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Sporturf Tech Tip #5 Idiling Vehicles on Synthetic Turf

This tech tip is proviiding information on idiling vehicles effect on synthetic turf. In the summertime there are normally cookouts, graduation parties, pool parties, and other events at our homes that usually exceed the amount of parking most of us have. It’s important to remember NEVER leave a Car idling on your synthetic turf. The heat buildup or exhaust can damage the turf to an unrepairable state. As always with all of our tech tips if you need more clarification...
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Need AIA Credits? Remember Sporturf!

We introduced our newest AIA course last year and thought we would bring it up again incase any of our fellow architects hadn't had time to check it out! We are continiuing to offer this course for AIA credits. Please reach out to our corporate office or your local Regional Account Manager to set up a presentation. AIA CES Course: Synthetic Turf Then & Now Course Number-ST2019. This is a 200-level course that allows Sporturf to offer highly requested Learning...
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Sporturf Tech Tip #4 Washing Your Turf

Please continue reaching below to learn about washing your turf. When cleaning water-borne stains from your synthetic turf be sure to use a mild soap with a PH level between 6.7 to 7.3.  A granular household detergent is a good example of that type of soap. Use a stiff fiber brush (no metal) to scrub the affected area.  Rinse thoroughly. If you’re using a pressure washer be sure that it is <2400 psi and the nozzle should always be at...
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Sporturf Facility Designer Helps You Design Your Turf!

  The Sporturf™ Facility Designer can be used to design a customized training area for your facility. First set the turf color and outer dimensions, then add hash lines, ladders, and agility dots. Upload your logo (a PNG file with transparent background works best) and drag-and-drop it into place. Your logo can be rotated and scaled to the desired size. Finally, fill out the Contact Information section and submit the design. An email with a link to the design PDF...
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Sporturf Tech Tip #3 Mold and Fungus With Turf

Fungus, Mold Spots or Moss The following instructions are provided to assist you if you ever need help with the removal of fungus, mold spots or moss from your turf. Like many other products that are outdoors and come into contact with the elements, your turf may at some point develop bacterial growth. If that does happen the following tips will help eliminate the issue. Use TurfStat™ PRO, a synthetic turf disinfectant is proven to kill germs on non-porous surfaces...
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Learn About the Synthetic Turf Council Today!

The Synthetic Turf Council is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association serving the synthetic turf industry. Vision To improve the world through synthetic turf Mission To serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry. Purpose To be the voice of our industry by promoting the benefits of synthetic turf systems. STC's Four Pillars of Strategic Priority Advocacy STC serves as a trusted source and adviser to the industry through a collective and unified...
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Sporturf Tech Tip #2 Dealing With Static Electricity on Your Turf

Please continue reading below to learn about static electricity in your synthetic turf If you live in an area with low-humidity you may experience static electricity in your synthetic turf. To reduce static electricity buildup in your you will need to mix 3 tbsp. liquid fabric softener  to 32 oz. water (1 quart) in a spray bottle. Set the spray bottle nozzle to mist and simply walk over the synthetic turf while spraying the solution. There is no need to saturate the...
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Check out the Facility Designer on the Sporturf Website

  The Sporturf Facility Designer can be used to design a customized training area for your facility. First set the turf color and outer dimensions, then add hash lines, ladders, and agility dots. Upload your logo (a PNG file with transparent background works best) and drag-and-drop it into place. Your logo can be rotated and scaled to the desired size. Finally, fill out the Contact Information section and submit the design. An email with a link to the design PDF...
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Upgrade Your Training With Sporturf and Combat Turf

Combat Turf: The perfect surface for speed and agility training. Sporturf™ has turf for more than just fields. If you have athletes then you are hyper aware of the need for a designated speed and agility training space. Combat Turf™ is the solution for any speed and agility training area. Sporturf™ worked closely with Scott Panchik to provide the best turf solution to fit the specific needs of his high intensity training due to their unique facility and training requirements....
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Trimming Selvedge from Foam Backed Product

When trimming the selvedge on a foam backed product you will need some tools to help you complete this.  You will need a: carpet knife or slide knife. replaceable blades. T-shaped Hex key (3/32” or 6 mm) Unroll the foam backed synthetic turf face up.  Starting at the edge of the roll at the selvedge you will find the stitch rows.  From the selvedge, count in 2 stitch rows.  Starting at the edge of the roll, take your T-shaped hex...
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