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Why Synthetic Grass Is The Perfect Solution In California 

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California homeowners face a lot of challenges when it comes to maintaining their lawns. The weather in many areas is technically that of a desert, so it’s hot and dry. There are heavy water regulations as well that prevent property owners from watering their yards enough to keep it pretty. These are just some of the challenges that installing synthetic grass resolves. There are a couple of good reasons why California homeowners should consider artificial grass for their yards.  Continue reading Why Synthetic Grass Is The Perfect Solution In California 

 
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Learn How to Choose The Best Artificial Turf For Your Home

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Some homeowners new to using artificial turf may hesitate to buy it because they aren’t sure what kind they should buy. There are some decisions to make regarding the style, the infill, and the manufacturer and some of those may be daunting to those not familiar with all the products. Continue reading Learn How to Choose The Best Artificial Turf For Your Home

 
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How To Eliminate Your California Weeds Without Pesticides

Killing california weedsNo one likes weeds. They grow abundantly and in odd places and removing weeds is a tiresome task. Several types are well known to California property owners and it seems they survive even in the driest, hottest heat. Continue reading How To Eliminate Your California Weeds Without Pesticides

 
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Why Artificial Turf Is Perfect For A Gym

Artificial Turf in GymA new wave is here in gym design and that includes using artificial turf as a floor covering. There are many reasons why artificial turf makes the perfect covering in workout gyms, but the primary reason is its effectiveness in helping athletes gain the best workout experience. Continue reading Why Artificial Turf Is Perfect For A Gym

 
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How Does Artificial Turf Look So Real?

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There is no argument that artificial turf looks good. It stays green and lush year-round, plus it is low maintenance. Many who aren’t familiar with synthetic turf wonder if it really looks like natural grass. Then once they realize it does, their second question people have is how is it made to look like natural grass. Continue reading How Does Artificial Turf Look So Real?

 
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Is Synthetic Grass An Investment?

synthetic grass saves moneySome homeowners face sticker-shock when they see the initial cost of installing synthetic grass. While it can be expensive at the onset, replacing your natural grass with synthetic grass is also a great way to achieve long-term cost savings. That makes it a great investment over a decade.

There are several ways synthetic grass will give you more money in your pocket over the years to come. Below are a few of the primary examples of how this product can save you both money and time. Continue reading Is Synthetic Grass An Investment?

 
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Best Artificial Turf Infill To Use With Pets

artificial grass infill for dogsPets love artificial grass. They can’t tell the difference between a synthetic grass product and the real thing. Artificial grass allows them to run, play, roll on the ground without the problem of fleas, ticks, other bugs, grass in their fur and the smell of the great outdoors. But your pets will use the bathroom outside on artificial grass just like they would on natural grass. So, one of the most important components of your pet artificial grass installation is the artificial turf infill. This is particularly important to pets because it is the artificial turf infill that helps with drainage, smells, and bacteria. Continue reading Best Artificial Turf Infill To Use With Pets

 
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Is Buying Used Synthetic Grass A Viable Option?

Used synthetic grassAny homeowner would want the benefits of synthetic grass at half the price, but is it worth it? Buying used synthetic grass could be an option, depending on the situation. Even so, there are things to consider before deciding to purchase used artificial turf. In this article, we will cover if its worth buying used synthetic grass.

 
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How The California Weather Is Changing Landscape Design

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The weather is changing California landscape design. California is known for its gorgeous weather but is also known for its lack of water, watering bans, and emphasis on conservation.

With many areas falling into dry, desert climates, residents are finding it impossible to have natural grass lawns. They require too much water and dry up in the winter. The alternative is to find ways to create a beautiful yard without natural grass.

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Unique DIY Projects With Artificial Turf

DIY Projects With Artificial Turf

Artificial turf isn’t just for yards anymore. There are many unique and creative ways you can use artificial turf to add flair to your space. The good news is DYI projects require little time or additional money. In fact, many can be done in just an afternoon.

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3 Top Tips For Creating A Drought-Tolerant Garden

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You can have your beautiful garden, even in a drought. The secret to a drought-tolerant garden is to plan it out. The result is lovely vegetables, flowers, and plants that will make your heart happy.

Creating a drought-tolerant garden takes some research and creativity, but it can be done fairly simply. Below are some tips to get you started. Continue reading 3 Top Tips For Creating A Drought-Tolerant Garden

 
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Top Landscape Options To Protect Your Lawn From Drought Conditions

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One of the problems homeowners in desert and drought areas face is maintaining any semblance of a lawn. What doesn’t dry up in the heat can die because local water bans prevent homeowners from saving their grass.

There are some practical landscape options to this dilemma. For homeowners looking for a solution, they have options in a variety of price categories. Below are some ideas of what to do with a consistently brown lawn. Continue reading Top Landscape Options To Protect Your Lawn From Drought Conditions

 
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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. Continue reading Worried About Your Synthetic Turf Fading Or Staining?

 
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Learn What Artificial Grass Maintenance Entails

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No yard is completely maintenance free, but artificial grass maintenance is far less cumbersome than the work you must do to keep up with a natural grass yard.

Those who have traditional natural grass yards must constantly mow, weed, rake, water, fertilize, aerate, and use chemicals like weed killer and pesticides. Homeowners with artificial grass do none of that. Continue reading Learn What Artificial Grass Maintenance Entails

 
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Is Cleaning Artificial Turf Difficult? See For Yourself!

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Some considering artificial turf may be hesitating because they are uncertain how to clean or maintain it. For those use to mowing, weeding, spraying and edging, it may seem too simple to maintain yard with artificial turf. Yet, it is simple.

Artificial turf is low-maintenance but does require some care. You do need to pick up debris and occasionally clean soiled areas. Even with that, caring for artificial turf requires much less effort and expense than caring for a natural lawn. Continue reading Is Cleaning Artificial Turf Difficult? See For Yourself!

 
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Drought Brings New Water Conservation Rules

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Water Waste After Drought

Despite Gov. Jerry Brown declaring an end to California’s historic five-year drought, he recently signed two new laws into effect that will require California cities and water districts to establish permanent water conservation standards, regardless of whether or not we are in a state of a drought.

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Improve Your Business by Installing Synthetic Turf

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Synthetic turf is becoming more popular for residential use, but some may not realize it can be extremely beneficial to businesses as well. You can improve your overall business environment by installing synthetic turf.

Improve Beauty with Synthetic Turf

Your business property is the first impression your customers will see. They will develop an impression from that first view. Maintaining landscaping on business properties can be a challenge, but synthetic grass is an easy way to get a great look with little effort.

Synthetic turf looks green all year, regardless of the weather. It will look green in the middle of a drought or winter cold. It comes with drainage that can keep heavy rains from pooling into puddles. It will constantly look uniform and give your customers the positive impression you are seeking. That will improve your overall brand.

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The Water Battle in California Continues… Synthetic Turf is One Answer!

Water Conservation Is Getting Creative

The cost of water in California continues to climb and depending up your location and the size of your lawn, you may be easily spending well over $1,200 per year just to keep your lawn beautiful. And no doubt you can expect that trend to continue.

Water levels continue to be a huge problem in our beautiful state. Statistic show that the last few years have been some of the driest on record. This has lead to a huge shortage. Yes, it may have rained a little bit of late, which makes it seem as if the issue is gone, but don’t fool yourself. Our water levels are at critical levels and we must do our part to conserve as much water as possible.

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Improve Your Child’s Play Area By Eliminating The Mess with Artificial Turf

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Have you ever realized that children are like little magnets for dirt? They have a habit of attracting scrap elbows, dirty hands, and grass-stained knees while playing on the lawn. Most people believe there is no way to combat these dirty habits. They just assume there is nothing they can do about their child getting dirty while playing in forts, swinging on swing sets, and sliding down slides. Oh, but those people would be wrong!

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Athletic Facilities Thrive on Artificial Grass

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If you are considering a new sports facility or gym with an artificial turf surface, Artificial Turf Express can help you with the process. Let us upgrade your facility and not only lower maintenance costs, but improve your user’s experience.

Artificial turf provides the perfect surface for most recreational activities and gyms. Not only is it cost effective and low maintenance, it has a variety of benefits that make it the best choice over any other flooring option. Artificial turf is nothing new to sports or gyms. It was used in the 1960’s for indoor football fields and has been popping up in gyms everywhere over the past few decades. The many benefits are why.

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Learn How Synthetic Turf Has Changed Since Its Creation

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The trend in recent years is individuals changing to a synthetic yard for its cost-effectiveness, as well as environmental factors. There have been many turf debates questioning the use of an artificial lawn, but more and more people have started switching their lawns to artificial turf. It was initially introduced on football fields in the 1960s, but now critics are finding out the advantages of having it in their yard. Today, Home Owner Associates, schools, as well as various other companies have actually realized the benefits and the lifetime of savings that come from synthetic grass, which has increased its installation rate. So is artificial grass the lawn of the future? We think so!

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Why You Should Use Pet Friendly Artificial Grass

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If you have a pet you know how hard it is to keep them happy, satisfied, and having fun. Finding the perfect environment for them, whether it be a bed of pillows or a backyard or plush grass, takes effort. The solution to that problem in your backyard is to put down artificial grass. This not only makes your dog happier and cleaner, it gives you a prettier backyard.

