Sports Field Blog

Subscribe To Email Updates

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter and we’ll send updates straight to your inbox


Top Signs of an Aging Synthetic Turf Field

It’s estimated that today’s synthetic turf fields on average will see a lifespan of 10 to 12 years, due to technological advancements and the development of annual maintenance programs like Motz365 Condition. As a synthetic turf field owner, you know best how many back-to-back hours of play and multi-purpose uses your surface endures during its peak seasons. With that said, like any repeatedly used product, there will come a time where signs of aging will start to appear. In order to keep your field optimally performing and to be proactive about your replacement planning, you must be on the lookout for the following potentially telling signs.

5 Signs of an aging synthetic turf field

1. Loose seams

2. Torn inseams

3. Reduction of infill levels

4. Fiber degradation or worn turf

5. High GMAX ratings

What to do if your field is experiencing the 8 types of aging signs

If your field is experiencing these signs, contact your Turf Care Expert to set up a site visit. That visit will help you and your turf provider put together a plan and determine if there are immediate solutions or if replacement is needed.

Set up your turf field for success this year! Submit a form below to get a downloadable detailed guide that breaks down each sign.

Similar Blogs

Professional & Collegiate Natural Grass
The Top 3 Benefits of Motz AirPAT System for Optimal Growth of a Professional Natural Grass Athletic Field
Take a Look
Synthetic Turf Maintenance
Athletic Turf Field Maintenance Checklist: Tips, Techniques, and Equipment For Your Staff
Take a Look
Running Track Maintenance
How to Maintain Your Running Track 101: 4 Tips You Need
Take a Look
View All