Looking for some non-slip placemats? They can be invaluable in your dining room, helping to protect your table from spills, heat, and scratches. There are many brands available on the market these days, and most that are non-slip are made of vinyl or silicone.
Let’s take a look at a few brands.
This is a set of six non-slip placemats in a contemporary gray-white pattern. They are perfect for use on your dining table as well as at any indoor or outdoor event. Use them at your next party, or even at an anniversary dinner or wedding.
These lightweight placemats are made of 70% PVC (vinyl) and 30% polyester. The PVC is resistant to water, acids, salts, bases, fats, and alcohol. It is also heat-resistant. Each placemat measures 18 x 12 inches.
The placemats are durable, fade-resistant, and designed to stand up to daily use for years to come. They are made with an ultrasonic cutting technique which keeps the edges flat and smooth. They are easy to cut if you prefer a different size. There is no hem required and they will not tear or fray at the edges.
They are stain-resistant, easy to clean and washable. Stains wipe off easily. Simply wash them by hand and dry naturally. Do not put these placemats in the washing machine. Once dry, you can fold them in any shape and store them away.
The placemats come in other colors like beige-white, black-brown, coffee, and silver-gray.
As an added safety note, do not use these placemats with items that are hotter than 212 degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees Celsius).
- Set of six non-slip placemats in a contemporary gray-white pattern
- Made of 70% PVC (vinyl) and 30% polyester
- The PVC is resistant to heat, water, acids, salts, bases, fats, and alcohol
- Each placemat measures 18 x 12 inches and can be cut to smaller size
- Made with an ultrasonic cutting technique which keeps the edges flat and smooth
- Stain-resistant, easy to clean and washable
These placemats are non-slip, waterproof, and heat-resistant, making them perfect for your kitchen. They come in handy for any occasion, from Easter to Christmas, and all the holidays in between. They come in set of four or six, in a variety of colors like black, green, light blue, and white.
They are made of food grade silicone, and are BPA-free, eco-friendly and non-toxic. They are safe for babies to use. They form a sterile, smooth surface. The material is soft, and the edges are precisely cut and smooth, so they will not cut fingers.
They measure 17.4 x 11.8 inches, and are 5/8 inch thick, and they have a high temperature resistance of up to 449 degrees Fahrenheit. The thickness also makes them a good surface to use as a writing pad. They tend to adsorb to the surface of the table, and are not easy to move.
They are stain-resistant, oil and dirt proof, and easy to clean, and are a great choice when kids are around. Simply wash by hand. When not in use, you can roll them up for storage and they will not deform or develop wrinkles or mildew.
- Set of four or six non-slip, waterproof, silicone placemats
- Food grade, BPA-free, eco-friendly, and non-toxic
- Material is soft and smooth, and edges are precisely cut
- High temperature resistance up to 449 degrees Fahrenheit
- Tend to adsorb to table surface and not easy to move
- Stain-resistant, oil and dirt proof, and easy to clean by hand
This set of six woven PVC (vinyl) placemats is durable, stain-resistant, and non-slip. They have a heat resistance of approximately 176 degrees Fahrenheit. They are perfect for any occasion – use them at your next birthday party, housewarming, or New Year’s eve get together.
They also come in a set of four or eight, in a variety of colors including dark blue, beige-white, blue, dark gray, gray, and smoky gray. They match all sorts of furniture styles and colors, including dark wood, glass, white, farmhouse, etc. They measure 18 x 12 inches.
These placemats are made of eco-friendly material, 70% PVC and 30% polyester. They are made with a special thermal cutting process, which makes them thicker, stronger, and the edges are specially treated so they are not rough.
These placemats are made with a patented fiber, making them easy to clean and washable by hand. Simply wipe with a wet cloth and soapy water. Do not put these placemats in the washing machine or microwave.
- Set of six woven PVC placemats (70% PVC and 30% polyester)
- Heat resistance of 176 degrees Fahrenheit
- Available in a wide variety of colors
- Made with a special thermal cutting process, which eliminates rough edges
- Easy to clean and washable by hand
This is a set of four non-slip, heat-resistant placemats. They are made of 70% vinyl and 30% polyester, and come available in gray or brown. They will protect your table from scratches and stains. The material can be bent and cut freely as needed, and they will not fade.
They are elegant and simple, with a stylish woven design that will add beauty to your dining table. They measure 17.7 x 11.8 inches and are a half inch thick.
These placemats have good air permeability and can withstand temperatures up to 176 degrees Fahrenheit. This will protect your tabletop from getting scalded by your hot dishes.
