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Artificial Turf

Artificial turf is a great maintenance-free alternative to real sod. 

 

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Benefits of Installing Artificial Turf

  • Increases property value and the curb appeal of your home

  • Durable surface that has a 10-15 year manufacturer warranty 

  • Can be constructed to be permeable and assist with stormwater management (permeable paving)

  • Creates an excellent environment for pets and kids to play on

  • Anti-Microbial surface 

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How is Artificial Turf installed?

1. Demolition existing surface and excavate 4”- 12” from grade (Soil conditions will determine required dept).  Haul materials for recycling.

 

2. Compact Native Soil. Add lime or portland cement if there are signs of cohesive soil.

 

3. Install Geo-Textile 

 

4. Install 3/4 Crushed Stone (Dense Grade) or Clear Stone (Open Grade) depending on the site's drainage need.  4”-8” for residential applications or 6”-12” for commercial applications

 

5. Ensure a slope of 1% to 2%

 

6. Compact Base  Rock to 98% Standard Proctor Density 

 

7. Unroll artificial turf and let it sit for at least one hour

 

8. Lay artificial turf and cut it to match desired dimensions 

 

9. Install nails on four corners of the turf

10. Roll the turf

 

11. Install nails on the perimeter of the turf

12. Install silica sand on top of the turf