I'm astonished as to how easy it is to keep those plastic mats clean and dry. They're wonderful.
A small, local, RV dealer has some in that I really like. Instead of rolling, they fold.
This is what we have. It came w/ a nice bag to keep it in. If you put it away wet, it will mildew so we usually will try to set it out to dry when we get home to avoid that. They are pretty easy to wash also.
We have one of the long woven polypropylene mats that we just love! It is one of the longer ones, maybe 20 foot long. It fits in a green army duffle bag just perfect, easy to roll and put in and easy to carry. It also is thick so helps to keep dirt in till we get home to clean it off.
9x20' RV patio mat. Water, dirt, sand, etc all drain. Came with a carrying/storage bag. I'm going to buy another one to put under the screen tent/picnic table!
Rule #1 in our TT, no shoes inside. Really helps keep the keep the dirt out of the TT, especially the beds as kids crawl all over. So a mat allows us to put take them off outside, walk around a bit under the awning without shoes. A 2nd matt to extend from that one to picnic table will be that much better! Oh, slip on sandals are the footwear of choice (flip flops, crocks, etc), which makes this rule easier to follow.
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Oh, slip on sandals are the footwear of choice (flip flops, crocks, etc), which makes this rule easier to follow.
That's what my kids usually wear, too. But have you seen how nasty their feet get in them? Holy cow! Maybe it is because 2 of mine are boys, and are always looking for the dirtiest places to play.... I not only have to have the "remove your shoes" rule (which applies to the S&B, too) but I also have to have the "wash your feet before you come in" rule.
I've resorted to making them wear socks and rain boots, no matter if it is sunny and 100*. But I still often have to dump dirt, or water, or shavings (from the horse stalls) out of the boots, but the socks usually save the feet!
2012 Dutchmen Voltage Epic 3795
2010 Dodge 3500 DRW MC
2009 GMC 2500 DA CC
2012 Smart-for-two (sometimes hitches a ride in the Voltage!)
2005 Sundowner Sunlite 777
We bought one of these when it was on sale (click link). We have been very pleased so far. It greatly reduces the dirt tracked inside and makes for a nice sitting area. It is easy to clean with a hose and dries almost immediately.