Willaim Stegeman

Product Specialist at Global Syn-Turf, Inc.

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Willaim Stegeman answered a question How is artificial grass produced?

There are basically three steps of manufacturing artificial grass products: Yarn extrusion, Tufting, Coating, on top of which is the key step of R&D. Being the innovative leader in

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Feb 17 1:53 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Which artificial grass is best for dogs?

In my opinion, all of our artificial grass products are suitable for dogs, you can use any type of our turf products for you lawn applications which will be good

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Feb 15 11:15 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Are your artificial lawn products covered by a warranty or guarantee?

Our general limited warranty covers our artificial grass products for up to 15 years, there are some exceptions for extremely hot weathered areas, I will encourage you to read our

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Feb 12 10:55 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can artificial grass be applied to a roof?

Artificial grass is the only best solutions for rooftops as the real grass won't grow. If people want to have lawn settings and landscape on a rooftop, the artificial

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Feb 12 10:53 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Why are there different pile heights?

The reasons for us to make artificial grass with different pile heights can be several:1. The appearances: different geographic areas have different type of grasses, in order to best

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Feb 4 12:42 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is the difference between astroturf and artificial grass?

The short answer to your question: AstroTurf was artificial grass! AstroTurf is more of ancient name, it is known because of astrodome. Astrodome was built in 1965, the first indoor

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Jan 31 9:19 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question How do I stop my artificial turf from melting?

In your situation, the only solution is to tint your windows. There are specially made window tinting products from certain reputable companies such as 3M which dramatically cut down

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Jan 29 4:32 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question How often does artificial turf need to be replaced?

Once being installed properly, your artificial grass should last you a long time. Average time of homeowners owning their houses for about 7 years, and your grass will last

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Jan 24 9:27 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is the back of the artificial turf made of?

There are two components for artificial grass backing: 1. Primary backing: this is the cloth that artificial grass fibers to be tufted onto. We use polypropylene primary backings for

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Jan 24 9:19 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Does artificial turf release toxic chemicals if used for long time?

Regardless how long you use our artificial grass products, they will never release toxic chemicals. Our turf is made of PE and PP resins as main raw materials which

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Jan 22 8:20 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can I wash artificial turf using washing machine?

No, absolutely not! You never want to put artificial grass in a washing machine to clean it.  When it comes to cleaning the artificial grass and it is a very

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Jan 21 10:15 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Is this flexible enough to fold up and fit into a plastic tote?

It will depend on how big of the piece you would like to fit into a plastic tote and how big is your tote. I don't think it is

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Jan 21 9:27 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Does artificial grass feel too solid on a hard floor like concrete?

Not really, You can always choose more dense artificial grass if you would like to feel less solid: with the blades and curled thatch, most of our products won’t give

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Jan 17 2:14 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Are different synthetic turf have differences from each other?

Yes, the reasons for us to make many different type of synthetic turf are the followings:1. To fit different budgets: different products come in different pricing and a wider

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Jan 17 12:31 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can I install artificial grass in a muddy area?

You can install artificial grass almost anywhere, including muddy area. As you might know that some areas are not suitable for real grass to grow such as muddy areas

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Jan 17 10:24 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is the density or the stitch count on these?

Since a density can refer to many different aspects of artificial grass, I would like just to emphasize on the stitch count to analyze and answer your question  here.

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Jan 16 1:03 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Is there a way to seal the edges to prevent shedding?

At currently stage, we only manufacture the bigger pieces of artificial grass at 15’ wide and 100’ long, people buying our products at 15’ incrementally such as 15’ by 1’

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Jan 15 9:37 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Will dog pee alter/change the color of my artificial grass?

Artificial grass is made of polyethylene and polypropylene materials, and the fibers are not porous, so the dog urine won’t be absorbed into the fibers therefore turf won’t be discolored

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Jan 15 7:59 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Would this be durable enough to use as Volleyball court grass

Yes, our artificial grass yarns are all engineered to be very durable and for sport applications. When using the artificial turf for valley ball court, you would like to

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Jan 15 7:52 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Are your artificial grass comfortable to walk on barefoot?

