Home gym flooring options- Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles

By: Gen Wright


Great you have just finished buying all your gorgeous new gym equipment and now all you have to do is decide what type of flooring you want to use in your new gym. Many new home gym owners nowadays are fitting Rubber flooring rolls or simple and bright Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles.

You may be considering hardwood flooring to be decked out in your gym, but really is this the answer? Hardwood flooring looks great once fitted, but it isn't the most durable floor, especially in a gym. This is because that in a gym there are times when we drop free weights or the gym machines around. Both of these have a damag8ng effect on the flooring.

You may have noticed that in commercial gyms there is a floor that is rather bouncy. This is because it is made from rubber and is resistant to damage and extremely durable. If you drop a heavy free weight onto rubber flooring, it will simply make a small sound and stop, causing no damage to the flooring or to the weight. This can save you thousands as you will no longer have to replace your gym floor or your expensive weights.

Many of us want our home gym to be in keeping with the rest of the house, meaning that it is stylish and fashionable. Rubber flooring can seem to be the total opposite in fashion and style, or at least it was.

Rubber flooring rolls and now Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles has come a long way in recent years and it is no longer that grey, matt and dull flooring that you may have a picture of in your head.

Rubber flooring rolls and Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles comes in a whole rainbow of colours; from vibrant red to calming blue. Also you can get rubber that is flecked with colour to give the impression of a star burst. With all of these colours available to you, your home gym is going to be the best looking gym on the street.

Not only does rubber flooring mean that you can have your flooring in a whole host of colours, as rubber can be moulded, you can have your flooring in many different effects. Some chose to have the traditional effect of tiles in their gym, this gives a polished finish that takes a fee glances before you realise that the flooring isn't actually made of tiles. Others prefer an ultra modern high gloss finish that will give a crisp finish. You can choose a traditional matt finish as well, pretty much, if you can think it you can get it with rubber flooring.

Finally, the fitting. Many people dread having their new flooring fitted, but with the options available in Rubber flooring rolls and now Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles, there really is no need to fear. Rubber flooring can be fitted in two main ways. It can come in a roll, similar to that of a carpet and can be fitted in the same manner. If you are a traditionalist and have carpet fitting down to fine art, then this is the option for you. Rubber flooring also comes in easy to fit interlocking tiles. This is basically like the easiest jigsaw puzzle you will ever tackle.

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Did you know that some Rubber Flooring Rolls are made from recycled auto tires? You can recycle and go green at the same time as you renovate. Learn about what you need in rubber flooring rolls and Interlocking Rubber Floor tiles for home gym flooring, dog housing, garages, for durable & safe waterproof areas.

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