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How to Install Artificial Grass

WHY USE ARTIFICIAL GRASS?

The greatest advantage to installing artificial grass is that it will save you huge amounts of time and effort maintaining your lawn. It doesn’t need trimming, cutting, watering or fertilizers. As it’s waterproof, it’ll stay looking wonderful and green throughout the entire year, and will a years ago as well. 

Supplanting old and worn yard sections or a natural lawn with the lovely greens of artificial turf is quick way to infuse some class and character into your outdoor space.

TOOLS FOR INSTALL ARTIFICIAL GRASS

Here’s a list of the tools you will require for installing a new green grass surface in the garden:

Tools:

  • Turf cutter
  • Shovel
  • Tape measure
  • Plank for compacting
  • Craft or Stanley knife
  • Always use green tape for jointing 
  • Ground pins
  • Hammer for compacting and pinning
  • Brush / broom
  • Gloves

MATERIALS FOR INSTALL ARTIFICIAL GRASS

  • Granular sub-base material – MOT type-1 material.
  • Geotextile membrane.
  • Sharp sand or granite dust.
  • Silica sand (kiln dried sand).
  • Tanalised timber and Pan Head screws (for timber restraint).
  • Always Green Aqua Bond.
  • Weed membrane.

 

You may also need to consider a couple of knee pads as the greater part of work will be done on the ground.

You may also need to consider a couple of knee pads as the greater part of work will be done on the ground.

QUICK TIP: Whether you’re laying artificial grass on concrete, or rolling out in place of a natural lawn, the steps are much the same. Just make sure that the surface has been satisfactorily arranged. No compelling reason to completely smooth out the surface – the odd knots and knocks make it look more natural. 

HOW TO INSTALL ARTIFICIAL GRASS?

Installing artificial grass is a straightforward technique to brighten up your garden all year round. Simply clear your garden area, roll out the grass and clean up the edges.Few steps for installing artificial grass in a short time.

  1. Clean the area where you lay artificial grass
  2. Dig the area out to 10 cm depth
  3. Roll out the artificial grass
  4. Cut and clean the edges
  5. Join the rolls together

Or you can go with steps below with description 

  1. Concrete Base

Reveal your grass onto the leveled zone permitting 5cm of additional grass on all sides. This will give you enough material to guarantee an ideal edge. Leaving your grass to make due with 2–3 hours will help expel any wrinkles. 

 

Trim your grass cautiously utilizing a sharp blade to give it a smooth and flawless complexion. We suggest that you turn the grass over and run your blade conveniently by the line lines abstaining from cutting into the join. You can utilize cover tacks to tie down the grass to a wooden surface or decking or a cement appropriate for open air use on a solid surface. 

 

For huge territories you may need to join two bits of grass. For this you have to buy joining tape and glue (see point 3 under Sand and Stone Base). 

 

  1. Sand and Stone Base 

 

Reveal the grass onto your level, compacted base at that point enable the grass to agree to 2–3 hours or ideally medium-term. When choosing which course to lay your grass remember that counterfeit grass sees its best when you’re investigating the heap of the grass. 

 

Trim your grass cautiously utilizing a sharp blade to give it a smooth and perfect completion. We suggest turning the grass over and running your blade conveniently by the fasten lines abstaining from cutting into the join. 

 

For enormous regions you may need to join two bits of grass. For this you should buy a getting tape together with a reasonable glue (guaranteeing that both are appropriate for open air use). 

 

You can either utilize a wooden secure to verify your grass or use finishing nails put each 10–20cm. 

 

Expel the entirety of the surplus bits of grass and brush with a sweeper.

 

HOW LONG DOES ARTIFICIAL GRASS LAST?

Good quality of artificial grass should keep its green and luscious appearance for around 20-25 years, depending on how well you take care of it. Regular brushing of the surface will keep it looking glossy and healthy, while pets’ presence on the lawn should be hosed off to prevent bad smells and possible discoloration.

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