Gaming areas are great for get-togethers that get too cramped or rowdy inside the house. It’s important to ensure that your gaming area has the appropriate flooring to ensure that it can withstand potential spills and damage while maintaining safety. Here is what you need to know about leveling up your home with a personalized gaming area and the ideal floor coatings to use for this purpose.
How To Use Your Gaming Area
What do you like to play? Gaming areas can be customized to whatever your heart desires (within budgetary and potential permit constraints, anyway). Whether you love escaping to a fantasy realm in a D&D game or you’re into pool and other such traditional games or you have kids that have been begging for a space all their own, if there’s a game you like, you can probably use your gaming area for it.
You can use your gaming area as a:
- Home theater
- Kid fun zone
- Man cave
- Family game room
- Video game room
- RPG room
- Traditional game room
- And more!
Do remember that outdoor games are better left outdoors. Depending on your budget and where you live, you may have more or less freedom with what you can do. Regardless of whether the world is at your fingertips or you’ve got to get really creative in order to fashion something similar to your dreams, Solid Custom Floor Coatings Utah is here to ensure that you have the top-tier floor coatings your gaming area deserves.
Where Should Your Gaming Area Go?
This is up to you! You can put your gaming area anywhere you like in your home, but most people opt for their basement or the garage.
This is because putting your gaming area in the basement or garage allows you to have a completely different decor and vibe from the rest of your home. You can pick the theme you want, whether that includes neon signs or neutrals that match the aesthetics of the rest of your home.
Putting it in the garage or basement is also a common choice because it allows for a space where you can avoid disturbing others while still being able to have fun. If you have kids, it gives them some independence and an area to hang out with friends that is separate from the rest of the home.
Important Considerations For Your Gaming Area
In order to ensure that your gaming area is perfect for your needs, there are a few different factors you’ll need to address.
Be careful of the type of flooring you have in your gaming area. Carpets could become dirty very easily while floor coatings are easy to take care of and able to withstand the impact of heavy furniture and equipment. You want to protect your flooring from the weight and potential for scratching from things like ping-pong tables. Floor coatings can be customized to suit your needs.
Snacks & Drinks
You can include a fridge for ice-cold sodas or beers or wine coolers or what have you. You may install a wet bar or a dry bar so people can easily make drinks and clean up after themselves. A bar and sitting area make your gaming area all the better for entertaining and socializing.
If you soundproof your gaming area, you can play music and racket balls back and forth. Kids (and adults) can get rowdy without worrying about bothering others in other areas of the house.
You may need to obtain permits if you plan to do any electrical, plumbing, or structural work for your gaming area.
There are so many things you can use your gaming room for. You can have a pool table, dart board, arcade games, video games, foosball tables, table tennis, poker, blackjack, mini bowling alley, air hockey, and much, much more.
Let your heart be your guide. You can implement comfy chairs or couches, LED ribbon lighting, and the like. Use game equipment as decor to eliminate the need for storage space, like putting board games on display in shelves or paddles or game consoles hung up on the walls.
Color as you like. You can take inspiration from one of your favorite games, use bright colors – which is especially good if you have kids, or go more classy and neutral.
It’s your fun space – ensure it looks how you want it to, from the ceiling to the floors.
Customized Floor Coatings For Your Dream Gaming Area
Solid Custom Floor Coatings Utah is here to provide you with state-of-the-art floor coatings for your gaming areas – and other areas throughout your home or business! Our residential and commercial polyaspartic floor coatings can be used in your garage, your basement, your pool deck, your porch or patio, and elsewhere throughout your property.
Our expert team will work with you in order to ensure that your floor coating suits your desired aesthetic. You can choose from any of our offered colors or talk to us about customizing colors and styles to ensure that your floor coating works with the aesthetics of your gaming area.
Contact us today to learn more about our professional floor coating services and to receive a free quote for your project.