East Coast blankets have the greatest length and width
uniformity in the industry - making installation much easier and
more consistent. East Coast's products are delivered with rolled
product edges, these edges mean you get a full width of product
usage every time! In fact, the thoughtful product design combined
with the increased ease of installation can decrease standard labor
time by 25% with no reduction in quality.
These guidelines are recommendations only. Any questions with
the installation should be confirmed with your local
- Dig a 6" by 6" trench both up-slope and down-slope of the area
the matting is to be applied. Prepare the slope soil surface
(raking, seeding and fertilizing).
- Begin by placing the blanket a minimum of 12" down-slope of the
up-slope trench. Secure the blanket at the bottom of the trench
with staples placed 12" apart. Backfill and compact the trench.
Apply seed, and fold the blanket over soil, secure with a row of
staples placed 12" apart across the width of the blanket. (Diagram
- Roll the blanket vertically down the slope. Secure using the
appropriate staple pattern below, specified by the slope. (Staple
- Parallel blankets must be overlapped by a minimum of 4", and
secured with a row of staples placed approximately 3'-0" apart.
- Additional vertical blankets can be joined using a minimum 4"
overlapping or shingle style (Diagram
C) in the direction of water flow. Connect the blankets by
placing staples approximately 12" apart across the width of the
- For maximum performance a check slot should be placed at
25'-40' intervals. Place a row of staples 4" apart along the entire
width of the slope. A second row should be placed 4" below in a
staggered pattern. Then continue with general installation. (Diagram
- The end of blanket must be secured in a 6" x 6" trench with a
row of staples placed at 12" intervals. (Diagram