In highly trafficked areas, rubber matting can help to reduce wear and tear on a floor's wood, while protecting passers-by as they walk. This type of matting also gives you traction while walking on slippery surfaces.
Beyond traction and protecting your floor, rubber matting sees use in gymnastics and wrestling mats. Since the flat rubber has a little bit of give, it provides cushioning so athletes do not get hurt when landing on it. Have peace of mind that injury is preventable thanks to rubber matting.