They do not absorb water and are easy to rinse. To clean, simply wash by hand in warm soapy water and dry well. They are easy to store because you can fold them into any shape you like.
- Set of four non-slip, heat-resistant placemats
- Elegant and simple, with a stylish woven design
- Made of 70% vinyl and 30% polyester
- Protects your table from scratches, stains, and scalding
- Can withstand temperatures up to 176 degrees Fahrenheit
- Can be bent freely and cut freely as needed
This is a set of eight durable, non-slip, heat-resistant, stain-resistant, woven placemats. They have a contemporary weave design in a soft beige. The set is also available in coffee gray, dark gray, gold, linen, creamy white, and red – all the colors for every occasion!
Each placemat measures 18 x 12 inches.
The placemats are made with high quality, eco-friendly PVC materials. They are constructed with a corner sealing technology that eliminates rough edges. They are non-fading, and will not stain or accumulate mildew. They are resistant to heat, up to 212 degrees Fahrenheit (the temperature of boiling water).
The weave is very tight, making the placemats waterproof.
They are easy to clean. Just wash by hand. Do not put these placemats in the washing machine. The PVC material does not absorb water, so it rinses and dries quickly. When not in use, you can roll them up for easy storage.
- Set of eight durable, non-slip, heat-resistant, stain-resistant, woven placemats
- Contemporary weave design in a soft beige
- Made with high quality, eco-friendly PVC materials
- Corner sealing technology eliminates rough edges
- Non-fading, and will not stain or accumulate mildew
- Resistant to heat, up to 212 degrees Fahrenheit
This is a set of four non-slip, non-stick, waterproof silicone placemats. They are a pretty teal blue color. They also come in cream gray, dark gray, light blue, and yellow. They measure 16 x 12 inches.
The silicone is food grade and BPA-free. It will not stain, fade, or accumulate mildew.
They are heat-resistant and safe to use from -40 to +446 degrees Fahrenheit. They will protect your table from scalding, as well as from scratches and stains. They are safe to use in the oven, microwave, and refrigerator.
They are easy to clean. Just pop them in the dishwasher. Then just roll them up for easy storage. They will flatten out when you need to use them again.
- Set of four non-slip, non-stick, waterproof silicone placemats
- Pretty teal blue color
- Food grade and BPA-free; will not stain, fade, or accumulate mildew
- Heat-resistant and safe to use from -40 to +446 degrees Fahrenheit
- Safe to use in the oven, microwave, and refrigerator
- Dishwasher safe
What are placemats used for?
A placemat is a pad that is meant for an individual place setting at the dining table. Placemats are generally protective and decorative. They can be made from many different materials, including the non-slip vinyl and silicone varieties featured in this article. Other materials include wood, cork, bamboo, glass, leather, and fabrics like cotton or linen.
Placemats can help protect your table from water marks, heat damage, and food stains. Some that are made of vinyl or leather can double as a writing pad.
What are vinyl placemats?
Vinyl is made of PVC, a plastic polymer that is flexible, durable, and has thermal properties. Usually, there are two thin sheets of vinyl sandwiched with an inner liner, and the edges are heat sealed. The liner can be flexible or stiff.
Vinyl placemats are great for protecting the table. They are a great choice if you have children. They are non-slip, stain-resistant, heat-resistant, and easy to clean. They tend to be inexpensive and come in many different styles and colors. They retain their shape and color very well.
Vinyl may not look as sophisticated as fabric placemats, with their tassels, quilting, and beading options, but vinyl is by far the easiest to take care of and keep clean.
Vinyl placemats can be cut into any shape – square, hexagonal, or round. They can be imprinted with designs, including the popular woven look.
How to choose a placemat
Assuming you have already chosen a vinyl or silicone placemat due to its non-slip properties, here are a few other considerations to make when looking for a new set for your home.
Make sure the placemats are large enough to hold one person’s entire table setting. This should include the plate, fork, spoon, a bowl and the glass, and then some extra space in case there are other things that need to fit. A common size is 18 x 13 inches.
Color and design
Think about the general design themes in your house and the color scheme of your dining area, and choose placemats that complement these themes. Try to choose placemats that do not get lost visually or contrast too much.
If you have a modern or ethnic design in your home, try to choose placemats that suit that theme.
You may want to choose a couple of sets of placemats, to have one for every day and one for special occasions. You can also look for holiday-themed versions. It’s always fun to go shopping for these items and they will make a nice design statement in your home.
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