Artificial turf has proven itself to be an extremely versatile ground cover. Most people know the basics. Low maintenance, no watering, and investment value in the home. These are all good selling points. But even with all of the good things you can do, there are a few things you should be careful of. The Do's and Don'ts of having artificial turf are fairly plain and simple to understand. If you take care of your investment, you will be able to enjoy your artificial turf for many years to come.
Do play with your children! Create a board game on the turf or play a team sport. Spend quality time with your kids doing the things you both enjoy. Create a play area or put up a jungle gym that is big enough for the adults to enjoy too.
Don't waste time on yard work when you can be relaxing by the pool with no lawn clean up or fear of dragging glass clippings in the pool. Enjoy your time at home. Whether it's playing in the pool or on your personal putting green, take the time to enjoy what your lawn has to offer.
Do have a cookout or a tailgate party! Enjoy your time with your friends and make memories that everyone can look back on with a smile. Invite your friends over. Artificial turf is great for handling large volumes of foot traffic and any spills can be easily hosed away.
Don't barbecue too close to your turf! When laying your turf, put a pad of pavers or stone for your grill to set on. This will allow you to have your grill outside by the action, without having to worry about whether or not your turf will be damaged by the heat.
Do save the money you would spend on gas or other materials needed to maintain your property. By the time you have to replace your artificial turf, you will have quite a tidy little nest egg to fall back on! Take a vacation or buy a new car!
Don't waste any more time working for hours on a lawn just to keep it looking passable. Spend time with your family doing the things you love. The hours you save each week can be better spent taking up a new hobby or tackling a do-it-yourself project.
Do continue to improve your lawn and home. Having artificial turf makes it easy to keep landscaped areas neat and clean. There is no yard waste to pick up and you don't have to worry about keeping grass clippings from building up around the edges.
Don't let another day go by without talking to a landscaper about all of the benefits that are available with artificial turf. No matter what size lawn you have, there is an option that is just right for you. Whether you replace a portion of the lawn or the entire thing, the benefits you will receive are well worth the cost.
When you are thinking about making a major investment in your home. You need to weigh the pros and cons, as well as the do's and don'ts. Knowing your options and what the benefits are can help you make an informed decision. Looking at artificial turf as an investment in your home is one of the key points. The investment is long term and will continue to add value to your property long after it has been installed. Take some time and go over your options. Look at a few samples and determine what type of lawn you would like. Once your break your list into “Do's and Don'ts” you will have an entirely new perspective on your lawn and its potential.