Do Grass King install artificial grass?Grass King2020-09-18T07:01:30+00:00No Grass King don’t install artificial grass we only supply. If you are looking for an installer then local Landscape and Gardening companies who have experience in the preparation and laying of artificial grass will be able to help. Trust a Trader and yell.com type websites are a good starting point. The cost to have someone install artificial grass varies but, as a guide, you should expect to pay between £25.00 and £35.00 per square metre, this will include labour, all fitting materials, accessories and a skip (if one is required), the cost of the artificial grass is extra.
Is artificial grass easy to clean?Grass King2020-09-18T07:19:29+00:00Yes Grass King artificial grass is very easy to clean. If you discover any stains on your artificial grass, including animal waste, use warm water and washing up liquid along with a stiff brush to remove them and just hose off when finished. For more tricky oil-based marks, you can easily remove them either using a weak bleach to water solution (1:100) or you can even use white spirits and a cloth - please ensure you test these on a small sample patch first to check this is suitable. Make sure you always hose off detergents or cleaning fluids when finished.
How can I keep my artificial grass lawn looking as good as new?2020-09-18T07:21:49+00:00
Although Grass King artificial grass is low maintenance it will require some care and attention now and then to keep it looking it's best. It's a simple, short procedure to maintain your artificial lawn with the following maintenance procedures which should be carried out every 10-12 weeks.
Step 1 - Keep It Clean Remove any debris from the artificial grass, this includes: wooden twigs, stones, leaves and general unwanted rubbish. This is important as it helps prevent encouraging weed growth. A leaf blower is a handy tool to have around for this purpose. Step 2 - Give It A Brush Brushing the artificial grass with a stiff brush is the only way you can prevent it from growing algae and becoming dirty. To start with ensure you brush against the pile direction across all of the lawn. Step 3 - Removing Stains If you discover any stains on your artificial grass, including animal waste, use warm water and washing up liquid along with a stiff brush to remove them and just hose off when finished. For more tricky oil-based marks, you can easily remove them either using a weak bleach to water solution (1:100) or you can even use white spirits and a cloth - please ensure you test these on a small sample patch first to check this is suitable. Make sure you always hose off detergents or cleaning fluids when finished.
Is Grass King artificial grass easy to DIY install?Grass King2020-09-18T07:10:22+00:00Yes Grass King artificial grass is easy to install with some basic DIY skills, however you do need to be physically fit as there is heavy lifting and maybe some digging required. There are plenty of YouTube instruction videos on the subject but to get a basic idea of what is involved have a look at our handy installation guide HERE. Please feel free to contact us if you require further information on installing our artificial grass.
How do I measure my garden to determine how much artificial grass I need to order?Grass King2020-09-18T07:10:07+00:00To view our handy measuring guide click HERE
Which Grass King artificial grass is the most dog friendly?Grass King2020-09-18T07:09:53+00:00All Grass King Artificial grass is suitable for dogs but we suggest artificial grass with a shorter pile height is better when it comes to clean up time. Grass King Highgrove, Kensington and Eden are our shortest artificial grasses.
Are there any special tips for pet owners when laying artificial grass?Grass King2020-09-24T14:42:42+00:00Installing your artificial grass correctly will go a long way in helping to deal with pet urine odours. Make sure your sub-base is permeable – liquid needs to be able to pass through the sub-base and drain away quickly, consider laying a sub-base of MOT type-1 roadstone to a depth of 80mm to 100mm. It’s also important to make sure your weed membrane is laid BENEATH the sharp sand or grano laying course and not directly under the grass, this avoids any urine getting trapped between the layers.
Can artificial grass be laid directly onto decking or hard surfaces?Grass King2020-09-18T07:09:23+00:00Yes you can lay artificial grass directly over treated decking. It can also be laid onto hard surfaces such as paving, concrete or flat roofs, as long as the surface is clean, in good condition, smooth and already has good drainage.
Can I fit artificial grass directly onto soil?Grass King2020-09-18T07:12:06+00:00No we do not recommend you lay artificial grass directly onto soil. We recommend that Grass King artificial grass is laid on a base of sharp sand or grano to a depth of at least 40mm with a weed membrane underneath to protect against weed growth. To see our handy installation guide Click Here
How can I get samples of artificial grass?Grass King2020-09-24T14:39:01+00:00For Grass King samples please fill in our online request form Here call us on 0800 121 4790 or just email us on email@example.com
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