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Artificial Turf Articles


The Benefits of Artificial Grass for Children’s Play Areas

Posted by Troy Scott on 28 February

Wherever your children play – in the backyard, on the school yard, or on a sports field – you want them to be safe as they have fun. More and more municipalities and parents are switching to artificial grass for safety reasons as well as all the other benefits fake grass can provide. Compared to other options, synthetic playground turf is simply the best choice.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Backyard Fun, Creative Applications, Playgrounds

Reduce Injury - Install Artificial Grass

Posted by Troy Scott on 25 January

Natural grass at your city soccer field, middle school football field or even in your backyard, can provide endless fun for kids. But kids get injured playing sports. Parents, coaches, and field owners are constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce the risk of injury. We look to rule changes and new technology that can make equipment safer. However, installing artificial grass can make an even bigger difference.

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Commercial Synthetic Turf, Artificial Grass Benefits, Playgrounds

Benefits Of Playground Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 11 April

 

What kid doesn’t love the playground? Running, jumping, climbing, hanging from the bars – they’re all fun activities that offer plenty of healthy fresh air and exercise. But what about the stuff that’s underfoot on your kid’s playground? Whether public play areas or your own backyard, you want your child to be both comfortable and safe. Artificial grass makes the best playground turf, for lots of reasons. 

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Playgrounds

7 Reasons Why Cities Should Consider Artificial Turf On Playgrounds

Posted by Troy Scott on 22 June

 

Our kids need more places to play. Obesity among pre-school children has increased at an alarming rate in recent years. The American Academy of Pediatrics says kids under five should engage in as much outdoor activity as possible, yet for many, there aren’t enough opportunities. Artificial turf offers a solution with universal appeal.

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Topics: Artificial Grass Benefits, Playgrounds

Choosing the Best Playset for Your Backyard

Posted by Troy Scott on 03 May

 

What’s tougher on outdoor play equipment – the weather, or your kids? Any playset you choose for your backyard play area has to meet both of these durability challenges. You’ll find no shortage of options out there, but how do you make the best choice for your yard and your family?

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Topics: Residential Artificial Grass, Playgrounds

Where To Play Bocce Ball In Silicon Valley

Posted by Troy Scott on 12 January

 

Bocce originated in ancient Roman culture and has grown in popularity in the United States. A low-key sport requiring little to no athletic skill, the game of bocce is enjoyable and fun for people of all ages and abilities. Bocce ball sites abound in San Francisco and the Bay Area, and sometimes they come with a generous helping of great food and drink! Explore bocce courts in your own town, or take a day trip and scout out some courts in destination towns like Sausalito or Healdsburg. Either way, you can center your group activity on a game that’s laid back, yet exciting. All you’ll need is a bocce ball set and a court.

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Topics: Silicon Valley, Playgrounds

Reduce Your Playground Maintenance Bill With Artificial Turf

Posted by Troy Scott on 20 December

 

Playgrounds are designed to withstand everything that children can dish out. They run, play, jump, roll, fall, and slide across the ground. The cost of maintaining a playground with natural grass can be extremely expensive. Converting a playground to artificial turf can save you both time and money with one initial investment. The cost of maintaining artificial turf is dramatically lower than natural grass mainly because it is evergreen and does not require anything to sustain it or keep it looking its best.

 

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Topics: artificial turf, Playgrounds

Ways To Make Your Home Safer For Your Children

Posted by Troy Scott on 27 October

 

Your home should be the safest place your children know. Accidents do happen, however. It is up to you to safeguard your children from many of the pitfalls they may come across as they grow. Around the home, the list of safety precautions is endless. Even the smallest things can prevent an accident. Both inside and outside of the home, as a parent you are always on the look out for anything that could possibly injure your child.

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Topics: health, Playgrounds

What Is Under Artificial Turf on Playgrounds?

Posted by Troy Scott on 22 June

Artificial turf has become a mainstay when resurfacing playgrounds and recreational areas. It requires very little maintenance and will not be damaged by extremely heavy foot traffic. Parents can be assured that their children will have a safe surface to play on without fear of having their clothes stained or damaged if they fall. Artificial turf has many different layers that work together to create a play area that looks and feels natural, as well as safe to play on.

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Topics: Playgrounds

Shock Absorbent Artificial Turf Makes Playgrounds Safer

Posted by Troy Scott on 25 May

In years past, artificial turf was once blamed for injuries related to tripping or shoes getting caught up in the turf. Advancement in the manufacturing of the turf has changed all that. Today's turf does not pose the same problems or have the same risks as it did many years ago. New technology has allowed manufacturers to fine tune their product making it look and feel more like natural grass than ever before. Whether the turf is going to be used for a public playground or a recreational area for a home, the right type of infill should be used to increase the turf's ability to absorb shock as well as reduce the risk of tripping or falling.

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Topics: Playgrounds

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