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Artificial Grass Blade Shapes: Why Does it Matter?

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fescueThere are many things to know about artificial grass blade shapes. The shapes will definitely influence your turf’s durability, sheen, and softness. People generally want their turf to be durable, although some products are more appropriate for high traffic areas. For example, many peoples are turned off by turf that looks too shiny. The sheen of a turf product is generally influenced by its blade width. Some people are looking for turf specifically for landscaping purposes, such as our Natural Fescue product. But in order to understand blade types, we should look at certain products, such as our W Fescue Pro.

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3 Tips to Avoid Damaging Your Synthetic Lawn

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Generally speaking, synthetic lawns are far more durable than a natural lawn. As many people know, natural lawns are subject to damage from pets, or heavy foot traffic, or the changing seasons. With synthetic grass, these are not issues, but there are some other things to consider. Despite this, artificial grass can be damaged from caustic chemicals, severe heat, sharp objects, and everything else that can damage plastic and polyethylene.

Installing a synthetic lawn is definitely a large investment. If you want your investment to be worth it, you’ll need to know how to maintain and protect your turf. Here are the things that you’ll want to avoid to maintain your synthetic lawn.

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The Truth About Crumb Rubber

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Synthetic Turf Council Releases a Video Discussing the Truth About Crumb Rubber

Many artificial turf companies have received a backlash on their use of infill. This video talks the truth about crumb rubber, so that people learn more about it. At Artificial Turf Express, we sell many types of infill, including crumb rubber, silica sand, walnut shell, and a coated silica sand.

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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 Grass for Dogs is a Smart Choice

Increasingly, more property owners have come to appreciate artificial grass for dogs as an alternative to natural grass surfaces. It offers low cost, low maintenance and continuous beauty over conventional grass surfaces, dirt, cement or gravel. In addition to the practical and aesthetic benefits of using synthetic turf, you can be assured that your dog will love the surface just as much as you, because it looks and feels just like real grass, but will not irritate, nick, cut or stick in your dog’s paws. Synthetic turf frees dog owners of the hassles of protecting natural grass, such as when grass dies or turns yellow from urine.

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Rain or Shine, No Mud is Brought in the House with Artificial Turf

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With the intermittent rain the Bay Area has been experiencing, it’s no doubt that the compilation of mud brought in to the house by four-legged friends is causing some frustration by pet owners.

No matter how much time, effort, preparation and energy pet owners expend on keeping carpets and flooring stain-free after a rain fall, the reality is that our beloved pets track in the dirt and grime from outside.

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Why Fake Grass is Gaining Popularity

If you live in a low-water area, or if you’re just tired of constant lawn maintenance, you’re in good company.

More homeowners are saving time, water — and their backs — by switching from real grass to artificial turf.

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Synthetic Grass a Popular Choice for Dog Runs

Many consumers now want to cover areas of their garden that dogs have completely ruined. These areas, sometimes referred to as dog runs, are significantly benefited by the use of artificial grass.  It provides a safe environment, easy to clean after your pet, lead-free, non-flammable, non-toxic, resistant to extreme traffic, wear and tear. No more mud or yellow spots!

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Synthetic Turf offers options during drought

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No mowing and saves water, too? Synthetic turf indeed sounds like the perfect lawn for parched landscapes.

Recent technological innovations make today’s fake grass look better than the real thing. Dogs like it. Neighbors can’t tell the difference. And in the grips of prolonged drought, a no-water green space has its appeal.

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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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