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Railsplitters Knock it Out of the Park with Sporturf

Sporturf™ dealer Baseline Sports Construction installed Lincoln Memorial University’s baseball field in Harrogate, TN. Lincoln Memorial University is a four-year institution focusing on liberal arts and undergraduate studies. Athletic teams at LMU are known as the Railsplitters, a reference to LMU’s humble early profession. Their campus stands against the backdrop of the stunning Cumberland Gap Mountains. The Railsplitters are lead by head coach Justin Haywood LMU athletics has been in existence since 1907 when they first started organized baseball on...
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Summer / The Heat is on

Summer is here! The first official day of summer is on June 21st. As temperatures begin to rise and school draws to a close, everyone is starting to gear up towards the start of a great season full of fun. And along with the heat comes all the fun of summer sports! Such as soccer, track and field, golf, and many more. A great way to welcome the summer is with any of our synthetic turf applications for any of...
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Santa Fe Baseball and Softball Chooses Sporturf and EnviroTurf

Recently Santa Fe High School located in Santa Fe, TX contracted with Sporturf™ dealer EnviroTurf to install a synthetic turf field on their softball and baseball fields. Santa Fe High School cares about their students education and athletic equally. That being said, it was clear that Santa Fe High School wanted the best for their student athletes and that is why they reached out EnviroTurf and Sporturf respectively. They chose Sporturf’s TrueGrass product for these installs after determining they needed...
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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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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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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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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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Sporturf Ice Removal and Winterizing Tips

Turf is fine in the ice and cold, however you still need to know how to treat it and effectively remove snow and ice. Snow and Ice Removal SNOW AND ICE ARE NOT HAMRFUL TO ARTIFICAL TURF and generally should be left to melt system without assistance. At times, however, it is necessary to remove snow or ice to make the designated area ready to be used for whatever use you may need it for. The working principle for removing...
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Grants Chooses TrueGrass

Sporturf™ dealer Sport Surfaces Distributing, Inc. installed a full-size field of Sporturf’s TrueGrass at Grants High School. Grants High School is a comprehensive high school with rigorous academics, a student focused approach, a dedicated-caring staff, and a well established and respected history of excellence. The school chose Sporturf™ and Sport Surfaces because of the need for a quality install by a credible installer and durable field that would withstand the play of multiple sports. Sport Surfaces Distributing, Inc. and The...
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Do You Know About G-Max?

G-Max is important to consider when installing an athletic surface for athletes. A field's level of shock absorbency is tested by using a unit of measurement called the g-max, where one "g" represents a single unit of gravity. The peak acceleration reached upon impact of two objects, such a football player and the synthetic turf surface, is the maximum number of g's a field is able to absorb. A field with a higher g-max level loses its ability to absorb...
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