Bountiful Finish Grading
Various homeowners are unaware of how much slope (grade) is needing a house foundation. It is an important issue because if land grading is not finishing correctly, runoff can be direct toward your foundation. This unwanted water can eventually compromise its integrity. If you own a home, you may finally find yourself having to do some land grading near your house’s foundation to correct drainage issues. Poor drainage resulting in leaky basements often stems from having an insufficient slope away from the foundation. To do land grading properly, you must first know how much slope you need to have away from the house foundation. Bountiful finish grading will help you determine what is needed for your specific project. If you are asking, what is finish grading?
Well, it is the adding or removing the soil within 1- 2 inches of the existing grade, creating the final contour and elevation of the ground needed to prepare your central Ohio land for a sod base, hydro seedbed, or another specific plan. This process is foundational to a beautiful lawn, providing the final shaping and preparation for the seedbed or sod base. Our finish grading equipment is designed to remove other rock and debris from the seedbed while pulverizing the soil, creating a smooth finish.
There is an abundance of turf grass variations available for home lawns, and since grass is an expensive living product, selecting a grass type for your garden can be nerve-racking! The most significant thing you can do before purchasing a new lawn is research and develop your knowledge of the various types of grasses and the different types of sod.
Zoysia sod: zoysia is a warm-season turf grass variety native to Asia but has been in the United States for over a century. It is perpetual, implying it grows back every year in the spring after winter dormancy when grown in relevant climates. It grows well in humid, tropical climates placed in the southern United States.
Widely known for its healthy characteristics and its capability to withstand heat, drought, heavy traffic, injury recovery, and shade tolerance, this grass works well in a wide range of conditions. Maintenance is usually significantly reduced when selecting zoysia grass in comparison to other turf grasses for your lawn. Bermuda grass sod: like zoysia grass, bermuda grass is a warm-season perennial turf that comes back every spring after winter dormancy with a high curb appeal. Bermuda grass has excellent heat and drought tolerance and holds up to heavy traffic with high injury restoration. However, bermuda grass barely grows well in the southern side of the United States and does not do well in colder temperatures. Bermuda grass is popular in home lawns, but is also commonly used in sports fields and golf courses. It has a more excellent grass blade and requires more maintenance than zoysia grass.
Tall fescue sod: tall fescue is another refreshing season variety of turf grass that performs well in the northern parts of the United States. Tall fescue has excellent wear and injury recovery and superior heat and drought toleration. This grass also performs well in shaded areas and remains to grow with minimum amounts of maintenance. Due to its bunch-like growth, it tends to clump and may need to be re-seeded on an annual basis in areas with thin growth patterns after a stressful summer. Proper finish grading is very important to the success of your sod and its ability to root into the soil. Bountiful finish grading will make sure you have the right amount and type of topsoil to ensure proper drainage for sod rooting.
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The value of what you get out of a beautiful yard can’t be measured. And now that you know a little more about different types of grasses, you can hopefully make a more well-informed decision on which type of grass you want to install in your home lawn and have your your dream home. Beautiful landscaping adds value to your property when done well and correctly. Bountiful finish grading will add that value and beauty so that you can enjoy the outdoors while having peace of mind that the job has been done right.