Synthetic turf installation: DIY
If you want to install your synthetic turf yourself, please follow the guidelines below to ensure a smooth installation, and to extend the life of your product.
Synthetic turf installation steps
Prep the surface: remove old grass, excavate 4 inches deep.
Geotextile installation: mesure, cut, nail to the ground.
Roll of geotextile 3’x 100′ sold on our website
Fill with 3 to 4” of 0-¾ crushed stones.
Level and compact.
Add 1” rock dirt. Level and compact.
Unroll the piece of turf in the sun so that it recovers its shape.
Synthetic turf laying, cutting the edges on the back with an exacto.
Glue joints with Trylawnturf’s special glue and seam tape.
Install the seam tape under the 2 parts to be joined and nail it to the ground. Align the 2 pieces to be joined, and keep the same direction of the grass yarn. Install glue on the seam tape and spread with a notched trowel. Fold the 2 pieces over the seam tape and glue, and let dry
Nail down turf perimeter with non galvanized 6” nails, 6” apart.
Brush the entire surface of the lawn with a broom
Download this installation instruction PDF for printing or keeping
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