Chair mats are a very small investment to ensure that your floor is protected and looking good. The combined weight of the office chair and the user puts a lot of stress and rubbing on the carpet or hard floor that the chair is rolling on. Eventually, the carpet or hard surface will begin to wear out and repairs will need to be made. Why go through the hassle? Buy an office chair mat from Beyondtheofficedoor.com and eliminate the chance of destroying your floor and costing you hundreds of dollars!