FAQ: Do I need underlay for Artificial Grass?

Do I need underlay for Artificial Grass?

Artificial grass installation in the backyard
You should never lay artificial grass directly on top of existing grass or soil. Artificial Grass should always be laid on top of a sub base that can consist of either soil or a type of sand. This will ensure best results when installing your new artificial lawn.

At Australian Outdoor Living all our artificial lawns are installed on top of a layer of dolomite. Dolomite is a substance that we use to ensure that your lawn stays flatter for longer. We use dolomite due to its durability – if we were to use dirt or regular sand your lawn would develop lumps after a couple of years.

The base of dolomite is a standard thickness of 50mm but customers do have the option to request a thicker layer.

To answer this question… Artificial Grass does not need an underlay, however it is recommended that it is laid on top of a sub base that generally consists of a soil or type of sand. This will ensure that your Artificial Turf doesn’t develop bumps over time. For more information contact Australian Outdoor Living and we will get one of our friendly sales consultants to help you today.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

To answer this question... yes weeds can grow through Synthetic Grass, however can removed quite easily.
To answer this question... Artificial Grass does not need an underlay, however it is recommended that it is laid on top of a sub base that generally consists of a soil or type of sand. This will ensure that your Artificial Turf doesn't develop bumps over time.
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