If you have questions, HomeTurf® San Diego Synthetic Grass/Artificial Grass Lawns,has answers. Call us if you would like us to elaborate or if your questions aren’t answered below.
Does my Homeowners Association or city allow artificial turf?
Some communities and homewoners associations (HOA) place restrictions on the installation of synthetic turf in front yards, or at all. Check with your HOA or city planning department before purchasing or installing synthetic turf.
Is synthetic turf appropriate for residential landscapes?
For homeowners who have difficulty growing grass due to shade, landscape characteristics, or pets, synthetic turf offers a way to maintain the desired look of green grass. In addition, many homeowners are choosing synthetic grass as a low maintenance alternative to grass.
Is synthetic turf maintenance free?
While you will not have to mow your synthetic turf, grooming, and/or cleaning is required for ensure the turf is sanitary and maintains the desired natural look and feel. Manufacturers provide maintenance instructions for addressing pet or wildlife use, debris/dust accumulation, and prevention of weed and insect growth.
Is synthetic turf safe?
Recent concerns have arisen regarding the potential toxicity of turf surface materials, backing, yarns, or infill materials. Many studies have been conducted and are continuing to ensure the safety of turf options sold to consumers. No evidence to-date has shown that materials are harmful under normal use conditions.
Why use synthetic turf for your lawn?
HomeTurf® Synthetic Grass San Diego can give you a beautiful lawn without all the hassle. You will no longer have to water, mow, edge or fertilize. Pets can’t damage our fake grass and will no longer make dirty paw prints on your carpet. Artificial turf is allergen free and will save you time and money. Shady gardeners lurking around your house are a thing of the past.
How well will a synthetic lawn drain?
HomeTurf® synthetic lawns drain faster and better than real grass. The Backing on our synthetic turf products are very porous so liquids drain through at a very rapid rate. Below the turf decomposed granite or a mixture of rock types lets liquids flow freely in the pre-determined direction to subterranean French drains or to where the sub-grade is directed below your artificial lawn or putting green.
Will my Artificial Lawn’s Color Fade?
HomeTurf®’s synthetic grass lawn fibers have UV protection so they will stand up to the harshest climates and certainly San Diego’s. Studies have shown that San Diego artificial turf fades less than .5% per year which is imperceptible to the human eye even after many years.
What does maintenance free really mean?
Real grass requires lots of TLC such as regular watering, mowing, fertilizing and edging. Synthetic grass lawns from HomeTurf® San Diego, requires none of these things. Every so often debris that might decay such as leaves must be removed from your fake grass and once in a blue moon, the artificial turf fibers should be swept up to fluff the fibers in high traffic areas.
Is Artificial Grass Pet-Friendly?
Pets of all types, especially dogs and their owners in the San Diego area love synthetic turf because it’s more sanitary than grass/sod and is easy to keep clean.
Is the Synthetic Turf Safe for Kids?
HomeTurf® artificial grass lawn products are an ideal lawn playing surface for children because its allergen-free and will not leave grass stains on clothes.
Is there an Environmental Impact?
Yes. HomeTurf® is “green” the day it’s installed and for years to come. The manufacturing process of the turf has complied with the most stringent environmental standards.
How can an Artificial Lawn Increase my Property Value?
How does a 100% to 200% return on investment sound to you? Too good to be true? Not according to a Money Magazine story on home renovations or Penn State University, Dept. of Landscape Architecture.