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Frequently asked questions about synthetic grass

Can you imagine having a lush, green lawn that looks perfect all-year-round, with no need to fertilise or mow? That’s exactly what synthetic grass offers – a beautiful lawn every day of the year. 

As the popularity of artificial turf grows, so does the number of questions people are asking. If you’re a homeowner or business owner considering artificial grass, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions about synthetic grass to help you make an informed decision and dispel any myths surrounding artificial grass. 

What is residential turf made from? 

Artificial grass, also known as residential turf, replicates the look and feel of natural grass, giving you a low-maintenance, aesthetically pleasing and durable solution for your outdoor or indoor spaces. The turf is made from advanced technology extruded polyethylene and polypropylene.

How long does residential turf last? 

When it’s properly cared for, artificial turf can last decades. Here at Luxe Turf, we offer great warranties with the premium quality synthetic grass we supply and install. 

Is synthetic grass safe for pets? 

Yes, synthetic grass is safe for pets. It’s manufactured from non-toxic materials, free from harmful chemicals. Unlike natural grass, it doesn’t need any pesticides or fertilisers and it’s perfect for busy areas within your home or business. Pet mess can be picked up or hosed off easily. We recommend picking up pet waste as soon as possible, and if needed deodorise with a vinegar/water mix and an enzyme-neutralising cleaner which you can purchase from your local pet shop. 

Can I install turf myself, or does it need to be installed by a professional? 

You can install synthetic grass yourself, however, we always recommend seeking professional help to achieve the best results. When the team at Luxe Turf install your grass, you can be sure it will last and look great for years to come. We have the expertise, tools and knowledge to prepare the area, install the turf correctly and provide the finishing touches for a seamless and professional-looking installation. 

How do I maintain synthetic grass?

Maintaining synthetic grass is easy. You should regularly remove debris and leaves using a leaf blower and you can rinse with a hose occasionally to remove dust and pet waste. Always avoid using harsh chemicals or hot objects on your synthetic grass.

Is synthetic turf okay in all weather conditions

Yes, synthetic turf can withstand all types of weather conditions, including rain, heat and cold. At Luxe Turf, our range of turf is UV-stabilised to resist fading and has a backing feature that allows water to efficiently drain away. 

What are the advantages of synthetic grass?

The main benefits of synthetic turf include: 

  • Low maintenance: Unlike natural grass, our synthetic turf requires little maintenance. There’s no need for watering, mowing or fertilising, saving you time, effort and money. 
  • Beautiful aesthetics year-round: Artificial turf remains beautiful and green throughout all seasons, regardless of weather conditions. 
  • Durability: Premium quality turf will withstand heavy foot traffic, UV rays and various weather conditions, ensuring it’s long-lasting and durable. 
  • Water conservation: Synthetic turf doesn’t need constant watering to keep it looking great, reducing water consumption and lowering water bills.
  • Allergy-friendly: Artificial grass is hypoallergenic and eliminates the presence of pollen and grass allergens, so it’s the perfect solution for people who suffer from allergies. 

Is residential artificial turf safe for children?

Yes, synthetic grass is extremely safe for children and provides a soft surface for children to play upon and it’s made from non-toxic materials that are free from harmful chemicals. 

Can residential turf be installed indoors and outdoors? 

Synthetic turf can be installed indoors and outdoors. From front yards and backyards to rooftop gardens, balconies and courtyards, to businesses and office spaces, it can be customised to fit any sized space. By choosing Luxe Turf’s premium residential turf solutions, such as Forever Turf or Coastal Turf, you can transform your outdoor living space into a lush, low-maintenance oasis that enhances the beauty and value of your home.

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