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Here's How Artificial Grass Can Soothe Your Itchy Nose and Watery Eyes

Here's How Artificial Grass Can Soothe Your Itchy Nose and Watery Eyes http://www.heavenlygreens.com/blog/blog/-temporary-slug-c4812ae3-acf2-4204-a749-b6909d4fba80 @heavenlygreensHomeowners who have natural grass lawns and upper respiratory allergies must constantly deal with the pollens, dusts and other allergens associated with its care and up keep. Several are making the decision to convert from natural to artificial grass in an attempt to control the allergens they are exposed to.

Reduced Exposure to Allergens

Grass pollinates just like all other green plants. Most plants pollinate at night which results in hours of sneezing and watering eyes during the time when most of people are trying to get the sleep they need to face the day. With artificial grass, there is no pollen to fly through the air and enter our homes. It doesn't get caught up in our homes' air ducts and will no longer pose a problem on hot summer days when we choose to spend time outside. Continual exposure to allergens can cause the sinuses to become a breeding ground for bacteria leading to sinus infections and other upper respiratory problems.

No Weeds or Unwanted Guests

Converting a lawn to artificial grass also eliminates any weeds that tend to grow in the area. It can also help to eliminate mosquitoes and other insects that breed in and around your lawn. When the natural grass is removed, the top layer of the soil is smoothed over and covered with a type of fill material that reduces the risk of weeds from germinating. With no access to the soil, the weed seeds have no chance of taking hold and thriving. The ground is also smoothed over to eliminate any dips, valleys or low spots that will allow water from pooling. When water is allowed to pool on the ground, mosquitoes will often swarm to it. Anywhere water is allowed to stand for short periods of time, mosquitoes will use it as a place to deposit their eggs. Once the colonies are established, it can take several days of spraying to get rid of them.

Reduces the Amount of Dust

During the driest parts of the summer, dirt becomes extremely loose and create a form of dust that becomes airborne. The dust created from the grass and dirt can attach to clothing and pet fur and eventually make its way into your home. While not really considered to be an allergen, it can irritate the mucus membranes in the nose, mouth and eyes and increase their sensitivity. If a person is already having an allergic reaction to pollens or other allergens, the introduction of dust can create an almost unbearable reaction that can require prescription antihistamines to control.

No More Mowing or Trimming

Mowing and trimming a natural grass lawn sends dust, pollen and other organic debris flying through the air. Not only does it cause many of these things to take flight, it helps them to make their way into homes and vehicles. Air purifiers with HEPA filters may be required to remove many of the allergens from the home. Even homes that remain closed and are climate controlled through air conditioning and heating units, some pollen will eventually enter the home through vents and each time the doors to the outside are open and closed. To eliminate this type of problem, you need to eliminate the process of mowing and trimming your lawn.

When allergies take over a person's life, one of the best remedies is to convert a natural lawn to artificial turf. Artificial grass requires very little maintenance and does not produce pollen. When properly cared for, there is minimal dust and almost all weeds are eliminated. Artificial grass gives the look and feel of a natural lawn without having the problems associated with allergies and upper respiratory infections.New Call-to-action

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