Asphalt Tennis Courts
Burrows Courts has been building new asphalt tennis courts for more than 40 years.
Though Post Tension concrete will last longer, asphalt makes for the best base material
of any other hard-court material on the market.
It does not have the same negative long-term effects on the body that you get with the denser concrete finish.
Advanced design specifications,
would include several lifts of asphalt, placed between
a specially designed crack resistant fabric (PetroMat)
First the site is selected and cleared.
Final design varies based on location and soil conditions.
The average court would have 8" thick road base and 4" thick asphalt.
Fence layouts would also vary, dependent on the owner’s specific needs.
The court is finished with the Plexipave surfacing system and the Douglas equipment and accessory lines.
Most private tennis courts are finished with a Basketball
goal and half court blended striping
When it comes to tennis court construction, Asphalt tennis courts are very popular among our customers for a variety of reasons.
The most compelling advantage of an asphalt tennis court is that it requires little or no maintenance on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.
This makes asphalt tennis courts very popular with private homeowners,apartments/condominiums, schools and municipalities.
Court owners can also customize the colours, speed and
cushioning of the court to suit their individual preferences.
Many private homeowners utilize their asphalt tennis courts for other activities, including basketball.
Standard Asphalt Tennis Court Construction
Once the stone base and asphalt has been installed, and the
asphalt has cured for 2 weeks, the color coating process begins.
The court will be flooded to reveal any low areas in the asphalt surface
A patch binder mix is then
applied to fill in the low areas.Two coats of acrylic resurfacing product are next applied over the asphalt to repair any minor imperfections and seal the asphalt surface.
Two coats of acrylic
court paint are then applied, followed by the playing lines.
The pace of ball bounce can be somewhat controlled by adding more or less sand to the
acrylic resurfacing product and acrylic court paint.
Most new courts will require a four coat color system (two coats of resurfacing product, two coats of color product). You as the court owner can
choose from a variety of different colours to match your tastes.
and install all court related equipment.
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