- To level the area use clean dirt. Prepare irrigation pipes and sprinklers (if needed).
- Top soil can go on top of the dirt (at least 3-4").
- Then you put your fertilizers and pre-sod treatment, according to the sod company's instructions.
- Compact with a sod roller.
- install the grass. Compact. Water a lot for the first 7-10 days.

Don't install sod when the weather is hot. Wait till it cools down a bit.