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Artificial Turf Articles


#Nodogbaths - Save Water With Artificial Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 23 July

In areas where drought conditions are prevalent, water restrictions are often put in place to help conserve this precious natural resource. With large companies, municipalities and residential areas using large quantities of water, it is important for everyone to do their part when it comes to saving water. From washing their dog to installing artificial turf, homeowners are learning many new ways to prevent water waste.

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Topics: grass for pets

8 Best Veterinarians in San Francisco

Posted by Troy Scott on 22 July

A lot of pet parents are even pickier about their four-legged family member’s doctor than they are about their own health care, wouldn’t you agree? The City by the Bay is super-pet-friendly, but how do you know which vet is the best choice for Fluffy, Fido or Butch the Wonder Bunny?  Here’s what your fellow San Franciscans think about the City’s 8 top-rated vets:

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Topics: grass for pets

Go Green or Go Home... To A Dead Lawn

Posted by Troy Scott on 21 July

Drought conditions can kill grass and harden the ground to the point that seeds can't germinate and new shoots cannot take root. There are places where the lack of adequate precipitation has resulted in state mandated restrictions on how much water can be used for specific tasks. In California, for example, watering a dead lawn when drought conditions are severe can result in a large fine. Property owners do have options, however, to keep their dead lawn looking somewhat green and vibrant.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass

5 Best Veterinarians In Oakland

Posted by Troy Scott on 17 July

Pet parents want the best for their furry companions, whether it’s grooming, toys or places to visit and play. But Priority Number One is finding a truly great veterinarian to ensure your pet’s health and well-being. If you’re looking for a vet in Oakland, these are the top-rated five.

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Topics: grass for pets

Artificial Turf is All Over Sports!

Posted by Troy Scott on 16 July

Are you ready for some football? I know we are! With a month to go until any real football, we wanted to show you a little construction project that Notre Dame did last year to their stadium. After years and years of natural grass they have made the change to Artificial Turf! Scroll down to view the time lapse video. 

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Topics: Commercial Synthetic Turf

Tom Selleck Paid For The Water He Allegedly Stole

Posted by Troy Scott on 14 July

In California, drought conditions have become so severe that the state legislature has had to pass laws governing the use of water throughout the state. The new regulations apply to both private and corporate sectors of the population, but some companies (and celebrities like Tom Selleck) feel they are above the law. While fines and tickets are levied against residents who violate the regulations, Water Districts throughout the state are forced to file lawsuits against the large corporations to stop misuse of the state's water supply.

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Drought Tolerant Vegetables For Your Garden

Posted by Troy Scott on 09 July

Areas where drought conditions are prevalent can be a nightmare for gardeners. By choosing drought tolerant vegetables, however, they can have a productive garden that produces excellent yields without worrying about how often they have to water or whether or not watering will violate city and state codes and ordinances. If a homeowner knows their regions' climate conditions and what to expect from yearly weather patterns, they can choose a variety of drought tolerant plants that will work well in their area. In this article we will focus on plants for your garden.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass

Dog Friendly Restaurants In San Francisco

Posted by Troy Scott on 08 July

In a city as cosmopolitan as San Francisco, you expect to find fabulous restaurants of every flavor. And considering how San Franciscans love their dogs, it’s no surprise that many restaurants are dog-friendly. The following is a smattering of some of the City’s most popular dog-appropriate venues.

For this list, we looked at ratings from Google (stars), BringFido.com (bones) and Zagat. Zagat rates three things: food, décor and service, so you’ll see three numbers, in that order (maximum score for each is 30).

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Topics: grass for pets

Does Artificial Grass Fade Or Stain?

Posted by Troy Scott on 07 July

There are several reasons why people choose artificial grass. It drains easily, there is little to no maintenance and it retains its vibrant, green color all year long no matter what the weather or climate conditions. In areas where drought conditions are prominent, keeping a lawn green and evenly mowed at all times is a priority, especially when local homeowners' associations make it a requirement. Artificial grass offers these benefits without fading, staining or degrading over time.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass

How Does Artificial Turf Drain Water?

Posted by Troy Scott on 02 July

Artificial turf is designed to provide a homeowner with a lawn that will remain vibrant and green no matter what time of year or what type of weather conditions are present. Part of keeping the lawn green and damage free is making sure there will be no standing water or areas where excessive moisture can remain for long periods of time. The way to accomplish that is drainage. Each type of drainage has benefits and drawbacks, but both accomplish the same goal.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass

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