Flooring Over Dirt Guide

Flooring Over Dirt Customers - View All

Clear Grass Protection Mats Lisk Landscape thumbnail
Grass Protection Mats Testimonial - Lisk Landscape Innovations
Grass Protection Mats Testimonial - Lisk Landscape Innovations
horse run in shed rubber mats thumbnail
Run In Horse Shelter Mats at Taylor Farm - Greatmats Experience
Run In Horse Shelter Mats at Taylor Farm - Greatmats Experience
Industrial By Products Ground Protection Mats in Field thumbnail
Field Protection Mats - Industrial By Products Testimonial
Field Protection Mats - Industrial By Products Testimonial
Ground Protection Mats on a Hill thumbnail
Ground Protection Mats - Axel Landscape Testimonial
Ground Protection Mats - Axel Landscape Testimonial

Flooring Over Dirt How To's - View All

Temporary Walkway or Sidewalk Corner Black thumbnail
Temporary Walkway Over Mud or Grass - Temporary Sidewalk Ideas
Temporary Walkway Over Mud or Grass - Temporary Sidewalk Ideas
Staylock Perforated outdoor flooring over grass thumbnail
Interlocking Patio Tiles, How to Install Outdoor Flooring Over Grass
Interlocking Patio Tiles, How to Install Outdoor Flooring Over Grass
How to install modular tent flooring thumbnail
How Do You Install Modular Tent Flooring?
How Do You Install Modular Tent Flooring?
Ergo Tent Flooring thumbnail
How to Choose the Proper Tent and Event Flooring
How to Choose the Proper Tent and Event Flooring
How to control mud in a paddock thumbnail
How Do You Control Mud in a Horse Paddock or Pasture?
How Do You Control Mud in a Horse Paddock or Pasture?
ground protection mats thumbnail
How To Install Mats For Driving On Mud
How To Install Mats For Driving On Mud
Outdoor Floor Tiles over Gravel thumbnail
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 thumbnail
How To Cover A Dirt Floor
How To Cover A Dirt Floor

Flooring Over Dirt Ideas - View All

Flexible Flooring for Uneven Playground Floors  thumbnail
Top Flexible Flooring for Uneven Floor Surfaces - Indoor and Outdoor
Top Flexible Flooring for Uneven Floor Surfaces - Indoor and Outdoor
camping floor mats under sleeping bag thumbnail
Tent Floor Mat and Campsite Flooring Options and Ideas
Tent Floor Mat and Campsite Flooring Options and Ideas
camping patio mats thumbnail
What Are The Best Camping Patio Mats?
What Are The Best Camping Patio Mats?
Best mud mats for heavy equipment thumbnail
What Are the Best Heavy Equipment Mud Mats?
What Are the Best Heavy Equipment Mud Mats?
beach tiles thumbnail
What Kind Of Flooring Can I Use On A Beach?
What Kind Of Flooring Can I Use On A Beach?
ground protection mats for landscaping  thumbnail
What Are The Best Ground Protection Mats For Landscapers?
What Are The Best Ground Protection Mats For Landscapers?
outdoor patio tiles thumbnail
What Is The Best Shower Tent Floor?
What Is The Best Shower Tent Floor?
rubber mats for horse stall thumbnail
Shed Flooring Ideas - Horse, Machine, Garden
Shed Flooring Ideas - Horse, Machine, Garden
handicap beach access mats thumbnail
What Are The Best Handicap Beach Access Mats?
What Are The Best Handicap Beach Access Mats?
lay diy pavers over dirt thumbnail
Can You Lay Pavers Over Dirt?
Can You Lay Pavers Over Dirt?

Flooring Over Dirt Features - View All

What is Ground Protection? thumbnail
What Are Ground Protection Mats?
What Are Ground Protection Mats?
Ground Protection Mat Clear thumbnail
Ground Protection Mats Features and Benefits Video
Ground Protection Mats Features and Benefits Video
cellular confinement system thumbnail
How Does An Erosion Control Grid Work?
How Does An Erosion Control Grid Work?
Heavy Duty Plastic for underlayment grid system thumbnail
What Is a Soil Stabilization Grid?
What Is a Soil Stabilization Grid?
Ground Protection Mat thumbnail
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