Yes, most of our products are designed and manufactured to the best possible comfort to feel and touch. Among all our products, we have some made purposely for people

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Jan 15 9:08 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What are artificial turf made of?

Our artificial turf is made of Polyethylene and Polypropylene mainly, and Polyurethane glue. There are basically 4 main components of most our artificial grass products:1. Straight grass fibers

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Jan 15 8:28 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question How do you replace a piece of turf?

To replace a piece of turf, you need to be aware of the followings:1. If you have multiple pieces of turf from your original installation, and only to replace

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Jan 14 6:03 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can you use artificial grass as a driveway?

Unless using artificial grass in between pavers, we won't recommend to put artificial grass in a driveway, the twisting motions of car tires will damage the turf. So please

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Jan 14 2:43 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can you get cancer from artificial turf?

No, artificial grass won't cause cancer, period! Since artificial grass being introduced, many studies and testings have been done by governments, industry experts and many others. None of such

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Jan 14 2:42 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Does artificial grass melt in the sun?

Under normal weather, artificial grass will not melt in the sun. Our artificial grass products can withstand up to 200 degrees F before getting melted. Even though artificial

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Jan 13 8:05 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Would this be good for a kids outdoor play area on top of paver stones

If I understand you fully, I assume you are considering to put a loose piece of artificial grass on top of paver stones? You absolutely can. Here are my

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Jan 13 6:02 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What should I use to cut my artificial grass?

Generally speaking, you never need to cut artificial grass. At the installation stage, installers will use carpet knife or scissors to trim of blades. Once turf is installed,

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Jan 13 5:31 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can I Wear Shoes or Soccer Cleats on Artificial Grass?

Yes, you can. All our turf products are designed and manufactured with great tuft bind. The term "Tuff Bind" is used in artificial grass industry to define how

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Jan 13 4:54 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What sizes of artificial grass are there?

Our artificial grass comes in as a roll, very much like carpet. Most of our products are 15' wide and 100' long depending on the thickness of the fiber,

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Jan 13 10:04 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Is artificial grass fire-resistant?

Yes, all of our artificial grass products are fire-resistant. Being products made of Polyethylene and Polypropylene, the product can be melted but won't catch on fire. The wild

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Jan 12 11:08 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Do artificial grass have any toxic materials?

Our artificial products are made free of any toxic materials. At Global Syn-Turf, product safety is our number one priority. All products have been through rigorous tests before

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Jan 12 10:57 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can you cut or trim your artificial grass if needed?

Yes, you can cut or trim your artificial grass by using either a carpet knife or scissors when needed. When we make artificial turf products, we use a technology

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Jan 12 10:49 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Does artificial grass fade in the sun?

Our artificial grass won't fade in the sun. Designed to be used outside to replace real lawn, our engineers have put a lot of efforts on developing products with

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Jan 10 8:28 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can you pressure wash artificial grass?

Absolutely! Some experienced installers have power washer as their standard installation equipment, after they install the turf and add infills, they will do a power wash on the finished product,

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Jan 9 9:11 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Why do you have to put sand on artificial grass?

There are two main technical reasons for putting sand in artificial grass:1. To help the turf standing up better. 2. More importantly to hold the grass down with

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Jan 9 9:03 AM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer Can I lay artificial grass on soil?

Just answered a similar question above.

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Jan 7 9:21 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What goes under artificial turf?

You can always find the detailed installation instructions on this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/installation/To summarize an answer to your questions:For drainage and surface preparation purposes: you need to have a couple

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Jan 7 9:21 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Whats the specs for tuft bind and water permeability of S Blade-90 ?

To simply answer your question:The tuft bind for S Blade-90: averaged at 40-45 newton or 9-10 pound-force. You will be able to find the water permeability test on the spec

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Jan 1 7:12 PM
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Jan 1 6:42 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question How well does artificial turf drain?

