Gym Floor Rubber Roll 1m x 10m x 8mm
Our rubber rolls come in 1m wide x 10m long rolls that are 8mm thick. Great for seamless application in commercial gyms and other health facilities.
Installing gym floor rubber roll is a relatively straightforward process, but it requires careful preparation and attention to detail to ensure a durable flooring surface. Follow these steps below:
Materials You’ll Need:
- Rubber gym flooring rolls
- Double-sided carpet tape or adhesive
- Utility knife or flooring cutter
- Measuring tape
- Straight edge for cutting along or T-square
- Broom and dustpan
- Safety equipment (gloves, safety glasses)
Step 1: Prepare the Subfloor:
- Ensure that the subfloor is clean, dry, and level. Remove any debris, dust, or existing flooring material. Repair any cracks or irregularities in the subfloor.
Step 2: Measure and Plan:
- Measure the dimensions of the gym area to determine how much rubber flooring you’ll need. It’s a good idea to add a few extra inches to your measurements to account for any cutting mistakes or future adjustments.
Step 3: Acclimate the Flooring:
- Allow the rubber gym flooring rolls to acclimate to the room’s temperature and humidity for at least 24-48 hours before installation. This helps prevent expansion or contraction after installation.
Step 4: Cut the Rubber Flooring:
- Roll out the rubber flooring in the gym area. Use a straight edge or T-square to mark the flooring where it needs to be cut to fit the room’s dimensions.
- Use a utility knife or flooring cutter to make precise cuts along the marked lines. Make sure the cuts are straight and clean.
Step 5: Install the Rubber Flooring:
- Start at one corner of the room. If using adhesive, apply it to the subfloor following the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Lay the rubber flooring roll down carefully, ensuring that it lines up with the edges and corners of the room.
- If using double-sided carpet tape, apply it along the perimeter of the room and in a grid pattern across the subfloor.
- Press the rubber flooring firmly onto the adhesive or tape, smoothing out any wrinkles or air bubbles as you go.
Step 6: Trim and Finish:
- Trim any excess rubber around the edges of the room using a utility knife or flooring cutter.
- Check for any gaps or seams between rolls and make sure they are tightly butted together.
- If necessary, install transition strips at doorways or other points where the rubber flooring meets other flooring materials.
Step 7: Clean and Maintain:
- Sweep or vacuum the rubber flooring regularly to remove dust and debris.
- Clean the flooring with a mild, pH-neutral cleaner recommended by the manufacturer.
- Periodically inspect the flooring for any signs of wear or damage and repair as needed.
Remember to follow the specific instructions provided by the manufacturer of your rubber gym flooring for the best results, as product variations may exist. Proper installation will not only ensure a professional appearance but also improve the safety and longevity of your gym floor