How long does it take to lay Turf?

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How long does it take to lay Turf?

If you’re thinking about new grass for your garden – you’re probably asking yourself, how long does it take to lay turf?

While it may seem like a relatively straightforward question, the answer depends on a number of factors including your yard size, soil type and how you have pre-prepared the yard for your new lawn.

Coolhaven Turf is here to help with all your turf laying needs and can answer any questions you have about the process.

How quickly should turf be laid?

The faster you can do it, the better it is to lay turf. The longer the turf sits, the harder it is for it to recover from being cut and moved.

How long it takes depends on how big your area is, how quickly you work and how prepared you are.

Why not turn it into a working bee and have some friends join you to make it go faster and to share the workload!

How to lay turf

Like most things, the majority of the work in laying turf is in the preparation. You can do the soil prep before the turf arrives to break up the labour. Check out our blogs on how to prepare for laying turf, or the best soil for a turf underlay.

Make sure you have all the tools you need ready to go to help make things faster. We recommend you have wheelbarrows, rakes, cutting tools and even a turf roller at hand to make the job easier.

It takes one person approximately 1-1.5 hours to install a pallet of turf. It can take a while to get the hang of it and also takes longer if you need to do a lot of cutting and can also depend on personal ability.

Read our guide on how to lay turf to get an idea on how long it may take you.

Laying Turf

We can help guide you through the turf laying process and offer the best advice where needed.

If you’d like advice on the best type of lawn for your yard or have questions about laying turf, call Coolhaven Turf today on 0409 549 603 or enquire online here.

Growing and laying turf is what Coolhaven Turf can do best. We provide turf laying services to the Sunshine Coast to South East and Central Queensland.

Family Owned and Operated – Coolhaven Turf provides a variety of turf whether is’t for a big yard, small yard or even just a courtyard. Choose from Empire Zoysia, Prestige Buffalo, Sapphire Buffalo and Wintergreen Couch here at Coolhaven Turf.

If your lawn is letting you down, maybe it’s time to check out our variety of turf. Contact us on 0409 549 603, send us an email on or alternatively enquire online.

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