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Calculate Square Yards

By |January 27th, 2015||

How to calculate Square Yards from Feet:


  1. Multiply the length (in Feet) by the Width (in Feet) to get the Square Footage
  2. Square Footage / 9 = Total Square Yards
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Dancing on Unsprung Surfaces

By |February 20th, 2015||

Dancing on a surface without a floating (sprung) subfloor is hard on the body and may hurt dancers. The chronic “hammering” of the body against a hard surface takes a toll on joints, tendons and […]

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Floating Subfloor Recommended Plywood

By |September 22nd, 2014||

Alvas Floating Subfloor is designed to use 9-Lamination 5′ x 5′ x 1/2″ Baltic Birch Plywood Sheets. The 9-crisscross laminations within the plywood makes it very stiff, allowing it to flex both ways evenly. This […]

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Marley | Matlay | Marlay – The Difference

By |July 28th, 2016||

Marley – A generic term used for PVC vinyl dance flooring, usually called “Marley” or “Marley-type” dance floors. Many companies have their own version of PVC vinyl floors, often calling it by different names.

Matlay – […]

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Painting Alvas Matlay or Alvas Marlay

By |August 20th, 2014||

YES, Alvas Matlay and Alvas Marlay can be painted, if one of 3 types of paint are used:

  • Standard Stage Paint: It’s water based and can wash off after use. It’s not a good choice […]
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