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Worried About Your Synthetic Turf Fading Or Staining?

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Some considering synthetic turf may have concerns over whether it will fade or stain over time. While the concern is understandable, synthetic turf is an incredibly durable product that is not prone to staining or fading.

The fact that artificial grass remains green all year and looks fantastic even in harsh weather is the reason many people choose it. It also is low maintenance eliminating the need for chores like mowing, weeding and applying chemicals like fertilizers and pesticides.

There are two main reasons why synthetic turf is resistant to staining and fading.

Manufacturing Materials

Synthetic turf is primarily made of nylon and polyurethane, but it also has other items in the manufacturing mix that adds to its durability. Artificial grass will not rip or tear. Pets can’t dig through it or rip it. The same material that makes it durable also prevents staining.

Materials used in manufacturing synthetic turf don’t allow fluids to seep into the blades. Since fluids and other materials that would stain rinse off the blades rather than seeping in, they can’t cause stains. Learn more about our products here.

Protection from the Sun

Artificial grass is created with UV stabilizers in the mix, which prevent the product from fading. Artificial turf with UV stabilizers has less than an 8 percent fade over a decade.

The stabilizers are added as the blades are created, so it is part of the fabric and will not wear off and can’t be washed off.

Reality of Fading

There will be some slight fading as the product ages, but it is minimal if you get a quality product. Most synthetic grass comes with a 10-year warranty, so it is guaranteed for at least a decade. It is made to withstand extreme weather, although the type of weather it endures could contribute to fading.

There are some things that can damage your synthetic turf. Caustic chemicals, like battery acid, can damage it along with other petroleum-based chemicals. It is recommended these type of chemicals be kept away from your artificial grass. Also, chemicals like bleach and certain home cleaners will likely damage artificial turf. Basically, any chemical that can damage fabric can hurt a synthetic grass lawn since the product is a manufactured fabric.

Things You Can Do to Protect Your Lawn

There are things a homeowner with synthetic turf can do to protect their investment. The first, and most important thing is to follow instructions given to you by the manufacturer regarding maintenance.

The second thing to do occasionally is to rinse it. While artificial grass does not require watering like natural grass, it does need to be rinsed to prevent staining and fading. This is especially true if you live in an extremely hot, dusty environment. An occasional rinse will remove dust and keep your grass looking fresh.

Be sure to remove any debris from your yard as soon as you see it. Tree sap from branches is hard to remove once it has hardened. Food debris from wrappers or other items your kids may bring out could also be messy for your lawn. These things can be removed by freezing it away.

It is a good idea to move heavy items on your lawn, like lawn furniture around sometimes. Leaving heavy objects to sit on your artificial grass for a long period of time will compress it. Also, it allows uneven sun exposure, which can become noticeable over a long period of time.

Considering its durability and low-maintenance, synthetic turf remains a solid choice to improve your landscaping. It will look fantastic for years and will save you money on maintenance in the long run.

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Artificial Turf Keeps The Mess Outside! See How It Keeps Houses Clean

Artificial turf Keeps Your House Clean

Savvy homeowners who have done the research and decided to switch from natural grass lawns to artificial grass, find it much easier keeping their house clean. Artificial turf is much cleaner in general and doesn’t generate any waste. It retains its clean look without forcing you to spend hours working in the yard. Instead, you can enjoy your lawn and spend time with your family doing the things you love. Continue reading Artificial Turf Keeps The Mess Outside! See How It Keeps Houses Clean

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5 Drought Problems You Can Solve With Synthetic Grass

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Droughts can strike anywhere. When these are prolonged, local governments will enact water restrictions to ensure there is enough water for the necessities of life. Naturally, when this happens, lawns and other outdoor plants are the first to struggle. In areas where drought problems occur frequently, homeowners must work much harder to maintain their lawns through every season and climate change. Fortunately, artificial grass provides homeowners the ability to keep their lawn looking beautiful without having to worry about local legislation involving water restrictions. Continue reading 5 Drought Problems You Can Solve With Synthetic Grass

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Synthetic Grass For Playgrounds… Learn Why It’s The Best Option

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People installing playgrounds for their children want the safest environment possible. They also want it to look good and be an overall pleasant space that kids can enjoy. These reasons are two that are leading people to look more at synthetic grass for playgrounds. Continue reading Synthetic Grass For Playgrounds… Learn Why It’s The Best Option

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Eliminate Grass Stains By Installing Synthetic Grass

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Summer produces many positive memories. Some of the best memories for children are playing outside. However, playing outside doesn’t always produce great memories for parents who then must figure out how to get grass and mud stains out of clothes. Synthetic grass offers a solution to this common problem. Continue reading Eliminate Grass Stains By Installing Synthetic Grass

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Eliminate Common Backyard Problems by Installing Artificial Grass

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Synthetic turf is finding popularity among homeowners because of its beauty, lower maintenance, and long-term cost savings. Residential customers are also finding they can eliminate common backyard problems by installing artificial grass. Continue reading Eliminate Common Backyard Problems by Installing Artificial Grass

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4 Health Benefits That You Can Expect With Artificial Turf

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Most people don’t realize it, but artificial turf can help keep your family healthy! This is one of the many reasons homeowners are turning to synthetic grass for their yards. Homeowner are finding the benefits of artificial grass go beyond its beauty and low maintenance.

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