There is some confusion regarding exactly what is a sprung sub-floor and why it is so necessary to have one for all dance activities. If you are dancing directly on concrete or on a surface directly attached to concrete (wood, vinyl, tile, carpet) the direct impact to the body is approximately three
Educational institutions have priorities that may be a little different from commercial facilities and touring productions, especially when it comes to their needs when selecting a dance flooring or installing a dance floor system. Schools may need a floor surface for a stage or studio space that can be either permanent or portable.
A proper dance floor system used to be an expensive and complicated project. No more. We are talking about a real professional floating wood sub-floor and marley floor surface with a taping or adhesive system, for as little as $3.50–$4.00 per square foot. Do it yourself does involve time and effort for which you
Prior to installing your floor, you should ask yourself this question, “How long do I want the floor in this location?” You may not be sure of that answer, and if you are not, you can hedge your bet with a decision that will allow for a definitive answer later. Performance and Touring –
Your floor gets installed and everything looks and feels great, but somewhere down the line, it could be a couple of weeks, months or years, seams separate, the floor develops waves or becomes slippery. What is going on? Was it the installation, defective material, or the people who clean the floor, which could be