FAQs on Artificial Grass
The popularity and buzz around installing artificial grass in Cleveland, OH got plenty of property owners excited. We see clients approach us with various questions to help them better understand artificial grass and its benefits, and so we decided to provide a guide to the frequently asked questions on artificial grass.
What is artificial grass made of?
We get asked this question the most, usually by homeowners considering synthetic grass installation prompted by safety concerns and, sometimes, sheer curiosity. Artificial grass is made of synthetic fibers made from polyethylene and polypropylene. The fibers are then glued together and made to form different grass shapes, textures, and sizes.
Is it safe?
Artificial grass products are safe as they must adhere to required regulations in compliance with ASTM ratings. We also have options that are made specifically for kids and pets, providing a safe area to play on.
Can artificial turf be installed anywhere?
If a client’s home or lawn has a slope or incline, they need not worry as synthetic grass can be installed. We recommend, however, that the surface does not have sand infills, and if it does, we make sure to remove it or assess whether the installation is feasible. The reason for this is that sand infills may trigger the movement of your artificial grass during heavy rains.
Is it better than natural grass?
In comparison to natural grass, artificial grass presents owners with a simpler way to maintain their lawn. Artificial grass won’t require regular tending to such as watering or trimming. Consequently, you stand to save a lot of money and water that would go to gardening maintenance.
How much does installation cost?
Artificial grass installation costs vary depending on a couple of factors. For instance, the size of your lawn or installation space, the artificial grass supplier, the type or use for the synthetic turf.
Does artificial turf need to be maintained?
While it requires relatively little maintenance compared to real grass, your synthetic turf will still need upkeep to some degree in order for it to look its best. This entails clearing out debris and washing the turf once a while will also keep it neat and clean.
If you’d like to know more about artificial turf and whether it’s a suitable option for your needs, contact ForeverLawn Northern Ohio and let us help.