Glen & Bonnie’s Golden Opportunity

 

 When Glen and Bonnie McCormick put in a saltwater pool as part of a backyard renovation, they were looking forward to swimming laps against the jets, hosting poolside barbecues and cocktail parties, and playing with their two rambunctious, water-loving Golden retrievers, Sophie and Rose. Mostly, the plan went well. The landscaping looked great, the pool […]

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Natural Grass Lawns are Not So Natural

 

 With the Go Green movement really taking stride, it is very important to do everything you can to do your part as well. When updating your home to be more environmental friendly it is very important to consider your lawn. Many of Americans do not realize how many chemicals they are putting into their lawns […]

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Even Your Pet Loves DIY Synthetic Grass

 

 One of the biggest concerns when making the decision to purchase a synthetic green lawn is how their pets will adapt to the change. No need to worry though because you’re animal will not even notice the difference – only you will! The improvements this will add to your pet’s life are so subtle, it […]

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Easy to Install Outdoor Carpeting, Synthetic Grass that is Soft & Comfortable from Artificial Turf Express

 

 If you are shopping for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) outdoor carpeting for your patio, play area or even apartment rooftop, it can be somewhat of a challenge. Why? You want comfortable and soft artificial grass to make you feel right at home, but some synthetic turf brands are itchy and scratchy to the touch. Artificial Turf Express […]

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When is Synthetic more “Green” than Grass?

 

 When it’s today’s advanced artificial turf, the green alternative to wasteful (and expensive) lawn watering, pesticide and weed poison usage and the weekly gas and oil combustion pollution added by millions of lawnmowers across the country. For hundreds of years people have had a keen interest in well-manicured, elegant lawns. And the truth is, until […]

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Infill Options: Where the Rubber Meets the Road, er, Grass

 

 Among the most frequently asked questions we hear from DIYers are: “Crumb rubber infill? What’s that?” “What’s it do and why would I need it?” “Where the heck do I get it?”               While there’s nothing very appealing about the term crumb rubber, the fact is that the substance […]

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Lawns vs. Veggies in the Front Yard, which has the Right of Way?

 

 Did you know that Americans spend an estimated $30 billion annually on lawn care? At least according to a December 19 New York Times article, where author Steven Kurutz reported on the battles between homeowners who plant vegetable gardens in their front yards and city ordinances that consider only tended lawns or shrubs to be […]

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Does Higher Blade Count Mean Better Quality Synthetic Grass?

 

 When you are considering purchasing a DYI or synthetic lawn project to improve your home landscaping, there are many different terms that you will come across. In previous blog posts, we offered simple definitions for many of the words you will encounter. To help you understand the terms farther; this blog post is going to […]

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How to Cut Synthetic Grass to Fit Your Lawn Just Right

 

 Once you have picked out the type of synthetic grass you want to install to better the appearance and quality of your lawn it’s time to measure and cut the lawn so it fits properly. Cutting the turf will be a very simple process if you follow the DYI tips and steps. What you will […]

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