A sod lawn has a number of benefits for Sacramento homeowners. In addition to the ecological benefits such as erosion control and removal of toxins from the air, laying fresh turfgrass adds instant curb appeal, increases property value for Sacramento homes. Whether you’re installing a fresh sod lawn for aesthetics, play, or conservation, proper sod installation is crucial to developing a lush, healthy yard. Follow the Bell Sod Installation Guide to ensure a thriving Sacramento landscape.
When Bell Sod and Hydroseed makes a delivery, we take all care to make sure our customers receive the freshest sod. If you’re not able to install the fresh sod immediately, take precautions to keep your new sod hydrated and healthy.
- If possible, stack sod pallets OUT of direct sunlight
- On hot days, spray sod with water, giving a little extra attention to the grass toward the edges of each roll
- Always remove rocks, roll your yard, and prepare the soil before sod delivery to ensure faster sod installation
- Whenever possible, lay sod as soon as it’s delivered
Laying fresh sod can be a challenge if you have a yard with walkways, porches, or flowerbeds. Feel free to ask the professionals here at Bell Sod and Hydroseed for the best way to lay sod with the layout of your yard. Lay sod firmly, smoothing any bumps and making sure there are no gaps between newly laid sod and previously laid pallets.