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4 Common Myths About Artificial Grass Safety for Kids

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Many of us here at FieldTurf Landscape are parents like you and nothing is more important to us than our children's safety and well-being. So, when it comes to our backyards, we want to make the best choices to create a safe environment for play.  While natural grass is a traditional option, more and more families are upgrading their yard with artificial grass. However, there are still tons of misconceptions out there about synthetic turf. We’re setting the record straight about four of the most common ones. Myth 1: Artificial Grass Gets Too Hot for Safe Play One concern parents...

Managing Allergies With Artificial Grass: Tips and Advice

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Springtime brings blooming flowers, warmer weather, and, for many people, the return of seasonal allergies. Runny noses, itchy eyes, and sneezing fits are an annual occurrence thanks to pollen from grass, trees, and weeds.  And if you have it bad enough, you might be struggling with these symptoms all year long. Replacing your lawn with artificial turf could provide significant relief.  How Artificial Grass Helps Alleviate Allergies Unlike natural grass that releases pollen, artificial turf is inherently hypoallergenic. The synthetic blades don't produce any allergy-triggering pollen, so you can be in your yard without itchy eyes and congestion. Key advantages...

7 Curb Appeal Design Ideas for Artificial Front Lawns

From geometric patterns to topiaries, there are countless ways to style your front yard with artificial grass.
Is your front lawn looking a little lackluster? Want to boost your home's curb appeal without spending countless hours maintaining your yard? It might be time for you to go faux. As artificial grass installers, we've witnessed the incredible transformations that happen when homeowners switch to this low-maintenance, high-impact landscaping solution. Here are some design ideas to help you visualize your own front lawn transformation: 1. Geometric Patterns Create a striking, modern look by incorporating geometric patterns into your artificial grass installation. Consider using different turf colors or blade heights to create shapes like circles, squares, or diamonds. This unique...

The No-Fuss Guide to Cleaning the Best Synthetic Turf for Dogs

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For the most part, the best synthetic turf for dogs is a “set it and forget it” solution for homeowners. You don’t have to worry about the usual issues with dogs and natural lawns like dead grass, holes, and worn paths. However, pet turf still needs a bit of love to stay its best. Let's break down the simple cleaning and maintenance steps that will keep your artificial turf vibrant for years of pet-friendly enjoyment. The Benefits of a Regular Cleaning Routine for Pet Turf Outdoor turf for dogs requires a bit more maintenance than regular installations simply because of...

Comparing Synthetic Turf for Playgrounds vs. Other Surfacing Options

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Building an amazing playground involves more than just the swings and slides. The surface is a vital piece of the puzzle. It can affect everything from a playground’s safety to how much work it takes to maintain it. Let's discuss the pros and cons of popular choices—concrete, natural grass, mulch, and synthetic grass—so you can make the most informed decision for your space. Concrete for Playgrounds Let's start with the classic choice: concrete. It offers durability, low maintenance, and a flat, predictable surface for activities like wheeled toys.  However, its unforgiving hardness significantly increases the risk of injuries from falls....

FieldTurf for Home Installation: DIY Design Phase Blueprint 

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Installing FieldTurf artificial grass for homes is a smart way to upgrade your outdoor space. While it’s possible to achieve a flawless DIY installation, getting the design right is a huge part of the process.  It sets the stage for a smooth installation and helps ensure your artificial lawn looks amazing and functions perfectly for years to come. Let’s get you started with this quick guide to planning your synthetic turf installation. Why You Should Take Your Time with Artificial Grass Design Think of the design phase as the blueprint that guides your entire project. A well-thought-out design ensures that...

3 Stunning Artificial Grass Front Yard Ideas (Includes Design Tips!)

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Synthetic turf offers a beautiful blank canvas for landscaping. It’s much more versatile than natural grass since you don’t have to worry about keeping it alive around your designs. It’s also a wonderful way to add green to any part of your home. Below, we list some of the year's favorite artificial grass front yard ideas, from live plants to xeriscapes.  Tip If you try any of these designs and realize you don’t like it, a lawn makeover is a breeze with synthetic grass. 1. Front Lawn Planter Boxes Planter boxes beautifully complement artificial grass for yards, breaking up the...

How To Make Your Outdoor Putting Green More Challenging

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Artificial putting green turf is designed to mimic the behavior of grass on an actual golf course, from ball roll to bounce and other features. Regular putting greens are a fun addition to any home, but if your goal is serious practice, you need to level it up with some serious challenges. Here are some great ideas to try: Adding Contours and Slopes with Putting Greens Most golf courses feature subtle undulations designed to test players' ability to read the greens and adjust their putting strokes. It’s one of the easiest designs to execute with artificial grass, regardless of your...

Artificial Grass Benefits: Beyond Just Looking Good

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Residential artificial grass has come a long way since those scratchy, plastic-like carpets of the past. The best turf products today look so natural it’s hard to tell them apart from the real thing. And when it comes to maintenance, durability, and safety, artificial grass trumps real grass in almost every way.  Still, modern artificial grass offers way more than a beautiful, stress-free lawn experience. Here are some features you may not expect from synthetic turf: 1. Advanced Artificial Turf Blade Design The blades of FieldTurf Landscape products come in various shapes, such as flat, v-shaped, w-shaped, and u-shaped. This...

A Greener Future at Home: Why Artificial Grass Is Perfect for Aging in Place

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Many people dream of remaining independent in their own homes as they age. This concept, called “aging in place,” is becoming increasingly popular across the US. Aging in place involves modifying your home and surroundings to ensure safety, accessibility, and comfort for the foreseeable future. This might include installing bathroom grab bars, widening doorways, or switching to one-story living.  Landscaping choices can significantly impact your ability to age comfortably at home.  Natural Lawns Can Be Unsafe for Older Individuals Traditional lawns, while beautiful, require a surprising amount of physical exertion to maintain. Mowing, weeding, and edging can become difficult tasks...

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