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So Easy to Do 8th Graders Can Install

Foundation Solutions & How To DIY

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How to Diy Turf

Everlasting Turf from Alternative Landscaping Is a Great Solution for Home Owners Who Have Lawn Frustrations. Other Frustrations may be Muddy Paws, Muddy Feet, and for your future PGA or LPGA Golf Professional their putting skills or a Soccer Goalie skills.The Turf Looks Like, Feels Like Real Grass. It is Safe, Clean, and Comfortable. Urine, rain and snow drains better than natural grass. The Foundation Turf Panels snap together easy enough for even eight graders to install. They serve the purpose to support the turf as a foundation and also act as a drainage system for the entire area.They are strong enough for a fire engine truck to drive on. The easy to install turf panels allows everything to drain better. It's a Great Solution for any turf application for home owners and commercial use.

Simply DIY Foundation and Turf installation steps to follow

1.} Remove grass with sod Cutter / rent one for approx: $100.00

2.} Add approx: 1 to 2 inches of Class 5 rock and compact. Rent a plate compacter for also approx: $100.00

or you could also use a Lawn roller or manual plate tamper.

3.} Place a weed barrier on to the rock. This prevents the rock from washing out and of course weeds from growing.

4.} Install your Foundation Panels. Simply snap them together. Note Panels can be cut with skill saw for shaping your putting green and or around trees landscape areas etc.

5.} Roll your turf out onto the panels. No glue needed. You can staple the turf to the panels, no nail-er boards our cement curbing needed.

6.} You can also just kill the grass and proceed with laying the weed barrier and then the panels and skip the rock base. This works if your happy with the level of the ground that you will be placing the turf on.

DIY for a approximate cost of $7.95 to $13.95 per square foot depending on type of turf you choose from $3.45 to $6.50 a square foot, and whether or not you use a Rock Foundation {Rock cost less ,yet very abrassive and labor intensive } or the Panel Foundation {Panels cost more ,yet save time and labor and out performs the rock base foundation } dictates your do -it- yourself cost. We can install for you at a approximate cost of 13.95 to 16.95 per square foot.

Example of square foot measurement. 10 feet x 10 feet = 100 square feet x $7.95 = 795.00

Pets and pet owners love the panel foundation.They are engineered with polymers that are not affected by pet waste. They are perfect solution for indoor or outdoor kennels, dog runs or pet park areas. Simply hose down the synthetic turf and urine will easily flow through the panels and drain either into the earth below or to an awaiting drain system. Our lock tight turf barbs allow for even the most rambunctious dogs to play safely without turf movement.

Foundation For Turf Application

See Pricing Near The Bottom of the Page for the Foundation Panels.

Exciting New Foundation Panel System for Turf Installations

Time is money! Interlocking panels has changed the sub base preferences of the synthetic turf industry forever. What once required hundreds of truck loads of earth removal and stone installation to the site, is now dramatically reduced, and in many situations, eliminated all together with the snap together panels. It only takes two truckloads of panels to cover an entire football field. Depending on the scope of the project, the installation time for the panels takes hours not days, not weeks! This is a huge savings in transportation and labor fees. The traditional old way would have taken 100 plus truck loads of rock. Its a no brainier to us the panels now versus the rock foundations !!!

When it comes to interior installations, rooftops, parking lot conversions or temporary installations of fields or putting greens, nothing makes more economical sense than the panels. Install it for a lifetime or remove it in a day, you never lose your investment with the installation of the panels.

From safety to drainage, stability to ease of installation, the panels are your all in one solution. Why buy a drain mat which needs a shock pad or requires a massive stone base? The solution is a single panel.

It's so easy a children can do it, it is no exaggeration. A work force of twenty 5th - 8th grade students installed the base for a 15,000 sq ft multipurpose field in 6 hours. The entire installation from dirt to turf was completed in 3 days! In fact, you will never encountered a project location where the panel system was not a perfect solution. The lesson learned? Panel foundation ease of installation is a game changer! Designed to be installed virtually ANYWHERE!

Imagine the advantage of retrofitting an entire professional soccer stadium from natural grass to a state of the art synthetic turf in just 6 days. Poor weather conditions, lack of accessibility or availability of materials, limited installation schedules or inexperienced work crews are no challenge for a panel installation. Ease to install, easy to remove and easy on your budget.

A prominent civil engineer who specializes in base design was asked, “What are the three main reasons for base failure on an athletic field or an architectural landscaping project”? His answer was quite simple, water, water and more water.

The panel system is designed to provide superior vertical and horizontal water flow, draining water away from the athlete and off the field. With vertical flow rates ranging from 340 to 1500 inches per hour running through the panels, coupled with side cell design which allows water to rapidly flow under the panels, when it rains. Regardless of whether you are installing on a permeable or impermeable surface, the storage capacity built into every panel provides time for water to dissipate into the ground or run under the panels to an awaiting drainage system. A perfect combination of practicality and performance.

Every parent knows the thrill and anxiety that often comes with watching a child or student play a sports. Whether it’s an athletic field or a playground, the thought of a life changing injury is hard for any parent to imagine.The Panel System is designed to provide softer falls resulting in a safer play surface. The result is positive energy funneled right back to the athlete enhancing performance and endurance.

Panels provides superior shock absorption while channeling positive energy restitution back to the athlete, ensuring peak performance. The structural design dissipates the fall energy away from the athlete, like a pebble being dropped in a pond, while delivering the proper peak performance energy back to the athlete. In essence, The Panels has accomplished the goal of an entire industry; providing a safer playing surface while improving the performance of the athlete.

So Easy to Install Even 8th Graders Can Install

Five Steps for a Great foundation

1. Ease of Installation

 

2.  Structurally Strong

 

Built solid to play safe” The panels are made of postindustrial recycled polymers and molded into superior design capable of withstanding tremendous loads and impact. This structural superiority allows for the dramatic reduction of traditional ground preparation, while delivering the strength required to support the weight of emergency vehicles and maintenance equipment.

For a non-turf application, place our panels on a properly prepared perfected base cover them with decorative concrete pave-rs. Instantly...a driveway capable of supporting the family vehicle.

3. Cost Effective

   

4. Engineered to Perform

 

5. Safety Performance

 

Slide Show Of Foundation Panels

                                                          Heavy duty Foundation Panel / 30.46 Each

Minimum order is 8 panels that covers 43 square feet

One Inch Height / Approximate 30'' x 30'' = total 5.44 square feet

Best used in Commercial Applications / Sport Fields  / High Traffic Areas

This Panel will cost you $5.60 a square Foot

 

 

Light Weight Panel 23.80 Each

Minimum order 14 panels that covers 76 square feet

3/4 Panel Height Approximate 30'' x 30'' = total 5.44 square feet

                                                         This Panel will cost you $4.37 a square Foot

                                     This panel is affordable and also great for Putting Green Applications

 

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