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SmartGrass for

Architects

Needing a high-end aesthetic for a landscape that’s low maintenance and usable? Find out why SmartGrass has been a buzzword amongst architects in 2020.

From residential and commercial landscapes to schools and sports fields, SmartGrass has your project covered. We have solutions to suit high traffic, hard-to-maintain areas or areas purely aesthetic in function. If you can’t find what you need below, our friendly specification advisors are only a call away.

Top Reasons Kiwi Architects Love SmartGrass

So easy to spec
Improved portfolio
Impress customers
End-to-end support
100% recyclable
Save Time
Stay ahead of trends

Masterspec

SmartGrass features on MasterSpec, the leading specification system in New Zealand’s construction industry. Click below to download a specification for your project – The helpful Q&A function will assist you to find the right product and methodology for your desired application.

Most Popular Products

Oasis 35 Oasis 35

Oasis 35

An Earth Series grass. The most realistic.

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Vista 30 Vista 30

Vista 30

An affordable residential and commercial turf.

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Active 12 Active 12

Active 12

For cricket, multisport, golf, fast-paced tennis.

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Common questions

How is SmartGrass different to other turf?

SmartGrass Earth Series is 100% recyclable, and three times more durable. This means it lasts longer than any competitors’ products and carries a 10 year warranty.

SmartGrass has a range of turf that has been developed for high end residential homes instead of preschools. This is designed to look more like real grass.

SmartGrass Earth Series drains 5 times faster than other latex backed turf, which is essential in poor draining areas, and when dogs pee on it.

Can sports turf be laid indoors?

Yes! Artificial grass is just like carpet, and can be laid indoors.  Most of our products have a D or E class fire rating, meaning that they can usually be used indoors.

How much does SmartGrass cost?

A professional installation under 100m2 typically costs:

From $70/m2 for direct installation to a prepared base, concrete, patios, decks and balconies.
$120-$200/m2 (similar to the cost of decorative concrete or pavers). This includes the excavation, base construction, supply and installation of artificial grass.

The cost depends on factors such as site access, shape of the area, the existing ground substrate, and the product you choose. Contact us for a ballpark estimate or quote.

How is SmartGrass installed?

After a site scrape or excavation is completed, we will install timber boxing around the area and base up with AP20 & crusher dust. The grass comes in rolls (like carpet) and is then installed on the base. It can also be laid onto concrete, decks, butynol and many other surfaces.

How is artificial grass fastened / held down?

SmartGrass is either glued around the perimeter to concrete, or nailed to a timber boxing. When laid on an AP20 / crusher-dust base, 130mm turf pins will secure the turf to the base. Sand infill is usually spread on top of the turf at 12kg/m2 which helps weigh it down.

What maintenance is required on artificial grass?

There are a few things you need to do to maintain your artificial lawn, depending on what you use your lawn for.

They are:

  1. Removing leaves and debris regularly with a broom or leaf blower/vac
  2. Remove the occasional weed that may appear
  3. Use a moss & sanitiser spray yearly in shaded areas
  4. You can learn more about maintenance and book a professional maintenance service here.

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Paul Hunter

Paul Hunter

027 327 0785