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Spend More Time Enjoying Your Artificial Turf Than Maintaining It This Summer

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Most individuals appreciate summer season for the relaxing warm days, with trips, swimming, bbqs, and also hanging out with friends and family. Trimming the grass, nonetheless, is one of the least enjoyable parts of the summer. It’s also not very fun to worry about whether your grass is obtaining adequate water or not. Thankfully, with a low maintenance artificial turf lawn, you will never have to worry about endless yard work again.

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Ready To Create A Home Putting Green? Follow These Steps

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Whether you are a golf beginner or you really want to be a golf pro, establishing a home putting green could be an excellent financial investment. After your day job, trying to practice will no longer require lengthy drives to the fairway, as well as the pricey admission fees. Rather, you can kick back, take your time, and enhance your golf abilities in the convenience of your personal yard. When creating a home putting green, you may want to opt for an artificial lawn, which offers you many advantages. Artificial grass is very easy to take care of as well and it will not cause your water bill to enhance whatsoever. If you are in the process of setting up an artificial home putting green, we advise you  adhere to these actions listed below.

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Are you ready for a do it yourself project?

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Are you ready for a do it yourself project?

Interested in sprucing up your front or back yard; but don’t want to shell out a fortune to licensed contractors in order to get it done? Ever thought to yourself, “You know what, I think I can do it myself!” May we suggest a few things before you take that leap? Its an excellent idea to do an installation yourself. Financially, you can save a ton of money on contractor costs and labor. One must keep in mind though all the things that come into play when considering installing artificial turf by yourself. This blog will name a few things one should consider when thinking, “Are you ready for a do it yourself project?”

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Top 5 Uses for Artificial Turf Remnants

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Many customers shop at Artificial Turf Express in search of artificial turf remnants to find smaller, less expensive pieces to use for their various projects or in place of other household material. Whether it be for a doormat, an art project, a floor mat inside your car or for your very own budget do-it-yourself project in your front or back yard – here are the top 5 uses for artificial turf remnants.

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Artificial Turf Dog Parks – A sustainable place for our furry friends

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Artificial Turf Dog Parks – Why people are choosing synthetic grass

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Many of our customers have been asking us questions about building artificial turf dog parks. We’ve seen them pop up all over the Bay Area. From the Perc Ponds dog park in Campbell to the Del Monte Dog Park in San Jose, it’s no wondering why people are choosing artificial turf over natural grass.

We see artificial turf used in pet facilities all over the country, and that it is even receiving celebrity endorsements. People are even picking up remnants of synthetic grass at our warehouse for pet use. As people in the turf industry, we’re ecstatic to experience this uptick in interest about artificial turf.

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Astro Turf Bankruptcy: World’s Oldest Turf Company Loses Patent Lawsuit

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What Happened with the Astro Turf Bankruptcy?

Synthetic turf has been around for more than half a century. It has ended up being an essential for leisure parks, play areas, college sports areas, business property, and also landscape applications. Its capacity to conserve countless gallons of water has made it among one of the most financially rewarding items to any property. So what is it that we need to know about the astro turf bankruptcy?

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What you need to know about the lifespan of artificial grass

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The Lifespan of Artificial Grass

By design, synthetic grass is developed to be durable as well as long lasting. It is created from polypropylene and nylon, as well as various other fibers that represent its capability to survive numerous years. With appropriate treatment as well as upkeep, synthetic grass could last upwards of 25 years with just marginal indications of wear and tear. Here are some things to consider when understanding the lifespan of artificial grass.

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Artificial Turf Playgrounds are all the Rage!

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What you need to know about artificial turf playgrounds

There are many reasons why someone would be designing artificial turf playgrounds. You may be coordinating with part of a regional council, a college, daycare facility, or simply checking out alternatives for your house. Regardless of your purpose, creating artificial turf playgrounds requires many considerations, including the turf’s appearance, cost, lifespan, and its ability to cushion impacts from falling.

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Five Myths About Artificial Turf

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Five Myths About Artificial Turf

If you are interested in installing a synthetic lawn, it is likely that you have heard several myths about artificial turf. In this age of infinite access to information, we’re bound to hear many things that have the potential to shape our decisions. We intend to clear up some of the mysteries about purchasing turf or installing a synthetic lawn.

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Six Things to Know About Synthetic Lawns

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Things to Know about Synthetic Lawns

Artificial turf — you may have seen it in sporting arenas or in your neighbor’s yard. Maybe you didn’t even know it was synthetic. Perhaps you’re beginning to research on turf and don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re wondering if synthetic lawns are the best choice for your yard? Well, here are six things to know about synthetic lawns!

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