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Artificial Grass Widths

Not sure on the best artificial grass width for your garden? Much like a lot of products, artificial grass comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, and it’s not always easy to know which one is right for you. 

 

Fortunately, we’ve got all the information you need to make the right decision to make sure you order the correct width of artificial grass for your garden project. 

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Artificial grass underlay

What Goes Under Artificial Grass?

Installing artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular for busy family homes. One of the main reasons for this is because artificial grass can be placed practically anywhere, making it extremely versatile. However, this begs the question ‘what goes under artificial grass?’. Of course each area of the home has different requirements when it comes to what goes under artificial grass.

 

There are a number of products and methods that you can use in order to get the best results. You may use artificial grass underlay if laying onto a harder surface such as concrete or decking. Sharp sand paired with a weed membrane is the perfect combination when laying in your garden.

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Artificial Grass for Decking

Everyone knows that you can fit artificial grass on dirt and concrete, however, you may be surprised to know that you can fit your turf on decking. Once the feature piece of a garden, decking has slowly but surely shown itself as another garden chore to keep up with. Ongoing maintenance includes cleaning, re-oiling, and wood treatments as well contending with slippery decking in the winter months.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Artificial Turf

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Artificial Grass

Cleaning artificial grass can be something that a lot of people forget about, once it’s been installed. To prevent this, we have put together a collection of things that need to be considered when cleaning fake grass. We will go over the topics of how to clean fake grass, artificial grass maintenance and what tools to use to keep the process effortless. We’ll also look into the best practice for looking after your turf for pet owners, as well as treating weeds in fake grass, too. 

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Artificial Grass

There are lots of benefits of artificial grass, aside from the obvious aesthetics. Impressive warranties, quality manufacturing and environmental benefits have totally changed the perception of artificial grass; installing faith in it being a valuable, cost-effective alternative to natural turf. Now it wouldn’t be a fair assessment if we didn’t also consider the disadvantages of artificial grass. Although we love the stuff, there are a few areas we advise you look into before purchasing.

 

Artificial grass offers a stream of benefits including: reduced water bills, reduced water usage, low maintenance, safe place for children to play, weather proof, and withholding its appearance all year round, to name a few. With the disadvantages of artificial grass being few and far between, including less time for gardening for those green thumbed enthusiasts, no real grass smell, and an initial cost that can creep up depending on the range. Though disadvantages are present, these are a fraction of the benefits offered by artificial grass.

 

So without further ado let’s look at the pros and cons of artificial grass…

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Sod Vs Artificial Grass

What is Sod? Sod is natural grass and soil held together by the roots. Referred to as turf, sod is used by the agricultural industry to repair or replace damaged grass. Sod is an offensive term used to describe someone who is unpleasant or difficult.

We’ve all heard the word used in some context. But a lot of us will be more familiar with the later definition of sod, as opposed to its true meaning. Grown on specialist farms, sod is distributed in grass rolls. It is used as a treatment for natural lawns, golf courses and sports stadiums. So now we know what it is, we thought it would be a good idea to see how sod compares to artificial grass.

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