Useful and decorative at the same time. What some people forget is that doormats don?¡t have to be plain and ugly. You can be as decorative as you want to be, matching the entrance mat with the decors of your establishment or office or giving your visitors a sneak peek of what they can expect inside. Minimizing slip hazards. With an entrance mat at every doorstep however, you can easily minimize the risk of people slipping as they navigate their way into your building.