Detailing World  

Go Back   Detailing World > Lifestyle > The Home and Garden Zone
DW Home Forum Home Merchandise Store Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

The Home and Garden Zone All about the Home - including alternative uses for cleaning products ... and all about the Garden

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-12-2017, 10:39 PM   #1
Clean-my-sxi
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Clean-my-sxi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Clacton on sea, Essex
Posts: 2,616
Thanks: 41
Thanked 272 Times in 230 Posts
Weed membranes and artificial turf

Hi, could you tell me if i need the woven heavy duty fabric or non woven lighter fabric to put under artficial turf, also should it be under the sub base and under the turf

Thanks

Glenn
Clean-my-sxi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2017, 05:44 PM   #2
bibby142
Sponge Jockey
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 82
Thanks: 5
Thanked 37 Times in 32 Posts
Just had a company fit artificial grass, they used a fairly light membrane under the substrate, with granite dust on top, no heavy membranes at all. Hope this helps

Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk
bibby142 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to bibby142 For This Useful Post:
Clean-my-sxi (09-12-2017)
Old 19-12-2017, 09:46 AM   #3
Rayaan
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Rayaan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 2,480
Thanks: 922
Thanked 1,062 Times in 828 Posts
I'd use the heavy woven membrane every time.

The light ones are rubbish and tear. Remember that weeds can push through pretty much anything but it's much harder in the heavy duty stuff.

It's about £40 a roll I think
Rayaan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 19-01-2018, 11:22 PM   #4
jenks
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
jenks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,715
Thanks: 429
Thanked 545 Times in 408 Posts
Also you still get weeds growing in the grass. You have to put a weed killer on it twice a year. We had a company do ours, and although not cheap, around £40 Sq/m, it was worth it.
jenks is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2018, 08:09 AM   #5
Nanoman
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Nanoman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: West Central Scotland
Posts: 2,836
Thanks: 2,092
Thanked 1,888 Times in 1,005 Posts
Garage
I did mine and used a fairly heavy woven membrane. The point of it is not necessarily for weed prevention but as a ground stabiliser. I levelled a large area of garden in a new build estate with heavy clay. It was more for stabilisation to stop the sub base mixing with the soil, then again top stop the base mixing with the sub-base. I found getting a trade 200m2 roll was cheaper than 2x50m2 packs. It meant I had plenty for lining drains and swapped the excess with a neighbour for other bits.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Nanoman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-01-2018, 10:55 AM   #6
Willows-dad
OCD Sufferer (Obsessive Car Detailer)
 
Willows-dad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Chatham, Kent
Posts: 804
Thanks: 193
Thanked 281 Times in 220 Posts
Weeds don’t grow up from the sub base, they grow down. A membrane won’t stop the weeds, you’ll still have to remove them from the artificial grass.
Willows-dad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
DTO Garage vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors