Unraveling the Cost in Dollars and “ Sense”
If something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. As the use of artificial turf has grown in popularity for high schools, colleges and municipalities, so have the misconceptions of the benefits associated with the synthetic surfaces.
Get informed, search out the most recent data and make sure to get a full perspective on the following:
- Total Cost
- Initial Installation
- Annual Maintenance ($25,000 – $50,000)
- Replacement (synthetic avg. 8 to 10 years)
- Field Performance
- Amount and type of use
- Weather and existing soil conditions
- Long-term reparability
- Health and Environmental Safety
National Athletic Fields Completed using Peat, Inc. products
Minnesota Vikings Training Camp, Pittsburgh Steelers Stadium, Minnesota Twins Target Field Stadium, etc.
Minnesota Athletic Fields Completed using Peat, Inc. products
Minnesota Twins Baseball Stadium at Target Field, St. Paul Saints Stadium at CHS Field, Minnesota Vikings Practice Facility
Bethel College, Dordt College, Hamline University, Macalaster College, Martin Luther College, Normandale Schools, St. Catherine University, Saint Mary’s, University of Minnesota, St. John’s University
Anoka Castle and Goodrich Fields, Edina Lewis Park Soccer Complex, Eden Prairie, Fort Snelling Soccer Complex, Frank Quillici Field, Golden Valley, Harmon Killebrew Field, Hastings, Minnetonka, National Sports Center, Northeast Park, Owatonna Parks, Robbinsdale, Rosemount, St. Louis Park, Van Cleeve Field, Saint Mary’s, University of Minnesota, Saint John’s University.
High School Fields
Anoka, Armstrong, Arden Hills, Arlington, Braham, Buffalo, Chanhassen, Crosswinds, Cretin-Durham Hall, DeLaSalle, Eden Prairie, Edison, Elk River, Fridley, Glencoe, Grand Rapids, Harding, Hawthorne, Lakeville, Melrose, Minnetonka, Mound Westonka, Orono, Redwood Falls, Robbinsdale, Rogers, Roosevelt, St. Anthony, Totino Grace, Wayzata, White Bear Lake