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Steps to Preparing the Ground Like a DIY Pro for the Best Putting Greens

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The foundation for the best putting greens is as important as the number of holes, flags and tee boxes on the course. It defines the golf experience. Professional installers have the advantage of having a whole team, complete equipment and years of experience to execute this part of the project smoothly.

However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t take the DIY route for your dream green. Preparing the ground for your artificial turf involves several steps that you can easily follow with the right research and tools. Continue reading Steps to Preparing the Ground Like a DIY Pro for the Best Putting Greens

 
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Make Your Lawn More Useful Year-Round with Synthetic Grass

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While the fall and winter weather may be perfect for outdoor entertaining, your yard may be less than desirable. Dead grass, bare areas, and other off-season issues make outdoor family time or entertaining with friends more challenging. Synthetic grass can change all that.

Synthetic grass is the best option for year-round use of your lawn. You can use pebbles or concrete to create an outdoor space, but they are hard surfaces. Children’s falls will end in scrapes. They absorb heat too, making the area hotter. Continue reading Make Your Lawn More Useful Year-Round with Synthetic Grass

 
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How Artificial Grass Can Improve Your Porch, Balcony, or Roof

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There is no rule that states artificial grass must be only used for yards only. There are multiple ways to use synthetic turf to create an outdoor space even in awkward or small areas. Below you will learn how you can improve any outdoor living space with artificial grass.

Install Artificial Grass On the Porch

Porches are great for enjoying the outdoors, either to read or even for entertaining. Those who don’t have a yard can turn their porch into a wonderful outdoor living space using artificial grass.

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Time to Make Your Outdoor Activities Awesome By Installing Synthetic Turf

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The great outdoors can be a wonderful use of space, if you design it well. A well-designed space can even be considered an additional living space to your home. It has the potential to be the perfect spot where everyone wants to gather. Synthetic turf is one option for creating your ideal outdoor space.

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Learn How To Escape Your Allergies With Synthetic Turf

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Allergies can ruin a lot of fun when they hit. If you plan on hosting an outdoor event at our house, you may want to consider what your patrons would need. Of course, they are looking for fun and food, but have you thought about other issues like allergies?

Many people today are affected by troublesome allergies of all kinds. And some are specifically allergic to grass. It is becoming more common and as solutions become available, one of the easiest and most effective ways to eliminate this issue is by installing synthetic turf.

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Improve Your Outdoor Living Spaces By Installing Synthetic Turf

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Synthetic Turf is ready for you to enjoy anywhere. Even at your apartment, condo, or townhouse. Think of the available spaces you do have! Everyone loves a good patio, deck, or rooftop balcony. These areas are great spots to receive warmth from the sun and relax during any time of the year. Sometimes they offer even better accessibility than a backyard, but often times, those areas are not very appealing. Artificial Turf Express offers you a great way to enhance the beauty and recreational use of these spots by offering synthetic turf.

Most people just consider turf for their lawns, but now you can find turf being installed anywhere! Synthetic Turf is the perfect solution for any outdoor living spaces because it is:

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Natural Vs Synthetic Lawn

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Natural Vs Synthetic Lawn – What’s the difference in cost?

There are a lot of things to consider with natural vs synthetic lawn installations. First and foremost, there are many environmental benefits, but let’s get down to the bottom line. How much is it actually going to cost? We get this question all the time. Here’s a cost analysis we’ve put together that compares natural vs synthetic lawn from Artificial Turf Express:

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Top 4 Creative Uses for Synthetic Grass

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Best Uses for Synthetic Grass: Honing your creativity

At Artificial Turf Express, we are always astounded at all of the creative uses for synthetic grass. We often get to see people apply their creativity into their turf installations, and we have assisted customers with many projects. Here are some of the coolest uses for synthetic grass that we’ve seen!

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Creative Uses for Synthetic Turf

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Looking for more creative uses for synthetic turf? Here are some of our suggestions!

Synthetic lawns are often used for sports, however property owners are uncovering that having a drought-resistant lawn could hold numerous advantages. Also, that there are many creative uses for synthetic turf that aren’t usually considered. Considering that artificial turf needs no mowing, cutting or water, homeowners conserve money and time on landscaping. In addition, having a lavish, environment-friendly landscape is aesthetically beautiful, and also the soft blades are optimal for other uses. Here are some of the ideas we’ve used.

