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FAQ’s on QGrass all-weather artificial turf

Q. - What is QGrass?

QGrass code Q30 is a natural looking soft artificial grass made from polyethylene in two shades of green. Q30 has a 30mm pile and has been designed exclusively for the domestic garden.

Q. - Will QGrass fade in the sun?
No, QGrass has a guarantee of 10 years against colour fade.

Q. - Why does QGrass need a sand infill?
QGrass needs a sand infill of kiln dried sand to weight the grass down and keep it in place. The sand adds stability to the fibres. Putting an infill of sand into the fibres give it a T1 fire rating.

Q. - How long will the grass last?
QGrass will last up to 15 years with minimum maintenance.

Q. - What kind of maintenance is required on QGrass?
QGrass is a low maintenance artificial surface – just remove any organic matter such as leaves with a leaf blower or a stiff outdoor broom.

Q. - Is it safe for children and pets?
QGrass is ideal for children and pets. QGrass provides a safe surface for children and pets to play on. The fibres are made from polyethylene which is soft to touch.

Q. - Can I install the grass myself?
Yes, a step by step guide is available or we can install QGrass for you. Please ask for a site visit.

Q. - What kind of surface do I need to put down QGrass?
QGrass should be laid on top of a stabilised sub base such as compacted grit sand, concrete, tarmac, paving, roof terraces or balconies. See installation guide for installing on top of a compacted sub base.

Q. - What about drainage?
If your drainage is poor you require a sand and hardcore base. If you have good drainage you can lay QGrass directly onto a compacted sand base.

Q. - What kind of sand do I need for the infill?
QGrass requires a kiln dried sand which is available in 25kilo bags from builders merchants. Q30 requires approximately 15 kilos per square metre.

Q. - What sizes are the QGrass rolls?
QGrass is available in 4.00m or 2.00m widths by a minimum of 5.00m. The maximum length on a roll is 25.00m

Q. - How do I join two rolls together?
With seaming tape and adhesive which is available from our company. Make sure the rolls are running the same way. The tape must be placed shiny side to the ground. Apply adhesive onto the tape, then place the two edges together making sure the rolls do not overlap.

Q. - Do I need a weed control membrane underneath the grass?
It is a good idea to put a weed control membrane underneath the grass, this also prevents worms finding their way through!

Q. - How do I secure the grass around the edges?
Use 6” galvanised nails and pin directly onto substrate or use a standard 4x1 or 2x1 tanalised timber batons and 18” or 6” ground stakes. Secure the grass over the timber framework – make sure it is inserted flush with the surrounding area.