Double Door Entrance Matting

Hey there friends, and welcome back to The Neighborhood! A common question we get from people looking to buy a new doormat is “What is the best outdoor doormat for a wet area”? In this edition we’re going to explore just that, and if you’re interested, you can read a more in-depth discussion about outdoor doormats here: Outdoor Doormats: A Guide to All-Weather Awesomeness.

When it comes to battling the elements at your doorstep, choosing the right outdoor doormat can make all the difference. Especially in wet areas, where rain and moisture reign supreme, opting for a doormat that can stand up to the challenge is key. In this quest for the best, two unsung heroes emerge – rubber-backed doormats and those adorned with a PET fiber surface.

Why Rubber-Backed Doormats?

Picture this: a heavy downpour, puddles forming, and a regular doormat struggling to keep up. Enter the rubber-backed doormat, your first line of defense against the wet weather onslaught. The rubber backing acts as a formidable barrier, preventing moisture from seeping through to the floor beneath. It's like having a trusty shield that repels water and keeps your entrance dry.

Matterly's incredibly durable rubber backing won't rot, crack, or crumble.

When it comes to heavy-duty performance outdoors, rubber-backed doormats take center stage. Their robust construction ensures durability, making them withstand not only the rain but also the daily wear and tear of high-traffic areas. The superior traction that rubber-backed mats provide actively fights the moisture and grime that’s notorious for slips. No more worrying about your doormat giving up the fight – rubber-backed mats are extremely durable and built to last.

PET Fiber Surface: The Unsung Hero

Close up of a WaterHog Luxe bi-level outdoor doormat with rubber backing.

Now, let's talk about PET fiber surfaces. PET, short for polyethylene terephthalate, isn't just for plastic bottles; it's a game-changer for doormats too. Mats with a PET fiber surface boast water-resistant properties, making them an excellent companion in wet areas. Say goodbye to soggy entrances and hello to a doormat that takes water resistance to a whole new level.

Best Outdoor Doormat for Rain? Look No Further.

Searching for the best outdoor doormat for rain? Look no further than the dynamic duo of rubber-backed and PET fiber surface mats. These mats are designed to combat the challenges posed by rain, ensuring your doorstep remains a welcoming and dry space, regardless of the weather outside.

When it comes to an all-weather doormat, versatility is key. Rubber-backed mats and those featuring a PET fiber surface check all the boxes. They're not just for rainy days – these doormats are ready to face whatever the elements throw their way, be it rain, snow, or sunshine.

Closeup of WaterHog Luxe In Vein Rugged Doormat wiping snow from the bottom of a boot.

Choosing a Champion for Your Doorstep

In the battle against wet areas, the champion is clear – a doormat that combines the strength of rubber backing with the water-resistant prowess of PET fibers. It's the winning formula for keeping your entrance pristine, regardless of the weather forecast.

So, as you contemplate the best outdoor doormat for your space, consider the unbeatable combination of rubber-backed durability and the water-resistant charm of PET fibers. Your doorstep will thank you, and so will your floors.

 A Little Info to Let You Know…

We like to give you, the reader, a little info as to who we are. At Matterly, our history is deeply rooted in matting and floor coverings; like 6 decades deep. From where we sit as we type out this article, a quick walk through one set of doors leads out to a manufacturing plant floor where thousands of floor mats are made every day. We’re making rubber, we’re extruding fibers, we’re printing on textiles, and it’s all being done right here in America.

An overview of one of Matterly's manufacturing facilities where the make American made outdoor doormats and indoor doormats.

Mallory Toplisek