Installing flooring over wood anywhere from a home gym to an outdoor deck can be a simple process when you use Greatmats products intended for that type of installation.

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Here we'll highlight different areas where wood 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 wood?

  • EVA Foam
  • PE Foam
  • Artificial Turf
  • Laminate
  • Vinyl
  • PVC Plastic
  • Polypropylene Plastic
  • Rubber
  • Engineered Hardwood

WHERE would you install flooring over wood?

  • Living Room
  • Bedroom
  • Decks
  • Patios
  • Porches
  • Gyms
  • Dance Studios
  • Martial Arts Schools
  • Pontoons

WHY would you lay flooring over wood?

  • Cushion
  • Noise Reduction
  • Fatigue Relief
  • Insulation
  • Style
  • Impact Absorption
  • Slip resistance
  • Fall Protection
  • Floor Protection

WHICH types wood can have flooring installed overtop?

  • Hardwood
  • Plywood
  • Decking Boards
  • Engineered Wood
  • Solid Wood
  • OSB
  • Veneer
  • Softwood
  • Etc.

WHEN would you want install flooring over wood?

  • When want a change of style
  • When you want to cover stained, cracked or splintered wood
  • When you need to add safety benefits
  • When you want a softer floor
  • When you want a more temperature stable floor
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

WHO can install flooring over wood

  • You
  • Professional installers
  • Your partner
  • Your coworker
  • Your colleague
  • Your children
  • Your siblings
  • Your parents
  • Anybody!

HOW do I learn to install flooring over concrete

  • Watch our video tutorials
  • Follow installation instructions on the product pages
  • Follow directions shipped with the products
  • Consult an installer
  • Speak with a Greatmats team member
  • Read installation blogs
  • Invite someone to help
  • Trial and Error
  • Guess