As with everything, gym mats have a limited life expectancy. No matter how carefully they are maintained, you will eventually have to replace them. We encourage our customers to keep an eye on their mats and to replace them when they start to show signs of severe wear and tear. Use our suggestions to ensure that your patrons are using the best flooring at all times:
If you want your mats to last for a long time, the surface needs to be properly maintained. They will endure a considerable amount of wear and tear, especially if they’ve been placed in popular areas of the gym – proper maintenance can extend their lifespan so that you don’t need to replace them as often. Some steps that you should take include:
Most gym mats come with a 12 month warranty, so if they deteriorate abnormally during this time they may be replaced. Keep in mind that the manufacturer will need to determine whether the damage is a result of a manufacturing default or whether it’s due to misuse – if it’s the latter, a replacement will not be covered under warranty.
If you run a commercial gym, it’s a good idea to replace the mats as soon as you notice signs of excessive damage. They will naturally change shape and form as a result of differing temperatures and wear, which is no cause for alarm. If you start to notice any of the following problems, however, it is time that you started thinking about replacing them:
Bardwell Safety Matting supplies a variety of products that are suitable for use as gym mats, from non-slip matting options that are perfect for use in change rooms to anti fatigue options that are great for martial arts studios. Contact us today if you require assistance with making your selection or if you have damaged mats that are in need of being replaced.