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Hosting an Event At Your School? Use A Gym Floor Cover

November 19, 2014

While school gyms are designed primarily to accommodate athletic activities like basketball and volleyball, the fact is that most gyms serve as multi-purpose facilities. It’s not always sporting events that are taking place on the floors of your gym. Sometimes, special assemblies, presentations or other non-athletic events are hosted in the gym, and during these special events, it’s critical that you take the proper precautions to protect your flooring investment by using a gym floor cover.

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Gym floors are specifically designed to handle athletic foot traffic. Non-athletic shoes, furniture and other traffic that takes place during non-sporting events can cause severe damage to your flooring, scuffing it up and staining it. That’s why it’s so important that you use a professional grade floor cover during the following events:

  • Dances: The gym is typically the perfect place to hold a school dance. There’s plenty of room for dancing and hanging out. However, it’s important that you put down a gym floor cover during your school dance. Heels and dress shoes can do serious damage to any type of gym floor, but floor covers are built tough to protect your investment.
  • Concerts: Sometimes, school gyms can double as concert venues because they can accommodate large crowds easily. The volume of foot traffic during a concert makes it necessary to protect your flooring using a floor cover. Without a protective cover, your floor could get scuffed up, stained from refreshments and get damaged in a number of other ways.
  • Graduations: Graduations are a time for celebration with friends and family. Rather than renting out a large, costly venue elsewhere, many schools save money by holding graduation in their own gyms. Often times, staging and chairs need to be set up on the floor to decorate for the graduation. Gym floors must be protected and completely covered during graduation so that the furniture doesn’t cause any major gouges and costly damage.

Gym floor covers are a smart investment that can help you protect your floor and extend its life. Make sure you choose a high-quality, heavy-duty floor cover that can withstand the wear and tear of foot traffic, furniture and all your special event needs while still protecting your beautiful gym floor.


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