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The Environmental Benefits of Synthetic Grass

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The 3 Major Environmental Benefits of Synthetic Grass

There are many environmental benefits of synthetic grass. Not only does it reduce your landscape maintenance costs, but it also benefits our environment. Let’s look at some of the ways:

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Backyard Artificial Grass Benefits: A Cleaner Pool

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4 Benefits of Backyard Artificial Grass

People with pools at home find many the advantages of getting backyard artificial grass installed. They find that artificial grass is very versatile and can be used on outdoor patios, as well as decks, and even for above ground swimming pools. Standard lawn systems dry out rapidly, and are tarnished and stained by chlorine or other swimming pool chemicals.

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Synthetic Grass in Small Spaces: What you need to know

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Synthetic Grass in Small Spaces: Creativity and practicality for urban environments

synthetic grass in small spacesSome people believe that the American dream is all about owning a big property with a large backyard and white picket fence. In the present day, this is becoming increasingly less desirable, because people are opting to live less extravagant lives by favoring smaller spaces. The suburban areas are running out of space to build homes, so people are more interested in keeping things simple and economic.

We’re seeing trends where people are building tiny homes out of shipping containers, and collectively grouping themselves into their own communities. Some city-dwellers still prefer apartments and condos, but are applying creativity in their interior and exterior designs. Naturally, this means that there is becoming less of a demand for landscaping tools and services. This allows people to focus more of their time on being physically active and engaged in their family and community. The newfound desire for personal freedom has resulted in many home owners exploring the use of synthetic grass in small spaces, as well as many other contemporary landscape products.

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Insects and Artificial Turf: Get the most out of your backyard parties!

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Insects and Artificial Turf: A Simple Solution

insects and artificial turfAre you tired of ants, mosquitoes, flies ruining a backyard get together? Bugs make it tough to have fun at a summertime house party. People often spend countless dollars on mosquito nets, bug traps, and other things to ward off these pests. What do you need to know about insects and artificial turf; is there solution?

You could resolve this issue by installing synthetic turf. Bugs are drawn to standing water, which can occur when natural grass is covered by shade. This prevents water from evaporating, which saturates the lawn with dampness.

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12 Stunning Modern Artificial Grass Installations

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These days, homeowners collaborate with professionals to design and install stunning artificial grass as part of a modern garden. Artificial grass blades have evolved from a shiny green plastic spotted a mile away to such a life-like look that it’s impossible to tell the grass is fake until you touch it or notice there are absolutely no brown spots in sight.

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Short on Time? Artificial Grass may be the Solution.

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The demand for artificial grass for landscaping is growing at 10 to 15 percent per year. This has been stimulated by several factors, including the desire for lower maintenance, an all weather surface, and the recent droughts in the country that have led to a serious water shortage.

Modern artificial turf offers high quality surfaces, a realistic appearance, and long life which is why it makes perfect sense for gardeners who are strapped for time. That’s because artificial grass requires minimal maintenance and frees gardeners to focus on other tasks such as tending to flower gardens, home maintenance, and business. It’s a smart choice that saves both time and water, and it looks good too!

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Battle over artificial turf heats up in HOAs

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Artificial turf has gained grudging acceptance on front lawns from Sacramento to San Diego, driven by years of drought and residents’ shrinking patience for water-guzzling natural grass.

But inside the world of California’s private homeowner associations, the battle over whether synthetic turf should be allowed is still very much alive —- and heating up, month-by-parched month.

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5 Cool Ways to Use Synthetic Grass to Improve Your Landscape

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You may like the idea of synthetic grass turf, but have no idea how to use it in your outdoor space. While you can obviously replace your patchy yard with this eco-friendly option, there are also a number of fun uses for this product. Whether you want to enjoy your outdoor space year round or want to enjoy grass in any part of your yard, synthetic grass is a great option. Here are just five cool ways to use synthetic grass to improve your landscaping.

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Got a Life? Take it Outside!

Synthetic Grass Outdoor Living is Plush & Comfy

The trend in landscaping continues to be the creation of “outdoor rooms” that blur the line between inside and out. Outdoor kitchens, seating and dining areas, exterior fireplaces and fire pits, and new-generation garden furniture that stands up to the elements are all expanding the living space beyond the four walls. Even the tiniest outdoor space can be made functional and inviting virtually year round.

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Today’s Artificial Grass is Not, your Father’s AstroTurf

Artificial lawns are one of the few landscaping products that continue to get better and better with new technology, especially over the past few years. While pavers and stamped concrete have made small strides in product development, many of today’s artificial grass products are now manufactured especially for homeowners that care about the look and feel of the products as opposed to sports performance.

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