Often Clients ask us how long turf lasts. It's a tricky question to answer because the life of your artificial installation depends on a number of factors. Learn what...
A complete list of commonly asked questions regarding artificial grass installation in front and backyards. Learn the benefits, maintenance needs, and other unknowns of synthetic turf for lawns all in one place.
How Long Does Artificial Grass Take to Install?
The crew completes 300-500 sq. ft. per day on average.
How Long Will Artificial Grass Last?
Most artificial grasses have an expected life span of 15 years. The lifespan of any turf depends on use and cleaning. Shorter artificial grasses with bolder blades survive more traffic and look just as nice. For example, soft plush grass might not be the best option for a side yard with consistent traffic. We help classify materials by use, so you are able to select the material that fits your needs best.
How Much Maintenance Does Artificial Grass Require?
Not much! We recommend raking or sweeping the lawn when leaves and foliage are on the surface. We also recommend rinsing the grass once a week with a heavy flow of water, and every 3-6 months with a natural disinfectant.
Does Artificial Grass Fade in Color?
Artificial grass fades very slowly over time, so slowly that you shouldn’t really notice it changing.
How Do I Clean My Artificial Lawn?
For light cleaning, you can use a leaf blower or stiff-bristled broom and then rinse with water. For lightly soiled areas and pet-friendly areas, we recommend pairing them with a sanitizer.
For best results, use a pressure washer. When power washing your turf, keep your wand nozzle at least one foot away from your artificial grass at all times. It is a best practice to apply sanitizer. For pet-friendly areas, we recommend a series of cleaning procedures. To learn more about cleaning artificial turf used by pets, select K9 Pet Turf and scroll down to the knowledge base.
Is Artificial Grass Fire-Proof?
Your newly installed artificial lawn will not catch on fire. However, the turf isn't fire retardant. Since it has no flash point it won't burst into flames but it can melt in high temperatures. Hot embers from grills and fire pits can damage the surface of the artificial grass. We recommend placing your grill on a hard solid surface.
Can You Install Artificial Grass Around Trees, Fire Pits, Pools, Etc.?
Yes! We can install grass in sectioned areas to give you a multifunctional space. We can also install borders around existing landscaping and obstacles, even installing turf between stepping stones. Just let us know what you’re specifically looking for in that area and we can help you design the space.
Reference this list when you have any questions or concerns. For any unanswered questions, don't hesitate to reach out!