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Talk About a Hot Mess … Get the Best Infill for Synthetic Grass

 

After working all day, you come home ready for a relaxing evening outside, sharing a few cocktails, firing up the grill, watching the sun set, and just generally making good use of the outdoor areas you’ve worked so hard to create.

But what’s that awful smell??

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Need more outdoor space? Look up instead

 

A Rooftop Garden or Deck Can Be Your Private Getaway

In most urban communities, backyard space is at a premium. Level, accessible, private yard space is even harder to find. That’s why rooftop gardens are becoming increasingly popular all across the US.

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Historic League Park that Hosted Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and Cy Young Feature Synthetic Grass Baseball Diamond

 

Cleveland Reopens Home to the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Buckeye with Artificial Turf

The restoration of the famous ballpark that has hosted Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and Cy Young and was home to the Cleveland Indians and the Cleveland Buckeyes until the late 1940s, is well underway and is spurring residential and commercial development throughout the area. According to New York Times sportswriter Hillel Kuttler, League Park will “reopen in turn-back-the-clock glory, featuring a baseball diamond aligned as it was during its major league heyday. The field will be made of artificial turf to reduce postponements in Little League, high school, college and recreational baseball games. It may also be used for soccer and football games, as well as concerts and other events.” (Read the entire article here)

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DIY for Mother’s Day?

 

Last week, we had a customer (I’ll call him Bob) come to us with an interesting idea for a Mother’s Day gift. His mom’s always loved to garden, but doing yard work had become harder and harder over the years. A couple of years ago she had moved from her longtime home into a smaller town home with a compact, shaded courtyard. Bob wanted to make sure his mom had plenty of hands-on space for plantings and some grassy areas for reading and entertaining friends.

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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 was a popular gathering spot, and the dogs loved, loved, loved jumping in and out of the water and running around the yard.

But after two years of dealing with the results of muddy paws – tracks in the house, dirt in the pool, and soggy, squishy sod all around the pool’s edge – Glen had had enough. He even talked to his architect about options for paving the entire area. Luckily, the architect offered a better solution: artificial turf.

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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 to make it greener; natural lawns are no longer very natural. Now that spring is creeping up on us it is time to update your lawn, help the environment and give yourself a yard you can enjoy. Below I have listed several reasons why installing a synthetic turf lawn will make your home more “Green.”

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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 will not even notice that it’s been running around on synthetic grass rather than the real thing. The synthetic lawn is also very durable and will not be damaged by your animal.

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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 synthetic lawns offer landscaping solutions, fixing the pesky problem of uncomfortable artificial turf grass. With Artificial Turf Express, you will have fake grass choices that are comfortable, soft and even plush to the touch. In fact, this artificial turf feels (and looks) like the real thing, natural grass. It’s the perfect, comfy solution so you and your family can sit, lay, slide and play without the itchy-ness or tough landings.

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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.

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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?”

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