Numerous Decisions Go Into Buying the Right Synthetic Turf Field

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Synthetic turf systems have evolved over the past quarter century, but buying the right field still requires plenty of decision-making.

Synthetic turf systems have evolved greatly over the past 25 years, from crowned nylon carpets to infill systems composed of easily compacted angular sand and abrasive polypropylene fibers. Today's fields employ softer polyethylene yarns and infills of rounded sand and crumb rubber, rubber only, something else entirely or no infill at all.

The market is now crowded with system builders that want your business, and each can tweak a field's specifications to better fit your exact needs and desires. You just need to know what those needs and desires are. Here are six questions to consider once you've decided to make the switch to synthetic.

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