Leveling the Playing Field
Before laying your artificial turf, it is important to ensure that the ground on which you will be laying it on is smooth and level, without any lumps, bumps or stones that will make your new lawn look uneven in the future.
This will not only allow your artificial grass to settle easier, it will help with drainage and will look much more aesthetically pleasing, too. Once you have levelled your soil, apply a thin layer of sand to consolidate. Drainage is important if you do not wish for your garden to become a muddy havoc whenever the heavens decide to open up - and we all know they will!
You can now add a Geotextile fabric layer on top of the stop to stop any determined weeds from poking through the soil and sand or a shock absorbing layer to help improve the feel of your new lawn underfoot.
Artificial Grass Installation
After everything has been smoothened out, the only thing that is left to do is the installation of your synthetic turf. Full instructions and an installation video can be found here but it is much easier than you will have first thought!
Just like most other things in life, it is not the process that is difficult; rather, it is the preparation for it that requires vigilance. The process involved in the preparation for artificial grass installation might seem rudimentary, but get it right and your new garden will look every bit as good as you expect it to.
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