Global Syn-Turf Subbase Raking Skills

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. "



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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. "

"Compact the decomposed granite until it's real smooth, and you don't feel any bumps or inconsistencies," - adds Dave. "The next step is raking the area. We use long landscape rakes to get a nice, even layer across the whole expanded area. We rake it nicely to bring in the perfect contours into the subject area."

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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.


Artificial Grass cutting utility nife

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.


Artificial grass installation around trees

Having a hard time installing artificial grass around trees? Watch this video for some helpful tips.


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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