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17 DIY Artificial Grass Perth – Steps To Install Synthetic Grass-WA Turf Gurus

17 DIY Artificial Grass Perth Tips

 Wa Turf Gurus {Pro Guide}

Artificial grass Perth front yard 6000

1. DIY ARTIFICIAL GRASS PERTH DESIGN AND PLANNING

Since you looking for the right way to DIY artificial grass in Perth installation, you have landed at the right place. let’s begin first thing first “preparation” cannot this emphasize enough. Preparation is the main the key element of the final result of your artificial grass installation .As good old Aussie saying” devil is in the details”. Planning is the main key to the perfect execution of the job as I will explain step by step how to install artificial grass in Perth Western Australian soil conditions. let’s dive straight into it.

 

artificial & synthetic grass installation Perth preparation.

2. PREP BEFORE-DEMOLITION

Before the demolition can commence, all utilities (electrical, gas, water, etc.) including all sprinklers must be properly located to eliminate unnecessary problems. Depending on the preference, the sprinkler system can be capped for use at a later point in time, or we can completely remove it altogether. Any additions or changes to the existing utilities must be accounted for at this time.

 

3. DEMOLITION

A bobcat (where applicable) should be used to demolish your existing soft-scape and/or hardscape surface. In areas where the bobcat cannot access, or if a bobcat is not necessary, other demolition tools be used to remove the hardscape and/or soft-scape. Saw-cutting may be necessary along areas where the foundation is protruding into the usable space in the front, back or side yard areas.

4. EXCAVATION

Excavate 100 to 110 mm from the final grade.all depends on what type of artificial grass installation require.lets just say if you want to drive a car on artificial grass it requires a different type of base to support the white of the car.in this case we will remove 100 or 110 mm dirt and install 50 mm of road base and 50 mm of blue metal dust Aussie slang “cracker dust “.normel foot traffic 65 mm blue metal dust is more than enough.as shown in the video below

5. GRADING & DRAINAGE

At this point, if drains need to be installed, this is the time to do so as well as account for proper water-flow away from your Building.

6. INSTALL BORDER (lINK EDGING OPTIONAL)DIY

For aesthetics and structural integrity of the perimeter, install garden edging.Garden bed around the outside of your project, where-ever we are butting up against soft-scape surfaces.this stuff is really good.Australian maid infect made in {Adelaide SouthAustralia}

 


DIY Synthetic grass installation Perth 6000 backyard

7. SUB-BASE COMPACTING

Use a plate compactor to compact the sub-base. This is crucial as we do not want to have any air gaps in our system. If you skip this step, it will lead to undulations or depressions later on.

 

Synthetic grass installation Perth 6000 front yard

8. WEED KILLER

until this point, all the weeds are gone now this is a good time to use weed killer.Spray the entire area rather generously with weed killer to reduce the chances of weeds appearing in the future.

9. BASE PREPARATION & COMPACTION

prepare 60mm of Blue mettle(Normel foot traffic) dust which will be dispersed throughout the entire footprint of your turf project. Once the base has been set, we will hose the base down, and compact it until we reach a compaction level of 95%. At this point, as it is literally hard as a rock, which is exactly what you want.

9.1  Pro Tip After a plate competing you will have competition marks this is the part Elbow grease come into the action.A good set of kneepads and trowels will get rid of those uneven spots.

9.2 Pro tips when you do set the levels of blue metal dust to allow a 25mm rebate for the artificial lawn you will have better finish results as shown in next 2 photos.

 

Synthetic grass measuring in Perth 6000 front yard

11. TURF PREPARATION (MEASURE, CUT & ROLL)

Make sure to roll the turf completely out and allow it to sit in the sun during the initial preparation process. Since the turf has been rolled up like carpet, we will want to make sure to eliminate any wrinkles and bunching. If you skip this step, you may see air-pockets in your turf later down the line as the artificial grass has a chance to completely settle.

