Artificial Turf Installation
A great money and time saving investment for home-owners with yards of all size. Artificial turf is easy to install and maintain, Turf Avenue's artificial grass will help you maximize your investment in your home and give you more time for yourself and family. Following these instructions can help create the well manicure landscape and save money for years to come.
|Most, if not all of these tools can be purchased or rented at your local hardware or home improvement store.|
|Depending on the compaction of your soil we
recommend 3 + inches of 3/8" minus crusher fines (or DG decomposed
Compactable Base - It take about 1 to 1.2 cubic yard of base material per 100 sq ft 3" deep.
You can help the rigidity of the base by adding geotech fabric or commercial grade weed barrier fabric under your base.
|Level the area.|
|Tamp and add more base materials where needed...|
|Lay turf with enough overhang to allow it to be properly trimmed.|
|Fold the adjacent trimmed edges of two rolls of turf approximately two feet apart the entire length of the seam. Trim off extra fabric.|
Roll out seam tape centered over the entire length of the seam
to 18” wide)
Apply turf adhesive.
: SEE TURF ADHESIVE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW
After adhesive has flashed, lay the edges of each roll of turf
directly onto the adhesive/tape, making sure not to bury any grass
fibers into the adhesive.
Be sure to add weight (i.e. sandbags) down the length of the freshly laid seam, or use a heavy roller along the seam length. The adhesive drying / curing time will vary with different adhesives dependent upon climatic conditions. It is important to use a high quality, outdoor adhesive to prevent delaminating later. Follow the adhesive manufacturer's instructions.
|Fold both pieces inword making sure that they
seam is tight - Nail both sides with 6" to 7" narrow nails (gutter
Nail about 8" to 12" apart all the way down the entire length.
||Trim by folding back, and cutting along the
Nail about 12" to 18" apart all the way around the entire perimeter.
6" to 7" narrow nails (gutter nails).
|Sanding - Infill 1 to 2 lb per sq ft as speced.|
|Four different methods to address securing the edge.|
|Use X or \/ patterns
XXXXXXXXXX or /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\
If you use tubed glues
|Fig 1 - Pull turf as close as possible prier
Fig 2 - Fold back to apply glue to seaming material (12" to 18" strip of weed fabric).
Fig 3 - Fold both pieces inward making sure that they seam is tight - Nail both sides with 6" to 7" narrow nails (gutter nails)
HINT: When Trimming To Outside Edging
Continue to change out your blade often and use the edging to cut against.
is an eco-friendly,
single part, moisture curing, polyurethane adhesive. It is designed
specifically for bonding various substrates to the backing of synthetic