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Vinyl and carpet protective gym floor covering for schools

Gym floor covering options prevent wear and tear on the main finished gym floor surfaces Greatmats provides two designs of gymnasium floor covers. Select from either carpet tiles or roll out vinyl material in a variety of weights.

Installation of a gym floor covering systems are simple with either type of gym floor protection option.

Protective Gym Floor Covers for Schools

Using floor coverings can protect the hardwood from scuffs and spills when placeing chairs and tables on a basketball hardwood court.

These gym floor covers protect existing subfloors. The cost of repairing or resurfacing damaged floorings can be expensive.

Basics About Gym Floor Covering and Protections

Hardwoods are expensive installations for gymnasiums. Yet where they are installed, they're among the busiest locations in schools, churches, and similar gathering places. Protect your gym floor with our products.

At most places, it is a multi purpose space and hosts all kinds of different events. Sports practices and games are only the beginning. It serves as a gathering place for pep rallies, assemblies, graduations, dances, and fundraising. It may allow the public to hold craft shows and trade shows.

Natural wood simply isn't made to handle heavy duty foot traffic. Non-athletic shoes can scuff the surface, and a spill can cause significant damage to the finish.

Greatmats has a wide range of gym floor tarps available, all of which create slip resistance. Using a gym tarp will enhance the versatility of the area. It then can host non-sporting events safely, as it will save gymnasium floors from damage.

Count on Greatmats to deliver highly competitive prices. Don't spend money regularly on gym floor cover rental. Instead, schools, universities, churches, and athletic facilities can purchase one, so it's always ready to use.

Many of our tarps will cost less than $1 per square ft of coverage. This delivers a strong value in a product that will stand up to regular use. In fact, the right systems can almost pay for themselves over time. Facilities can rent out the space more often when they have high quality runners on hand. Non-sports usage will not cause damage to the hardwood that requires expensive repairs.

Our materials will keep it looking new longer. This means fewer resurfacings, saving money.

We offer carpeting and vinyls. We've outlined some of the advantages and disadvantages of both styles below.

Vinyl Gym Floor Covers

  1. Large sheets of flooring are easy to roll out and install
  2. Install them across an entire court, taking two people only about half an hour
  3. Vinyl is available in various thicknesses and widths
  4. A quick mopping will have it looking amazing
  5. Multiple colors to match school or team
  6. Floor runners yield coverage for smaller high traffic areas, like team benches or walkways for fans

Gym guard gym floor covers and tarps appear in numerous thicknesses and color options. Use these where a quick installation is required.

It rolls out fast. It is best stored on hanging racks, which makes storage convenient. With the right gym floor covers storage racks, the work goes fast, as the material will roll out quickly from the racks.Our Self Cleaning Brush Attachment is another great investment. This attachment mounts to the rack. As the material is rolled onto the rack, the brush sweeps it at the same time. This brush ensures the gym cover will look great.

We have 10- and 12-foot wide options. At this width, they provide a lot of coverage area quickly.

If working with an average size building, a pair of people can easily install it in about 30 minutes. For larger gyms, we sell rolls up to 100 feet in length.

We have narrower units too. These measure 4 or 5 feet in width, making them perfect for use along the sidelines. Place them under the chairs on the bench to catch spills and keep the wood floor surface protected. Or employ runners to go atop areas that will serve as reception lines.

Both are available in weights of thicknesses from 10 to 32 ounces. For frequent use, thicker ones are more appropriate. Thinner installations work nicely for light use situations.

We have 15 different colors in this product. This makes matching a school's athletic team color easier.

Gym floor covers should be taped down when installing them. A custom cut is possible. Vinyls are easy to clean, requiring an occasional mopping.

Carpeted Coverings

  1. A tile consisting of carpeting is easy to handle
  2. Each tile can be stored on carts for a simplified layout and removal
  3. Non-slip backing eliminates the need for adhesives
  4. Gym carpet tiles create traction, helping to keep event attendees safer
  5. Our SoftTuff stands up to heels, making it a great choice for use for formals

Gym floor carpet tiles are durable, providing perfect protectors. These are conveniently sized at 1x2 meters per piece and 6mm thick. We have a three year warranty with this product.

Gym floor carpet rolls won't tear or bunch up during heavy use. They have excellent traction. They have a bit of softness to them, creating a forgiving surface. We have both blue and gray colors.

Our 1x2 meter sizes are handy to have on hand. They give so much versatility for use in gymnasiums that customers receive a very good value.

To simplify storage, we offer carts for transporting them. When using the carts, just roll them anywhere they're required. Have the cart on hand for disassembly too, speeding up this process.

Our SoftTuff density fiber is high heel proof. Each is 3 1/3’ square, meaning it'll go over a lot of area in a hurry. It measures 3/16” thick and weighs 3.3 pounds. At this size, it can be carried anywhere for the layout. They provide a good investment for the busy gymnasium.Our double-sided reversible tile is gray on one side and black on the other. Just pick the best color, depending on the event that's occurring.

The Benefits of Gym Floor Covering Systems

  1. Hardwood flooring is pricey to resurface. Our products prolong the life.
  2. Coverings increase the versatility. Use these spaces for awards ceremonies, graduations, parties, and more.
  3. Maintain pristine condition for events, while protecting against hard sole shoes, tables, chairs, and spills.
  4. Creates a buffer, extending the subflooring’s lifespan.

FAQ Gym Floor Covers Q&A

Which gym floor covers are best for gymnasiums?
One of our most popular gym floor covers is called SoftTuff Protect. Our basketball floor covering is a perfect choice for churches and other dual purpose facilities. Employ it anywhere it may be used for dances, banquets, ceremonies, or another special event.

How heavy are vinyl gym floor covering tiles?
Ours measure 1 by 2 meters and weigh a little less than 14 pounds per unit. Stack them on a cart for easier transportation. They have a slip resistant backing. This means no tape or glue is required during installation, allowing for a quick layout.

What kind of tape can you use on hardwood indoor sports courts?
Specific types of tapes made from vinyls are safe to use, and they usually have a waterproof design, so they will last. We offer transparent tapes that are recommended.

Will duct tape ruin wood volleyball flooring?
Yes. Using especially strong adhesives for taping down items on the volleyball floors is a bad idea, as they will leave behind residue.

How can I clean my gym floor covering carpet tiles so they will last?
To clean the basketball court covers made from carpeting, just run a vacuum over them occasionally.