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Can Artificial Turf be Repaired?


Synthetic Grass is a very durable, and long-lasting landscaping option that beautifies your yard that provides an ideal for outdoor living. Artificial turfs can be used and installed for the front yard, backyard lawns, swimming poolside areas, play areas, pet runs, sports courts, and more. Synthetic grass makes it a good choice for yard improvements that can vary in different styles and designs. With its natural look and feels, this makes it a choice for most homeowners since it is quickly growing in popularity nowadays.
Synthetic Turf is made and designed to last for a couple of years. It is durable enough to withstand other issues that would quickly damage the natural grass lawn. Usually, owners of synthetic grass will never need to worry about repairing the lawns, as if the artificial turf is damaged it can be repaired as soon as possible. Repairing the turfs, it has a step by step process. To do so, it involves pulling out the damaged area on the turf, preparing the area to put the new patch, install the new patch, and replace the infill. Working with a professional synthetic grass installer to fix the turf, they will see to it that the closest match of the turf will be available to use for the repair. However, this means that it is important and a good idea to keep some of the leftover synthetic grass that was used before for future needs.
Here are some of the information that you might need to know how to repair the synthetic grass:

  1. Flattened your Artificial Turf

– Placing any heavy loads and adding pressure on the synthetic grass will cause it to flatten over time. This kind of fixing process can be done by DIY. With a help of the power brush and brushing the turf, it will get the fibers back into its original upright position. You can also do this process DIY, or you can always can in an expert to help brush the turf fibers.

  1. Loose Sections

– Losing the fits usually is the result of not installing the synthetic grass properly during the job. With the use of an adhesive, the heavy-duty one will surely work when it comes to fixing the loose seams on the turf. You can also add synthetic grass pins or landscape staples to secure the seams as an alternative option

  1. Patching up the Ripped Sections

– Having sharp or pointed objects around your synthetic grass lawn will result in getting your turf with rips and tears on it. Just like fixing the loose sections on the turf, the ripped sections can be easily patched up together by using some adhesives or turf pins, with this it will look flawless and good as new afterward.

  1. Replacing the Damaged Sections

– Damaged by harsh chemicals or heat-related damage is permanent. The best way to fix it is by simply cutting out the damaged piece and replacing it with a new one. Finding and getting the exact match for the synthetic grass can sometimes be a little difficult, with the same type and color it can be challenging to some. Therefore, it is always important and a good idea to save the leftovers of the synthetic grass after the installation job. With the leftovers, it can be used for some of the repairs later. However, if you don’t have some of the leftovers from the installation, the repair team can help in finding a new patch that will be the closest match to your existing grass as there are some of it available in the market.
You can always repair your artificial grass by yourself, although it is not quite recommended. For the best results, it is always well-advised that you bring in some professional help. At Nice Backyard, we have a team of highly skilled and experienced technicians who will attend to any repair works needed for your synthetic turf and is sure to install new synthetic grass as well.