3 Common Questions About Artificial Turf

If you’re interested in installing artificial turf but do not know anything about it, it’s best to first do some research.

While you can ask a friend, look at reviews over the internet or even look for recommendations from satisfied customers, here are 3 common questions that might offer you answers that you have been looking for.

 hygrassQuestion 1: How is artificial turf installed?

It’s really like laying a carpet. First, you might want to secure it tightly on top of a secure base but also hiding the seams as a result. There are a variety of products that help with this. (Top L) Bender Board will create a solid edge. Plastic (Bottom L) PDS Drainage Tiles lifts turf above wet surfaces. (Top R) Staples close seams while (Bottom R) Spikes will keep edges flat.

Question 2: How much does it cost to install artificial turf?

The price can vary based on the area. However, it’s best to know that it doesn’t come cheap. So, based on the size, conditions and type of turf you pick, it can vary from $10 to $20 per square feet and which includes installation too. But one can recover their expenses in about eight due to not using water and low maintenance for the lawn. When you get it installed professionally, the lawn installers will have a preference when it comes to artificial grass brands that are available.

Question 3: How do you take care of artificial grass?

Even if artificial turf does not need watering, it still needs to be maintained. This involves spraying it clean as well as disinfecting it too. If you have a dog, then you’ll have to clean it more often.

Now artificial turf comes with a warranty of eight to 15 years. This is how long it lasts. So, when you’re having it installed, make sure you ask whether there are recycling facilities that handle artificial turf. Some turf manufacturers might have already figured out how to do this.