Synthetic Turf Maintenance Resource Center

Over the course of 4 decades, The Motz Group has established a reputation for delivering winning artificial sports fields. With 400+ synthetic fields on the ground, built and maintained by our in-house crew, you can count on our team to be a resource for all things turf. When it comes to ongoing artificial turf maintenance best practices and lifecycle management, trust our Motz365 Service experts to give you the play-by-play.

Recommendations for Planning Your Synthetic Turf Field Replacement

A synthetic turf field is a large investment for your community, and a project of that size takes planning and coordination from a number of people to complete. We are seeing fields last anywhere from 8-14 years. If you are new to an organization that has an existing turf field or don’t quite remember what […]

How To: Synthetic Turf Field Grooming

Routine grooming of your synthetic turf field is one of the most important actions you can take to ensure your surface lasts for a decade (or more) and also continues to look good.  Below is a short video detailing how you should brush your field, and other tips on giving your field proper TLC. If […]

Top 14 Things to Avoid on Your Synthetic Turf Field

Synthetic turf systems are designed to resist both wear and exposure to the elements. The effectiveness of their materials, design, and construction is demonstrated by the long life of fields under heavy use in many climates. However, in order to maintain a long life and a healthy field, it’s important that you do not abuse […]

5 Best Practices for Synthetic Turf Infill Top Off

One of the benefits of a synthetic turf field is the increase in activity it can sustain. With the additional action, there are regular maintenance practices needed to ensure your field looks and performs its best. A field has areas we refer to as “high-traffic.” These are spots include penalty kicks, corner kicks – any […]

Why Synthetic Turf Field Grooming is Critical

Routine grooming keeps the surface free from debris and also maintains your synthetic turf system at its optimum performance. We recommend implementing a consistent maintenance schedule, putting the brush to the field for every 40 hours of activity. During the busier seasons of play, that will typically equate to every two weeks.  Routine brushing simultaneously […]

7 Tips for Painting Your Synthetic Turf Field

A benefit of purchasing a synthetic turf field is the ability to install inlaid lines and eliminate painting or striping before each game. However, some facilities still have a need to include temporary lines or logos on their surface. If your synthetic turf field has such a need, we have some suggestions and tips for […]

How to Groom a Synthetic Baseball or Softball Field

Synthetic turf baseball and softball fields are built to withstand hundreds of hours of activity. With the increased action your field sees, especially during the peak season, it is imperative for the surface to have proper maintenance practices conducted. The most important habit you will need to implement is regular grooming of your field.   We […]

How to Groom a Synthetic Turf Football Field

Synthetic turf football fields are built to withstand hundreds of hours of activity. With the increased action your field sees, especially during the peak season, it is imperative for the surface to have proper maintenance practices conducted. The most important habit you will need to implement is regular grooming of your field.   We often get […]

Benefits of Scheduling a Synthetic Turf Field Maintenance Training

Throughout the life of your synthetic turf field, it will need some TLC to ensure that it is looking and performing its best. While there are manuals on how to properly take care of your field, scheduling a hands-on maintenance training session with your field provider or other professional artificial turf field maintenance team, like […]

What Is a GMAX Test and Why Is It Important to You

Monitoring your synthetic turf field throughout its life is key to ensure that it is performing the way it should, as well as protecting your athletes. One component of field monitoring is conducting a GMAX test by a turf professional. A GMAX test measures impact attenuation – the ability of the playing surface to absorb […]

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