Whether you’re building your very first tennis court or simply adding on to your existing one, you want to make sure that it’s constructed to the highest possible standards. That’s why you should use a qualified contractor with experience in the tarmac tennis court and installation of asphalt tennis courts. Netball Court Specialists has the expertise to ensure that your new or refurbished tennis court meets or exceeds all of the relevant specifications.
The majority of hard courts in use today are paved with some form of asphalt concrete. This two-layered construction features a graded macadam base and a wearing course that provide a porous, frost-resistant surface. This design allows water to percolate quickly through the surface so play can resume soon after rain.
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Asphalt maintains its popularity primarily due to cost, readily available materials and ease of installation. However, the asphalt “mix” that is used for road and parking lot construction is not designed with the special properties required to provide a long service life for tennis court pavements. Specialty tennis courts mix designs are now available to address this issue.
Another popular option for constructing a hard tennis court is a post-tensioned concrete construction. This is more expensive to install but does not require the extent of crack repair (and related resurfacing) that is typically associated with asphalt systems and has a longer life expectancy.