Ask JW: Infill Placement & Moisture

Synthetic turf contractors around the country are recognizing the importance of infill placement as a key component for ballast, fiber uplift, and longevity.

When? How? Where? And Why? Are important questions that need to be asked when understanding placement of synthetic turf infill.

This month ASK JW will explain how placing synthetic turf Infill is critical to the success or failure to your Installations.  

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Irrigation Boxes & Synthetic Turf

I have been so blessed to have developed many relationships across the nation with some extraordinary turf installers. I enjoy listening to their turf stories and the way they express their attentiveness to become better craftsmen. For anyone that wants to be in the synthetic turf industry, you must understand each component of combining materials, products, tools, and specifications for each installation. Irrigation and utility boxes are a crucial component to your installation if you are placing synthetic turf around them.

This month ASK JW will help you understand the Importance of stability when it comes to Utility & Irrigation Boxes & Synthetic Turf.

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

“To become the best in synthetic turf, you must research, study, practice and make mistakes along the way”… JW

Ask JW: Protecting your Investment

Putting, Bocce and Lawn Bowling Greens are not cheap. Homeowners save for months, even years to have one of these exciting surfaces installed. As synthetic turf professionals, WE need to understand and address underlying issues and prevent the destruction that may occur below the surfaces of Putting, Bocce and Lawn Bowling Greens.

This month ASK JW will explain how protecting the subbase may save thousands of dollars in protecting your Investment.

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Safety in Synthetic Turf

Synthetic turf is a multi-billion dollar industry and one of the largest growing Industries today. All types of contractors are jumping into the “turf biz” eager to install millions to make millions. Don’t let the soft green fibers and easy installation fool you, just like every trade, there must be an understanding for its safety. Safety for our employees, safety for our customers, and safety for our environment.

This month Ask JW will guide you through some of his safety tips that will assist you in creating job safety.

“There is no substitute for experience”……. Ask JW

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Unifying with Superseam Adhesives

For decades the most recognized problem in the synthetic turf Industry has always been visible seams. Installers are either uneducated, scared, or too lazy to use seam tape and glue to unify their seams. Why is that? For some, it is convenience. For others, it’s not understanding how easy the process is. Creating seams that are undetectable requires skill, patience and the proper adhesive to ensure longevity. Superseam Adhesives will allow you to sleep at night knowing the seams you installed yesterday will not come apart tomorrow.

This month ASK JW will dive deep into unifying two sections of synthetic turf with Superseam Adhesives, and teach the basic methods which will allow your installation of seams to be effortless.

“Understanding the installation of Seam Tape and Glue when unifying two sections of synthetic turf together is what sets apart the beginners from the professional” … JW

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Preventing Wrinkles in Turf Part 2

There are many reasons that can cause artificial turf to wrinkle. From improper installation techniques to lousy infill placements, ASK JW takes you step by step to ensure that you execute a beautiful artificial turf installation.

This month, ASK JW will explain the cause behind synthetic turf wrinkles.

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Installing Synthetic Turf Bunkers Part 2

Greenside bunkers serve an important purpose in building confidence in your golf game. Practicing bunker shots can not only close the gap on your competition but prevent bogeys. Most golfers dread landing in greenside bunkers because they never practice hitting out of them. Installing a simple grass trap can help your stance, ball positioning and angle of trajectory.

This month ASK JW will show you how easy it is to install a Grass Trap and what to expect when installing them.

For more information contact J.W. askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Installing Synthetic Turf Bunkers Part 1

Synthetic turf putting green designs have become more sophisticated and challenging, which relies upon synthetic turf contractors being knowledgeable and taking pride in their craftsmanship especially when it comes to installing bunkers.

This month ASK JW will go in depth of how to install Sand & Green Traps and what to look out for when installing them.

For more information contact J.W. askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Pock Marks in Synthetic Turf

After all the years spent in the synthetic turf industry, some Installers are still not recognizing “Pock Marks” that are left behind from their own hammers. It is important for installers to recognize and understand the issues that pock marks can create in their synthetic grass installations.

This month ASK JW will help you understand why “Pock Marks” in synthetic turf can ruin the beauty of your installation.

For more information contact J.W. at askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,

Ask JW: Thermal Expansion & Contraction in Synthetic Turf

Synthetic turf expands and contracts when subjected to changes in temperature. Most materials expand when they are heated, and contract when they are cooled. The expansion and contraction of synthetic turf is not a bad thing. Having flexibility gives longevity to synthetic turf systems. It is up to the end user to keep it maintained while going through the cycles of the seasons.

This month Ask JW will go in depth about thermal expansion, what to look for and how to prevent future damage to your synthetic turf.  

For more information contact J.W. askjw@sgwcorp.com or call 888.846.3598

To read more about this topic,