Six FAQs on Artificial Grass that Most Pet Owners Ask

December 12, 2022 FieldTurf Landscape
Lawn care can be exhausting. With a never-ending cycle of weeding, watering, and mowing, the work is never done. Switching to artificial grass can be...

Lawn care can be exhausting. With a never-ending cycle of weeding, watering, and mowing, the work is never done. Switching to artificial grass can be a lifesaver for those who are growing tired of lawn care. However, many first-time buyers are uncertain about how well artificial grass may fit their homes.

Is Artificial Grass Safe for Pets?

Because artificial grass is made from plastics, many first-time buyers are concerned that it may be harmful to their dogs. Fortunately, artificial grass for dogs is created from pet-safe materials your pets will love.

You may even see an increase in your dog’s health as allergens such as grass pollen will be removed from their immediate environment.

Will Pet Waste Damage the Grass?

For those who own pets, regular cleaning is required even for a natural lawn. With artificial grass for dogs, the story is no different. While pet feces will not damage the grass, routine cleanings will help reduce odors.

Urine will quickly filter through the turf matting and soak into the ground beneath. If odors persist, a quick rinse or more thorough cleaning will eliminate them.

What Upkeep is Required?

For those without pets, almost no upkeep is required. The days of constant mowing, weeding, and watering are long gone. Depending on your location, raking or dusting may help keep your lawn tidy.

For pet owners, artificial grass will require some cleaning. Feces should be cleaned away as soon as possible to reduce odors, and rinsing or washing can also be helpful when eliminating unwanted residue.

Will My Dog Be Allergic to Artificial Grass for Dogs?

Most dogs will not have an issue with specifically made artificial grass for dogs. The grass is made with pet-safe materials and is not coated with harmful chemicals.

However, if your dog has a history of allergies with materials, such as polyethylene, it may not be worth the risk. If you have any questions about our materials, please contact us.

Will Artificial Grass Get Muddy?

One of the best features of artificial grass is its cleanliness. With many layers separating the grass from the ground, even rainstorms will not create mud puddles.

This is especially important for pet owners, as it helps them keep their home clean year-round. With playful pets rambling around the yard before returning indoors, a traditional lawn can lead to muddy paw prints around the house. With no mud to be seen in the yard, your floors will stay clean and shiny.

How Much Does Artificial Grass Cost?

The cost of artificial grass varies depending on your situation. The size of your yard is one of the main determining factors, as this will affect the amount of turf required. However, the type of turf you choose, along with infill and matting, all play a part. For example, artificial grass for dogs may cost more than other types but is also built to be more durable.

Artificial grass can be a lifesaver, eliminating hours of yard work every year and giving you time to spend on activities you enjoy. For pet owners, it can even save you time cleaning indoors and help keep your pet healthier. With artificial grass for dogs, your pet will be comfortable and happy.

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