Managing Grass Allergies with Artificial Turf

Every year around 19 million adults in the United States. Hay fever, as it’s called, is described can be associated with sneezing, congestion, itchy or watery eyes. More severe reactions result in hives or asthma attacks. It’s a very common pollen allergy and can affect old or young people, and even dogs. Simple changes There are easy things you can do to help with your hay fever when spring arrives. Try keeping your windows closed in your house, to minimize the amount of pollen that gets into your home. Try to avoid drying your laundry outside, as it can pick up extra pollen while it’s drying. Wearing clothing that has pollen in it, could exacerbate your symptoms. If you have pets that spend time in your backyard, it may be useful to brush them when they come indoors, or towel them off. If your pet is covered in pollen, they’re Continue Reading

Many uses of artificial grass

Most people think of artificial grass as perfect for sports fields, golf courses, and rarely anything else. Artificial turf can be used in many places around the home, and they offer less maintenance. Learn about different ways to incorporate turf into your home. For pets Using turf as an area for your pets to play outdoors is great. Turf is quite durable, more durable than grass, and it can be an ideal place for your pets to play. Artificial grass is made with tough, non-abrasive fibers, that stand up well to rough outdoor pet play. Another benefit of turf is that cleaning up after your pets can be a lot easier. Rinsing away pet mess is very easy, with just a hose. Turf also won’t stain if your pets go to the bathroom on it, it’s stain resistant. It’s important to keep up with your pets and clean your turf. Continue Reading

What’s the difference between athletic turf and residential turf?

You’ve seen a sports field or two with artificial turf, and wondered is it the same turf people use as their lawn? The two are very similar but have some key differences. Learn about the difference between athletic turf and residential turf. Athletic Turf Athletic turf is tougher than most kinds of turf. It should withstand rough play for sports, like football, baseball, soccer and more. Sports like these require a softer field to play sports, but also a field that can take a beating. Athletic turf is also designed specifically to protect players when they’re on the field. If they’re sliding, falling or tackling someone, the turf’s fibers are non-abrasive. The fibers are designed to minimize the damage to an athlete’s skin. Turf for athletic fields can also come in different varieties of thickness or durability for different sports use. Golf courses often have a special turf with smaller Continue Reading

Prepping Your Turf for the Winter

When fall rolls around it’s time to start thinking of how to put your lawn to bed for the colder months ahead. Flower beds need tending but there are some key things you can do to improve the life of your turf as well. Prepping the yard It’s important to remove anything that doesn’t belong on your turf. Raking up any leaves or other material before it starts to decompose can help extend the life of your turf. Leaving the leaves on your turf, provides mold with a great place to grow, which you should avoid. Doing some wedding can also help your turf in the long run. Again, it’s getting rid of anything foreign that encourages mold to take root. You can even use an herbicide on weeds growing in and around your turf. It’s best to keep in mind what kind of herbicide that you use. Check to Continue Reading

Tips for Installing a Personal Putting Green

Putting can be a key part of your golfing game so it’s important to practice, practice, practice. It isn’t also so easy to slip off to a putting green to get in a few practice swings, so why not bring the fun home. Building a personal putting green in a yard isn’t a hard DIY project to execute, so here’s how to give it a whirl. Think about it For some installing and maintaining a practice green in your backyard may seem foolish, but when you look at the potential that artificial turf offers, the maintenance level goes down. Natural grass requires elaborate care to keep the grass at a perfect length and condition for your putting needs, and while your local golf course might have the time for that upkeep, you probably don’t. Building one hole for your golf practice should take little effort and require little effort moving Continue Reading