It’s a win for synthetic turf! At least 12 of the 45 Bay Area water districts are giving homeowners an incentive to replace their lawns with artificial grass. With California’s severe water drought, homeowners are conserving water by restricting the amount of water used to keep their lawn thriving. Dead and dying lawns are unattractive, and homeowners are looking for an attractive alternative that saves water.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Sitting in the sun on a patch of green grass behind his home, Paul O’Valle does not feel bad about having an urban oasis despite the state’s drought.
His yard is artificial turf.
Contractors and landscapers filled with the task of redoing a back yard or a commercial property need to look no further than Artificial Turf Express (ATE) for their ideas, helps, accessories, and supplies. As a professional hired to design a yard, having a one-stop shop to acquire all of the necessary supplies is a landscaper’s gold mine.
Synthetic turf, playground, landscape, and other recreational surfaces are installed at hotels, office buildings, shopping malls, traffic islands, apartments and condominiums, patios, sun decks, terraces, swimming pools, golf courses, golf tees and putting greens, etc. A good appearance and long term durability are required by these installations. Additionally, synthetic turf is also increasingly being used instead of natural grass, for both water conservation purposes and because of concerns about pesticides and some fertilizers used for natural grass.