When a court is in need of Tennis Court Repairs, there are a variety of options to consider. These include resurfacing the surface, filling cracks and depressions, and repairing and/or replacing damaged equipment and fencing.
The most cost-effective option is resurfacing. This typically addresses surface issues and is usually done when a tennis court starts to show signs of wear and tear. A fresh resurface usually lasts for about five years depending on the amount of play and climate conditions.
Most cracks are cosmetic and can be fixed with a concrete or asphalt patch binder that fills the crack and levels the surface. A resurfacing contractor will clean the crack of any dirt or debris, let it dry completely and then apply a coat of the patching material. A resurfacing contractor will also use a roller to level the surface and add new acrylic playing lines.
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A more costly option is to do a full-court overlay. This is a more extensive procedure that involves placing a layer of stone dust over the existing surface and then asphalt layers. This will dissipate the upward force on the existing cracks and give the surface a much better bounce quality (duration and height).
Another option is to replace the court fence, net, or light fixtures as needed during the resurfacing process. These repairs tend to be less expensive than a total replacement and will extend the life of these items. However, it is important to understand that this may not be necessary on every court.