Basketball Court (Asphalt or Concrete) Maintenance Guide
Outdoor Basketball Court Maintenance Guide
An asphalt or concrete basketball court is a great addition to any facility. This type of court can be very low maintenance. Learn how to care for your outdoor basketball court with the following tips:
As Needed Maintenance
Your asphalt or concrete basketball court should be swept clean of any dirt of debris on a weekly basis. Leafs, twigs and plant material left on the court may stain the court and can also result in a tripping or slipping hazard.
Your asphalt or concrete basketball court should be pressure cleaned every 1-2 years to remove any built-up mildew, dirt etc.
Long-Term Maintenance and Upkeep
Asphalt or concrete outdoor basketball courts should be resurfaced every 4-5 years.
Resurfacing consists of the following elements, in order:
Excessive cracking may require the use of a fiberglass membrane
Patching of low areas (bird baths) that hold more that 1/16" of water one hour after flooding
1-2 coats of acrylic resurfacer
2 coats of acrylic court paint
New line paint