Over their lifespan, private tennis courts are subjected to a tremendous amount of wear and tear, which must be maintained. This is because tennis is a sport that requires a significant amount of physical effort. A tennis court that has been damaged may, in the future. Become both an eyesore and a safety issue if the problems are not addressed appropriately. This is because the court will no longer function as intended. If your tennis court has sustained any kind of damage, you have the choice of fixing it, having it resurfaced, or fully replacing it with a new one. These are the three different therapies that might be used.
The Three Rs
When it comes to your tennis court, maintenance and repairs are nearly typically carried out on an as-needed basis. On the other hand, resurfacing is something that you should perform anywhere from once every three years to once every five years depending on how often it is used and the environment that you live in. It is an essential component of the normal maintenance that a court owner must do. When maintenance measures like patching and resurfacing are insufficient to resolve a problem in its entirety, replacement may be required. If you notice that you are routinely doing more maintenance than in the past. It is in your best interest to speak with an expert to find out what kinds of things you should be doing to maintain your court.
What is Resurfacing?
The surfacing stage’ of the procedure is what gives resurfacing its name, and it refers to the modification of the surface level of your skin that is done for aesthetic purposes. This is done for the purpose of improving the appearance of your skin. This process is what gives the operation its name, hence it was appropriately called after the phase that it is. However, this is just the beginning of the procedure since the “healing phase” of the resurfacing surgery comes before this step. This is the step that requires the greatest attention since it demands not only a full evaluation of the whole court but also a range of various kinds of repair work, such as surface leveling and cracks repairs. Because of this, it is important to take your time with this phase. The subsequent part of the operation, which is known as the surfacing phase, will start after the repairs have been completed. At this point, fresh coats of paint are sprayed onto the asphalt. And these coatings not only demarcate the play zones but also fill in any cracks or holes that may have appeared on the surface of the asphalt. This is carried out to be ready for the subsequent stage of the project.
When Should I Resurface?
The range of time that is suggested is between three and five years; nevertheless, it is conceivable that you may be required to finish it earlier. There are a few telltale signs that you should be aware of that signal your court needs resurfacing, and you should pay attention to them in order to determine whether or not it is necessary.
The water collects on the surface and stays there for protracted amounts of time.
The color is losing its vibrancy.
The surface is rippling with bubbles.
The surface develops cracks, or the ones that are already there become worse.
The surface is porous, which encourages the development of mounds and mildew. If players are having trouble playing on the court due to concerns with the surface area, this is the first clue that you need to resurface the court. This is a significant red flag indicating your court is not fit for play in any way, shape, or form.
Aside from the weather, other elements that may contribute to the need for resurfacing include dirt, piles of leaves, and adjacent plants that are still growing. If you want your court to last as long as possible. You should do all you can to maintain it as clean and clear of dirt as you possibly can. This will help it remain in the greatest shape possible.
Who Should I Contact?
Keystone Sports Construction offers a wide variety of services, including repair, resurfacing, and even replacement in addition to installation. Which is one of the numerous alternatives available. We not only install, repair, and replace artificial grass, but we also do the aforementioned for tennis courts as part of the services we offer.
We are the only company that can provide artificial grass at the price that we can, and we also provide the highest possible level of service. We work with you to plan and construct a court or field that is safe for playing on without putting your financial resources in jeopardy in the process. Please get in contact with us as soon as you can and tell us about the ideal tennis court or athletic field that you would want us to construct.