With proper planning, proceed to position the turf for installation. The goal is to have as few seams as possible and with proper planning, this can be achieved every time. Once the fake grass is positioned properly, remove the excess turf that will not be needed, which will make it much easier to work with.

 

Artificial grass joining In Perth 6000

12. JOINING & TRIMMING

Once the artificial turf has been perfectly laid out and all the excess material has been trimmed, we are now ready to seam the pieces together. It is important to make sure that all the rolls of grass are laid in the same direction so that the blades all point the same way.( Remember the good old saying Mesure twice cut once )

There are several seaming techniques, and the actual technique used for a particular job can vary from job to job depending on the circumstance. The various techniques include utilising seaming tape in conjunction with adhesives(glue) to sewing to the most popular residential application being u pins& nails.

12.1, Protips Always cut 2 seems from the edge where the 2 panels are joining if this step is skipped you will never have a good Join. 

the final trimming can take place along the parameter of the Artificial grass.

 

 

Artificial grass joining In Perth 6000

13. BORDER PREPARATION

To properly secure the border it is a good idea to nail down the perimeter with nails. Use 80mm u pins use them every 1-feet around the perimeter of your project.

13.1,Protips all the join has to be u pined every foot to make a sure strong joint. old tip hammer length gap in between u nail will do the trick

14. INFILL PREPARATION

To get the turf ready for the infill installation, you will want to use a power broom and sweep the turf in the opposite direction that the blades are pointing. This will prop the blades upright and allow for the infill to properly penetrate the grass to the base of the turf.

 

Artificial grass infill installation In Perth 6000

15. INFILL INSTALLATION

Use a standard seed drop spreader to install the infill. The infill is used to help weigh down the turf, assist with blade recovery, soften the feel under your feet, and depending on the actual infill you use, there may be other benefits (i.e. antimicrobial, prevents degradation, reduced heat consumption/overheating). You will need to determine the amount of infill to use in advance because you will want to leave 30 mm of the blade of grass exposed. The amount of infill to install will depend on the specific synthetic lawn you choose. The metric will be kg per sq meter, in terms of how many kg of infill you will need per meters of artificial grass.

 

Artificial grass installation finel In Perth 6000

16. FINAL TRIMMING & CLEAN-UP

Walk the project to see if there are any blades of grass that are out of place. If everything looks perfect, then hose down your new lawn which will complete the infill install and now your artificial turf installation is complete and ready for use.

17. FINAL INSPECTION

The last and final step is an inspection. yes, we do have inspectors will make sure the whole project is finishing up to high standards!

 

Wa Turf Gurus is the Fastest Growing Synthetic grass Perth  Company in WA; changing a lot of people’s mind about the contractors and transforming them into Extremely Happy Customers.

Our rapid growth in Synthetic Grass Perth is largely attributed to our Lean Methodology. We deconstructed the entire synthetic turf industry piece by piece and found many opportunities to make the system better; a lot better.

We are changing the way you shop for your Perth Artificial Grass Installation Company. You now have a choice in who you would like to install your artificial turf project. We supply you with the tools to make an educated decision on your investment. The majority of the installation companies buy their products from the same manufacturers and hire subcontractors to install the project.

Bingo, WA turf gurus teamed up with and hired the best crews in trade with over 18 years of experience, eliminated the unnecessary overhead by implementing extremely efficient methods with every process so that we can pass the savings onto you. The result is unbeatable Quality, Service and Value which amount to our most important goal; Extremely Happy Customers, paying it forward to you each & every day. Call or email us today 0426046485!

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 Are you sick of watering your grass and all the maintenance involved in keeping up your lawn? If so, artificial grass Perth may be a great choice for you In Perh Wa.

Not only will you be able to eliminate mowing your lawn, you won’t have to water, and your synthetic grass will look green and lush all year around.

