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Clint Hicken

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Clint Hicken answered a question Does my installer buy the turf from you or do I buy it?

We will always recommend you to please fill out this online form so we can better assist you: https://www. globalsynturf. com/free-quote. Or simply give us a call during business hours

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Sep 7 4:22 PM
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Jul 5 1:16 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you offer colored turf for sports?

Yes we do offer colored turf for sport field. However, since most of the sport fields are custom designed, we normally will have to produce the turf per order

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Jun 26 12:58 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can the "turf" ...after dog urinates, hosed off with water?

Zeofill will help to neutralize the dog urine smells when being used as the artificial grass’s infill. It is a very common practice to use garden hose to hose

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Jun 17 11:53 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is the wonderedge effective as an edging option for normal lawns?

Yes, the Wonderedge can be used for normal grass lawns as well even though it is a product specifically designed to finish artificial grass edges. For details of Wonderedge,

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Jun 12 12:25 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can ultrabond glue stick turf to any surface?

Yes, the ultrabond turf glue can work very effectively on most of common hard surfaces such as concrete, pavers, wood plastic and etc. . If you are trying to

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May 29 3:01 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question What's the difference between the wonderedge and bender board?

I have a previous post to explain the difference between wonderedge and bender board, please check it out by visiting this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/what-is-the-difference-between-the-wonderedge-and-wonderboard. If you still have any

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May 27 2:58 PM
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May 21 11:16 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Are carpet stretchers useful for turf installation?

Absolutely, we actually strongly recommend to use carpet stretcher for artificial grass installations. The way and purpose of using a stretcher is the same as of using it for

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May 14 12:02 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Should I avoid rubber infills for my turf?

If you are not installing artificial grass for a sport fields or if there is no specific requirements for using rubber infills, as the turf manufacturer, we will definitely recommend

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Apr 26 12:02 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Which cheaper turf do you recommend for a indoor pet facility?

We will recommend our Pet Turf for both indoor and outdoor applications, to find out the specifications and other details about our Pet Turf, please visit this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/artificial-grass-specifications-specs.

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Apr 22 11:13 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question How are the ivy hedges held together?

Our artificial ivy products come in as pieces and being sold in a box of either 6 pieces or 12 pieces. The ivy panels interlock each other at the

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Apr 10 12:40 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question How does the weed barrier work for a playground application?

From functionality standpoint, the weed barrier will work the same for playgrounds as it will for regular artificial grass lawns. Installation will be identical as well: the weed barriers

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Mar 22 12:02 PM
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Mar 18 10:46 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is there only one type of pet turf?

Actually all of our artificial grass products are suitable for pets, they are all safe and handling normal dog activities well. The pet Turf has better drainage capacities and

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Mar 18 10:39 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you have a calculator to measure how much fake ivy I need for patio

We don’t have a calculator for artificial ivy measurement like the one for artificial grass. However, it is very straightforward to calculate the coverage: most of our fake ivy

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Feb 20 1:01 PM
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Feb 16 3:25 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is the Trainers Turf the best pick for an indoors gym area?

Yes, you are right that our top recommendation for indoor gym is our Trainer Turf, if you prefer even shorter turf, I also think our artificial putting greens will work

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Feb 1 12:06 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question What if there is no soil in the area I want to install turf in?

I am not sure about your question, or what kind of surface you are planing to install artificial grass onto. Please provide more detailed information so we can be

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Jan 27 12:44 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question What is mulch and is it necessary for turf installation?

Mulch is used to retain moisture in the soil, suppress weeds, keep the soil cool, prevent frost heaving in winter, and make the garden bed look more attractive. Organic

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Jan 11 3:25 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is it possible to install turf without altering the soil?

The two main reasons to excavate soil and build sub base for artificial grass are: drainage and smooth surface for turf to be laid on. If your application won’t

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Dec 22, 2020 2:52 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you recommend 40D nails or 60D for 15x22 putting green installation

You can use either nail for your artificial grass installations, they both will work out well to give you satisfactory results: the 40 D nails is a bit thinner and

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Dec 13, 2020 9:40 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is it possible to install turf in the rain?

