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    How to lay artificial grass?

    Gardeners

    Can someone advise me on how easy it is to lay artificial grass myself? I would need to dig up a smallish back yard which is currently paved with slabs and install the fake grass in an area of roughly 15ft x 20ft.

    Or is it possible to lay artificial grass on concrete? I’m not worried about the cost for artificial grass so much but is it possible to complete the job on my own in a day and what's the best way do that?

    Asked by Pete on 3rd Apr 2020
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    Steve cheshire garden services

    "You can lay artificial grass on concrete but use shockpads underneath and glue grass down on all sides"

    Answered on 4th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    AM Landscapes

    "Ok so the you cant lay artificial grass straight on top of concrete you would need a sub base of sand!"

    Answered on 5th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Bank On Us Landscaping

    "Prep ground is most important. You can find some really good videos on you tube"

    Answered on 11th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Jamie amoroso patios/groundworks limited

    "Hello. You can run a base of sand over the concrete to make required levels, whacked compact the artificial grass can be laid directly over. Just the gripping pegs you would have to pre drill holes."

    Answered on 17th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Mike Silvey Paving and Landscaping

    "Use a woven weed membrane (not material)
    Then 100mm of type 1 or scalpings, wacker it with a wacker plate.
    50mm sharp sand wackered.
    Lay out fake grass.
    Use pins/ spikes into the ground to hold the grass firm.
    Then brush over the top with "kiln dried sand" (the area must be dry for this).
    If the area is raised some trades will use a wood border and pin the grass to it.
    It is worth spending the extra to this correctly as it will last much longer."

    Answered on 3rd May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Bs landscapes

    "Hi there get some type 1 and some fine sand and lay that first then put your artificial grass down on top."

    Answered on 14th Apr 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report

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