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Wondering which chair mat material works best with your flooring? Our handy chair mat material selection chart is here to help. The first column represents the chair mat’s material. The second column is a small design of your floor, giving you a visual view. The third column explains why that certain chair mat material is best for that particular floor type.

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Chair Mat Material Selection Chart

Best for hard surfaces including hardwood floors, concrete, tile, etc. This mat has no grippers, cleats or studds on it. It is textured on both sides.
Best for hard surfaces including hardwood floors, concrete, tile, etc. This mat has no grippers, cleats or studds on it. It is textured on both sides.
If there is a concern of static electricity and
carpet padding combined is not over 1 / 4” thick.
If the carpet and padding combined is not over 1 / 4” thick.
Carpeted areas with no padding
and carpet is less than 1/4” thick.
Any combination of carpet and padding
1 / 4“ - 1 / 2 “thick. ( BEST SELLERS )
Best used when the carpet and padding combined is over 1 / 2” - 1” thick.
RECOMMENDED FOR HOME USE

 

TIPS
* STICK THE END OF A RULER INTO THE NAP OF THE CARPET AND USE YOUR FINGER TO MARK THE THICKNESS. ( ALLOW FOR PADDING )
* SOFT DUAL WHEEL CASTERS ARE RECOMMENDED , METAL AND CARPET CASTERS WILL VOID WARRANTY ON ANY CHAIRMAT MATERIAL.
* ANCHORBAR CHAIRMATS SHOULD BE USED WHEN POSSIBLE BECAUSE THEY CARRY A LIFETIME WARRANTY,THEY WILL NOT CRACK, WARP OR SCRATCH LIKE CLEAR ACRYLIC
* THE THICKER THE MAT THE BETTER IT WILL PREFORM AND WEAR.
*ON DEEP PILE CARPET WITH PADDING USE .250 ANCHORBAR