Artificial Grass / July 5, 2018 / Lenore.
Ensure the perimeter is compacted and below the timber edging by 1 inch. Infill the perimeter with sharp sand and level using a rake. Ensure the sand is level to the top of the timber edging and compact again. For good drainage areas spread a layer of sharp sand to blind over the soil. Next compact the ground using a vibrating plate that can be hired from an equipment hire company. Ensure the perimeter is compacted and level with the timber edging. If you put more work in at this stage your Artificial Grass Lawn will look better as a result.
Make sure the carpet does not crest at the seam and is holding flat over the bonded area. Once the whole length is in place and you are happy with its appearance it is necessary to walk along the join several times to activate the glue and bond the grass to the tape. Weight the seam to ensure good contact with the glue until it cures. The more care taken with the operation the neater and tidier the joint will be.
Apply the weed control geo textile membrane and cut as necessary. Tack using small 1 inch galvanised clout nails to the timber edging. This weed control geo textile membrane prevents any chance of weed growth through the artificial grass drainage holes. Lay the Artificial Grass in the desired direction working on the carpet and not on the levelled base. Ensure the carpet is positioned to minimise cuts joints and waste overlaying the timber edging by a minimum of 4 inches.
Expenses embody grass seed fertilizer and mowing are not required in this type of lawn and the most significant expense will be reduced to the half the amount of average water bill. Synthetic grass will help you to have a beautiful lawn all year while conserving water and saving you money. Natural grass landscapes consume an average of 70% of residential water but if you install artificial grass lawn you can be assured that you are helping your environment in the water conservation effort if it is found to be scarce resources.