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Protect your home office floor with a chic glass chair mat

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Couldn’t we all use a little more sweetness during our working days?

While glass chair mats might not be the first thing that comes to mind when setting up your home office, protecting your floor shouldn’t be overlooked. Not only will a glass chair mat protect your carpet from uneven wear or your hardwood floor from scratches, but using a chair mat could actually make you more comfortable. When you use one, your chair slides more easily – especially instead of trying to roll on the carpet – which reduces your chair shaking.

We know what you’re thinking: Glass? Under the chair? With me sitting in it? Will it break?

No. Tempered glass is incredibly strong and can hold over 1,000 pounds of weight! If you want to try one for yourself, here are some great tempered glass chair mat options available on Amazon.


This glass chair mat from 975 Supply measures 36 x 46 inches, has rounded corners, and four fixed (but detachable) non-slip pads. A chair won’t scratch the glass and the glass won’t scratch the floor below. Use it to protect tile, hardwood, rugs and carpets. You’ll hardly notice this rug is even there when you walk into the room because it’s crystal clear.


We love that it comes with an unlimited lifetime warranty covering damage or shipping defects. It is highly rated on Amazon with an overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars, especially good for use on hardwood floors, its transparency, and its durability. One reviewer said after trying this glass chair mat that she sent her plastic mat back.

Clean it like you would a mirror: just wipe it down with glass spray and you’re good to go. You can buy it on Amazon for $149.99.


The Floortex Glaciermat Reinforced Glass Executive Chair Mat lays flat, promoting easy gliding mobility. It protects hard floors and all styles of carpet (high or low pile) and will never roll up like a plastic carpet. Amazon users gave this mat 4.6 stars, while one customer mentioned that it didn’t even get scratched despite dropping several household items on it, like a phone, bike lights, chargers and more.

This one measures 36 inches by 48 inches and costs $163.59 on Amazon.


If you’re looking for a slightly larger glass chair mat, this one measures 44 x 50 inches. This mat from Clearly Innovative has beveled edges that allow your chair to easily roll on and off of it. The edges also prevent it from cracking. One reviewer noted that this feature was nice when working barefoot, stating that they don’t even feel the edge of the rug as it digs into the rug.

You can buy this one for $298 on Amazon.

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