In certain applications it is possible to install artificial grass yourself; it cuts down on cost by installing the turf yourself but in this case you are also responsible for the quality of the installation. The difficulty of the installation of artificial grass depends on the location and size of the surface. The first step is to prepare the supporting surface. The surface must be flat, stable and permeable to water.
It is often extremely easy to install artificial grass on a balcony because it is a small surface area and the grass can be cut from a single piece. Also, it has a flat surface onto which the artificial grass can be simply rolled out. In this case, you can easily have the artificial grass delivered to your home and do the installation yourself. All you need is a sharp Stanley knife.
Installing artificial turf yourself in your garden is slightly more complicated because the surface area can easily be very large. This means that seams will be required. Making seams is often tricky. It needs to be done carefully or the seams will show. Whether or not you can do this yourself depends on your skills.
Preparing your garden
Artificial grass fits in every garden. The only thing you need to consider is that artificial grass requires a different sub base and ground preparation than natural grass. More about ground preparation you can find in our FAQ or watch our videos how to install artificial grass. Do not unroll artificial grass on the soil but prepare a proper sub base. A good foundation is important to enjoy your garden for many years.
Special equipment and accessories
If it is a larger installation you need to make seams; specialised glue and jointing tape is required. To install yourself you will need to follow certain guidelines which vary depending upon the surface you are covering and planned use.
For more information about DIY, you can download our artificial grass installation manual.
Royal Grass® Authorised Dealers
In choosing Royal Grass®, you are choosing impeccable quality. But what’s the point of this kind quality if it isn’t expertly installed? We recommend letting a professional install your artificial grass. This way, you can be sure of the best possible results and that you will be able to enjoy a beautifully laid green lawn for many years to come.
For more information, view our artificial grass suppliers page.