If you have a large grassy lawn in the front of your house which is eating at your monthly water bill, synthetic turf will drastically reduce your monthly bill and instantly add curb appeal while transforming the aesthetic of your house.

Maybe you happen to go out of town on business trips, go on a lot of Holidays, or rent your property out, then synthetic turf in Perth is a fantastic choice. Now you will not have to worry about over or under watering while you are out of town and you surely do not have to worry about your rentals properly attending to your grass.

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Lyn Campbell
Lyn Campbell
12:59 12 Aug 21
I’m so happy with the beautiful job Gary and his son have done. If anyone is looking to have artificial lawn installed you can’t go past WA Turf Gurus . They were the only ones for me. We chose Swan... Valley Buffalo , it looks amazing. Thank you for the great results.read more
Christina Tabor
Christina Tabor
15:48 22 Jul 21
Can’t recommend these guys highly enough. Great service, great job, great price, nothing was too much trouble.In 2 days my front and back garden is lush and easy care.Highly Recommend them big or... small jobs.Very satisfiedTina 😊read more
Sally Wulf
Sally Wulf
05:33 17 Jul 21
We couldn’t be happier!!! Gary and his team did an amazing job and the product looks exceptional (we chose Donnybrook Fresh). Gary was very easy to work with, professional, friendly and helpful.... Could not fault the whole process, and will 100% recommend others using WA Turf Gurus - we are getting them back soon for the rear yard.read more
RAMINDER CHEEMA
RAMINDER CHEEMA
14:36 25 Jun 21
I could not recommend Wa turf gurus highly enough . Amazing quality Artificial turf at a great price point.I got a few samples and quotes at different companies before coming across Wa turf gurus... and am so glad I found them. Just got my synthetic turf installed and ended up saving myself thousands compared to what I was originally quoted by another company.Thanks for Great Job Guys keep up the good work!!!!read more
Charlie Wheeler
Charlie Wheeler
12:20 21 Jun 21
From start to finish, our artificial grass experience with Gary and WA Turf Gurus was fantastic. Gary took the time to understand what it was I wanted and needed and ensured that I was comfortable... and onboard with the whole process.Gary went above and beyond for us; re-prepping the site, tucking and pinning the lawn so that our dogs couldn’t pull at it, providing me with advice on caring for the lawn with the dogs (deodoriser, edging, etc.) he and his colleague even worked through the rain to ensure that our backyard was finished within the two days that were planned for.I would highly recommend Gary and WA Turf Gurus for any of your artificial grass needs if you’re looking for a smooth process with someone that actually cares!Thanks again Gary -we love our new backyard 🙂read more
Julie Trevena
Julie Trevena
06:46 21 Apr 21
I chose WA Turf Gurus mainly because of all the great reviews posted and I was not disappointed. Gary is very professional, friendly and extremely helpful. I am absolutely delighted with the... finished product and highly recommend this company.read more
Amanda Symes
Amanda Symes
02:18 08 Feb 21
The service was exceptional from beginning to end. The day Gary was due to start my job he had to evacuate his home due to the bushfires but he still took the time to call me. I couldn't be happier... with final outcome - it looks fantastic! I would highly recommend Gary not only for such a professional job but for his positive and happy attitude - he was an absolute pleasure to deal with. I'd give 10 stars if I could!read more
Lauren Thumwood
Lauren Thumwood
01:52 20 Aug 20
Gary was able to give me some very valuable honest and free advice to help me solve an issue with pet hair through my astro turf. Very helpful and pleasant experience. Thank you so much.
Karina Price
Karina Price
13:52 15 May 20
It was a pleasure to have Gary and the WA Turf Gurus install my lawn for me. Gary was friendly, reliable, communicative, took the time to understand exactly what I wanted and answer questions for me,... and made sure he delivered something I was happy with. The finished result looks fantastic and the product (Denmark Spring) is good quality. I couldn't be more pleased with my finished back yard. Thank you!read more
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