Rubber vs. Foam for Basement-Level Home Gym Floor
Hi hope everyone is enjoying their holidays. I have a small room in the basement that I would like to use for gym equipment. I haven’t put down anything for the floor in this room yet. There are 2 local gyms in the area at a basement level and they are covered completely in gym rubber flooring. I see they have EVA foam interlocking squares and I also see the same in rubber online. I understand EVA is closed cell but what is rubber considered? Does rubber preform the same as Eva foam? Is rubber closed cell can it trap vapor underneath the same as Eva foam would? Cork is also good for shock absorption but I’m assuming that would perform the worst with moisture out of the 3. By the way I’m not speaking of liquid water, I’m talking about condensation and vapor coming up from within the concrete.
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