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Best door mats for a warm welcome

Make your guests feel at home and keep your hallways mud free with our pick of the best door mats

Published: May 26, 2022 at 3:44 pm

Often the first impression a guest will have of your home is when they're stepping through the front door, so it’s wise to invest in a door mat that will not only protect your flooring from muddy marks and debris, but also set the tone for the rest of your décor.

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Whether you’re looking for something subtle that will hide any stains and let the rest of your home flourish, or a statement piece that will draw the eye as soon as guests arrive, we’ve got you covered with our picks of the best door mats below.

Best door mats to buy in 2022

Homatz Door Mat

Designed to stay flush to the floor to avoid any tripping or slipping, this simple and stylish floor mat has a PVC edge that stops it from curling and turning up at the edges.

That means it’ll stay firmly in place while you use the ribbed surface to scrape away any debris from muddy shoes, and thanks to the waterproof rubber backing should be easy to clean once your guests have left.

Available in a wide range of colours and sizes, you can either opt for a tone that will best match your décor like the red, orange and beige, or choose a darker shade that will be especially effective at disguising any stains - something well worth considering if you have a large family or plenty of guests coming through.

Rise and Shine Doormat

Bring a lovely, sunny glow to the front of your home with this bright but durable door mat from Anthropologie.

Made from a sturdy coconut fibre, it should collect any dirt and debris as well as any stray moisture. These mats should be simple to clean as well because they’re easy to sweep which means they will stay shining bright for longer.

Hello Striped Doormat

Give your guests a gorgeous greeting with these Hello door matts from Oliver Bonas. Featuring a welcoming text backed by a stylish green stripe, this mat is also finished with a light blue outline to add some subtle colour to your entryway.

Just bear in mind this mat should be kept out of direct sunlight, so it would be especially ideal for indoor use.

Otto Door Mat

Featuring a geometric pattern with alternating colours, this is geometric look hard-wearing mat made from coir that should withstand any dirt that would otherwise be brought into the home.

Easy to clean, simply hoover when any dirt starts to accumulate, and make sure you keep it indoors so it stays in top condition.

Color G Door Mats

This clever design manages to be both bright enough to add some light to your entrance, while using a geometric pattern and dotted design to disguise any mud or debris that may collect when your guests enter your home.

It's been made with two layers to offer extra protection to your floor, and has a textured surface so you can easily scrape and shake off any dirt.

This mat can be used both indoors and outdoors with a non-slip backing that means it won't budge, and it can be easily cleaned with a quick hoover or even popped in the washing machine if it does start to darken.

Flamingo Doormat

This slimline doormat from Graham and Green would be ideal for a wide but short hallway, or even on a set of steps leading up to your front door.

As it's made from coil and plastic, it should easily do the job of catching any dirt at the threshold of your home, and will create a vibrant welcome for any visitors thanks to the colourful flamingo illustration.

Buy Flamingo Doormat now from Graham and Green

Pheasant Doormat

Combining a non-slip PVC backing with a surface made from 100% natural coconut husk fibres, this mat should be durable on either side, with a pleasant pheasant design for a rustic welcome.

The coir has been made from a high quality source which means it won't shed and cause any additional mess, instead helping to keep your home and hallway nice and clean as friends and family make their way in and out.

Buy Pheasant Doormat now from LaRedoute

Darrtown My Heart Leaves Doormat

This wholesome cottage-style door mat has a lovely, heart-filled pattern that will trap dirt thanks to its dense design, without showing them up to any visitors as it's stain resistant.

Helping to protect your floors with a non-slip back that will stop it budging around the entryway, this mat should also be quick to dry which means it takes care of itself even on the wettest of days.

Buy Darrtown My Heart Leaves Doormat now from Wayfair

Braided Jute Oval Doormat

If you're looking to make a statement at your front door, this chunky option from the White Company will stand out thanks to its thick, high-quality appearance and textured design.

Made from plaited Indian jute it has a subtle circular braiding pattern with a natural colour which they say can seem almost silver depending on the light.

Buy Braided Jute Oval Doormat now from The White Company

Lavender Doormat

Embrace Spring and spruce up your home with this lovely lavender mat available now from LaRedoute.

Made from nylon that will keep the botanical design intact, the fibres will trap any dirt that would otherwise be tracked in, helping to keep your floors clean and your entrance feel fresh and welcoming.

Orion Washable Doormat

If you're looking for a versatile design that can fit any entryway in your home, the Orion selection from Dunelm can help bring a pop of colour to your home if you opt for the navy or blush tones, or simply add a subtle step of protection for the rest of your flooring with their natural or grey toned mats.

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The backing is slip resistant so you won't have to worry about it moving on a wet and windy day, and any mud should come right off when it's ready to be cleaned as the surface is washable and can also be vacuumed.

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Andrew LloydDigital Writer

Andrew Lloyd is a digital writer covering the latest gadgets, appliances and devices across Immediate Media's special interest brands. Whether you’re relaxing at home, exploring a mountainside, or staring into space, he likely has a recommendation for you.

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