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About Us


Chi Turf HQ

"Chi Turf is both a local and nationwide supplier of artificial grass, artificial turf products, and turf supplies located right on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Offering a complete line of residential and commercial artificial turf at wholesale pricing, CHI Turf provides contractors, landscapers, and homeowners alike with products that are designed for superior look and feel as well superior performance and durability. 

Our customers include cities, municipalities, contractors, landscapers, developers, and homeowners. We have over 200,000 sq/ft of turf always in stock on location at 4042 S. Michigan Ave in Chicago as well as a turf cutting machine on hand to quickly prepare what you need when you need it."

- The Chi Turf Team

Our Team

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Carl the Cutter
CARL IS OUR TURF CUTTING MACHINE. CARL WORKS VERY CLOSELY WITH MORT THE MOVER AND MAKES QUICK AND EXACT WORK OF PREPARING YOUR TURF ORDER TO CUSTOM SPEC. HE'S A true PERFECTIONIST who takes great pride in his work.
Turf Cutter
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mort the Mover
MORT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PUTTING VERY HEAVY TURF ROLLS INTO INVENTORY AND then Pulling them from inventory to supply Carl the cutter as needed. He also helps ARRANGe turf product for PICK UP, local delivery or teams up with Jim the jammer to SHIP Nationally too. He's a very valuable asset to the chi turf team and can easily lift over 5,000 lbs in one fell swoop with just a little sniff from his propane tank. He works full time at the warehouse as part of the Chi turf team. He has to because we don't have a trailer with enough weight capacity to carry him anywhere.
Turf Stabber
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gary the grabber
DON'T LET HIS DIMINUTIVE SIZE FOOL YOU! GARY IS AS STRONG AS A PROVERBIAL BULL with the pushing power to weight ratio of an ant. Think about it. HIs diet consists of LOW SULFUR DIESEL and he drinks it All day long. He’s AN ALL-AROUND American BAD ASS manufactured in Canada but modified and maintained in Chicago. HE CAN LIFT 2,000 LBS before he'll fall forward on his face AND IS HELPFUL working with Lyle in LOADING Unique PRODUCT INTO UNIQUE VEHICLES as required.
Turf Pusher
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Lyle the Loader
LYLE WORKS CLOSELY WITH PAUL AND DALE. HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR LOADING EXACT QUANTITIES OF BASE MATERIAL IN PREPARATION FOR TRANSIT TO YOUR DESIRED LOCATION. He multi-tasks at the warehouse or is an assistant on location in unique instances. DALE IS AVAILABLE 24/7/365 AND gets grumpy DURING THE winter months IF WE DONT KEEP HIS BATTERY CHARGED.
Skid Loader
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Paul the Puller
PAUL IS OUR RESIDENT Twin turbo diesel FORD F550 AND he puts his 400 horses to use anytime BY easily HAULING OR PULLING Dale and Todd fully loaded FROM OUR WAREHOUSE LOCATION. THOUGH Paul is on site till needed 24/7/365 HE ALSO HAS An International BIG BROTHER THAT STEPS up TO HANDLE LARGER material ORDERS. He's a very connected guy too as he has a bunch of contractor friends such as Eddie the Excavator and Ben the Bulldozer who he can call at a moments notice if needed to help out on any local jobsite.
Gravel Truck
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Dale the dumper
DALE IS PAUL'S ASSISTANT BUT he tags along ONLY WHEN PAUL NEEDS A LITTLE EXTRA HELP with material. THOUGH DALE IS PART TIME HE STANDS POISED ON LOCATION 24/7/365 EAGER TO ASSIT AT ANY TIME AS LONG AS WE KEEP HIS HYDRAULIC BATTERY CHARGED.
Gravel Trailer
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Todd the Roller
TODD TOO WORKS locally WITH DALE AS WELL AS MORT BUT ONLY WHEN LARGER ROLLS OF TURF ARE NEEDED FOR Transit. He takes up a lot of space in the warehouse but doesn’t mind being used as a shelf to hold other items until he’s ready to be loaded with turf and then pulled out by Paul the Puller.
Turf Trailer
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Jim the jammer
JIM iS MORT'S FAVORITE TOOL. He's TEAMED UP WITH several commercial carriers TO GUARANTEE A GREAT NATIONWIDE SHIPPING RATE COUPLED WITH totally QUICK TRANSIT TIME. Yes, totally.
Turf Ram
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Willy the Warehouse
You can meet him in Chicago at 4042 S. Michigan Avenue. He loves visitors, but by appointment only. Use his bathroom while you're there if you'd like, but do so at your own risk.
Turf Barn
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Jimmy
Jimmy is our regional sales director. A former resident of Florida he has sold his business there and moved to Chicago. He has a knack for customer service and has clearly mastered the "selfie".
Regional Sales Director
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Billy
Billy is our National Sales Director. He also works with Jimmy on national sales as well. Billy likes to collect tattoos and shows up with a beard every now and then. He’s a big guy who gets around Chicago in a Smart car or on a scooter and is a great asset to the team. Billy also has some mad photography skills.
National Sales Director
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