Yes, you absolutely can. However, the installation requirements are a little different for artificial grass on decking.
If you’ve got decking in your garden it won’t be long before you start to see discolouration and possibly green moss or algae taking hold. Once you’re tired of this and the constant work you have to do to try and keep it looking brand new, you can add artificial grass on the decking to bring your garden back to life, enhancing things with a different texture.
This month at Easigrass Surrey, we’ll talk to you about the benefits of adding artificial grass to decking, how you go about installing it and what things you need to consider as part of this.
The benefits of artificial grass on decking
Transforms old decking. If you’ve had your decking long enough, you’ll eventually want to make a change. Artificial grass is a great way of doing this while adding a splash of colour to make things feel more grassy and welcoming. The added bonus is that you won’t have to tear up all your decking to make the change, either.
Adds grass in restricted spaces. Whether you’ve got an impossibly small garden and therefore don’t have any space for a lawn, or the space you class as your garden is actually a balcony or rooftop terrace, artificial grass on your decking means you can still have the luxury of grass in even the most restricting areas.
It’s virtually maintenance free. Once it’s been properly installed, artificial grass very rarely needs much maintenance – unlike the timber decking you once slaved over. You can check out our handy guide on easy steps you can take to maintain your artificial lawn in our previous post.
How to install artificial grass on decking
There are some very basic steps you’ll need to follow if installing artificial grass on decking, but for precise results that are designed to last, we always recommend you let the professionals carry out an installation. This way you won’t waste materials or have to redo the process.
Ready your decking – this means cleaning it and potentially treating it so the wood is preserved while under the artificial grass.
Select your underlay – we always include a membrane layer as part of our process, so we advise you choose an underlay material suitable for your decking if going it alone.
Choose your fake grass product – select the most suitable artificial grass to suit your needs
Install – Some artificial grass products require nailing and stapling, while others simply need to be glued, it all depends on the product you choose.
Things to consider
Remember, always prepare the surface for your artificial grass to ensure you get the best, long-lasting results. You should also be honest with yourself about the structural integrity of your decking if you want it to last and hold any amount of weight. Our team can advise on this for you if you choose to use Easigrass products.
In addition to this, think about how your decking will drain any rainwater away, since wood that is constantly kept wet will eventually rot.
Are there problems with artificial grass on decking? Certainly, but only when not installed with the proper care and attention.
Easigrass installation and maintenance
Here at Easigrass Surrey, we provide artificial grass for decking or any area of your garden. Our professional team have years of experience and knowledge, which means we can take care of the installation and maintenance for you. This means you get a long-lasting product the first time around, without any fuss or hassle trying to install it on your decking.
Rejuvenate your tired old timber decking with artificial grass – call our friendly team today for more advice or to discuss your garden and we’ll be happy to help. We offer our installation services across Guildford, Leatherhead, Farnham and the wider Surrey region.
A wonderful company who supply high quality grass. I bought ‘Belgravia’. It is an absolute delight
In fact I’ve purchased from them twice now. I wouldn’t look anywhere else.
Joe is particularly helpful and made the entire process stress free. He gives sincere advice, is very attentive and helpful.
Excellent! Although there was an initially delay in installation date we cannot fault the customer service and
... the guys who came out to do the installation. Lucy was amazing from start to finish and kept us updated, even when we were away on holiday! Our garden is totally transformed and our dog loves the pet grass too. Highly recommended!
Excellent service from start to finish. On arrival the fitters explained each stage of the fit and the end res
...ult was more than I could have hoped for. Will be booking for rear garden in the near future.
From start to finish the service is 1st class. Jackie was very responsive on any question I had, and everythin
...g was explained to me perfectly. The work was carried out with no disruption, and they all worked so hard, even in the horrible rain. No mess was left, and they were very informative to what was going to happen. I am delighted with my now level green grass garden.
Would definitely recommend this 1st class company.
Leo and his men arrived to lay my grass.
They were exceptional ..So hardworking ..nothing was too much troub
happily moved all my heavy gsrden furniture and then replaced it .
No corners were cut ..they took great pride in what they were doing .
Angus was wonderful when he came to quote ..I could see the care and attention and expertise .
I thoroughly recommend Easigrass
for their efficency and their reasonable prices.
Ann Tanner .SL4 2SR
I can't thank Dan, Sam, and the team enough for the transformation they have done to my garden, no bad la
...nguage, no shouting just a well-organized team who got on with the job, and the end result is superb. Even my dog says thank you.
Thank you Sam and team for a first class job. Grass looks amazing. I decided to have it done after seeing my s
...on's garden that you did last year. Was so nice to have a team who worked in an organised and tidy manner, you left everything looking lovely. Best thing I have ever had done to the garden.
