Placemats & Coasters
Place Mats & Coasters are the surface coverings or pads that designate an individual place setting or location to place a drink. Place Mats & Coasters are typically used where food or drinks are consumed like the kitchen and dining room settings within residential and commercial environments. The main objective of Place Mats & Coasters is to protect the table surface from water marks, food stains, or heat damage. They can also become forms of decoration as well as advertisements. Place Mats & Coasters can be made from different materials, designs, sizes, as well as shapes.
Placemats are necessary because they protect the furniture surfaces that are being used to dine on. Placemats can protect surfaces from heat, stains, and scratches. Placemats can also add an element of decoration by introducing color and prints. Placemats are available in different sizes, materials, and shapes.
The purpose of a drink coaster is to keep the condensation from drinking glasses from leaving watermarks onto the table surface they are resting on. Coasters can also prevent hot drinks from burning the surface of a table. Drink coasters act as the buffer between a drink and table surface.
The best type of material for a placemat depends on how often it will be used and how much protection the table surface needs from spills or hot dishes. Fabric placemats are easy to maintain and can resist heat well, plastic placemats are stain-resistant and highly durable. Corkboard placemats are sturdy and absorb heat well.