How to Determine How Much Sports Turf You Need

Hank Kerfoot - Thursday, February 21, 2013

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If you are in need of sports turf, the first step is knowing how much you actually need.


Sports turf is a totally differ type of grass than you have in your home lawn. Sports turf is meant to be more durable and also meant to take much more abuse versus conventional grass. So it makes sense that anytime sport turf is needed, it is important to know exactly how much you need. But, how do you go about doing so?

If you are the DIY type then you can always measure out the area in question. Figure out the exact square footage you will need so you will know exactly how much sports turf you will need to buy. It’s always a good idea to pad your total square footage just a bit so you don’t inadvertently end up with a shortage of sod.

Of course, the easier route to go is to consult with a landscaping company that has experience with sports turf. Often, they will come to the area in question and do the calculations for you so they can give you an accurate quote for their services.

Ultimately, it comes down to how much work you want to do. Either route you take, it is important to know how much sports turf you need before you start any sports sod project.

Find out how much sports turf your project requires.

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