joint pain in their ankles or knees.

Gel Pro Mats are available in basket-weave and wicker patterns as well as a variety of colors to match any décor.

In addition, they are durable, stain-resistant and easy to clean. They also feature a non-slip bottom and anti-microbial additives to prevent mold and mildew from forming on the bottom of the mat.

Ditch the high heels!

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

WellnessMats can help prevent back, leg and foot problemsWhile wearing high-heeled shoes may be fashionable, health experts say they can cause unnecessary strain on your feet and joints.

According to Arthritis Today, wearing a a three-inch heel stresses the foot seven times more than a one-inch heel. In addition, heels put extra stress on the knees and may increase the risk of developing osteoarthritis.

The publication recommends flexible, supportive shoes that are squared or rounded at the toe for maximum comfort. Footwear should also be flexible at the ball of the foot.

Rubber-soled shoes are believed to offer the best cushioning.

Using an anti-fatigue mat, such as a WellnessMat, can also help to prevent potential back, leg and foot problems.

WellnessMats dramatically reduce the fatigue and discomfort associated with long-term or stationary standing.

These mats are medically proven and ergonomically engineered to reduce stress by providing comfort, relief and support for the back, knees and feet.

WellnessMats are equipped with Advanced Polyurethane Technology that provides a durable and comfortable surface for standing.

In addition, they always lie flat, are resistant to heat and bacteria, are easy to clean and are puncture and stain-resistant.

They also come with a seven year warranty, are recyclable, safe, non-toxic, ADA compliant and proudly made in the USA!
 

Does cold weather affect arthritis pain?

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Gel Pro Chef's Mats can help alleviate arthritis painWhile research hasn't proven it, many arthritis sufferers say the cold weather can worsen symptoms of joint pain and discomfort.

According to Prevea.com, those suffering from the condition can alleviate pain during the winter months by taking a few preventative measures. These include dressing in layers to protect body tissue, avoiding rapid temperature transitions, staying active, stretching and eliminating caffeine, alcohol and nicotine.

Taking warm baths or using a heating pad can also help ease pain, while cold treatments like ice packs can reduce inflammation and swelling.

Individuals with arthritis may also benefit from using an anti-fatigue floor mat such as a Gel Pro Chef's Mat.

Gel Pro Mats are manufactured from a proprietary shock absorbing gel, which helps displace the body's weight evenly over the entire foot, effectively reducing the strain associated with prolonged stationary standing.

They are available in several different patterns and colors to match any décor.

Gel Pro Chef's Mats can be used anywhere they're needed including the kitchen, office, bathroom, laundry room or garage.
 

Make your child’s room sparkle with white wire light sets

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

White wire lights can make a child's room magicalThe winter weather has forced many people, including kids, to spend more time than usual indoors.

When it comes to keeping children engaged and entertained during the long, cold winter months, some parents may be challenged.

Why not transform their room into a sparkling retreat by stringing white wire light sets?

Using these lights in a child's room may help unleash their imagination and result in hours of pretend play.

Little ones can envision themselves as a knight in a castle, a princess at a ball, a baseball star playing under the lights or even an actor on stage in front of a crowd.

They can be hung on ceilings, curtain rods, above moldings and around furniture to make any space magical.

Illuminating some of these lights at night can also help serve as a nightlight to keep your child feeling safe and secure in the dark.

White wire light sets are available in sets of 10, 20, 35, 50, 70, 100 and 150 lights per strand.

They are approved for both indoor and outdoor use.
 

WellnessMats take the pain out of crafting

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

WellnessMats make crafting areas and other places where you spend a lot of time standing more comfortableAn exceptionally snowy winter in some parts of the country has caused many people to spend much more time indoors than usual.

For many who consider themselves crafty, the time confined to the house is welcomed, as it gives them a chance to research and complete an array of projects.

Whether individuals like painting, scrapbooking, stamping, embroidery or another type of craft activity, many people spend a lot of time working on their masterpieces standing up in a kitchen or other craft room.

Using an anti-fatigue mat, such as a WellnessMat, can help make long periods of time doing something creative more comfortable.

These mats have been used for years in professional kitchens as well as in other industries that call for long periods of standing.

They are medically proven and ergonomically engineered to reduce stress by providing comfort, relief and support for the back, knees and feet. Use of these mats promotes better posture, proper circulation, muscle conditioning and a sense of wellbeing.

They are also available in a variety of designs, sizes, colors and durability levels to meet any need.

In addition, WellnessMats have a seven year warranty, are recyclable, puncture-resistant, safe, non-toxic, ADA compliant and proudly made in the USA!
 

Surprise the gourmet in your life for Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Gel Pro Chef's Mats are ideal holiday gifts for those who love to cook and bakeWhile flowers, chocolates and jewelry may be traditional Valentine's Day gifts, many are looking for more unique ways to express their affections this holiday.

Individuals who love to cook or bake may truly appreciate a Gel Pro Chef's Mat to make their time spent in the kitchen more comfortable.

These anti-fatigue mats are used by celebrity chefs such as Martha Stewart and the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten.

Gel Pro Chef's Mats are manufactured from a proprietary shock absorbing gel, which helps displace the body's weight evenly over the entire foot, effectively reducing the strain associated with prolonged standing in one place.

They are available in several different patterns and colors to match any décor.

In addition, Gel Pro Chef's Mats can be used in areas of the home other than the kitchen when needed, including offices, bathrooms, laundry rooms, etc.

These mats are ideal gifts for any "foodie." In addition to reducing joint and back pain and increasing blood flow for a more comfortable cooking experience, this gift may inspire your valentine to create a romantic meal for you as well!
 


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