The number of people who are obviously starting to appreciate the possibilities of synthetic turf is growing. This has grown from the benefits of its use on the sporting field to the popularity as a residential alternative to the natural grass lawn. This market is growing due to the acceptance of the surface as a viable alternative with fears about the environmental impacts are allayed and an understanding of the economical benefits that can be gained.
With the increase in time pressures for the average person there is less inclination to want to spend whatever is left over on the weekends trudging along behind a lawnmower. Apart from this there are others tasks such as weeding, edge trimming, watering and fertilizing and this is far more than a lot of people are prepared to do. The cost of your new artificial lawn is one big expense rather than the regular small expenses that would otherwise be incurred.
But there will still be some tasks that will be necessary after you have found a suitable synthetic turf for sale at a reasonable price and it has been installed. But this largely involves removal of loose debris such as leaves and twigs as well as the occasional rinsing of the grass with the hose, jobs that are neither labour nor time intensive.
The environmental benefits that have been identified with switching to artificial grass includes a reduction in water usage, a reduction in fossil fuel use and the related carbon emissions, chemicals and fertilizers will no longer be necessary.
The surface of synthetic grass is a much smoother one making it ideal for children to play on, this is why artificial grass is regularly installed at children’s playgrounds. It is also far cleaner than the mud and dirt that might otherwise be picked up on the shoes when walking through a backyard.
Despite early opposition to the concept of artificial grass as a backyard surface, the improvements in technology have made it safer to use and far more lifelike to look at.