Just like driveways and pathways, hard surface playing areas like tennis courts, netball courts and basketball courts should be maintained with regular cleaning to prevent the build up of dirt and grime that ultimately causes moss and mould to grow on the surface.
Not only will this make the court surface slippery and unsightly, the grime will slowly eat into the painted surface and can ruin the finish permanently which will resulting the court needing to be repainted.
This is particularly important if you’re in a high humidity location like Queensland, where the weather conditions make it easy for mould to grow on the court surface, and become slippery and unsafe to play on.
Other contributing factors which can cause this build up are things like dirt from overhanging trees, poor drainage, or a lack of sunlight.
Through regular high pressure cleaning of your tennis court by a professional, you will greatly prolong the life of your hard playing surface, and ensure playing performance stays in top condition.
Cleaning of a painted court surface is best done using heated water at low pressure. This helps to ensure painted surface is not damaged.
For surfaces that have a heavy build up of grime and mould, a chemical treatment can be used prior to pressure cleaning to help break down the mould and grime.
Our trained technicians can assess the condition of your court surface and advise on the most effective method of cleaning your court without damaging the existing surface or line markings.
Depending on the environment where your court is location, it may be beneficial to apply a sealer or anti-mould treatment to the court surface after cleaning to protect the painted surface and slow down further mould growth.
Look after your valuable asset, and keeping the playing surface in tip top condition!
Ideally, a tennis court should professionally cleaned every 12 to 18 months to ensure that the surface stays free from grime and mould build up, and does not become damaged.