What can I use for artificial turf border?

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What can I use for artificial turf border?

Polyboard edging has become the favorite for synthetic turf contractors. It is fast, economical and when installed correctly will last years to come. Polyboard is superior to other lawn edging products because of its durability. It looks like redwood, but performs like plastic.

Can you lay artificial grass without edging?

You need to install the edge of the artificial grass into a perimeter to create an attractive finish. This edge could be Everedge steel edging, paving slabs, decking, or a gravel board separating a planting border. The grass should be set approx 20mm the height of the perimeter edge for the best look.

What is the best thing to lay artificial grass on?

Artificial grass should not be installed directly onto topsoil. Compact the surface with a roller or vibrating plate (both can be hired). Spray the area with a weed killer and then install weed membrane.

What is poly Board edging?

Poly Board Landscape Edging is constructed of super strong premium recycled polyethylene. UV protection has been added to prevent damage from the sun. Its strength and rigidity allow for easy installation and its joints interlock for a streamline appearance. Poly Board is available in 20 foot lengths.

Do you need to nail down artificial grass?

No. Unless wind can get underneath the grass it will not blow away. Part of the installation process should include the installation of edges sufficiently high enough for the grass to butt-up to – ideally so the full depth of the grass is contained by the surrounding edge.

Why do you put sand on artificial grass?

Sand infill for artificial grass absorbs shock, deters bacteria, and provides the same durability as crumb rubber, making it a great solution for playgrounds, pet areas, and yards.

Do you put sand on artificial grass?

The short answer is yes. We certainly recommend that you use a silica sand infill on all types of artificial grass. Even though some ‘non-infill’ grasses have been developed in recent years, these basically just have a dense lower thatch, and it’s still important to install a sand infill to your artificial lawn.

Do you put sand under artificial grass?

Sharp sand is applied onto the area you choose to lay your artificial grass before it’s installed. When laying artificial grass, we recommend laying sharp sand to the thickness of 10/15mm, however, there are several steps to carry out before you lay and compact the sand! Find out more below.

What is the best tool to trim lawn edges?

For small lawns, a pair of long-handled edging shears are the simple choice. Carbon steel blades are strong and can be sharpened regularly for a neat clipped edge but should be coated to ensure rust resistance.

How long does it take for artificial grass to settle?

It can take anywhere from 6-8 weeks for your synthetic lawn to settle, so keep an eye on it, and if you see any edges lifting or joins moving apart, address them immediately with adhesive or U-pins. With no need to water, weed, or mow, artificial grass is low maintenance.

Does artificial grass get waterlogged?

This is a common question regarding artificial grass, especially from customers with lawns that do not face the sun and cannot soak up water. With artificial grass there is no need to worry about water drainage, artificial lawns drain water as if it is regular grass and even better in some cases.

Do you need seam tape for artificial grass?

Using seaming tape and glue is the recommended installation method for putting greens as it provides for a clean seam without protruding nails or staples. Because putting green turf is short and dense, using tape and glue is the most effective way to beautifully seam two rolls of grass together.

Can you lay artificial grass on paving slabs?

The great news is that you don’t have to take up those old slabs before you start, because it is possible to lay artificial grass over slabs, as well as concrete and tarmac.

Will weeds grow through artificial grass?

Artificial Turf is durable and without a doubt more weed resistant than natural grass. However, it is possible for weeds to grow through the small holes in the backing material and around the edges. Depending on the type of infill used, weeds may sometimes develop in the infill.

Why is my artificial grass lifting?

When you get your artificial lawn installed, the edges should have been either secured down with pins or by a timber frame. But if it’s lifting along the edges, this either means it hasn’t been installed correctly, or something has come loose.

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