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5 Reasons Why You Need to Keep a Sports Turf Field Maintenance Log

It’s no secret that synthetic turf fields are a major asset to athletic programs. Like any financial investment, it is important to properly maintain and care for that artificial field per recommended guidelines. One way to ensure these activities are occurring on a consistent basis is to document them in a centralized location. Here are 5 reasons why you need to keep a sports turf field maintenance log to build a safe and consistent surface.

Why you need to keep a sports turf field maintenance log:

1. Warranty Protection

A warranty protection keeps your synthetic turf warranty intact with regular grooming and documentation.

2. Equipment Use

Synthetic turf field grooming equipment is an investment and it’s important to ensure it is being used as often as recommended.

3. Record Needed Repairs And Field Conditions

Document field findings to report to your turf provider to make sure your maintain the consistency of your field.

4. Establish a Routine

 A routine helps ensure you are grooming every 20 hours of play or bi-weekly consistently.

5. Maintenance Crew Education

Maintenance crew education acts as a centralized database for who groomed the field, when, with what, and any identified field findings.

Download FREE Maintenance Log

Maintenance logs can be kept using various formats and customized to your facility’s processes and procedures. Don’t have a sports turf field maintenance log in place for tracking your synthetic turf surface? Motz offers a PDF template that can be downloaded and used as you see fit!

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