Common questions

How do I protect my lawn from heavy equipment?

How do I protect my lawn from heavy equipment?

Lawn protection mats help to minimize the amount of damage that heavy machinery causes as it travels across or is used while on a lawn. Grass protection mats are specifically manufactured for the task at hand, and they are far more effective and easier to use than plywood.

What is a ground protection mat?

Ground protection mats are designed to keep tires and tracks from tearing up the ground surface as well as offer traction in soft or muddy areas without breaking themselves.

Why are ground mats used?

Protect Manicured Surfaces Similar to natural environments, ground protection mats help safeguard man-made surfaces as well. Even concrete driveways can suffer under the weight and friction of heavy equipment. You can keep your clients happy by protecting their property while you work.

What are ground mats?

ground mats feature a high-density polyethylene construction that is chemical and oil resistant and performs in extreme weather conditions. The flexibility of the material used to make ground mating allows it to conform to uneven terrain, resulting in a safe and secure surface.

How do I protect my lawn from tires?

Make sure you change your mowing pattern regularly avoid moving in the same pattern over and over again. Keep the grass well-watered because dry grass can’t recover after tires pass over it. Avoid using very aggressive tire treads for your lawnmower.

Can you drive forklift in grass?

Grass and gravel is no problem.

How much does a crane mat cost?

Used Inventory

Location Size Price
Houston, Tx 20’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $75.00
Houston, Tx 18’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $75.00
Houston, Tx 12’x4’x12″ Crane Mat $150.00
Corpus Christi, Tx 8×16 Laminated Mat $250.00 ea

How do I fix skid marks in my lawn?

Cut the grass at the bottom of the tire mark lengthwise with a garden spade. Insert a spade fork underneath the sod on each side of the cut, and press gently on the handle to lift the sod. Fold the sod back on each side of the cut, and use a spade to turn over the dirt in the rut to loosen it.

Will a forklift drive on gravel?

The majority of forklifts have frames that will only accept a specific tire type. Traction style tires will give better traction on rough terrains like asphalt or packed gravel. That said, it is still not recommended to drive on dirt or grass.

What should an operator do if a sit down counterbalance forklift tips over?

If the forklift is tipping over, protect yourself by staying put:

  1. Stay in your seat and do not attempt to jump off.
  2. Lean away from the falling direction of the lift.
  3. Hold onto the steering wheel and make sure you’re stable.

What type of wood are crane mats made of?

Stability and Support for The Heaviest Equipment Their design features include narrow notches, exposed lifting bolts on each end, countersunk nuts, and flush-cut long bolts. They are constructed with dense hardwood or solid Douglas fir timbers.

What’s the best way to use turf protection mats?

To use turf protection mats, simply place them down and drive atop them with trucks, trailers, and tractors. Link each ground mat together to create a roadway for hard-to-reach locations. Ours are shipped on pallets by freight delivery.

Why do we need a turf protection system?

Our turf protection system is engineered to handle thermal expansion between panels, so the surface stays smooth and free of trip hazards — even in extreme temperatures. The translucent quality promotes photosynthesis when used to cover natural grass, so the panels can stay down longer than other portable event flooring options.

How long is the warranty for turf protection mats?

They come with a limited 5 year warranty. To use turf protection mats, simply place them down and drive atop them with trucks, trailers, and tractors. Link each ground mat together to create a roadway for hard-to-reach locations. Ours are shipped on pallets by freight delivery.

Is it necessary to put padding on turf?

The padding is actually flat which is important with turf, it maintains its fall height and is the easiest product we have installed. If you’re looking for something that is durable and speeds up an installation method with achieving better results, this is the product you need!

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