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Myths About Trees Around Your Artificial Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 23 July

 

Who doesn’t love trees? They add color and texture to your yard. They frame your property and give it a “horizon.” They provide a natural jungle gym for your kids and blessed shade for the entire family when it’s hot outside. Of course you want trees! But what if you want artificial turf, too? Maybe you’ve heard that trees and synthetic grass don’t mix. That’s a myth. You can have your trees and fake grass, too.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Trees

Top 3 Mistakes You Can Make Installing Artificial Turf Yourself

Posted by Troy Scott on 18 July

 

If you’re considering saving money by installing your new artificial grass yourself, be sure you understand what it takes to do the job right. No matter who does the job, installing it is a lot of work. It’s an exacting process that involves many steps. Make a mistake at any point along the way, and you can kiss your long-term investment goodbye. Yes, your new lawn may look good for a while – after all, artificial grass is naturally pretty. But it won’t be long before you start to notice problems.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Artificial Grass Installation, Workmanship

How To Prepare For Artificial Grass Installation

Posted by Troy Scott on 16 July

 

You’ve made the decision to switch to artificial grass. Smart plan. Now, you’re wondering if you could save money by installing the fake grass yourself. Seems like it would be a pretty straight-forward DIY project ­– sort of like laying carpet, right?

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Topics: Artificial Grass Installation, Synthetic Turf Installation, Artificial Turf Grass, Artificial lawn

Bugs And Artificial Turf: What To Expect

Posted by Troy Scott on 10 July

 

Summer. Everyone’s favorite outdoor season. You get out the yard games for your lawn, give the grill a good scrub, set out the patio furniture, and you’re ready to party. Or relax and do next to nothing. But no sooner do you get outside than bugs start to appear. Buzzing around. Crawling up your leg or across your plate. Stinging and biting. Kinda ruins the atmosphere, doesn’t it?

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Artificial Grass Benefits, Beautiful Lawn, Artificial lawn

Golfer's Guide to Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 01 July

Millions of people play golf. You can start learning when you’re barely old enough to hold a club, or pick up the game later in life. You can treat golf as a relaxing outdoor activity, or as a serious sport. But, the fact is, the more you play – and practice – the better you will get.

With an artificial grass putting green installed at your home, you can practice your short game whenever you want. As much as you want. You can improve your play faster and more conveniently. And – major bonus here – a putting green can improve your home’s aesthetic and monetary value, too. What a score!

If you’re a golfer, here’s what you need to know about artificial grass putting greens.

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Topics: golf artificial turf, Putting Greens, Backyard putting greens, home putting greens

How to Choose an Artificial Grass Installer

Posted by Troy Scott on 21 June

Artificial turf is a long term investment. But no matter how durable the product is, its ability to hold up well over time depends on the skill of the crew installing it. As a homeowner, you want to make sure the artificial grass installer you choose is both reputable and knowledgeable. That will ensure that the grass you selected will perform as beautifully and as long as you expect.

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Topics: Synthetic Grass Installation, artificial turf installation, Install Artificial Turf

Planning a Summer Party with The Kids

Posted by Troy Scott on 19 June

Summer parties are a great way to spend quality time with the family, friends, and neighbors. Kids can play an active role in organizing your parties, with roles according to age. They learn how to plan, they learn responsibility, and they get a chance to explore their creative side. You get some help and a different perspective on what makes a good party.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 14 June

 

 

Switching to an artificial grass lawn is the environmentally responsible thing to do. It’s the best solution for your outdoor living environment. It’s eco-friendly for flora and fauna (and your own kids and pets). It upgrades your personal environment with time and money savings. And installing artificial grass even reduces your carbon footprint.

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Topics: artificial grass, Environmentally Friendly, environmental benefits

Rain Storms, Mold, Mildew, and Your Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 11 June

 

 

If it isn’t parching drought, it’s drenching rain. Water is a wonderful thing, no doubt about that. But when it rains so hard water cannot drain fast enough, it builds up on your lawn. It’s an ideal environment for slimy mold and mildew to grow and thrive. This happens with natural grass, and it can happen with many types of lower quality artificial grass, too.

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Topics: artificial grass, Drainage issues

How to Design Your Pool Area with Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 10 June

 

Nothing compares to a cool, refreshing dip in the pool on a warm summer’s day. With some thoughtful design, your pool area can add immensely to the aesthetic appeal of your entire landscape. And when your design includes artificial grass, you’ve got all the bases covered – enjoyment, aesthetic appeal, and maximum functionality. Now we’re talking.

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Topics: artificial grass, Backyard Fun, Artificial Turf Grass

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