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Flooring Over Dirt Guide

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Grass Protection Mats Testimonial - Lisk Landscape Innovations
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Run In Horse Shelter Mats at Taylor Farm - Greatmats Experience
Field Protection Mats - Industrial By Products Testimonial
Field Protection Mats - Industrial By Products Testimonial
Ground Protection Mats - Axel Landscape Testimonial
Ground Protection Mats - Axel Landscape Testimonial

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How Do You Install Modular Tent Flooring?
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How to Choose the Proper Tent and Event Flooring
Temporary Walkway Over Mud or Grass - Temporary Sidewalk Ideas
Temporary Walkway Over Mud or Grass - Temporary Sidewalk Ideas
Interlocking Patio Tiles, How to Install Outdoor Flooring Over Grass
Interlocking Patio Tiles, How to Install Outdoor Flooring Over Grass
How Do You Control Mud in a Horse Paddock or Pasture?
How Do You Control Mud in a Horse Paddock or Pasture?
How To Install Mats For Driving On Mud
How To Install Mats For Driving On Mud
How to Install Outdoor Flooring over Gravel, Grass or Dirt
How to Install Outdoor Flooring over Gravel, Grass or Dirt
How To Cover A Dirt Floor
How To Cover A Dirt Floor

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What Kind Of Flooring Can I Use On A Beach?
What Kind Of Flooring Can I Use On A Beach?
What Are The Best Ground Protection Mats For Landscapers?
What Are The Best Ground Protection Mats For Landscapers?
What Are the Best Heavy Equipment Mud Mats?
What Are the Best Heavy Equipment Mud Mats?
What Is The Best Shower Tent Floor?
What Is The Best Shower Tent Floor?
Shed Flooring Ideas - Horse, Machine, Garden
Shed Flooring Ideas - Horse, Machine, Garden
What Are The Best Camping Patio Mats?
What Are The Best Camping Patio Mats?
Tent Floor Mat and Campsite Flooring Options and Ideas
Tent Floor Mat and Campsite Flooring Options and Ideas
Top Flexible Flooring for Uneven Floor Surfaces - Indoor and Outdoor
Top Flexible Flooring for Uneven Floor Surfaces - Indoor and Outdoor
What Are The Best Handicap Beach Access Mats?
What Are The Best Handicap Beach Access Mats?
Can You Lay Pavers Over Dirt?
Can You Lay Pavers Over Dirt?

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What Are Ground Protection Mats?
What Are Ground Protection Mats?
Ground Protection Mats Features and Benefits Video
Ground Protection Mats Features and Benefits Video
How Does An Erosion Control Grid Work?
How Does An Erosion Control Grid Work?
What Is a Soil Stabilization Grid?
What Is a Soil Stabilization Grid?
Field Protection Mats for Tire Traction - Smooth and Diamond Cleated
Field Protection Mats for Tire Traction - Smooth and Diamond Cleated

Flooring Over Dirt Blogs, Videos and Tesimonials

Installing flooring over dirt anywhere from a patio to a playground, basement, machine shed, party space or worksite can be a simple process when you use Greatmats products intended for that type if installation. Here we'll highlight different areas where dirt subflooring is common and the types of products that will work best in those areas. This includes testimonials from Greatmats customers, installation and maintenance instructions, as well as options and ideas to help guide you to the right purchase.

WHAT flooring materials can be installed over dirt?


  • Polypropylene Plastic
  • PVC Plastic
  • Fiberglass
  • Artificial Turf
  • Rubber
  • Polyethylene
  • etc.


WHERE would you install flooring over dirt?


  • Backyards
  • Lawns
  • Driveways
  • Basements
  • Sheds
  • Worksites
  • Beaches
  • Outdoor Party Areas
  • etc.


WHY would you lay flooring over dirt?


  • Prevent erosion
  • Make a pathway
  • Prevent mud
  • Make an event area
  • Make an outdoor living area
  • Make an outdoor play area
  • Make usable space in a basement
  • Create a area to keep things clean or dry
  • etc.


WHICH types ground surfaces are most similar to a dirt that can also be covered with select flooring?


  • Sand
  • Gravel
  • Mud
  • Clay
  • Grass
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete
  • Wood Chips
  • Snow


WHEN would you want install flooring over dirt?


  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Before a party
  • Before a landscaping project
  • When building a shed


WHO can install flooring over dirt?


  • You
  • Professional installers
  • Contractors
  • Landscapers
  • Tree Trimmers
  • Electrical Linemen
  • Party Planners
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Anybody!


HOW do I learn to install flooring over dirt?


  • Watch Greatmats' video tutorials
  • Follow installation instructions on Greatmats product pages
  • Follow directions shipped with the products
  • Consult an installer
  • Speak with a Greatmats team member
  • Read installation blogs
  • Phone a friend
  • Trial and Error
  • Give up