The Easigrass team installed our grass in the back garden and it looks fantastic. We were given a free no obli
...gation quote but once compared with other companies the quality of the product won hands down. No pestering phone calls no pressure to take the quote. Once agreed date booked, they arrived promptly with a phone call to let us know they were on the way.Work began without any fuss, estimated time was 2 days, yet everything completed to perfection in one visit. All areas hosed down and clean before leaving. I definitely recommend Easigrass quality product and quality service. Thank you Easigrass, shared photos with neighbours who came to visit and we're sure they will be in touch soon 🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻🌻10 out of 10
Will and the team installed the Easigrass in the back garden and we can't fault any aspect. from initial
...enquiry to installation they were superb to deal with and professional throughout. Very friendly team, arrived and finished on time and even took the time to hose down the patio on completion. I would not hesitate to recommend them - the finished job is exactly what we had hoped for.
I contacted Easigrass Birmingham as I had just had both my front and back lawns done by another company who cl
...early had no idea about how to lay artificial turf. I Spoke with Sanj who came out the next day, to assess the mess the other company had left. Within a week he managed to get me booked in, and I am now looking out at the perfect lawn, I can't believe how good it looks. His 3 lads have done such a good job, all mess cleared away. I would definately recommend Easigrass Birmingham. Its a YES from me
Very pleased with Easigrass team from Worthing, West Sussex, business run by Neil and Clair. Bulk of work carr
...ied out extremely well in less than pleasant weather conditions by Andy, who was cheerful and efficient throughout three days work. Good product at reasonable price. Highly recommended.
Abdul and Osama from the Fulham, London SW6 area came to clean and restore our Easigrass laid eight years ago
...on a three -storey roof terrace. They did a fabulous job, were really careful taking their equipment through the house, and have made the Easigrass look like new. I would thoroughly recommend the company and all their team - in particular the lovely brothers.
Fantastic service from start to finish! Quote was not the cheapest but competitive. Delivery and collection of
... supplies and waste was swift. Niti and team turned up on time along with all the supplies and equipment. They took care to protect my newly fitted kitchen and floors before starting on the garden. Installation was very professionally carried out and to a very high standard. Can’t recommend highly enough. Thanks so much Easigrass!
Highly recommend Easigrass, these guys have done a professional job on my back garden by laying artificial gra
...ss which looks amazing. Clean workmanship from start to finish. Thanks guys
Called Easigrass 5pm Monday for grass for an exhibition stand. I had no clue what grass we wanted just needed
...it to look good. I spoke to the owner (I believe) who was extremely helpful, sorted me a quote recommended the grass and collected 9am next day, the guys even helped loading the grass.
I spoke to 2 other artificial grass companies closer to our office none offered the advice and professionalism Easigrass did.
Will definitely be back. Great Service.
Easigrass are exceptional in every aspect; as they removed an old, poorly laid artificial lawn (not by Easigra
...ss!), the sub-par foundation, and by replacing with a dog-friendly product it has rejuvenated our garden. The fitting team are passionate, very hard working and proud to called Easigrass employees. No faults at all with this company.
I was always sceptical about having artificial grass, but decided to go for it as tired of fighting with maint
...aining a real lawn all year round, and having mud in and out of the house.
I'm so glad I did, as it looks fantastic and is of great quality. I went for the Belgravia which was in my eyes, the most realistic looking with 3 shades of colour. It feels great too.
The whole experience was seemless, from the initial contact through WhatsApp (thanks Mason), getting the quote (thanks Abid) to the actual installation. The guys that turned up were absolutely brilliant - worked solidly pretty much non stop, were extremely efficient and tidied up everything as they went along, right to the end. Thank you guys - fantastic job!
I highly recommend using Easigrass for a perfect looking lawn.
Abdul as always was amazing at bringing my lawns back to their sparkling best. He is a hard worker and really
...lovely, look forward to seeing him next year. Thanks so much . Trisha from Eltham x
First class workmanship under difficult weather conditions from start to finish,everything cleaned up after th
...e work brilliant,couldn’t be happier with the end result
Highly recommend easigrass from start to finish highly professional team my garden looks so lovely now
...en who came to fit worked hard all day very tidy and kept us updated on what was happening though out the day 5 ⭐️
Wish i had remembered names to mention in my review credit to easigrass i will post before and after pictures
The Easigrass team are so helpful and very quick to respond. The installation team were friendly and efficient
..., and totally transformed the garden in a single day. There was no mess and a very well installed finished product.