How To Create an Accelerated Surface Drainage?


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You create surface drainage by grading an area so that water collects and flows to a lower elevation away from the site. Regardless of surface characteristics, when it comes to surface drainage, the slope is the most important issue to consider. For efficient drainage, turf or landscaped areas should have a minimum slope of 2 percent.

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Planning a yard renovation can be stressful. From picking the type of synthetic turf to selecting the finishing touches like infills and bender boards, there are plenty of pitfalls along the way. It always helps to be prepared, and that especially true when you are tearing down your lawn to replace with artificial. Here is how to avoid the most common mistakes homeowners make during a lawn renovation, all while hiking up the home's value.


Seaming artificial grass

There are a couple of ways to seam artificial grass edges. You can use regular turf glue and tape, or use the sod staples. Another way is to use the Easyseam machine and the tape. There are a couple of advantages of using this new technology. The Easyseam machine uses radio-waves (not micro-waves) to activate the adhesive. There is no mess, and if you need to readjust the seam, you can deactivate the tape at any time.


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If it is your first time installing artificial grass, trim the edges of turf carefully. You can use a utility knife to make perfect cuts around pavers, trees, or bender boards.


Synthetic turf installation. Preparing sub-base. Contractors raking, sand, trees. Installation team, work.

According to Dave Maronic, Vice President at Global Syn-Turf, "If you want a complete full installation with no issues, we recommend that the road base goes down first. After it is done, put in three to four inches of decomposed granite. You need 3/8 minus product to go on top of road base that compacts real tight but also really smooth on the surface. "


Preparing base for artificial grass installation

The base is installed primarily for drainage and to provide a solid foundation for the artificial turf.


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Riviera Monterey-50 is ideal for commercial and residential landscapes. It can withstand rough wear, tear and extreme weather conditions with 20 years of projected life expectancy. Riviera Monterey-50 is ideal for landscape, pet turf, sports, deck, patio, roof.

Endorsed by the two-time Master Champion Bernhard Langer, our putting greens are the great fit for golf clubs, parks, attraction areas, or individual golfers who love to enjoy a personal golf course in their backyard.

Engineered with KoolMax Technology, the unique W blade shape diffuses sunlight and heat through the curves of its blades, lowering the overall temperature of the turf up to 15 degrees.

With the Pet Turf, you dont have to worry about dirty and muddy paws on your kitchen floors. Installed artificial grass keeps the danger of ticks, fleas, and other pests down. It is known that some pesticides and fertilizers can cause some serious sicknesses in animals.

Cashmere 40 is excellent for commercial and residential landscape, playgrounds, pets areas, and public parks. It feels soft to the touch, and creates beautiful, always green lawn.

Soft to the touch, Sierra Super-94 is a popular choice for lawns at homes with families and pets who love to play outside. Eco-friendly Sierra Super-94 transforms imperfect, uneven grass into a bright green wonderland of perfectly manicured lawn.

Olive-51 is the most economical answer to all your landscape problems. Designed to handle up to medium levels of foot traffic, this durable turf is the top choice for landscapes - including ones designated for pet use.

One of the best synthetic grass solutions on the market. Creates perfect traction and the best force reduction properties. Proven to give the best game experience for players.


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Global Syn-Turf, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and wholesaler of high-quality artificial grass in the United States and Canada. The company offers an extensive selection of products for commercial and residential landscapes, playgrounds, sports athletic fields, municipalities, golf putting greens and pet areas. Global Syn-Turf, Inc. provides innovative, environmentally friendly synthetic turf systems which require little maintenance, no water, pesticides, or fertilizers through multiple company-owned distribution centers across the United States. The state-of-the-art artificial grass offers realism, drainage, performance, safety, and durability. Global Syn-Turf is the exclusive artificial grass partner of San Francisco 49ers.

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