Your Beginner’s Guide for Artificial Turf Installation

Homeowner wants to have a beautiful lawn, but maintaining natural grass can take a lot of time and dedication. For this reason, more homeowners are opting for synthetic lawns. It might sound complex to install, but after reading this blog post, you’ll see how easy it is.

Why Choose Artificial Turf?

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Artificial grass offers you the beautiful lawn you’ve always wanted. Once installed, you won’t need to water, trim, or weed your new lawn. Artificial turf installations are actually maintenance-free.

Choosing Toxin-Free Turf

It’s a collective responsibility to ensure that we’re all mindful of our health, those around us, and our pets. It’s important to choose high-quality turf from a reputable company. Ensure that you choose a lead-free turf that contains no other harmful chemicals that rain could leach out.

Tools for Turf Installation

When you decide to hire a company that does artificial turf installation, it is important to know what tools will be required during the installation process. We generally use tools such as a geotextile weed killer, a turf cutter, a Stanley knife, tape, and glue for outdoor installations.

How to Prepare the Ground for Artificial Turf

To achieve a level lawn of artificial grass, we must remove uneven topsoil before starting the installation. Ensure that there are no materials or weeds under the turf.

How to Make Artificial Turf Comfortable During the Summer

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Artificial lawns can become too hot for your children or pets to play on during very hot days. Temperatures on the turf can go as high as 150 degrees F. This is quite uncomfortable. We need to address this problem during the installation.

The solution primarily lies in the choice of materials. Selecting a lighter color of turf and infill will help keep the temperature down. Moreover, you should also avoid using rubber infills.

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How Artificial Grass Tile is Installed

  1. We compact the sand to make the ground firm enough for installation.
  2. We install the turf with the edging down.
  3. We carefully unroll it.
  4. The pile should lean towards the direction of the house to give it a natural look.
  5. Cut and trimmed the edges.
  6. The turf is joined together.
  7. Finally, finishing nails and common nails and used to pin them in place.

Schedule Your Consultation Today

Hire a professional for artificial turf installation. Ensure that you choose a high-quality turf manufactured by a reputable company. This will ensure a soft, natural look. Ameriside installs the most thoroughly researched and tested artificial grass in the country. Tired of lawn maintenance and a high water bill? Call us at (800) 599-8124, or check out our gallery online.

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