How to Care for Your Synthetic Turf

Here are some basic guidelines for caring for and cleaning your synthetic turf. These are not absolute, if you have concerns or questions please reach out before trying anything.

1. Avoid spiked shoes.
2. Stance areas for equipment or anything standing should be rotated to prevent divots.
3. Heavy traffic can cause extra wear and tear, be wary.
4. Non authorized vehicles should not be allowed on turf. Light machinery such as
Gators, tractors and golf carts are permissible with turf tires only.
5. No food, chewing gum, sunflower seeds and/or tobacco products on surface.
6. Daily cleaning of surface should be hand-picked. Vacuums with dual motors and leaf
blowers recommended.
7. Industrial turf grooming and cleaning must be done by trained staff and authorized equipment
8. Steps must be taken to prevent dirt/debris from collecting onto surface from nearby
trees and parking trash.

For the average user the following will work most of the time:

Cleaning And Stain Removal

Rain is your best cleanser. Rainfall gently cleans the turf fibers of dust, pollen and airborne
pollutants in way that is difficult to duplicate in any other fashion. In areas where rainfall is
scarce- or during prolonged periods of drought- an occasional water flush is beneficial to
soak and thus cleanse the turf system this procedure is recommended for all turf systems. Good housekeeping practices will minimize
these problems:
• Keep trash and litter containers on site make sure there are enough containers to
eliminate overflow.
• Route field traffic in such a way as to minimize mud and dirt tracking on to the field.
• Set up drinks away from the turf itself, if possible.
• Enforce a smoke-free environment, if possible, and discourage the use of tobacco
products such as chewing tobacco.

Paper, peanut shells, sunflower seeds, paper, etc., should and can be removed
most easily with a lawn sweeper or a motorized vacuum sweeper immediately after any

When using these machines, several points should be observed so the machine does not
damage the turf.

The sweeper should have synthetic fiber bristles such as nylon or polypropylene. The brush
must contain no metal or wire! (Metal bristles or fibers can create a safety hazard in addition
to damaging the turf in use.)
Proper cleaning should go against the grain along the seams and try not to cross over of the

If you are unsure of your needs or need more guidance please reach out to us for assistance.