Frequently Asked Artificial Turf Questions
What are the advantages of artificial grass?
There are many advantages to artificial grass. One of the advantages is that artificial grass is affordable. Firstly, you are saving money on the labor costs associated with installing real grass. Secondly, your util-ity bill will reflect the amount of money you will save monthly on lawn maintenance associated with mowing, water, weeding and fertilizing. With artificial grass from Artificial Grass of Tampa, these maintenance requirements are not necessary.
What is it like to walk on artificial grass?
Artificial grass is soft and lush. It can be customized to suit your desires. For example, it is possible to create an artificial grass solution that is dense and thick, or course and short. It all depends on your preference.
Is artificial grass safe for children? How about pets?
Yes, artificial grass is safe for children and pets, since it is not rough or sharp, and there are no jagged edges to it. Since fertilizer is not used to treat artificial turf, it is safe for pets and children too.
Will my dog ruin artificial grass?
Modern improvements to artificial grass have made certain types of grass resistant to odors caused by pets and animals. Artificial Grass of Tampa uses polyethylene artificial grass that is charged with negative ions to combat the doors associated with pet waste. Similarly, artificial grass is very durable and resistant to digging, ripping or chewing.
How much artificial grass do I need?
Our technicians will let you know how much artificial grass you will require to achieve your vision. The amount of artificial grass you will need may vary depending on the specific dimensions of your space.
Why is sand infill sometimes used?
Sand infill is used when installing artificial grass because the weight of the sand helps secure the grass and keeps it in place. It minimizes the need to use nails and staples. The sand surrounds each blade of grass insuring it is upright and remains in place. Sand also minimizes and wrinkling or folding that can occur otherwise.
Is artificial grass toxic?
No, artificial grass is not toxic.
Why should I install artificial grass?
It is a matter of personal preference, however, if you are looking for a grass solution that is green all year long, requires little to no maintenance and is affordable, then artificial grass may be the right solu-tion for you.
How is artificial grass held in place?
Artificial grass can be held in place either using nails, sand or silica.
How long does artificial grass last?
Artificial grass can last up to 20 years.
What happens to artificial grass when it rains?
Artificial grass is manufactured to allow rain to pass through its perforated holes.
How easy is to clean and maintain artificial grass?
Artificial grass is virtually maintenance-free!
Can artificial grass be installed on a slope?
Yes, Artificial Grass of Tampa can install artificial grass on a slope.
Will artificial grass attract insects?
On the contrary, artificial grass reduces insects in your lawn.
How can I get a quote for artificial grass?
All you have to do to receive a quote for artificial grass is to contact our professionals at Artificial Grass of Tampa. Call, email or stop by in person—we’ll be glad to assist you!