21 Aug 2015

Why Artificial Grass Has More Benefits Than Natural Grass?

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As we all know natural grass requires lot of maintenance like weeding, mowing, trimming and it may cause injury to children, pets and animals. These products migrate into the soil, groundwater and unite in lakes, or oceans. People are more and more like to use synthetic turf because natural grass requires lot of maintenance. Most of the builders, landscapers, and sports fields are using artificial grass to instead of natural grass.
Maintenance
To maintain natural grass during dry climate is very difficult. In order to keep the natural grass green, you need to spend lot of time on watering the grass, pesticides, fertilizers, chemicals and mowing . While synthetic turf grass maintenance includes raking, deep-tinning, vacuuming, leaf-blowing, hand picking, wetting, washing, sanitizing and treating for weeds and pests. It requires less maintenance when compared to natural grass. Besides that, artificial turf grass has special UV coating which can protect the lawn against ultraviolet rays.
Environment
It is not easy to maintain natural grass and it is even a very tedious work. Natural grass requires lot of maintenance. Water, fertilizers and pesticides are used in natural grass. But in artificial grass you can save lot of water, and fertilizers, even pesticides are not used. Natural grass can cause more damage to children, and pets when compared to artificial grass turf. Synthetic turf grass takes out Carbon dioxide out of the air like natural.
Safety
Natural grass contains more microorganisms, pesticides, and herbicides which can harm pets and kids. What’s more, natural grass contain hard materials so it may cause injure to pets, children and even players. Natural sports field are not perfectly flat. These develop dips, mounds, bumps, holes as these are used regularly. Synthetic lawn grass is built on top of flat, level ground. Fake grass is made from softer materials PP or PE, so players face less ankle strains, knee and head injuries.
Appearance
Synthetic turf grass comes in different pile height, lengths, colors. It can look like Bermuda, bluegrass, centipede. Artificial grass can look like any type of natural grass. Artificial grass can have a natural grass finish. Artificial grass is always green, but in case of natural if it is maintained properly then only it will look green.
Cost
The cost of artificial grass installation may be high in the beginning when compared to natural grass. But A year after installing, the maintenance fees and running costs of natural grass will cost more than synthetic turf grass. Natural grass have a long process like sow the seed, water the grass, fertilizers, lawn, feed, pesticides etc. But artificial grass does not have such a long process.
Watering 
Many countries has no adequate rain so they have to face water shortage problem. So it may be difficult to maintain natural grass because it requires lot of water. But artificial grass remains always green and does not require lot of water.

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