Anyone used Dunelm Marvel Mats on vinyl flooring?
Moved house last year. Downstairs is all Luxury Vinyl Planks (LVP) - I suspect Amtico but I'm not certain about the brand. I bought two big door mats with a rubber backing for the front and back. I did vaguely read something about rubber reacting with vinyl flooring but didn't think too much of it. I checked the mats every few days for weeks and everything was fine, until one day suddenly there is a big orange mark on the floor from one of them.
I removed the mats and looked into it further and apparently it's a common issue. The general consensus is not to use any kind of rubber backed mats which makes it very difficult to find anything suitable. Even felt rug pads can contain PVC when you look into it which again is not considered safe.
I read Turtle Mats do not stain vinyl but I can't justify almost £200 in door mats.
In the end I opted for Dunelm Marvel Mats. The backing is supposedly natural latex and is PVC and vinyl free, and I think Turtle come in two varaties which are either natural latex and nitrile rubber. The Dunelm ones state they are designed not to leave marks, but then have a disclaimer saying under some circumstances they can mark. Interestingly the disclaimer they use is almost word-for-word the same as that which Turtle use for their products.
So I wondered if anyone has used Dunelm Marvel Mats on their floor and what the outcome was?
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