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Secure Your Artificial Grass with Edging – 6 Steps to Go!

How to Install Artificial Grass Edging for a Seamless Finish

Improving Your Home with Artificial Grass Edging

Artificial grass edging can help achieve a luxurious and hassle-free lawn, enhancing appeal sans the need for mowing or fertilizing. Remember that for a professional look, a careful installation of edging around the grass perimeter is invaluable.

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Our comprehensive guide reveals how to install the perfect artificial grass edging in a step-by-step process and help you understand its importance. 

Importance of Artificial Grass Edging System

Artificial grass edging may seem unimportant, yet it can significantly transform a yard or garden’s appearance. It offers neat clean lines and uniformity, pivotal for a harmonious and visually pleasing landscape.

Functions extend beyond aesthetics; it anchors the grass, protects it from potential harm and prevents weeds and debris interference.

Moreover, it secures any filler material used during custom space creation. A well-kept grass edge sprinkles elegance on the entire landscape.

 

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Steps for Installing and Fixing Artificial Grass Edging

Implementing outdoor artificial grass edging can significantly improve the aesthetics of your artificial lawn, making it more functional while adding a polished look.

This process precisely involves installing a boundary around the periphery of the artificial grass on concrete, brick or any other area, helping to secure it and preventing fraying or damage. 

Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you sail smoothly through this process.

Step 1: Measurement and Planning

Before you begin, measure the area you aim to edge. This will determine the amount of artificial grass edging needed. Sketch a layout of the area and outline where the edging will be placed.

Step 2: Ground Preparation

The next step is to prepare the ground for the installation. Remove any existing grass, debris, rocks or stones and level out the ground. This step will ensure that the edging is seamlessly installed and grass lays evenly.

Step 3: Selection of Edging Type

Choose the type of artificial grass edging that suits your aesthetic preferences and the look of your yard or garden. Edging is available in various types, like plastic, metal, and wood. Wood provides a more natural look, metal is known for its longevity, and plastic is lightweight and easy to install.

Step 4: Installation of Edging

Now, you should proceed with the installation of the selected edging. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Usually, plastic edging can be easily pushed into the ground, while for metal or wooden edging, a hammer or mallet might be needed to drive it into the ground.

Step 5: Artificial Grass Installation

Once the edging is securely in place, it’s time for the artificial grass installation. Roll out the grass and cut it to fit within the edged area. Leave a small gap around the edging to account for expansion and contraction. Secure the artificial grass to the edging using nails, staples, or specially designed U-pins, ensuring it sits tightly and is wrinkle-free.

 

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Step 6: Fill in Gaps and Seams

Lastly, fill any seams or gaps using an infill material such as silica sand or rubber granule. It gives the grass a natural look and feel, helps keep it in place, and prevents matting. Equally distribute the infill material and, using a broom or rake, brush it into the grass.

With the above steps, you should now have successfully implemented outdoor artificial grass edging, giving your yard a polished and professional look. Like all DIY tasks, this too requires patience and precision, but the well-maintained, hassle-free beautiful lawn you get in the end will make it all worth it.

Wrapping Up

Artificial grass edging is a trusted tool to deliver a neat and uniform finish to your artificial grass lawn. Its visual appeal is matched with the robustness to protect your lawn from wear and tear. Make a consideration based on the quality of the finishing edging products like the artificial grass border, trim, strip, and edge trim.

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Possible FAQs

  1. What type of edging is best for artificial grass installation?

The type of edging depends on personal preferences, with varieties including plastic, metal, or wood.

  1. Do I need to remove the existing grass before installing artificial grass and edging?

Yes, removal of any current grass or debris is crucial for a flush and smooth artificial grass installation.

  1. How do I fill in gaps and seams after installing artificial grass and edging?

After installation, fill gaps/seams with an infill material. Spread it evenly then use a broom or rake for incorporation into the grass.

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