Artificial grass installation can be pretty simple or rather complicated, depending on the conditions of the desired location. f the area is sloped, it might need to be landscaped to create a mostly flat area, particularly if you plan on installing putting green. Artificial turf can be applied on most slopes, but not all, due to the imminent threat of erosion. If your yard is sloped, there are many landscaping options to make a sloped yard work – especially if you’re willing to get creative.
Using the correct material and preparing the surface to be under the artificial grass is essential to it’s durability. Removing all grass and large rocks or debris is very important. Water drainage is also a major factor to mitigate with almost every installation. Luckily, there is a material that works perfectly – Road base gravel. A layer of road base must be laid and very well-compacted before the artificial grass material is laid on top. This ensures erosion under the artificial grass is mitigated and the installation lasts for years to come.
Laying down material
There are several key tricks to installing the actual material, below is the basic process though. The grass is shipped in a large roll, which is then rolled out over the desired area. Next, steaks are placed along the edges of the mat, and if needed separate mats are joined together with seams. As noted above, there are many tricks and tips to an installation to make the grass look great and stand the test of time. If you need help with installation, consider our Diy + Full Support Option.