Category: BACKYARD

What Happens When Artificial Grass Gets Wet?

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Water Resistance and Drainage For FieldTurf Landscape artificial grass for yards, we use advanced materials like polyethylene or polypropylene, which are resistant to moisture. The roots of artificial grass are typically a perforated backing that allows rainwater to drain away from the surface into an aggregate subsurface base below. In turn, this base is made up of small stones that further facilitate drainage so water does not pool on or beneath your faux grass. As a result, artificial lawns drain significantly faster than natural grass and dry within a few hours after rainfall. Excessive moisture is detrimental to real lawns,...

Keeping Your Family Safe with Artificial Grass Infill

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As you consider playground turf installation for your home, you may be wondering about the small granules that make up the base layer, known as infill. What exactly is infill, and is it safe for kids? These are important questions when choosing the right artificial grass products for your home. As a caring parent, you want to make sure your outdoor spaces are fun for playtime, yet free of hazards.  In a nutshell, infill plays a critical role in making modern artificial grass safe, soft, and realistic. Let's go over it below. What Is Infill and Why Do We Use...

Building Stunning Waterless Landscapes with Artificial Turf for Backyard

Creating No-Water Gardens with Artificial Grass Landscaping
As climate change leads to hotter, drier summers, more homeowners are seeking sustainable landscapes that conserve water. You may be considering replacing your thirsty grass lawn, but have hesitations about giving up green space. What if you could have a lush, beautiful yard that requires no irrigation at all? Artificial turf for backyard landscaping opens up exciting possibilities for waterless landscaping. With synthetic turf, you can create inviting spaces for relaxation, play, pets, and more. All without watering or mowing ever again!  And when thoughtfully arranged with rocks, drought-tolerant plants, hardscapes, and other creative touches, these low-maintenance lawns foster unique...

How to Spot Low-Quality Artificial Grass Products

Expert Guide to Quality Synthetic Grass by FieldTurf Landscape - FT 3
Choosing the perfect lawn should never feel like a game of chance. It's an investment; one that dresses up your home or business, and more importantly, it's something you should absolutely love. However, the market of artificial grass products can be overwhelming, especially when inferior products try to pass themselves off as premium-grade. It's essential to learn how to distinguish between low-quality and high-quality artificial grass to prevent future disappointment and unnecessary costs. Finding the Fakes: Unmasking Low-Quality Artificial Grass Like any product, artificial grass varies in quality depending on numerous factors, including material, production technique, and manufacturer reputation. Spotting...

Factors Influencing the Lifespan of Your Artificial Lawn

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Whether you've recently installed artificial grass or are pondering the possibility, you may be asking yourself the question: "How long will my artificial grass last?" While artificial grass from FieldTurf Landscape is built to last, its lifespan can be influenced by several factors, including the quality of the grass, installation methods, footfall, pet usage, and weather conditions. We’re taking a deep dive into these factors and providing some time-tested tips to maximize the lifespan of your synthetic grass plot. Quality Matters: The Role of Materials in Artificial Grass Longevity It goes without saying that the durability of the product you...

Get the Facts on Foam Padding for Artificial Turf Landscaping

A Quick Guide to Foam Pads for Artificial Turf Landscaping-ftl 1
If you're thinking of investing in artificial turf landscaping, especially in an area where kids will play, you may want to look into adding a foam padding underneath for extra safety and comfort. Is foam padding  right for your project? Here’s what you need to  consider: What Are Foam Pads for Artificial Grass? Foam pads for artificial turf are made from closed-cell polyethylene foam or polyurethane foam. It gets installed underneath the artificial grass itself. The pads add some "give" to the synthetic turf, enhancing the natural grass-like feel. When you walk, run, or play on turf with foam padding,...

Backyard Landscape Design with Artificial Grass: Can I Place Patio Furniture on Top of Artificial Grass?

Backyard Landscape Design With Artificial Grass and Patio Furniture - FTL 2
Creating a patio where you can relax and feel the fresh air at any time of the day can elevate your lifestyle and property value. When you top off your patio and backyard landscape design with artificial grass, the possibilities are endless.  Besides unlimited customization, synthetic turf also works well with outdoor decor and furnishings. So don’t hold back on adding style and comfort pieces to your patio design. Take a closer look at how synthetic turf and patio furniture match: Can I Place Patio Furniture on Artificial Grass? Yes, you can place patio furniture on synthetic turf without damaging...

Artificial Grass for Backyards: The Perfect Solution for Surface Stability

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Is your backyard becoming a risky endeavor due to unstable surfaces? Uneven ground and unsightly patches can pose significant challenges for homeowners. However, the solution to enhancing your yard's stability, reducing hazards, and improving aesthetics is just an installation away: artificial grass for backyards. This low-maintenance and reliable surface not only creates a safe and even terrain but also adds a touch of lush green beauty to your outdoor space. The Dangers of Uneven Yard Grounds The uneven yard ground doesn't just mar the aesthetics of your backyard. It also hides hazards that can expose you and your loved ones...

Artificial Grass Around the Pool: 10 Unique Backyard Pool Makeover Ideas

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Creating an attractive and inviting outdoor space can dramatically enhance the aesthetics of your home while providing a peaceful sanctuary to relax and unwind. A backyard pool surrounded by vibrant green, lush artificial grass isn't just visually striking, but it also adds a luxurious touch to your outdoor oasis.  Integrate artificial grass around your pool area to create an ambiance that's not only breathtaking but also functional and easy to maintain. Each design idea we discuss aims to harmonize the pool and surrounding area into one coherent, vibrant space.  Get inspired for your backyard pool makeover with these ideas: 1....

Artificial Turf Landscaping for Summer Yard Parties: Pros and Ideas 

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When summer arrives, it's time to kick back and enjoy the outdoors with your loved ones. From picnics to pool parties, summer yard parties are a great way to make unforgettable memories. But, have you considered how the setting of your outdoor festivities can enhance the overall experience? The perfect setting begins with the ground you tread on, and that’s where artificial turf landscaping comes into play.  With its many benefits, artificial grass is not just a lawn replacement. It has the potential to become a major feature of the perfect summer party landscape. Consistently Stunning  Whether it’s a sunny barbecue...

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