Frequently Asked Questions

Freedom Works entrance matting is a type of commercial-grade entrance matting that is designed to trap dirt, moisture, reduces debris before it enters a building and reduces slip and falls. It is made of a durable marine grade carpet that is resistant to wear and tear, and it features a raised pattern that helps to scrape dirt and debris off of shoes.

Treadmaster entrance matting is available in a variety of colors and styles, so it can be easily coordinated with the décor of any building. It is also available in a variety of sizes, so it can be used in a variety of applications, including:

  • Office buildings
  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Industrial facilities

Treadmaster entrance matting is a great way to protect your floors from dirt, moisture, and debris, and it can also help to improve the appearance of your building. It is a durable and long-lasting solution that is easy to maintain.

Here are some of the benefits of using Treadmaster entrance matting:

  • Reduces dirt and moisture tracking: Treadmaster entrance matting traps dirt, moisture, and debris before it enters a building, helping to keep floors clean and dry.
  • Improves slip resistance: The raised pattern on Treadmaster entrance matting helps to improve slip resistance, making it a safer choice for entrances and other high-traffic areas.
  • Protects floors: Treadmaster entrance matting helps to protect floors from dirt, moisture, and wear and tear, extending the life of your floors.
  • Easy to maintain: Treadmaster entrance matting is easy to clean and maintain, simply vacuum or sweep regularly.

If you are looking for a durable and effective entrance matting solution, Treadmaster entrance matting is a great option to consider.

Freedom Works offers Treadmaster Entrance matting includes:

  • Maxi Step 2 – Anodised treadrail with Marine Grade Carpet with treadrail dimensions of 78mm wide and 12mm deep. Carpet width is 60mm.
  • Alpha Step 2 – Anodised treadrails with Marine Grade Carpet with treadrail dimensions of 78mm wide and 12mm deep. Carpet width is 30mm.
  • GridX series – Rubber matting with Marine Grade Carpet

Yes, there is a New Zealand-specific standard for entrance matting: NZS 4546:2004 – Entrance matting. This standard specifies the requirements for the selection, installation, and maintenance of entrance matting to reduce the risk of slipping, tripping, and falling hazards.

Complete Code Compliance:

  • Step Carpet tested to 1509239.1. Achieves all minimum critical radiant flux requirements of NZBCC/AS2-AS6. Table 4.2 and ISO 9239-1:2010.

New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has published a guideline for the selection and installation of entrance matting on public roads and footpaths:

  • RTS 14 – Guidelines for facilities for blind and vision impaired pedestrians.
  • RTS 14 provides specific guidance on the selection and installation of entrance matting to minimize the risk of tripping and slipping hazards for people who are blind or vision impaired. The guideline also includes information on the maintenance and repair of entrance matting.
Fire Ratings:
  • AS 1530 Part 3: Spread of Flame (Index 0-10) 0. Smoke Developed (index 0-10) 4.
  • AS/ISO 9239 Part 1: Average Critical Radiant Flux: 7.4kW/m2. Average Smoke Obscuration: 362% min

Freedom Works Entrance Matting products can be installed in a variety of locations, including:

  • Indoor entrances: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of buildings, such as offices, retail stores, and hospitals, to help reduce the amount of dirt, moisture, and debris that is tracked inside.
  • Outdoor entrances: Entrance Matting products can also be installed at outdoor entrances, such as doorways, patios, and loading docks, to help protect floors from the elements and prevent slipping hazards.
  • High-traffic areas: Entrance Matting products are ideal for high-traffic areas, such as lobbies, hallways, and stairs, where they can help to reduce wear and tear on floors and improve safety.

Here are some specific examples of where Entrance Matting products can be installed:

  • Office buildings: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of office buildings to help reduce the amount of dirt and moisture that is tracked inside. This can help to keep floors clean and extend the lifespan of flooring materials.
  • Retail stores: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of retail stores to help reduce the amount of dirt, moisture, and debris that is tracked inside by customers. This can help to create a more pleasant and inviting shopping experience.
  • Hospitals: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of hospitals to help reduce the amount of dirt, moisture, and bacteria that is tracked inside. This can help to prevent the spread of infection and improve patient safety.
  • Restaurants: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of restaurants to help reduce the amount of dirt, moisture, and food debris that is tracked inside. This can help to create a cleaner and more sanitary dining environment.
  • Industrial facilities: Entrance Matting products can be installed at the entrances of industrial facilities to help reduce the amount of dirt, moisture, and chemicals that is tracked inside. This can help to protect floors from damage and improve safety for workers.

No matter where it is installed, Entrance Matting products can help to reduce the risk of slipping and tripping hazards, improve safety, and extend the lifespan of flooring materials.

There are many benefits to installing Freedom Works Entrance Matting products, including:

  • Reduced risk of slips and trips: Entrance Matting products are designed to provide excellent traction, even when wet, to help reduce the risk of slips and trips. This is especially important in high-traffic areas and areas where spills and leaks are common.
  • Improved safety: Entrance Matting products can help to improve safety in a variety of ways. For example, they can help to reduce the risk of slips and trips, prevent the spread of dirt and bacteria, and protect floors from damage.
  • Extended lifespan of flooring materials: Entrance Matting products can help to extend the lifespan of flooring materials by trapping dirt and debris before it has a chance to damage the floor surface. This is especially beneficial in high-traffic areas and areas where spills and leaks are common.
  • Reduced maintenance costs: Entrance Matting products are easy to clean and maintain, which can help to reduce maintenance costs over time.
  • Improved appearance: Entrance Matting products are available in a variety of colors and styles to complement any décor.

In addition to these benefits, Entrance Matting products are also made from high-quality materials that are designed to withstand heavy traffic and harsh weather conditions. This makes them a durable and long-lasting solution for entrance matting.

Yes, the following Entrance Matting materials are sustainable for the environment:

Aluminium: Aluminium is a highly recyclable material, and Aluminium Entrance Matting products are made from a high percentage of recycled aluminium. This means that these products can be recycled at the end of their lifespan, which reduces waste and conserves natural resources.

Marine Grade Carpet: Marine Grade Carpet Entrance Matting products are made from a durable and long-lasting synthetic fiber that is resistant to moisture, mildew, and fading. This means that these products do not need to be replaced as often as other types of entrance matting, which reduces waste and environmental impact.

Joiner Santoprene: Joiner Santoprene Entrance Matting products are made from a thermoplastic elastomer that is known for its durability, resilience, and chemical resistance. This means that these products can withstand heavy traffic and harsh weather conditions without breaking down or releasing harmful chemicals into the environment.

In addition to these factors, is committed to sustainable manufacturing practices. The company uses renewable energy sources whenever possible and strives to minimize its environmental impact.