How Much Does it Cost to Resurface a Tennis Court?
Question: How Much Does it Cost to Resurface a Tennis Court?
Answer: The average cost to resurface a tennis court usually ranges from $4000 to $8000, depending on a variety of factors. Prior to resurfacing a tennis court, a tennis court contractor will perform a site visit and look for problems or issues that may need to be addressed prior to or during the resurfacing process. Common problems to remedy prior to resurfacing may be drainage issues, asphalt or concrete repair (crack repair, leveling or low spot repair), peeling and more.
Hard/Acrylic tennis courts should be resurfaced every 4 to 8 years, depending on usage and other maintenance habits. If an existing tennis court has not been cleaned, properly maintained, or resurfaced on a regular basis, the cost to resurface will likely be higher. If this is the case, additional cleaning like mold, moss, and fungus removal may have to be performed. This can take extra time, equipment, chemicals, which of course mean a higher cost.
There are multiple options when it comes to crack repair and crack filling. Acrylic crack fillers are the lower cost option which can provide temporary closure and repair of the cracks. Other higher cost methods for crack repair consist of specialty membrane systems, fiberglass reinforcement, or asphalt and concrete patching.
Many asphalt courts develop low spots, birdbaths, or areas that hold water and do not drain properly. Birdbath patching takes extra time, expertise, and acrylic patching materials. This can definitely add to the cost of repairing and resurfacing a tennis court.
There are other factors to consider when resurfacing a tennis court. Luckily, these are under the court owner’s control:
- Premium color options: Tournament Purple, Orange, etc.
- Adding cushion layers and creating a cushioned tennis court surface
- Applying additional color coats or SportWax Clear Coat for additional wear
- Selecting specific factory-mixed tennis court coatings to achieve ITF certified paces or speed of play (Slow, Medium-Slow, Medium, Medium-Fast, Fast)
- Having the tennis court contractor add blended lines for multiple sports (Kids Tennis, Pickleball, Basketball, and more)
These are just some guidelines to consider. If you would like to get a detailed cost estimate from a SportMaster installer, and find out your true cost to resurface your tennis court, please contact us. We can put you in touch with local qualified tennis court contractors to provide free estimates.