what floor for basement home gym?

basil92008November 20, 2010

Our new house has an unfinished walk-out basement, and we'd like to turn part of it into a home gym to include a treadmill, elliptical, weight bench, etc. What would be the best surface?

Industrial-type carpet? Marmoleum? Laminate? I would want something easy to clean and durable.

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woodfloorpro

Rubber flooring like in the free weight areas of fitness centers

    Bookmark   November 20, 2010 at 9:23AM
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basil92008

That's an awesome idea! Could I put that right over the basement floor or would I have to put something under it?

    Bookmark   November 20, 2010 at 10:09AM
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proinstallpa

rubber is a good idea, and yes it can go right over concrete. My suggestion is look into a product commonly used in gyms, and indoor sports centers called MONDO.

Here is a link that might be useful: Mondo flooring

    Bookmark   November 20, 2010 at 12:02PM
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powertec

Professional gym quality and performance for the home. We are the direct manufacturer. Advanced Home Gyms for total body training at affordable prices.

Here is a link that might be useful: Home Gym

    Bookmark   March 7, 2011 at 1:26AM
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