Dirt, snow, mud, sand…no matter the season, it’s time for a doormat. And lucky for us, there are some really cute ones out there!
This style is welcoming to human, canine and feline feet! A beveled border functions like a dam to stave off moisture, while the quick-drying, wear-resistant polypropylene fabric traps debris. Gorilla Grip
Depending on how dirty it gets, a rubber mat can be cleaned in multiple ways: with a vacuum, broom, damp cloth, hose or simple shake. Just remember to let it dry fully before placing it back down, and don’t use bleach!
Turns out the coarse fiber found in the outer husk of a coconut makes an excellent shoe-scraping material and muck magnet! The stiff bristles trap dirt so it doesn’t get tracked into your house. DII
Doormats with a “low profile” aren’t shy—the term means that they’re literally low, to prevent people from tripping. For safety, don’t go much higher than half an inch.
PVC backing holds this model in place, so houseguests won’t miss the sassy welcome message. Novogratz
Are you the type of person who likes to wear a belt and suspenders? Depending on the size of your entryway, a doormat can also go inside your home, as an extra safeguard against dirt and germs. All the more reason to pick one that goes with your overall aesthetic.