This is a good question. Our artificial grass products are all designed to drain exceptionally well. The permeability of our turf is ranging from 50 inches per hour

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Dec 30, 2019 5:35 PM
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Dec 30, 2019 4:14 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What turf looks like the St. Augustine grass?

The first product I recommend is our High Sierra, you can find the details at this link:https://www. globalsynturf. com/high-sierra.  This is a product with color very close to St.

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Dec 27, 2019 5:31 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Is there a water rebate for replacing my lawn with artificial grass?

Thanks for asking this question! The answer is Yes, there is a rebate of $3. 00 per sf if you live in Las Vegas, NV. 60% of a household's

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Dec 22, 2019 3:47 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is the face weight for regular real grass?

It is a very question. Most of the real natural grass' face weight is right about 60 oz. , hopefully this can help you to make up your mind:

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Dec 18, 2019 9:22 AM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can Round Up be used to kill weeds at outer edge of Synthetic Grass?

Yes, you can! It is very common that weeds grow at the outer edge of synthetic grass, the interesting fact is that many people leave those small weeds alone, as

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Dec 17, 2019 4:52 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is an engineered blade?

Artificial grass engineered blades are the invention of Global Syn-Turf! We are the first manufacturer to bring engineered blades into the market: That is why we have named a lot

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Dec 17, 2019 4:14 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What turf looks like the real Kentucky bluegrass?

My suggestion will be GST's Emerald-92Stemgrass. You can find the details on this particular turf at this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/products/emerald-92-stemgrassIt is a premium grade artificial grass product with very

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Dec 17, 2019 10:10 AM
Willaim Stegeman commented on review Pet Turf

The dog is really enjoying the artificial grass, I can sure tell!

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Dec 16, 2019 6:04 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer Which putting green Bernhard Langer has at his house?

From the functionality standpoint, both putting greens will work perfectly!

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Dec 16, 2019 5:55 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question What is the benefits having artificial grass In Florida?

One of the best benefits for using artificial grass in areas that have a lot rain and grass grow fast is that you do NOT need to mown your lawn

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Dec 16, 2019 5:54 PM
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Dec 16, 2019 5:45 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can I drive on the artificial grass?

The answer is "NO", even though artificial grass can take great pressures, but the twisting motion and rolling will definitely cause damage to the turf.

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Dec 16, 2019 2:04 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Can I install the artificial grass on a slope?

Yes, as long as you can walk it, you can turf it! If the slop gets steep, you will need to watch out for the infills as it tends to

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Dec 16, 2019 2:01 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on review Putt-60 Bicolor

Thank you for sharing the picture! Looks nice. . . . .

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Dec 16, 2019 1:56 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer How do I register my artificial grass warranty with your company?

The warranty in artificial turf industry works as "pro-rated" which is similar with tires, people needs to pay attention to read our warranty page for all the details.

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Dec 16, 2019 11:27 AM
Willaim Stegeman commented on review S Blade-90

Thank you for letting us know!

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Dec 13, 2019 5:15 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on review Super Natural 80

Soooo nice!

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Dec 13, 2019 3:25 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on review Super Natural 60

My favorite!

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Dec 13, 2019 3:25 PM
Willaim Stegeman answered a question Some of turf I installed showed lines, are they normal?

Lines on certain products can be more visible than others; such lines can be seen only from certain angles and non-visible from other angles. Replacement with the same turf

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Dec 13, 2019 3:21 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer How long synthetic grass lasts?

It really depends where you live and the weather, extremely hot areas such as Arizona and Las Vegas, the grass won't last as long. Under normal weather, the product can last more than 25 years. However, keep in mind that we offer limited 15 yrs warranty, and you can always find out the details on our warranty at: https://www.

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Dec 13, 2019 3:16 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer How to take care of artificial grass?

You can always go to this page and find the maintenance information by clicking on the product applicable to you: https://www. globalsynturf. com/artificial-grass-specifications-specs

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Dec 13, 2019 3:13 PM
Willaim Stegeman commented on answer Are you able to offer samples?

We do offer free samples through our distributors and dealers.

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Dec 13, 2019 3:12 PM
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