Compacted Turf Infill

Compacted Turf Infill

The sand or rubber infill in a synthetic turf pitch can become contaminated over time if it is not properly maintained, this leads to flooding and contamination from moss and algae.

Sports Pitch Compaction

Sports Pitch Compaction

Maintenance can be done to decompact the infill by drag brushing to separate the particles and redistribute them throughout the synthetic carpet surface.

Filled Sports Pitches

Filled Sports Pitches

When looking to maintain your sports pitch you may use a variety of approaches, including drag mat / brushing as well as moss and algae treatments.

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Compacted Hard Synthetic Turf Infill

Welcome to Compacted Hard Synthetic Turf Infill, we are experts in maintenance which is important to decompact the infill by drag brushing to separate the particles and redistribute them throughout the synthetic carpet surface. Do you need an experienced compacted hard synthetic turf infill contractor? Then you have come to the right place.

You might find that compacted hard synthetic turf infill in is causing problems with your synthetic pitch. If an artificial grass surface is not correctly maintained, the rubber and sand-infill will become trapped deep within the fibres of turf over time leading to poor drainage. An artificial grass system is made up from porous materials with a permeable membrane allowing the drainage of surface water and making certain the system remains SUDS compliant.

If the rubber and sand-infill become compacted deep within the manmade grass fibres the turf can become contaminated with dirt, mud and other debris causing the facility to puddle or waterlog in places. If this does occur the pitch will become less safe and the performance will suffer.

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If you require more information on how to prevent pitch compaction in your surrounding area, please get in touch with our nearby team using the enquiry form provided. Our team are happy to give you all the information you require in order to get the greatest results possible. 

Sports Pitch Compaction

2G sand dressed and sand-filled pitches must be regularly maintained with a drag brush and mat in order to distribute the sand-infill and ensure the sand is spread evenly throughout the infill. A 3G sports surface with a sand and rubber infill must also be thoroughly maintained by ensuring the infill levels are topped up. If the infill levels get too low the manmade grass fibres can become worn and damaged affecting the playing characteristics of the surfacing.

These problems could also lead to synthetic turf contamination which can make the surface flood and become even more damaged. We can offer a number of upkeep services to help you get your facility back to its former glory. For information on the services we can provide for sports facilities undergoing compaction please click here With a good quality maintenance programme it is possible to ensure that your nearby manmade grass surface remains in good working order with the correct amount of astroturf fibres showing at all times.

If you have a local sports pitch closest to you that has become compacted and damaged, please get in contact with us so we can offer you a quote for maintenance. Simply fill in our contact form with your details and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Filled Sports Pitch Surfacing Compaction

A high-quality regular maintenance programme on a manmade surfacing includes:

  • Drag Mat / Brushing – Decompacting the sand and rubber infill and spreading it evenly across the surface. It is possible to use a combination of brushes and vacuum filters to remove contamination and debris form an artificial sports pitch surface suffering from compaction. For information on drag brushing please have a look at this page Synthetic turf drag brushing can be done with specialised maintenance machinery or equipment can be purchased to carry out the work in-house.
  • Moss / Algae / Weed Treatment – Ensuring that sport surfacing is clear of unnecessary debris that could lead to compaction.
  • Repairs – Repairing damaged areas where the rubber / sand-infill has become compacted and the fibres have worn away.

Hard Synthetic Grass Infill

When applying infill to hard synthetic grass our team are able to carry out the process to the highest standards. We have years of experience and expert knowledge to provide your sports facility with a safe surface that meets all requirements. No matter the size or shape of your pitch, we are able to apply infill to the area which is becoming damaged and unsafe for use.

If you're interested in finding out more and would like to speak to our professionals, fill out the enquiry form provided. We will get back to you as soon as possible with everything you need to know. 

Synthetic Sports Surface Maintenance

Synthetic sports surfacing maintenance is needed in your surrounding area to ensure the original playing properties remain. There are many sport pitches in the UK that are not regularly maintained and no longer meet the standards of the sporting governing body. FIFA, the FA (The Football Association), FIH, RFL, RFU, LTA (Lawn Tennis Association), ITF, IATS and SAPCA are just a number of NBS that set a number of guidelines in order to ensure that the manmade sport carpet performs well and is safe for play.


There are many -

  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Sports clubs
  • Leisure centres

across the UK who often ask does artificial turf require regular upkeep? The answer being definitely - especially if you want to prevent problems like compaction! 

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Compaction can be hard to deal with. For more information regarding the artificial grass upkeep near me and how to decompact the rubber or sand-infill please fill out our contact form today and we will be in touch with some professional advice on maintaining your sports facility. We have all the latest information on astroturf maintenance in the UK and the best artificial grass maintenance schedule for different designs and specifications of astroturf.

As professionals, we know all about compacted hard synthetic turf infill along with the costs to decompact the sand-infill.


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