What Are The Main Types Of Gym Flooring?

What are the main types of gym flooring?

Gym flooring has to protect the subfloor and users from damage. Dropped weights, plates and functional fitness activities are hard going on floors. Incorrect flooring will increase the risk of injury and need to be replaced much sooner. There are three main types of gym flooring: Vinyl Vinyl is a hard surface used in treadmill […]

What Hockey Flooring Is Best?

What hockey flooring is best?

Whether we’re talking about field hockey or ice hockey there’s always more than one surface available. That may come as a surprise for ice hockey, but you can get synthetic ice hockey tiles that are very similar to play on. In this article, we’ll discuss the different types of hockey flooring available to help you […]

How To Choose The Best Football Artificial Grass For Your Facility?

How to choose the best football artificial grass for your facility

Artificial grass is the most popular playing surface for football training grounds because it can be installed indoors and outdoors. These pitches can mimic real grass and they require no effort from a groundskeeper to maintain. Choosing the best football artificial grass for your facility comes down to budget and whether you are an amateur […]

What Surface Is Available for Sports Pitches?

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Sports pitches are typically multi-use surfaces with football, hockey, rugby, American football and basketball played on them. However, the performance of a sports pitch depends on the sport it is used for and this is determined by the pile height of the artificial grass. Longer artificial grass is better for football, but shorter grass is […]

What Are Artificial Football Fields?

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Artificial football fields are composed of 90 to 95% natural turf and 10 to 5% synthetic fibres. The synthetic fibres can be either distributed evenly across the field or strategically placed in areas of high wear like the 6 yard box. Although artificial football fields reduce pitch wear and extend the life of the field, […]

How To Choose a Tennis Court Surface?

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Professional tennis is played on grass, clay or a hard court. At the US Open, the game is played on hard court. At Wimbledon, the game is played on grass, and at the French Open, the game is played on clay. These surfaces offer different playing characteristics and players tend to dominate one surface or […]

What Is The Best Surface For An Outdoor Basketball Court?

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If you ask basketballers what they like to play on outdoors, they’ll probably say asphalt or concrete because these are the most common surfaces in urban settings. However, they are not the only surfaces available. Outdoor basketball courts designed for practice and professional use are normally made from asphalt tarmacadam or polymeric rubber crumb. Asphalt […]

The Different Types Of Indoor Sports Hall Flooring

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Solutions For School Sports Hall Flooring School sports hall floors have more than basketball and indoor hockey to contend with – they also need to withstand dragged chairs, tables and benches. Any ordinary floor would be ripped to shreds, but not sports hall floors. The reason is simple – durability. Sports hall floors are made […]

What School Sports Flooring Do I Need?

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Schools often approach us not knowing what type of school sports flooring they need. Our answer is always the same — it depends on what sports will be played. The use case always determines the best sports surface for schools. Here are some school sports hall flooring recommendations based on potential use cases: Sports halls […]