The Importance of Hiring the Right Contractor For Tennis Court, Basketball Court and Running Track Installations

Cracked Tennis CourtsReal professionals make installing post tension concrete tennis courts, basketball courts, or running tracks look easy. While it’s true that many contractors or designers know how the process should be done, not all of them have the right qualifications or experience. That’s why when making the selection it is important to take the following qualifications into account:

  • ASBA Member – The American Sports Builders Association is a centralized source of information, and has a minimum eligibility of two years’ experience to become a member.
  • PTI Member – The Post-Tensioning Institute represents builders that are dedicated to advancing the quality of post-tensioning processes.
  • Certified Personnel – The crew working on your project should have a Level 1 Certification from PTI with at least five years of experience behind them as well. The actual contractor should possess a Level 2 Certification from PTI to ensure that proper inspection takes place before the concrete is placed.
  • Experienced Contractor – You probably don’t want to be the testing ground for a newly ordained contractor. Your project should be professionally handled by a contractor or designer with at least five years of experience with post tension concrete systems, and have references for their work spanning the last two years.

Classic Turf Company, LLC has over thirty years of experience of not only installing post tension concrete and asphalt sports surfaces, but repairing it as well. We guarantee both structural and surface finish for twenty years thanks to our many training courses and lengthy job history. Hiring a contractor without the right certifications and experience can result in projects of poor quality, deteriorating surfaces, and costly repairs for years to come.

The last thing you want is to invest in courts, and be upset that within a few months your brand new tennis court looks 10 years old.  The best way to avoid this dilemma is start the project the right way and hire a contractor that not only meets the above criteria, but also excels in the field with innovative solutions to difficult problems.  By selecting the right contractor, you can rest assured knowing that a knowledgeable and experienced installer will make sure things are done right the first time, and you have a court that will serve you well for years to come.

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