Frequently Asked Questions

Before installation

What areas do you service?

We distribute our turf nationwide but only do installations in the greater Western Cape.

How long do you take to quote?

All our quotes are sent off within 24 to 48 hours. Scroll to the bottom of this page to request a quote online.

What are your payment terms?

We require a 70% deposit via EFT or bank deposit to reserve your installation date. Use your name and surname as a reference and email the proof of payment to us. The final 30% is paid upon your sign off.

Will astro turf increase my property value?

Yes it will. Astroturf simulates a crispt crafted garden lifestyle that would otherwise take a significant investment of time, resources and capital to achieve with a natural garden. This appeal adds value to your home on the market.

What are the benefits of astroturf?

The quick answer is: budget-friendly, effortless and waterless. The little to no maintenance that astroturf requires saves on the traditional costs of cultivating a lawn in servicing, mowing, watering and the time to manage all of this.

How long do you take to install astroturf?

This answer depends on the size of the installation and the preparation required for the area. On average we can prep and install a 60m2 lawn in 48 hours.

How do I choose the right astroturf for my space?

If you are unsure of the kind of astroturf to choose from our product range you can submit a quotation request with our Authentic Lush 30mm which is our universal best seller for homes and commercial spaces. We do a personal consultation on all our quotes to help you make the right choice for your space.

How do I calculate an area in square meters?

Length X width = area. Multiply the length by the width, if you have an irregular shaped area we will happily come to measure up for you.

Do I still need irrigation?

No, you do not need to water or mow astroturf. However, we can install irrigation for flower beds or pot plants.

Will moles affect my astro turf?

Yes it would, we normally recommend professional extermination before we install.

Does the astro turf get hot?

It does heat up but not enough to burn skin. For very hot summer days it is recommended to give the grass a light hose down to prevent the blades becoming brittle and extend the life of your grass.

Can pets dig up astroturf?

No they can’t dig through but can cause significant distress if they attempt to dig up a specific spot.

Is it safe for kids to play on astroturf?

Yes, it is 100% safe as our grass is made using lead-free ink.

Can astro turf be installed on sand or existing lawn?

No, we will need to prepare a sub base to allow for drainage and also to provide an even finish that has a solid surface.

After installation

Does my astroturf need maintenance?

Little to no maintenance, if you do want to spruce it up you can brush it up with a hard bristle broom, or blow leaves off with a blower, you can even vacuum it if it suits you. We offer a machined brush-up service to all our customers, give us a call or drop us an email to enquire.

My pet has messed on my astroturf what do I do?

Pet feces and pee can be cleaned using water and a mild detergent. Our astro turf has drainage holes. Please not that bleach or heavy detergents can discolour and weaken the yarn.

How do I clean my astroturf ?

It can be cleaned with a mild detergent and water.

My astro turf has been damaged can it be repaired?

Yes it can be, we would come out to assess the damage and discuss the appropriate repairs. You may see a slight colour variation or seam line where the patch has been replaced.

Can I braai on my astroturf?

It is not recommended as drops of coal or fly away cinders will cause burn spots.

Can astro turf catch alight?

Synthetic grass is nonflammable. If artificial grass is exposed to extreme heat, such as fire, it will simply melt and not catch ablaze.

Does astroturf fade?

Our grass has a UV protective coating so it will never fade significantly, though through extensive sun exposure it will lighten minimally. We provide a 5 to 8 year UV guarantee.