Step One: Preparing the join
If a join in the turf is required, butt both of the surfaces together ensuring the pile is running in the same direction. Fold back 30-40cm on each side along the length of the join and trim 20-30mm from each edge, cutting between tufts.
Step Two: Apply glue and join tape
Unroll join tape shiny side down along the entire length of the join. Apply the adhesive along each edge of the backing in 2 lines. Fold one side of the turf onto the join tape. Then slowly fold over the other side of the join. A gap of 2-3mm between the sections generally gives the best results.
Step Three: Allow time to dry
Once joined, laying weighted planks along the join is a good idea to ensure an invisible joint. Allow 2-3 hours to dry.
Installation Video: How to complete a join
Watch the video below for more information on how to join artificial grass.
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