Steps of Football Turf Installation According to FIFA Quality Program
Artificial grass has already proven itself as the future of sports and landscaping techniques. The distinctive features and benefits of the product have been a game-changer and became a crucial element for the wide use of daily life.
Artificial grass or football turf changed also the standards and rules of the soccer games. The highest official of the football game in the world, FIFA also accepted this technology after many years of debates. FIFA made a deep search for artificial grass and prepared the standards of FIFA approved turfs. And then, FIFA published the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf in October 2015 which is the handbook of football turf.
So what are the steps of artificial turf football field installation according to FIFA standards? How to install artificial turf on the football field? As Hatko Sports Company, a FIFA certified artificial grass manufacturer and pitch constructor, we will give you the stages of turf football field installation.
Football Turf Installation Steps
Actually, according to the FIFA point of view, a football field is an investment for football clubs. To have a more profitable pitch, artificial grass is a great choice. Because low maintenance cost and durability against denser use make these fields more profitable. Also, a proper football pitch should be operable for up to 8 years.
So, the whole artificial football turf installation process consists 4 steps;
- And maintenance.
Now we will talk about these different stages.
The tender stage includes all the efforts to achieve before the construction process. The most important issue about tender is to choose the perfect project for the desired purposes. This process is very essential to provide the final product which has all the desired features and use it for a long time.
The first step of the tender is about planning the right type of facility to meet the requirements. The plan should include;
- The target achievements of the project,
- The requirements (who needs what),
- The financial plan, total costs and possible profits of the project,
- The milestones and responsibilities of the project( who will do what?)
The second stage is to identify the budgeting details. It is crucial to clear everything about finance before choosing a contractor. There are so many variables that have direct effects on installation. Also, budgeting should include the installation, certification, and maintenance processes.
On the other hand, a football pitch installation is not only constructing an artificial grass field. There is also football equipment like seating, goals, posts, flags, etc. And all of these should be included in the budget plan.
Choosing a Contractor
It is very important to choose a firm that is capable of accomplishing the project. The decision is up to the club, but choosing a FIFA certified company would make everything easier. Because these firms are part of the FIFA Quality Programme for Football Turf. Also, some of them have contributions to the quality program. All the firms have enough experience to accomplish the whole process from the beginning to the end.
As Hatko Sports Company, we have accomplished so many FIFA quality projects that you can see from the references.
After choosing the contractor firm, the construction period begins. Generally, the installation process has these steps;
- Excavation and infrastructure works,
- Installing a drainage system,
- Foundation construction (Ground layers, all infrastructure systems like electrical, water and others, asphalt and preparing the surface)
- Laying artificial grass,
- Installation of football equipment.
Of course, these steps have so many details to follow. For more information, you can check our post about building FIFA quality artificial football pitch.
Certification and Maintenance
These are the final two steps of installing a FIFA quality football pitch. You can contact us for more information about FIFA certification and artificial grass football fields.
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