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Installing windscreen

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by Stafford Landscaping, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. Stafford Landscaping

    Stafford Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 121

    I have got to install some windscreen at a county park baseball field and I have never done this before I don't think that it will be that hard, but I thought that I would use some plastic ties (zip ties) But I thought some of you had done this before and may know some secrets. Any tips would be appreciated.
  2. jmoore16135

    jmoore16135 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 45

    Zip ties will work fine, but use higher quality ties, stay away from the ones at home depot, or you will be back out there after a couple of months.
  3. NHSSoc08

    NHSSoc08 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 17

    I know back at the school district I used to work for in Southeast Texas we would use the zip ties that had wind ratings so that it would snap the zip ties and not blow the fence down....only problem with that method was that once there was a real strong wind we would be out there redoing it...so I guess depends on the amount of wind ya'll get
  4. packey

    packey LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 556

    you can find zip ties that have a metal reinforcement this is what we would use. You will need extra because the will break after a couple of months. also use every grommet whole their is the more ties you have on the better.
  5. Trim Creations

    Trim Creations LawnSite Member
    from Ks
    Posts: 87

    I put one up and used bungee balls They are bungee cords with a ball at one end. They will last a lot longer because they stretch and have some give on those windy days


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