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Matching articles for Surfaces - Synthetic Turf: 40

Sports Surfaces

The Surface Matters

Guest Column - November 2015

When you want players to be safe and play their best, it's crucial to understand how your surface is put together.

Fields of Dreams

Trends & Best Practices in Sports Turf

Supplement Feature - October 2015

Choosing synthetic or natural turf for outdoor sports fields is an important consideration, but it's also crucial to understand the ins and outs of maintaining and caring for both kinds of turf.

Sports Field Management

Managing Turfgrass
Ever Heard of a CPA? What About a CSFM?

Guest Column - May 2015

Certification in sports field management is not only a smart career move, it also can help ensure you have the know-how to keep your fields in top playing shape.

Sports to the Max

Make the Most of Your Sports Fields

Feature Article - February 2015

For fields designed to handle specific sports like soccer, baseball and lacrosse, as well as multi-use fields, finding the ideal turf solution requires special consideration.

Take the Field

Managing & Maintaining High-Performing Sports Fields

Feature Article - November 2014

If you want to keep your sports fields in top playing shape, you need to take good care of turf, whether it's natural or synthetic.

University Rec Center

Inside Out
France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center
Purdue University West Lafayette, Ind.

Facility Profile - October 2014

How do you transform your 57-year-old recreational sports center? Turn it inside out. That's how the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center at Purdue University was transformed in 2013 from a dark box into a bright, modern center.

Fields of Dreams

Making the Best Turf Decisions

Supplement Feature - September 2014

Notre Dame Stadium is known as one of the most old-school venues in college football, but the Irish departed from tradition in a big way by announcing that artificial turf would replace the grass in time for the 2014 football season.

Turf: A Crash Course

Web Exclusive - September 2014

Synthetic turf fields offer a wide range of benefits. Here's a look at some specific types of turf and their applications.

Maintain Your Synthetic Turf Field

Problem Solver - August 2014

More and more owners are installing synthetic turf fields, which can offer a number of benefits, from reduced maintenance to increased playing time. Properly maintaining the field helps ensure safety, playability, appearance, durability and flexibility.

Install a Water Drainable Total Glue-Down Surface

Problem Solver - August 2014

When rain, melting snow or ice can drain through a synthetic surface, instead of forming a puddle or having other standing water problems, it is a much better surface than one that will not drain. In wasted efforts to install good surfaces that are also water drainable, partial glue-downs such as spot, strip or perimeter gluing have been attempted, but with poor results. Designing a total glue-down surface that remains water drainable is more challenging but is, by far, much better.