QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN CONSIDERING A BACKYARD COURT
Check out the questions below to ask when considering a backyard court. Sport Court CourtBuilders take care of all of the details allowing you to sit back, relax, and start planning all of the ways you will use your new court.
1. WHAT SPORTS WILL MY FAMILY PLAY?
Knowing the answer to this will help to guide your entire design process including which surface is best for your needs, the size of the court, and what sports equipment you may need, such as nets, lights, and a basketball hoop.
2. WHAT IS THE BEST SPACE ON MY PROPERTY TO PLACE THE COURT?
Generally a court cannot be built inside your property’s setback lines. These setbacks vary by town and zones within each town. Other considerations may include large tree roots, septic tanks, and flatness of the yard.
3. SHOULD I APPROACH MY COURT AS DIY OR SHOULD I WORK WITH A COURTBUILDER?
Building a court is a unique construction project in your backyard. As a long term investment for your family, your CourtBuilder will work as your consultant to ensure the project is done right the first time.
4. WHAT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED?
Permits vary widely between municipalities. Sport Court CourtBuilders are local to your area and often well-versed in permit requirements. Your property or plot plan may be a good resource to reference as well.
5. WHERE ARE THE ACCESS POINTS TO MY YARD FOR EQUIPMENT?
Building a backyard court can be a significant construction project requiring access for various equipment. Your local Sport Court CourtBuilder will help you through all the equipment and access requirements for your project.
6. WHAT SUBFLOOR IS BEST FOR MY COURT?
It all starts with a solid base. Your Sport Court outdoor surface will be installed over concrete, asphalt or SportBase. Don’t worry if you do not have this already, your CourtBuilder is prepared to help with all aspects of construction, including subfloor preparation.
7. WHAT WILL I DO IF MY COURT NEEDS REPAIR OR CLEANING?
Sport Court manufactures the best sports surfaces in the business, but if something does go wrong or your court needs a quick tune-up, someone will be close by to assist you today and in the years to come. Your CourtBuilder can also provide a periodic cleaning program, customized to your specific needs.