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Caring for your Desk Chair Mat

In order to keep your office floor mat (be it a Chair Mat for Carpeted Surfaces, Chair Mat for Hard Surfaces, Anti-Static Chair Mat or Designer Chair Mat) in top shape, follow these easy maintenance and cleaning instructions.

  • Use a damp cloth soaked in mild soap and warm water to clean desk chair mat, if necessary.
  • Some chair mats are shipped rolled.  Upon receipt of a rolled chair mat, immediately unroll and place on a flat surface.  Depending on environmental conditions such as temperature, it may take up to 72 hours for an office chair mat that has been rolled to regain its natural shape. 
  • Do not use a desk mat in areas where it will be subjected to temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) or above 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius).
  • Do not use a Chair Mat for Carpeted Surfaces (which has grippers (or cleats) underneath) on hard flooring surfaces such as wood, tile, stone, concrete or vinyl.
  • Alternatively, do not use a Chair Mat for Hard Surfaces (which has a smooth backing) on carpeted surfaces since it does not have the grippers to help keep the mat from moving around.
  • We recommend that chair mats not be used in an environment where moisture may be present beneath carpet or other flooring materials.
  • Handle all desk chair mats with care.

Feel free to email at help@americanfloormats.com or call us at 800-762-9010 anytime with questions regarding our desk chair mats.

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