I have been thinking about the oppurtunity that installing artifical grass provides for my business, and I would also consider installing at my home. I've read a few articles and watched the youtube…Continue
"Only just seen this thread, but we supply and install artificial grass for a range of manufacturers and main importers/distributors. My parent company, Unreal Solutions Ltd, supply a wide range of products which compliment or enhance artificial…"
"Our own approved installers use 50mm x 50mm battens around the lawn perimeter to which the grass is fixed to using galvanised wood screws.
We are Stockists for 'TigerTurf' the largest manufacturer of artificial grass in the UK. The…"
"I Installed my 1st astro turf last year, we laid it on a bed of compacted 20mm to dust blinded over with sharp sand, compacted again then used wooden batons around the perimeter. Which we nailed too. Went back 12 months later to erect a fence for…"
"Hello Steve, We install in Notts for Namgrass. Their products are very good & can deliver anywhere. I have got to know them & they are a genuine bunch & I know they are looking (as are most other suppliers) to increase their independent…"
"Hi Steve, the grass comes in widths of 2 or 4 m wide and both rolls need to be layed in the same direction as they will look different otherwise. As the others have said batterns is a much better fixing, i use them as much as possible. When nailing…"
"I think businesses would like their services assessed and a grading given each year much like to National "In Bloom" Awards. I think I would consider paying a subscription or fee to enter an award that irrespective of whether we won an…"
"you can get a little settlement over time, but the advantage of the method of fixing with the nails and the battens is you can simply lift the edge and make any necessary adjustments to the screed if need be. The only times i have ever needed to was…"
"Hi Caroline, I am based in The North West so the training session isn't viable but thank you anyway.
Your info and advice is much appreciated and addresses my key issue of fixing.
Thanks also for your advice, I would be a lot more…"
In answer to your question about fixing artificial grass with nails I can offer the following advice:
Getting a secure fixing is quite important so that the grass cannot move over time.
Our preferred method is to add 2x1 tanalised timber…"
"All of perimeter supported with Timber gravel boards that are screwed to stakes driven into the ground ! This will retain your subbase, sand etc and allow you to tack the arti grass to the top !
membrane, Hardcore base about 2 - 3 inch with sand…"
"Cheers Thermo. Someone had said battens were a safer fixing, and i think I prefer the sound of this. I would use battens to get my sand level anyway so it makes sense. My only concern with this was if your sand dropped a fraction you might have a…"
"were an approved installer. Most are fixed in the same way depending on teh type of lawn and its pile. Some are held dopwn by the weight of having sand swept into them. Most are held down by simply nailing them if its on an mot sub-base with sharp…"
I have been thinking about the oppurtunity that installing artifical grass provides for my business, and I would also consider installing at my home. I've read a few articles and watched the youtube videos and whilst most of it seems fairly simple I am surprised that the vast majority seem to use nails to fix this product. Given that most if not all of the nail is simply going into sand is this really suffice to provide a good fixing??I've seen some fix to battens, but these may then provide a…See More