We won’t recommend to do the artificial turf installations during rainy days. You will need to have the turf laying out under the sun to relax for an hour

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Dec 2, 2020 1:28 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question What type of infill should I use for Trainers Turf?

You can use any type of infills for Trainers Turf or any of our artificial grass products. It will be more about your applications of your trainers turf, if

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Nov 20, 2020 2:51 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question What makes the trainer's turf specialized for sports?

Our Trainers Turf artificial grass is engineered and produced to be multipurpose product for either sports, dogs or general landscape uses. The key advantages of Trainers Turf are as

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Oct 26, 2020 12:43 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do I need any installation tools for artificial ivy?

It will depend on what kind of wall or fence you will install the artificial ivy onto. You will need some very basic tools such as a pair of

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Oct 12, 2020 12:14 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can you tell me more about the Premium M Blade turf series?

We designed and engineered our Premium M Blade product series for hot weather environment. This artificial grass offer the best durability and and anti-UV capacities, which is far superior

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Sep 30, 2020 3:08 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Grass Inquiry

We got thousands of these artificial grass installation pictures in the database, unfortunately, I am not 100% sure which product is this on the picture, very possibly is our Riviera

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Sep 17, 2020 5:29 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can you do fireworks on turf? Will it burn my grass?

I wouldn’t recommend you to do the fireworks on the artificial grass surfaces. Even though our turf products are not flammable, but fireworks can burn or melt the turf.

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Sep 7, 2020 4:39 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Will my dog be able to dig through the pet turf?

Very unlikely that dogs can dig through the artificial grass. However, it will depend on what kind of dogs you have and have big they are. Most importantly,

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Aug 16, 2020 11:47 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is artificial grass infill necessary for an outdoor deck?

It all depends on the size of your artificial grass installation area. If you have a rather small area (300 sf or less), you don’t necessarily need infills if

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Jul 17, 2020 1:23 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can you explain DTEX and how it should affect my turf buying decision?

We have a previous post of answers for the definition of Dtex of artificial grass, please visit this link for details: https://www. globalsynturf. com/what-is-dtex-in-artificial-grassAs far as how the Dtex will be

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Jul 11, 2020 11:57 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question What is the difference between the Wonderedge and Wonderboard?

You must have meant Wonderedge vs bender board. Both products are used for artificial grass edging and there isn’t clear advantages from one over the other, but the followings

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Jun 28, 2020 12:43 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Which artificial grass do you recommend for a high traffic area?

Well, this is a difficult question. All artificial grass will eventually flattened given heavy and consistent traffic, especially there’s no “breaks” between the traffics in which situation, there is

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Jun 11, 2020 9:04 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question How do I stripe my artificial grass?

There are couple of ways to create stripes visual appearance on your artificial grass:1. You can stripe your artificial grass by using the same type of product but installing

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May 14, 2020 1:17 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can artificial grass be used in commercial areas?

Artificial grass is a great option for commercial applications! The key benefits of artificial grass such as water saving, no or low maintenance along with environmental benefits make it a

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Apr 9, 2020 3:14 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is turf universally accepted by the HOA?

It depends and can be different from state to state. As far as I am aware of that HOAs in most of the states are careless about restrictions on

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Mar 31, 2020 1:28 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Will there be insects if I install artificial grass?

Generally speaking, you won't have any insects issues after your install artificial grass. Our product is made of plastic materials which provide no living environment for insects like real

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Feb 28, 2020 1:47 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can I install a rotary washing line on my artificial lawn?

Yes, you can. I assume you want to have it to wash/clean your artificial grass lawn periodically which can be a good idea. However, it can be difficult

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Feb 13, 2020 12:17 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is Artificial Lawn Abrasive To Skin?

