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What Is The Most Versatile Form Of Foam Mat?

By Lisa Hobbie Created: June, 2021

Although all foam flooring products are relatively versatile, are often expandable with interlocking edges and sometimes reversible, offering countless options.

A foam mat can be used for everything from creating a kids flooring option for a play area to updating an exercise space or a pool deck. A foam floor mat can also be used to create a floating anti-fatigue space in a kitchen or office. Foam flooring products offer unlimited ideas and possibilities.

While Greatmats offers numerous PE, PU and EVA foam flooring options, the following 5 EVA foam mats represent the most popular, affordable and versatile:

  • Economy Foam Mats
  • Premium Foam Kids and Gym Mats
  • 4-Pack of Foam Puzzle Mats
  • Wood Grain Foam Tiles
  • Home Sport & Play Mat


  • These mats could work for a workout space, home gym, play area, bedroom, family room, office, or more. Commonly used for martial arts and toy rooms, EVA mats are now used for
    and settings, like camping pads, foam pits, bath mats, tarp pads, seat cushions, in hunting blinds, as wall padding, and in art rooms.

    Economy Foam Mats offer an affordable solution that is often used as a flooring surface for a basement, gym, or play space. It is very inexpensive, and it’s available at less than $5 per tile.

    Each mat is 2x2 feet and easily interlocks to other mats with their tight fitting tabs. The mats are waterproof, lead free, and latex free. They provide a soft footing that is shock absorbing. The flooring is lighter than rubber is, so it’s a great one to travel with.

    Available in gray, blue, or black, these mats carry with them a 1 year limited warranty.



    Greatmats customers have reported using these mats successfully for the following uses and locations:

    • Under above ground pools
    • Puppy Training Areas
    • Golf Simulator Rooms
    • Increased traction spaces for old dogs
    • Toddler Playrooms
    • Dance floor underlayment
    • Zen Yoga Spaces
    • Home Dojos
    • Rock Climbing Gyms
    • Boxing Training Rings
    • Dog Crate Mats
    • Dog Play Areas
    • Workshops
    • Preschools
    • Wall padding
    • And more!


    Premium Foam Kids and Gym Mats offer another super versatile and affordable foam mat option. Priced at about $6.25 per tile, these can be used to almost instantly transform any space or area into a vibrant, safe, and cushioned one.

    These waterproof and stain resistant mats are ⅝ inch thick and offer thermal insulation, noise suppression, and aesthetic appeal.

    They stand up to lots of use and abuse with their thatch surface texture, and they come with a 1-year warranty against product defects.



    These have been popular with Greatmats customer for the following uses:

    • Kids Play Areas
    • Workout Spaces
    • Trade Shows
    • Kids Bedrooms
    • Yoga Flooring
    • Exercise Equipment Mats
    • Sound Barriers
    • Garage Workshops (Anti Fatigue)
    • Under Pools
    • Play Houses
    • Daycares
    • Storage Rooms
    • Fishing Poppers
    • Camper Flooring
    • Puppy Nurseries
    • Art Sculptures
    • Cosplay Costumes
    • Under bouncy houses
    • Game rooms
    • etc.!

    A 4-Pack of Foam Puzzle Mats can be used for multiple different purposes and applications, as well. Priced affordably at approximately $5.65 per tile, this ½ inch thick waterproof mat is very soft and available in 3 colors.

    These mats offer shock absorption, cushioning, and scuff resistance in many different settings. They are each 24x24 inches, lead and latex free, and they carry with them a 1 year limited warranty.



    These mats have been used for:

    • Kids playrooms
    • Rabbit agility surfaces
    • Camping Tent Flooring
    • Toy Rooms
    • Classrooms
    • Vacation Bible Schools
    • Outdoor Events
    • Mobile Church Flooring
    • Homeschool space
    • Nurseries
    • Puppy Play Rooms
    • And more!



    Wood Grain Foam Tiles deliver a super versatile faux wood tile option that is the perfect mix of classic comfort and aesthetic appeal. They offer a rich hardwood look or classic color of gray or black, so they truly can compliment any style or design preference.

    These tiles are latex free, lead free, and waterproof. They are a breeze to install in any place or space, from a cabinet or camper to a full, traditional room. Since they each weigh in at only around 1.2 pounds, they are simple to transport.



    These foam tiles can truly be installed in virtually any area of the home and they interlock tightly together leaving virtually no gaps, offering a solid floor that is comfortable and attractive.


    • Trade Show Booths
    • Workout spaces
    • Dance spaces
    • Basement Dens
    • Laundry Rooms
    • Hallways
    • Bedrooms
    • Family Rooms
    • Libraries
    • Art Studios
    • Sailboats
    • Home Gyms
    • Antifatigue kitchen flooring
    • Bathrooms
    • etc.!


    The Home Sport & Play Mat is a versatile flooring choice for a home gym floor where quick movements with athletic shoes will be practiced, like those performed during Insanity, 21 Day Fix, and other intense workouts.

    This mat offers a flexible consistency similar to soft rubber while offering more cushion than rubber does. The mats work great in virtually any home gym setting or environment, because it’s waterproof, stain resistant, and scuff resistant.

    These mats reduce fatigue and absorb shock extremely well. Installing them is simple, and to clean them, just vacuum or damp mop them with a common household floor cleaner.



    These interlocking mats are popular for:

    • Karate
    • Group Exercise
    • Yoga
    • Under Punching Bags
    • Boxing Rings
    • Insanity
    • Weight Training
    • Floor Exercises
    • Kickboxing
    • Taekwondo
    • Dog Grooming Spaces
    • Apartments
    • Gymnastics
    • Under Portable Hot Tubs
    • Cross training workouts
    • Toolbox Shadowing
    • Kitchens
    • Entryways
    • Bathrooms
    • Stretching
    • And more!

    Greatmats - For The Most Versatile Foam Mat Products Available Anywhere

    Depending on the space you’re working with, your budget, and other factors such as portability and the activities you’re seeking to accommodate, the mats you select may combine one or more of the products featured.

    Choosing the perfect mat will depend on the method in which it will be used and the space it will be used in, and the team at Greatmats provides top notch service and levels of expertise to help you select the products that are ideal for you.

    Regardless of the product you select, you can be confident in the fact that you’re getting the best price, value, and quality available anywhere.
    For more on this topic please review our Foam Tiles and Foam Floor Tiles product page.