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The Benefits of Post Tensioned Pickleball Courts

When you have a pickleball court done by Landmark Lifting, you won’t have to worry about it falling apart in just a few years. We use post tension construction, which allows the court to span uneven surfaces and increases resistance to localized settling. Post tension construction also eliminates crack maintenance by eliminating the cracks themselves. That’s right – with a post tension pickleball court, there are no joints of any kind within the playing area. You’ll never have to worry about tripping on a crack while you go for the ball!

Even the drainage slope is improved, and more predictable, with post tension construction. This makes play more predictable and fun.

Because post tensioned pickleball courts are extremely durable, don’t crack, and don’t move, coatings applied to them can last up to 20 years. This far exceeds the typical 3 to 4 years that coatings last on traditionally-made courts.

How Does Post Tension Work?

A post tension court starts with a frame at its edges. This is partially filled with gravel, which evens out the underlying surface and gives plenty of adhesion points for concrete. A few inches above that, a gridwork of cables is placed. Then, concrete is poured.

While the concrete is drying, but before loads are applied, the cables are tensioned and anchored against the outer edges of the concrete. This pre-stresses the concrete and makes it more durable.

What Kinds of Courts Do We Create?

Our post tension pickleball court method is great not only for pickleball but for tennis, basketball, and other sports as well. In fact, it’s great for any kind of hard outdoor court.

Why Don’t More Companies Offer Post Tensioned Pickleball Courts?

Even though post tensioning has been around for a while, many contractors still don’t know how to use it to its fullest. Therefore, they tend to stick to older methods.

We believe that we should offer the best currently available method to our customers. Therefore, we have chosen the post tensioning system for our pickleball court installations.

Want a Post Tensioned Pickleball Court? Call Landmark Lifting!

To learn more about post tensioned pickleball courts, or to get an estimate on installation, give us a call today! We’ll be glad to discuss the technology and give you a quote.

(801) 420-5117


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