Rubber Tiles Buyer's Guide
Rubber gym floor tiles


RUBBER FLOOR TILES

Looking for an easy installation? Whether you are covering a mud room or you are an Olympic bodybuilder, rubber tiles are perfect for just about any use. Rubber tiles, unlike the rubber rolls, can lock together just like puzzle pieces. No need to adhere the rubber tiles to your floor; you can just place them directly on the existing floor to create a floating floor, making rubber tiles a stress free installation - the perfect Do It Yourself project for anyone!



THE DIY GYM FLOORING

For our avid Do-It-Yourself-ers or even a flooring novice, our rubber tiles make installation a breeze. Many interlocking rubber tiles allow you to install the product with corner, border and center tiles, making it a cinch to complete your project. Some other interlocking tiles come with two detachable edge pieces for simple installation in irregularly shaped rooms.I know what you're thinking: what are corner, border and center tiles? No problem. Here's the breakdown:


DIY Gym Floor Tiles

**Note: If your room is not true to its size, you can always cut any of the tiles using a sharp utility knife.





SIZE & THICKNESS OPTIONS


Rubber Tiles by Size

This varies on particular products:


Rubber tiles come in many different sizes to fit all spaces and needs. Larger tiles are great for covering a large space, but can require extra cutting and material, especially in smaller spaces.







Rubber Tiles by Thickness

It is even more important to consider the tile’s thickness. Rubber tiles can range anywhere from ¼” to 1” in thickness, including 8mm, ⅜”, ½”, ¾” and more. Thinner tiles are great for light, at home workouts, while ⅜” tiles are the standard for commercial gyms. Thicker tiles typically include a higher price point, but also (usually) offer more durability and shock absorbency, making them the #1 choice for high impact workouts and Olympic lifting.





DESIGN YOUR LOOK


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We all love a product that can complement home decor, whether that is complementing your new gym equipment, or even the color of your accent wall. Our rubber tiles come in several different colors. Not only do we have black tiles with speckles of color, we also offer solid rubber tiles in red, blue, green and more. A few of these high quality and vibrant rubber tiles can be seen below - take a look:

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RUBBER TILES INSTALLATION






THE BEST SUB-FLOOR FOR RUBBER TILES

Any concrete, low pile carpet, hardwood, ceramic or porcelain tiles, or even on top of compacted dirt. It is important that any subfloor is leveled to ensure safety and a flat surface for workouts.

**Note: Dark rubber can stain light carpets, vinyl and some hardwood. Easy fix! → If you are laying the products on top of an existing floor, we recommend getting a plastic sheet to place in between the rubber and your current floor.





RUBBER TILES HIGHLIGHTS


Rubber Tiles Highlights
  • • Glue-free/tape-free installation
  • • Super fast installation
  • • Easy to cut with sharp utility knife
  • • Comfortable for long periods of standing
  • • Easy to clean
  • • Virtually Seamless*
  • • Light weight compared to rubber rolls
  • • Easy to store

*Note: This does not apply to all tiles but majority of the tiles have a seamless appearance.





RUBBER TILES LIMITATIONS


Rubber Tiles Limitations

• Tedious for big spaces

• More seams than rubber rolls


No matter the use, whether you are installing the product yourself or you have a wonderful contractor on hand, our rubber tiles are a great choice. Not only durable, high quality and easy to store, but you can make them complement any look. If you think rubber tiles might be for you, feel free to take a trip over to our rubber tiles page, shop around and find the perfect tile for you.