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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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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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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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