Step into Sophistication - Welcome your guests with the timeless tradition of our elegant cast iron door mat. Crafted from durable cast iron and weighing a substantial 13.6 lbs, this 16.5" by 26.3" mat merges durability with intricate design. Its classic lattice work and scrolling flourishes transform a purely functional item into a piece of artistry for your front porch. Not just a mat, it's a statement that values beauty as much as utility.
An Entrance to Remember - The Traditional cast iron door mat isn't just for wiping shoes; it's a grand herald to your home's aesthetic. The slim depth of .75" ensures it is practical without being intrusive, allowing doors to swing freely above it. Ideal for those who admire the grandeur of traditional decor, this mat makes for an impressive threshold to both homes and gardens alike. Despite its delicate appearance, the robust cast iron construction ensures it stands the test of time and weather.
Dimensions: 16.5"w x .75"d x 26.3"h Weight: 13.6 lbs. Finish: Antique Brown Material: Cast Iron Ships: Ground Delivery, Shipping is included in the price. (No handling fee on orders of $100.00 or more)
Styling Tips & Usage Ideas:
Grand Entryway: Pair this mat with brass door hardware and outdoor lighting fixtures for an entrance that exudes traditional elegance.
Garden Path Accent: Use it as an ornate stepping stone in a garden path, adding sturdiness and style among greenery and blooms.
Wall Decor: Who says mats are just for the floor? Mount the Elegance Underfoot on a wall for an unconventional and eye-catching piece of outdoor art.
Seasonal Decor Base: Adorn it with seasonal decor items such as pumpkins in the fall or a decorative lantern in the winter for a festive touch that celebrates the time of year.
Care and maintenance tips for the Traditional Cast Iron Door Mat:
Regular Cleaning: Sweep the door mat regularly with a stiff brush to remove dirt and debris caught in the intricate designs. For a deeper clean, you can use a garden hose to rinse off any excess mud or grime.
Rust Prevention: Although cast iron is durable, it can rust over time if not properly maintained. To prevent rust, dry the door mat thoroughly after washing and occasionally rub it with a cloth dipped in vegetable oil to maintain its sheen and protective coating.
Winter Care: During winter, prevent the buildup of snow and ice on the mat as the freeze-thaw cycle could encourage rust. If you're in a region with heavy snowfall, consider storing the mat indoors or in a sheltered area when not in use.
Avoid Harsh Chemicals: Refrain from using harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners as they can strip away the protective finish of the mat and promote rusting.
Recoating: If signs of rust appear, gently sand the affected area and apply a metal-grade anti-rust paint or finish specific to cast iron products. This will restore the look and add an extra layer of protection.
Proper Placement: Position the door mat under a covered area if possible to protect it from direct rain and prolonged sun exposure, which can contribute to wear.
Shipping:Please allow about 2 weeks for delivery of in-stock items from this line. Out of stock items will have a note below the add to cart button that gives their expected arrival dates. These dates are not guaranteed but we will do our best to notify you if there are any delays.
Returns:You can return eligible item(s) within 15 days of receiving an order. Returns are refunded in the original payment form for the merchandise price, less actual shipping costs. Drapery hardware, monogrammed items, made to order pieces and final sale items (with prices ending in $.X7 or $.X4) are not eligible for return. Review the list of ineligible items and our refund policy below.