How Artificial Grass Helps Manage Allergies

November 10, 2021 FieldTurf Landscape
Seasonal allergies are incredibly common and incredibly irritating! Natural sod grass is among the most common allergens and does not discriminate as far as age...

Seasonal allergies are incredibly common and incredibly irritating! Natural sod grass is among the most common allergens and does not discriminate as far as age or species. 

Instead of choosing to live in an isolated bubble, homeowners all over have decided to take advantage of artificial grass. Artificial grass is allergen-free, so you can easily enjoy the great outdoors without the hay fever, sneezing, and watery eyes that accompany natural grass. 

Stop suffering when pollen season comes around! Let’s dive into how artificial grass is ideal for those with allergies:

How Artificial Grass Helps Allergies:

Artificial grass offers several benefits for homeowners with children or pets who have natural grass allergies. 

When a natural lawn is converted to artificial turf, pollen is no longer produced in the area. There will still be pollen in the vicinity which will come from nearby trees and plants, but because grass pollen production is suppressed, there is a reduced chance of allergy symptoms.

Another benefit of using synthetic grass is that there is no mowing or trimming that kicks up the pollen, dirt, or dust that may cause an allergic reaction. Artificial grass also eliminates the need for any type of chemical fertilizer or herbicide that may also aggravate an already sensitive individual. 

Dogs Can Have Allergies Too!

Don’t forget, your pets can be allergic to natural grass too, which makes artificial grass a perfect choice for pets. 

Pets, of course, can’t tell us they’re uncomfortable. If you have a natural lawn, be on the lookout for the below symptoms:

Rashes: Many dogs and cats will display skin sensitivity during an allergic reaction. Look out for signs like weeping eyes, patchy hair loss, inflamed areas on bare skin, and constant itching.

Respiratory issues: Pets with allergies to airborne particles like dust, pollen, and other chemicals can develop upper respiratory symptoms. Be on the lookout for watery eyes, leaky nasal passages, and swollen and irritated oral tissue.

Artificial Grass Is Ideal For Irritation!

Synthetic turf is easy to clean and affordable to maintain. Those sacrificed Saturday mornings are a thing of the past, as of course, your artificial grass won’t need to be mowed, sprinkled with new sod, or fertilized. You can count on your turf to look great all year round.

When you pair these benefits with reduced allergic reactions, you’ve got a dynamite combination that keeps your kids and your pets safe. 

Ready to make the switch? Get in touch with one of our experts at FieldTurf Landscape today!

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