Exercise flooring is a type of flooring that is designed specifically for use in gymnasiums, fitness centres, and similar facilities. These floors are generally constructed using concrete, wood, vinyl, rubber, or some combination thereof. In addition to being durable, these floors are often quite slippery, making them ideal for training exercises. However, they can also cause problems if not properly maintained. Here are the simple tips for maintaining an exercise flooring 

1. Cleaning

The first step in maintaining the gym floor is cleaning. It would help if you cleaned the gym floor at least once weekly. If you have any spills, make sure to clean them immediately. Use a mop and water to get rid of any stains. Make sure to use soap and hot water to remove dirt and grime. After cleaning, allow the floor to dry completely before using it again.

2. Waxing

Waxing is a great way to protect your gym floor from wear and tear. To wax your gym floor, you need to apply a thick layer of wax onto the gym floor. Allow the wax to sit for about 30 minutes before applying additional layers. Once the wax dries, buff the surface with a soft cloth.

3. Sanding

Sanding is an excellent way of protecting your gym flooring from damage. When sanding, you want to start with fine-grit sandpaper and work your way up to coarser-grit sandpaper. A good rule of thumb is to start with 100-grit and then move up to 220-grit.

4. Maintaining

Maintaining your gym floor is just as important as cleaning and waxing. Inspect your gym floor regularly to ensure no cracks or holes appear. You can do this by looking for any loose tiles or peeling paint. If you notice anything that is out of place, you should repair it immediately.

 Options for Gym Floor

There are many options for gym floors, including: 

Carpeted tiles
Linoleum
Wooden planks
Rubber floor

Each option offers its advantages and disadvantages, so it is best to consult a professional about what would work best for your facility.

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