It will be a cliche but, with the summer season grows the desire to be outdoors in contact with nature. In particular, for the lovers of sports in the open air, the technology even lets you set up a basketball court, tennis court or soccer in the garden of the house. Verified that the space available is sufficient, it is possible to lay a floor on the artificial which has the same characteristics of the one playing the professionals of the NBA.
It is called PowerGame and is produced by Gerflor, the company specialized in the production of vinyl floor coverings for over 70 years, and has created a system of modules of 30×30 cm, thickness 15.8 mm self-locking, with which you can create the ideal space to play a game of your favorite sport.
As the need to set a field of the game
Apart from the space needed for the type of field that you want to set up, it is important that the ground is level so as to avoid depressions that do not allow the correct bounce of the ball or the ball. There are then two ways to proceed, the first is to lay a concrete slab in order to create a permanent field. The second is to proceed simply by laying the forms interlocking directly on the grass or on any surface compact. Above, you can install the appropriate equipment to your sport, basket, door to the soccer field, tennis net or volleyball.
Maintenance and costs
The floor is treated and will not discolour with the sun and weather events, as the maintenance is reduced only to cleaning of the surface. In the case of the rupture of a part of a module, simply unplug it and replace it, and the scrap is not thrown away but recycled. If installed properly, provides a bounce that is virtually identical to the cement. Finally, the wide range of variations expected to comply with the traditional colors of the fields of the game, or to customize it to your liking. Price € 39 per sqm.
Easy to lay, modules, 30×30 cm, thickness 15.8 mm self-locking
The surface of polypropylene high strength
Shock absorption: ≥45% <75%: 59%
The bounce of the ball: ASTM F1551 sec. 31: 101.8%
You can find it in retailers for building materials.