Basketball floor
August 30, 2018

Steps To Building A New Gym Floor

Here at Sports Floors, Inc., we know how hard facility managers and athletic directors work managing sports programs, coordinating events, and maintaining budgets. When it comes to a major sports-related development like having a new gym floor built, you may feel like a fish out of water! Replacing a floor may only happen once during Read More

Sports Floor Finish
July 31, 2018

Gym Floor Finish

Engineered hardwood flooring lends a sense of strength, durability, and beauty to the interiors of many institutions. It has been a popular commercial flooring choice for centuries.  With proper care, these floors can last for many years. But even the best-maintained floors can wear down over time and need reconditioning in the form of resealing. Read More

Sports Floors Court 1
June 29, 2018

Gym Floor Durability

When it comes to athletic flooring, expectations are high. Clients want safe, resilient, durable, high-performance floors for their gymnasiums, and at Sports Floors Inc., we are determined to provide products that are capable of not only meeting but exceeding those expectations. We demand quality, integrity, and accountability from our team and our services, so when Read More

wood basketball floor
May 31, 2018

Wood vs. Synthetic Flooring

Today’s sports world is fraught with turnover. To accurately calculate the cost of your sports surface over its life cycle depends on a combination of factors, including investments in installation and maintenance. At Sports Floors, we know that it’s hard to find a college basketball coach who stays loyal to their program when faced with Read More

Starkville basketball floor
April 18, 2018

Using Your Court as a Branding Tool

There are tremendous branding opportunities that basketball courts allow for both their teams and their sponsors. These opportunities have helped to create the spark behind a growing list of unique court designs in the NBA and NCAA, and even in high schools. Sports Floors has helped Tulane University and the Memphis Hustle of the NBA Read More

Floor Protection
November 6, 2017

Gym Floor Covers

Wood gym floors are very versatile and can host a plethora of events.  However, in some cases, extra precautions need to be taken to protect the floor from damage.  High heeled shoes, tables and chairs without padded legs, and podiums can scratch or dent a wood floor.  Sports Floors recommends using a gym floor cover Read More

St Benedict at Auburndale gym floor
October 30, 2017

Dirty Gym Floors Are Dangerous

Keeping your floor clean A dirty gym floor doesn’t just look bad, it’s also hazardous for your athletes. A floor covered with dust, dirt, and debris can cause athletes to slip, twist an ankle and get seriously injured in a number of different ways. Not only that, when dirt collects on a gym floor, it Read More

Sports Floors Inc. logo
September 6, 2017

New High School Basketball Rule Change for 2017-2018

Rule 1-13-2 : Adding New Coaching Box Lines In accordance with rule 1-13-2, the coaching box shall be outlined the side of the court on which the scorer’s and timer’s table and team benches are located. The area shall be bounded by a line drawn 28 feet from the end line towards the Division line. At Read More

Hurricane Harvey
September 5, 2017

Flood and Water Damage from Hurricane Harvey

Water on Your Gym Floor Hurricane Harvey brought heavy rains and flooding never seen before in Texas and the Southeast. Naturally, there is big chance that water came in to contact with your gym floor.  If you suspect this may have happened, act quickly! Even if there doesn’t appear to be visible damage, water often settles Read More

Sports Floors Inc. logo
February 9, 2016

Caring For Your Wood Floor

Caring for Your Wood Floor “How do I take care of my wood floor?” This is probably the question we hear the most.  And it’s a good one.  When this question goes un-asked, those floors almost always have problems pop up down the road – problems that could have easily been prevented with proper care Read More

Highland Oaks court installation
September 22, 2015

Installing a New Basketball Court

So, you’ve decided to put a new wood gym floor in your facility.  Now what?  A lot of people don’t know the process that takes place in order to make that new gym floor into a reality. A common misconception about installing a new wood gym floor is how long it takes.  Most people think Read More

patching a wood floor
August 25, 2015

Patching a Wood Floor

One reason we love wood gym floors so much is that they are easier to repair than a synthetic floor – and usually, we can make that repair invisible once we are done.  However, that process can be more time-consuming or expensive than some clients want.  Sometimes shortcuts are requested.  This blog will explain what Read More