The first step in installing artificial turf is removing the old dirt from the designated project area.
We generally remove around four inches of soil in order to properly lay down the landscape fabric. This fabric will encompass the entire project area.
After the landscape fabric has been smoothly placed over the project area, we place road base over the project area.
We put a strong emphasis on thoroughly raking and compacting the road base with a plate tamper. This is done to ensure an even terrain throughout the entire area.
We apply two inches of ¾ road base a second time to fill any missed low spots.
The next step is to place the artificial grass over the entire project area. We make an effort to have the grass blades all face in the same direction (towards your residence). This is done to give the synthetic grass the most natural look possible.
After we place the grass down on the designated area, we cut, position and optimize the artificial grass.
This includes cutting off excess grass, laying down the seam tape and pouring glue underneath to keep the grass in place.
With a shovel, we pour sand evenly throughout the freshly-planted grass. This is done in order to keep grass fibres upright and in place.
For extra damage protection, we use a power brush to run the sand through the grass again to both thicken and even out the sand infill.