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Artificial Turf FAQs
The most frequently asked questions related to artificial turf and our installation services:
GENERAL ARTIFICIAL TURF QUESTIONS
When it comes to installing synthetic grass for your project there are a number of factors that contribute to how long it will take.
Size of your artificial turf project: because we do not have minimum or maximum project sizes, the size of your project will play a role in determining how long your installation process will take
Scope of work: each artificial turf project is different, and this will definitely be a factor in your installation time frame.
Removal: Your installation will include removing whatever is on the ground now, and some landscaping can take longer to remove than others. For instance, if you just have dirt on the ground that won’t take too long, while removing concrete slabs will take a bit longer. If you’d like to have bushes and trees removed, we do that too!
Accessibility: While front and backyards are a popular installation for US Turf, so to are rooftops and unique areas that feature numerous levels and stairs and can contribute to additional installation days for your project.
Style of project: If you are considering a Custom Putting Green by US Turf or a uniquely shaped space, this can take extra time and preparation.
Consider all of these factors and give our team a call today so they can help determine how long your unique artificial turf project may take!
The price of our turf installation varies depending on the size of area, the location, and the type you choose to buy. We try to keep our prices low without sacrificing quality. The best way to get an accurate price is to contact us directly for a free quote.
Many people are worried about the different materials used when installing synthetic turf. Our turf is environmentally friendly and made with safety in mind. From playgrounds to pets, we trust the materials we choose.
Artificial turf is made of plastic, so there are a few days out of the year where it will become hot. We suggest the T-Cool product we offer; an antimicrobial solution that works by absorbing the heat and keeping the turf fresh. All you have to do is spray the turf down with a hose and it will stay cool for up to 4 days!
Synthetic turf requires very little maintenance compared to natural grass. Every turf product will have different care instructions depending on the material and type.
Synthetic turf is designed to last for up to 20 years with proper maintenance.
All of synthetic grass US Turf installs is made in Dalton, Georgia, USA!
A leaf blower, rake, or garden hose should easily take care of any debris you want removed from your artificial turf.
We can usually schedule an estimate within 1 to 4 days of speaking to you. Then, once you’re ready to schedule your installation we can usually schedule your installation within the next week.
We have a showroom on Miramar Road that is open to the public six days a week. We would love to see you Monday through Friday between 7am and 5pm or on Saturdays from 9am to 5pm. We have samples of all of our products, as well as many installations of our most popular selections for you to see, feel and enjoy! Stop by today (and bring your dog too!)
With Optimum Flow Technology, our turf drains at an average of 35 inches or greater per square yard per hour.
Yes! Our products are warrantied for 16 years. If your project is installed by US Turf we offer an additional warranty on our workmanship for 2 years from the date of your installation.
Yes! In addition to installing your synthetic grass we can install hardscape, concrete and much more. We even install sport courts!
US Turf’s synthetic fibers are UV coated, which protects our artificial grass from all of the sunshine southern California has to offer! That’s why studies have shown that synthetic turf in the San Diego area fades less than .5% yearly, which would be nearly impossible to notice over time.
Artificial turf and custom putting greens can be installed in any commercial office facility.
PET TURF QUESTIONS
Absolutely. Our products are safe, sanitary, and sturdy. That’s why the Helen Woodward Animal Center and The Animal Pad selected US Turf for the pets in their care! To learn more about how pet friendly our artificial turf is, visit our pet’s page!
When it comes to pet waste, we recommend you always allow the solid waste to dry before picking it up and disposing of it. Following up the disposal, treat the area with a liquid enzyme cleaner. Lastly, use a deodorizing infill to help keep odors at a minimum.
GOLF & CUSTOM PUTTING GREEN QUESTIONS
Yes! All our golf greens are custom designed by our professional US Turf team. You can get in touch with one of our representatives who can guide you through the process.
Our artificial putting green products replicate the stimp of your local country club greens, without requiring a greenskeeper!
US Turf offers a wide range of products that are ideal for putting greens and golfing areas with a look and feel to that of natural putting greens. We provide you with different samples and options that will help you make your final choice.
Yes, all our products can be installed indoors! This can make for a great addition to commercial offices or a fun addition to your home.
Our US Turf San Diego artificial turf products require very little maintenance. Synthetic grass requires no mowing, fertilizing, or watering.
We sell materials to the general public as well as contractors every day! Stop by our showroom today so we can help you determine what materials you will need and walk you through the DIY process. We can even have your turf and accessories delivered to you when you’re ready to start your project.
Delivery is actually free for any project requiring 500sf or more of artificial turf. For smaller projects, we can deliver your materials for $85 or you’re welcome to pick up your order from our warehouse.
Usually, we can have turf delivered to you within 2 business days. You can also pick your materials from our warehouse within about two hours of placing your order!
Our turf rolls are generally 15 feet wide and can be cut to the length you need for your project. We do have select products available in 12 foot widths as well.
Depending how much turf your project needs, turf can be hefty so we recommend all turf be lifted by a team of people.
Infill options range from sands to organic products and help to not only weight your turf to the ground properly, but aides in keeping each blade standing up straight and ensures proper drainage. There are many infill options, including sand, Zeolite which we recommend to capture pet odors – Envirofill – which we recommend for spaces used by pets and kids as it has an antimicrobial technology that combats bacteria and odors, and even T-Cool, which can help cool your turf on hot days by simply hosing it down. We can help you select the infill that is right for your project!
Window burn can happen if you have windows that reflect the sun away from home and onto a portion of your turf. US Turf recommends all high efficiency windows near your turf be treated with a special film before installation of your turf.