Gym Flooring Frequently Asked Questions
Does Sport Court St. Louis® sports flooring require a climate-controlled building?
Unlike many other sports surfaces, our gym floors perform well in a wide variety of climate conditions. Extreme humidity, cold temperatures, or heat generally don’t present any problems in playability.
How does the cost of a court from Sport Court St. Louis compare other alternatives options?
Our courts are typically less expensive than even the basic suspended wood systems, and they compete well with most other synthetic alternatives. Even alternatives like asphalt and concrete that are initially inexpensive have costs that arise over the long term. Over the life cycle, Sport Court’s low maintenance costs and extended durability will continue to save you money year after year after year. Ask your CourtBuilder for more detailed information about the costs for your specific space so that you can accurately compare with other options.
How does moisture affect Sport Court flooring?
Unlike wood and most other synthetic floors, our indoor and outdoor modular sports floors are virtually unaffected by water. This includes vapor from concrete slabs or subsurface as well as submersion or flood.
Does Sport Court use any hazardous chemicals or materials in its manufacturing process or installation?
No. In fact, we are the only ISO 14001 sports flooring manufacturer in the United States—the international standard for environmental controls.
What colors do you offer?
Almost any color you can imagine. We’ll provide you with our standard palette of over 20 stock colors, or we can match any PMS color you prefer.
What makes Sport Court St. Louis different from others CourtBuilders?
Fiercely committed to quality, Sport Court, unlike other game court manufacturers, only allows authorized CourtBuilders trained by Sport Court to install the world's leading indoor and outdoor modular game surfaces. They live and work in your area, so they understand local building codes, weather and environmental issues.
How long does it take to install a court floor?
Sport Court flooring can be installed, striped, and ready for play in less than a week.
How long will a Sport Court floor last?
Our modular sport floors are covered by a 15-year limited warranty, and we expect them to deliver playability, safety, and durability for even longer.
Does Sport Court flooring provide any safety benefits?
Sport Court’s engineers work to design high-performance courts that increase the safety of the athletes playing on them. In fact, through independent Lab Testing, our products have been shown to reduce the likelihood of a head injury from impact and to reduce the shock on joints. Making it the safest surface for both young and old. Patented Lateral Forgiveness™ technology provides protection against stress on limbs and joints. We can also adjust the shock absorption value of our indoor flooring system to almost any level you’d like.
How well does the ball bounce on a Sport Court game court compared to other basketball floors?
DIN-certified basketball floors must deliver a minimum 90% ball response, but we don’t believe in bare minimums. Our modular surfaces range from 93% to 100% ball response.
How does maintenance compare with other sports floors?
Sport Court modular surfaces require less maintenance than most others. We recommend regular dust-mopping and intermittent mop cleaning.
Why do you call Sport Court floors “multi-purpose” sport surfaces?
Most sports surfaces have limitations. Sport Court modular courts can be used for almost any activity in almost any type of facility.