How To Remove Gym Floor Tape

How To Remove Gym Floor Tape

Check out our new video & see how to remove gym floor tape the clean & easy way

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Why Is Colored Paper Tape More Expensive?

Why Is Colored Paper Tape More Expensive?

All paper floor tape begins its life as white tape.  Flatback paper (the backing for Shurtape 724 and other smooth paper tapes is made from bleached paper stock and

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Need A Volleyball Court?  You Better Be Good At Geometry

Need A Volleyball Court? You Better Be Good At Geometry

Anybody who thinks that a volleyball court is just a rectangle on the floor needs to take a look at this YouTube video. Volleyball played at the competitive level requires a court that takes into consideration a lot of complicated rules and which considers the unique role for every player on the floor. Get out […]

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Tape Not Sticking Anymore?  Maybe You’ve Got A Sweat Problem

Tape Not Sticking Anymore? Maybe You’ve Got A Sweat Problem

It is the time of year when volleyball and basketball share the same court at lots of schools and that usually means that tape lines used for volleyball have to be removed and reapplied on a regular basis. This increased use of the floor can create an almost invisible problem that may keep your floor […]

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Test That Tape Before Outlining Your Court

Test That Tape Before Outlining Your Court

No gym floor tape is guaranteed to not damage your floor when it is removed, and the worse the condition of your floor finish, the more likely you are to incur damage when tape is removed. If you’re not sure that your floor won’t be damaged,  test the tape first on an area of the […]

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Beware The 36 Yard Roll

Beware The 36 Yard Roll

There are entirely too many “standard” size rolls when it comes to tape sizing. For years, the two standards were 60 yards and 36 yards. Multiple times in the past several years, major tape manufacturers have reduced roll sizes as a way to raise prices without raising prices, if that makes any sense. It is […]

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Serious Taping To Do?  Get Up Off Your Knees

Serious Taping To Do? Get Up Off Your Knees

The toughest part of putting temporary lines down on a gym floor is that the work ususally has to be done on your knees. It gets much worse if this is a task that has to be redone week after week. The LM2 floor applicator from ATP really changes how you’ll approach this job. This […]

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No Temporary Lines With This Gym Floor

No Temporary Lines With This Gym Floor

A German company has developed a gym floor that doesn’t have any lines. The floor can be lined for any game with just the flip of a switch. ASB Systembau has a floor with embedded LED lighting that can be configured for whatever game you want to play. Just a quick program change can make […]

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Thorough Floor Cleaning Is All About Sweat

Thorough Floor Cleaning Is All About Sweat

When cleaning a wooden gym floor, most people focus on visible dirt and dust. Obviously, this has to be cleaned. What a lot of maintenance people overlook is the presence of sweat on the floor. Athletes sweat profusely, and while that sweat is clearly obvious when it is wet, there is little to see once […]

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Winter Time=Dirt Season

Winter Time=Dirt Season

Indoor winter sports are winding down and the days get longer and warmer. There is more time for outside play, but those who maintain indoor playing facilities are discovering winter’s dirty little secret. Those who handle floor maintenance are discovering that gym traffic in the winter months can attract as much as fifteen times as […]

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Weight Training On A Gym Floor?  You Need This

Weight Training On A Gym Floor? You Need This

Nothing will destroy a wooden gym floor faster than using it as a weight room. Not only will weights slammed to the floor cause the wood to split and splinter, repeated weight use can also damage the sub floor and even the floor framing. There are expensive and complicated floor coverings that will protect your […]

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