This type of Mesa artificial grass called artificial turf or synthetic turf is a man-made surface made from synthetic materials, made to look like natural grass. The most common use for this fake grass is to cover the ground of sports fields that needs grass, but over the years it started to being used on home lawns and even commercial environments. Nowadays, more people choose this type of grass because it doesn’t need to be watered or trimmed, making it a low-cost maintenance product. However, there are a few downsides that you have to consider when you acquire artificial turf, like the amount of cleaning you have to do, the toxicity it can carry if not properly maintained and the limited lifetime it can get if it’s not taken care of accordingly. Artificial grass had its first commercial use in the 1960s when it was installed in the Houston Astrodome sports stadium. If you are in Arizona, Centurion Stone of Arizona has the best quality in artificial grass for homeowners or commercial places. Give us a call if you have any questions about our services, we are happy to assist you.
WHY WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO HAVE AN ARTIFICIAL GRASS FIELD?
If you want to be the proud owner of a house that offers you and your family the satisfaction that you seek, having a lawn is really important in order to achieve both look and comfort in your home. Before making your choice, you have to discover what type of homeowner you want to be. Choose natural grass if you believe you are capable of spending enough time watering, cutting, pulling out weeds, and taking care of your lawn. Otherwise, you can decide for artificial grass because it doesn’t need a big amount of effort to maintain it. Remember that there are some advantages of natural grass that you won’t get if you choose artificial turf. For more technical information you can read this article by the University of California. We will explain some advantages and disadvantages of having artificial grass in your house.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF ACQUIRING AN ARTIFICIAL TURF?
Since artificial grass requires little-to-low maintenance, you will save on the cost of using water and getting a lawn mower. Also, there is no need to use fertilizers so you will save money on that. Sometimes, natural grass requires the use of some chemicals in order to grow properly or to protect it, so by not having to depend on these, you are helping the environment by not affecting the levels of air pollution. Artificial turf lasts for a really long time so you don’t have to spend time replacing natural grass like you normally do, and you will save time because you won’t have to pull out bad weeds. Additionally, you won’t have to worry about raining because artificial grass provides excellent drainage as the water dries a lot faster than natural grass so you won’t have those water puddles on your yard that lasts days and ends up turning into mud. Playing sports won’t damage your grass, making it preserve the perfect look that will have since first installed.
THAT SOUNDS PERFECT, BUT ARE THERE ANY DISADVANTAGES?
Well, as a matter of a fact, there are a few disadvantages that we will mention here to help you with your decision. The cost can be a bit high for most people, but we assure you that Centurion Stone of Arizona offers the best artificial turf quality with the best affordable prices on the market. Artificial grass can get really hot in summers so we recommend wearing sandals at all times or some protection in your feet. Below the surface, Gilbert synthetic grass has a cushion-like rubber that provides softness and bounciness that requires an occasional refill. If you want artificial grass to have the scent of moist earth and the smell of freshly cut grass, it won’t be possible.