What Are My Artificial Turf Infill Options?

There was a time when choosing the type of artificial turf for an athletic playing surface, lawn, or putting green was easy. In fact, there was no choice at all. Originally sold under the name ChemGrass after its invention in 1965, the renowned product changed its name to AstroTurf after it was installed at the […]

Do You Have to Use Infill for Artificial Grass?

The answer is a resounding “yes” Artificial grass isn’t just for sports fields any more. Homeowners across the country are installing artificial grass on their lawns instead of sod or planting seed to get that beautiful look and longevity it provides. Today’s artificial grass isn’t the rough carpet-looking product it was back in the 1980s. […]

What Are The Environmental Benefits of Artificial Turf?

Artificial turf is not only a beautiful option for a lush, green lawn – there are environmental benefits to installing artificial grass in your lawn as well. Despite the fact that mowing is strenuous (and, let’s face it, who wants to spend a sunny Saturday outside pushing a mower in 90 degree heat?) it also […]

How Much Infill Do You Need Per Square Foot For Artificial Turf?

Pile height. Infill depth. Granule size. Textured vs non-textured. The jargon around artificial turf can get overwhelming. Artificial turf comes in all shapes and sizes and these different variances, textures, and technologies all affect the amount of infill you need to use for your artificial turf lawns, yards, playgrounds, or sports fields. The calculations can get heady very […]

What is an SDS and How Do I Read One?

As you search for the best synthetic turf and turf infill combination, there are many factors to consider. Product performance, longevity, sustainability, and so on. One often overlooked piece of information is a product’s SDS. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), now abbreviated as Safety Data Sheets (SDS) are documents that provide useful information on chemicals, products, […]

How Do I Install Infill in the Rain or Snow?

“Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail”? … That is the thought that should be going through every synthetic turf contractor’s mind when scheduling your infill placement. Synthetic turf contractors around the country are recognizing the importance of infill placement as a key component for ballast, fiber uplift, and longevity. When? How? Where? And Why? These […]

How to Install Artificial Turf Infill with Swagger

Install Turf with Swagger

So, you’ve finally decided to install that artificial turf backyard. You’ve convinced your spouse and completed all the research. Now the only thing standing between you and a beautiful backyard is this project.  And sure, there are a ton of “How to install synthetic turf” videos but there’s not one about “How to install synthetic […]