3 Reasons to Specify Hardwood Premium Sheathing for Sports Floors

A beautiful hardwood maple sports floor will be the star of any athletic facility. Yet, what’s found in between the flooring and the concrete slab makes a noticeable difference. Failing to use high-quality subflooring materials could result in a gymnasium floor that needs additional maintenance, provides less-than-desirable performance, and has a shorter-than-expected life cycle. At… Read more

Dealer Spotlight: The Final Floor

Quick quiz: check the reasons why you have a passion for sports and commercial flooring. [  ] The opportunity to work with one of nature’s most beautiful products: solid hardwood maple. [  ] The chance to supply synthetic flooring that thousands of people will enjoy for decades. [  ] The challenge of determining the exact… Read more

Project Management Tips for Replacing a School Gymnasium Floor

Athletic directors spend a lot of time managing sports programs, coordinating events, and working on budgets. But, when a major sports-related development like a gymnasium remodel lands on your plate, things can quickly become confusing and complicated. An undertaking like this may only happen once during a facility manager or athletic director’s career, so it’s… Read more

Dealer Spotlight: Southern Flooring

The story behind Southern Flooring is the classic American Dream come true, in which hard work, perseverance, and ingenuity pay off, ending in a successful, family-run business that gets passed down through the generations. Of course, this story may have less to do with America than it does the Counihan family. We spoke with owner,… Read more

Specifying a Dance Floor | How Architects Can Help Clients Choose

The worlds of basketball and dance may seem far removed, but when it comes to the floors that dancers and players use, the floor system needs to provide many comparable athletic or performance features. While we tend to think of dancers as performance artists and basketball players as athletes, the truth is both of these… Read more