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Matching articles for Surfaces - Synthetic Turf: 40

Field Goals

Making Multi-Use, Multi-Sports Fields Work

Feature Article - February 2020

If your sports field sees increasing demand and high traffic, you need to know the best strategies for keeping it in playing condition. Here, we talk to sports-field-savvy pros to learn the best practices for minimizing wear and tear.

Playing the Field

Sports-Field Savvy to Make the Most of Your Investment

Feature Article - February 2019

Whether you're looking to build a field for baseball, soccer, football or lacrosse, and whether you're opting for natural or synthetic turf, you need to ask a lot of questions up front to get the most out of your investment.

Get Ahead of the Game

Successful Sports Field Maintenance

Feature Article - February 2018

No matter which sport you're playing, sports fields can take a serious pounding, and most people expect the field to bounce right back for the next game. Staying on top of maintenance requirements is one way to prevent problems.


Rebels Return to Their Roots
Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, University of Mississippi in Oxford, Miss.

Facility Profile - April 2017

When faced with the choice between synthetic and natural turf, this university chose the best of both worlds.

The Best of Both Worlds

Know When to Rely on Synthetic or Natural Turf

Feature Article - February 2017

Is synthetic turf or natural turf best for your sports and recreation programming? The answer is, both. There are reasons to use one or the other, but for many facilities, a combination of the two will maximize programming possibilities.

The State of the Sports Turf Management Industry

Guest Column - January 2017

Sports fields require attention and care to ensure playability and safety for athletes. Luckily, there's a team of trained professionals who have the know-how to keep your fields in tip-top shape.

Overjoyed in the Ozarks

Reeds Spring High School
Reeds Spring, Mo.

Web Exclusive - September 2016

When the University of Cincinnati replaced its synthetic turf surface, it led to an unexpected playing surface upgrade at a Southwest Missouri high school.

Solve Synthetic Turf Seams Problems

Problem Solver - August 2016

High green strength adhesives overcome the troublesome forces of turf movement that plague turf during installation, particularly outdoors, such as "wind lift"; edge curl; creep; wrinkling; buoyancy from unexpected rain; expansion and/or contraction due to surface temperature changes from desert heat; freezing; sunlight; shadows; passing clouds; etc. Conversely, low green strength adhesives are the opposite (slippery, no grip) also causing "squeeze-out," "oozing" and "foaming" through seams.


What You Need to Know About Baseball & Synthetic Turf
How a Sports Facility Can Engage an Entire Community, Not Just Athletes

Guest Column - July 2016

More and more schools and colleges are finding out that synthetic turf can be an effective solution for extending their season and programming on their baseball fields.

Sports Fields

The Trojans' War
Iowa City West High School in Iowa City, Iowa

Facility Profile - April 2016

When this high school needed a new field for its football team and other programs, it looked to the experience of local experts.