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  • A Guide To Gym Soundproofing
    TVS Gym Flooring
    There are two important aspects to gym soundproofing: 1. Soundproofing from gym activities (e.g. clattering weights) – this is achieved by reducing noise transfer between spaces 2. Soundproofing and shock absorption from impacts...
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  • Building a gym on the first floor of a building
    TVS Gym Flooring
    Nowhere else to build a gym but on the first floor? The good news is you can have a gym upstairs, but you need to be cautious about the weight of your gym because upper floors are live load rated, meaning they can only take so...
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  • Floor point loading of screeded floors
    Warmafloor
    Theoretical calculation to determine the effect of point loads through screeds on floor insulation layer Any load put upon a screeded floor is initially carried by the floor finish and screed. This load-spreading layer disperses...
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