Artificial grass itself is not abrasive and won't hurt skins, however, when motions get involved such as sliding on an artificial grass surface, frictions can be a problem. Like

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Feb 7, 2020 8:39 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can synthetic turf hold up under heavy use?

Artificial grass will hold up very well in traffics, the traffic won’t affect the integrity of the artificial turf, however you need to anticipate turf blades to lay down after

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Feb 2, 2020 11:26 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Which of your artificial grass products should I choose for poolside?

You can use any of our artificial grass product along the poolside. All of our turf designed and made to be suitable for poolside applications. The most common

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Feb 2, 2020 9:51 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question How do you lay artificial grass on dirt?

We had great answers for this question before, please check it out on this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/can-i-lay-artificial-grass-on-soil

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Jan 19, 2020 12:12 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is artificial grass sold on Amazon any different?

Great question! Most of artificial grass sold on Amazon are varieties of smaller sizes and more importantly, such artificial turf products are more of price driven than quality focus! We

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Jan 19, 2020 12:03 PM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is artificial turf durable with big digger dogs?

All our artificial grass products have gone through rigorous wear and tear testings before we bring them onto the market. The test method we use is "Lisport", and most

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Jan 15, 2020 9:45 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can artificial grass be used for an aquarium?

You sure can. Our artificial grass products are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, it will be very ideal to have it for an aquarium as it functions

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Jan 15, 2020 9:38 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Can I staple-gun artificial grass to a plywood surface?

Yes, you can. Depending on what type of staple gun you are using, you have to pay attention to the following:1. You would like to use the narrower

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Jan 15, 2020 9:20 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you water fake grass?

You don't have to, one of the key benefits of having artificial grass is to save water. However, from time to time you would like to clean your artificial

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Jan 10, 2020 9:22 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you need a sub base for artificial grass?

The answer is yes. There are two main purposes for having a sub base for artificial grass:1. To have a proper drainage system underneath the grass2. To

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Jan 10, 2020 9:03 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question How do you prepare ground for laying artificial grass?

The reasons for preparing the ground before laying artificial grass are to provide proper drainage and smooth solid (compacted) surface. In order to achieve that, the followings needs to

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Jan 9, 2020 9:33 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Is artificial grass slippery when wet?

Like anything else, artificial grass will get more slippery when wet, similar to the road we are driving on every day, but not terribly unusable though. You will find

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Jan 9, 2020 9:27 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question How do you clean fake grass?

Normally artificial grass holds up very well, and no need to clean it unless it gets to the point you would like to clean it. I have seen artificial

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Jan 6, 2020 9:04 AM
Clint Hicken commented on answer Are you able to offer samples?

We offer free samples, if you are near by one of our distributors, you can always get samples from them.

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Jan 6, 2020 8:20 AM
Clint Hicken commented on answer Can Round Up be used to kill weeds at outer edge of Synthetic Grass?

Yes, roundup can be used to kill the weed, but you want to be careful and make sure to wear mask when applying roundup as the chemical might be harmful to you.

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Jan 6, 2020 8:17 AM
Clint Hicken commented on answer Are tests of your turf products done by third party?

We have tests from both internal and third party, and only publish the third party tests to the public.

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Jan 6, 2020 8:15 AM
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Jan 6, 2020 8:14 AM
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Jan 6, 2020 8:13 AM
Clint Hicken commented on answer What thickness of artificial grass is best?

In my opinion, the thicker is better.

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Jan 6, 2020 8:13 AM
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Jan 6, 2020 8:12 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question Do you need a professional installer to attach turf to the concrete?

You might depending on the scale of your project: if your artificial turf coverage area is small which doesn't require any tricky layout design and no seams, you should be

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Dec 18, 2019 9:12 AM
Clint Hicken answered a question How to get HOA to approve artificial grass in California?

Well HOAs are different from one to another. Some of the HOAs have less strict rules. In California, most of the HOAs are ok with artificial grass installations

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Dec 16, 2019 5:44 PM

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