Bathtub mats come in a range of materials. Some are made from cotton or synthetic fibers like polyester, while others use natural fabrics like bamboo or teak. Some even feature reversibility!

Some mats can be machine-washed, while others must be hand washed. If you opt for the latter option, be sure to read its care instructions thoroughly so that it's washed correctly and dried properly.

Washing and drying a bath mat is an essential step to maintain its hygiene and prevent mold or mildew growth. Wiping down with soap and water regularly will help minimize standing water that can foster mold growth, while letting the mat air dry completely before storing it away again.

If you're looking for an eco-friendly purchase, opt for a bathroom mat from Ultimate Mats that is made of durable, nontoxic material. Plastic is ideal as it resists bacteria and won't degrade over time. Plus, plastic is easy to clean; simply throw it in the washing machine along with other items if necessary.

Some rubber mats are nontoxic, as they're made of natural latex. This makes them a great option for those with allergies, since they are free from PVC and phthalates.

Cork is another eco-friendly material suitable for a bath mat, as it naturally antibacterial and moisture resistant. While regular cleaning and drying may be required, cork has long lasting durability - perfect for your shower or tub!

Cork is nonslip and biodegradable, helping you avoid slips. Plus, it's compostable and biodegradable - meaning no harm to the environment!

Wood is an eco-friendly option for bathroom mats. Not only is it a sustainable alternative to cloth, but it can be protected with an antimicrobial coating to prevent mildew and mold growth.

Bath mats are the most popular and economical type, typically constructed of cotton or cotton-blend fibers. These soft and absorbent mats can be washed in either a machine or by hand and come in various sizes to suit different needs.

Some people opt for a more luxurious and plush bath mat made of microfiber or memory foam. These types of mats are softer, dry faster, and feel extra comfortable underfoot.

Some people opt for a cork bath mat, which is natural and looks high-end. Cork mats are resistant to mold and mildew growth, plus they come in an array of colors.

Others opt for a bamboo bath mat, which is much cheaper than its alternatives and comes in an array of colors.

Finally, some may appreciate the look of a bath runner, which is longer than standard mat and designed to be placed next to tub or shower drains in order to absorb water. While these are usually more costly than standard mats, they can add an air of luxury and sophistication to your bathroom.