Choosing the right chair mat for your work space is important because it's the foundation of your work day. So you've got the right monitor, clean desk, comfortable chair; check, check, and check. But what about your chair mat. If you've used a chair mat by now, you know it makes rolling easier and protects your floor from damage and wear; but is it the chair mat for your floor. Can you roll with ease or do you struggle? Is it right for your size and the amount of time you spend working on it? Choosing the wrong chair mat can ca use damage to the mat, resulting in needless additional cost. ES Robbins guarantees our product with our industry leading no crack mat warranty. ES Robbins takes the guesswork away with this chair mat selection video guide. Now you can pick the right chair mat for your environment. Ensuring years of of productive work time. At least where your chair mat is concerned. Choosing the right ES Robbins chair mat is as easy as 1-2-3. Step 1: Identify the floor surface of your work space. Do you have a hard surface such as tile, linoleum, wood, laminate, concrete, a different hard surface or do you have a carpeted surface? All types of carpet, doesn't matter at this point, we just need to determine if your surface is hard or soft. For hard surfaces, select the appropriate size and shape from the ES Robbins hard floor mat collection. We will discuss these in step 3. Carpeted surfaces required a cleat system to prevent the chair mat from moving around. Traditional carpet chair mats use sharp pin cleats that could cause injury when they are removed for cleaning and maintenance. ES Robbins solved that problem with the revolutionary anchor bar gripping system. A chair mats bars anchors securely to your carpet, not your fingers. For carpets, you will need to measure the thickness of the carpet pile to select which chair mat is right for you. To measure the thickness of your carpet, the easiest way is to take a paper clip, extend it like so, insert it vertically in the carpet until you can't go any further. Use your fingers to mark the top of the carpet on the paper clip and then measure the depth. Then, choose a chair mat that has the same or greater depth than your measurement. How much will you use your chair mat in a normal day? Will it be standard or intensive use. Intensive use is 8 or more hours per day. Bearing a use weight of over 200 lb. For standard or light usage, choose a chair mat thickness for your carpet pile. For intensive use, select a chair mat at least 1 carpet pile thicker. The thicker the carpet, the thicker the mat. Step 2: Selecting the right chair mat comes down to making sure it fits your body weight and use of space. Step 3: It's time to pick your shape and size. With numerous standard shapes and sizes, ES Robbins has the mat for you. Standard sizes to choose from include, the convenient 36" x 48" size, which is perfect for smaller spaces that don't require a lot of movement. The 45" x 53" size is ideal for movement within most work spaces. The 46" x 60" size offers maximum mobility within your work space and the 66" x 60" size offers optimal movement within an L, U, or corner work station. If you need a special size, these made in the USA chair mats can be custom sized in our Muscle Shoals, Alabama facility to perfectly fit your work space. Now that you've selected your ES Robbins chair mat you can be confident that it is Greenguard indoor air quality certified for low chemical emissions. So breathe easy. Now you can go ahead and check one more thing off your comfortable work environment check list.
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