Artificial turf is a solution that many people are turning to as a solution to their lawn problems. Though it is no secret that the installation cost of artificial grass is more than a regular lawn, there are benefits that will outweigh that initial cost. The constant upkeep of a traditional lawn requires you to spend so much money and hours to ensure it stays looking beautiful. Additionally, with the impact on one’s lifestyle, it can also have an impact on the environment, as the maintenance of a lawn requires high water consumption and the use of chemicals.
The benefits of fake grass begin to stand out when you compare it to natural grass. Homeowners are discovering that artificial turf allows them to maintain a beautiful lawn without fear of violating water restrictions or the landscaping guidelines of their local Homeowners Association.
Though the weather heating up is usually exciting, homeowners don’t usually look forward to having to take care of their lawns again. With the lawn growing back after a harsh winter, homeowners will expect their water bills to go up to water the lawn, use fertilizers to help it grow and use pesticides to deter both weeds and pests. When the lawn does come back, it must be mowed constantly, at least once a week, to keep it pristine.
A significant advantage of switching to artificial turf is the elimination of all the work that you will have to put in to maintain a traditional lawn—no more watering, chemical use, or mowing in the warm seasons again. The most you will likely have to do is push debris off occasionally, using a leaf blower. To fluff up areas that are high traffic, you can use a natural bristle broom to make it look great again. If you have a dog that uses the lawn, you may have to use a hose to clean off stricter debris.
Safe For Children
Because artificial lawns do not need chemicals such as pesticides, weed killers, or fertilizer, they are safe for children to play on. No more will you have to worry about your minor child putting these things in their mouths. They can play while you are worry-free. For this reason, many cities are opting to use artificial lawns instead of natural grass in public spaces. Additionally, you won’t have to clean up grass or mud stains that they might get from falling while running. Less mess for you to deal with.
With the fake grass not depending on anything to grow, you can depend on a great-looking lawn all year round that will last many years. As the weather grows cold and everyone else’s lawn begins to brown, yours will stay beautiful and green. The materials that are used in its manufacturing are made to withstand traffic, all kinds of climates, and weather changes. It won’t even lose its color because of ultraviolet ray exposure—the fibers are made stable against it.
The pros of installing fake grass are vast and outweigh the cons, such as the initial cost and lengthy installation process. Artificial grass is low-maintenance, durable, pet-friendly, long-lasting, cost-effective, offers flexible design options, and will give you a green, vibrant space that you can enjoy all year round. Contact Final Cut Turf & Rec today to learn more about the beautiful benefits of artificial grass. Request a quote to install turf fake grass on your property and experience the benefits for yourself.