Artificial Grass Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the cost of artificial turf?

The cost range for artificial grass typically falls between $8 and $22 per square foot. To give you an idea, a 500 square foot yard can cost around $4000–$7000, and depends on the prep work and material selection.

How do you install turf?

Turf is installed by first compacting the native ground soil and then installing layer by layer the compacted gravel, weed barrier, and the turf and infill. Depending on the size of your space, this can take several days or weeks.

Can I DIY turf myself?

While you can, we always recommend hiring a professional because a quality installation will require large tools, especially for compaction. A professional will be able to make sure your turf remains in tact for years.

Are there disadvantages to turf?

Synthetic turf can have a high investment cost up front. In the Summer months, it also has a tendency to be warmer to the touch, compared to natural grass, which is cooler.

What are the benefits of artificial grass?

Artificial grass is very durable and will last for decades. Compared to real grass, it won't require lawn mowing or regular water maintenance. You will save a ton of money from water costs.

Does it look realistic?

Yes, with new manufacturing methods and material choices, turf looks quite realistic. The key is getting materials that contain different pile heights, and color variation.

Is it safe for pets and children?

Absolutely. Turf is non-toxic, making it safe for pets and kids alike. If your kids or pets roll around in it, they won't have green or brown stains on them, which will make them very easy to clean as well!

Is it easy to clean?

Yes, with just regular water to hose it down when necessary, artificial turf is very low maintenance. For pet waste simply remove solid waste asap, water it down, and spray some pet waste cleaners, and the grass will be as good as new.