Replacing the entrance matting seemed like another routine job for Harpur Shopping Centre, until Syncros Entrance Matting Systems stepped in with an effective and eye-catching solution.
Harpur Shopping Centre is a multi-functional destination. When contacting Syncros, they had functional navy barrier matting to protect the centre’s terrazzo flooring from the elements.
While it served the purpose of keeping the floor clean, dry, and free from hazards, the colour was uninspiring.
Samantha Laycock, Harpur Shopping Centre Manager, said: “The matting was coming to the end of its life, so we opened up the tender process, expecting to replace like for like until Syncros presented us with an alternative.”
Seeing the different colours that Syncros had to offer within the Milliken Forma range encouraged the team at Harpur Shopping Centre to investigate a more creative design, and what began as a throw away comment about including their brand on the matting became a real possibility.
Milliken Forma system allow patterns to be included in the matting design, which can be cut to fit any area without affecting its excellent scraping and absorbent properties. Damaged sections can be replaced cost effectively by changing individual tiles, rather than the complete mat.
With a ready supply of Milliken products held in stock, Syncros was able to install the matting immediately without inconvenience to customers or tenants.
Speaking after insulation, Samantha Laycock, Harpur Shopping Centre Manager, said: “The matting was the talk of the centre. It was exciting to see Store Managers walk through the doors and stop to admire the new floor. It really has extended our branding and enhanced the aesthetic look of the entrance.”
Furthermore, Samantha calculates that the resulting reduction in cleaning costs means that the mat will have paid for itself within a year.
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Syncros have been supplying and installing entrance matting solutions since 1995. With advice, supply, and installation available across the whole of the UK.