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5 Creative Uses For Artificial Turf

5 Creative Uses For Artificial Turf http://www.heavenlygreens.com/blog/5-creative-uses-for-artificial-turf @heavenlygreensArtificial turf is used for much more than athletic playing fields, golf courses and residential lawns. Its versatility and convenience make it an easy for choice for many do it yourself home projects. Homeowners can easily purchase and install artificial turf for simple projects to both beautify and improve the functionality of their home. It is virtually maintenance free, does not require water and is safe for both pets and children to play on.


Synthetic turf can be used in landscaped areas to create pathways that lead you through your gardens. It can also be used to create small areas for a table and chairs in a secluded spot. Turf can be cut in strips for a linear or curved path, while squares or circles can be used to create stepping stones and standing areas. Various shapes can be used to create pads for statues or bird baths. Turf can be used to create borders and outlines for various, odd shaped landscaped areas.


Many homeowners have realized that artificial turf can also be used as carpeting for indoor/outdoor areas and basements. It is easy to clean and can be vacuumed much like a short pile carpet. It also provides a unique feel and texture when used in basements. Turf can also be placed around swimming pools and hot tubs to create a no-slip surface, preventing injuries or sliding on slick cement. Want to impress your kids? Make throw rugs out of synthetic turf and place them in their bedrooms or in the family room. No matter where you want a taste of the outdoors, artificial turf will provide the look and feel of natural grass.

Recreational Areas

Artificial turf comes in various lengths and colors making it ideal for patterns and designs. Recreational areas can be created in the form of game boards and play areas. Life size tic-tac-toe diagrams, putting greens, bocce ball courts, chess boards, etc. are all easily created if the lawn is begin enough to accommodate them. Children and adults can enjoy play time when artificial turf is used to create a large, extremely unique play area.


Like the look and feel of natural grass? Small pieces can be cut to make seat cushions for both lawn furniture and picnic tables. It can also be used to cover benches and small tables. Turf is extremely durable and can be left in place all year long. Once in place, it will remain green and vibrant without any maintenance, except for an occasional fluffing or brushing. Seat cushions can also be made and taken along to place on bleachers at sporting events.

Patio Yards

People who have little to no yard at all can use synthetic turf to create one. The balconies in apartments and condominiums are often drab and ordinary. If you want to create your own little backyard heaven, cover all or a portion of your patio or deck with artificial turf. It can be cut to fit almost any sized area and requires no maintenance once it has been installed. It is easy to clean and care for and just as affordable as regular types of carpeting.

Artificial turf has many uses. Your creativity is only limited by your own imagination. You can use synthetic turf for no-skid step covers, flower box covers, welcome mats and place mats for your pet's food and water dishes. Because of its durability, it can be placed in high traffic areas both in and outside of the home. Artificial turf is affordable and will last for several years. The color will not fade or become discolored. It is easy to clean and will retain its natural feel and texture with only minimal brushing or fluffing. residential-artificial-turf-installation-gallery

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