Getting To The Point – Lawns

Getting To The Point – Lawns

A NEW GENERATION OF ARTIFICIAL GRASS GROWING Many people are looking for alternatives to natural grass in order to conserve water. Water restrictions, upkeep, and difficulties in growing natural lawn are just some of the reasons why there is a growing demand for a synthetic surface that can replace natural grass. It is very easy to maintain the artificial grass and that is why it is gaining increasing demand in the market. This synthetic grass has come a long way from the plastic looking one of the 1970’s and has a lot of names such as soft fall, artificial grass and fake grass among others. Nowadays synthetic grass is serious business and the new synthetic grasses really do look and feel like real. Sure it does not look exactly the same, but it looks real enough to make it very difficult to tell the difference without closer examination. The main type of outdoor artificial grass has been the carpet like that requires sand infill in order to make it durable. The kind of artificial grass is seen in kindergarten play grounds and tennis courts. Long pile grass is gaining more popularity as it is very similar to the lawn grass and so it may be outdoing the short pile grass very soon. It can be up to 40mm (almost 2 inches) in height and is made from polyethylene fibres which are woven into a rubber backing, to produce a very strong and durable product.
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An increasing number of synthetic grasses have even been approved by FIFA for use in the surfacing of football fields. The long pile grass carpets provide the required foot traction as well as preventing carpet burns when a player slide. To provide a cushioning effect for the players, the artificial grass have rubber granules or sand filled at their base. However, in order to provide maximum comfort it may be good to make sure that the artificial grass is installed on top of a soft ball base to provide the surfacing around effect.
Getting To The Point – Lawns
The new synthetic lawn is also being installed at home particularly in areas where home owners simply do not have the time or resources to do all that is required to achieve a lush natural lawn. When it comes to garden setting, the synthetic lawn has to be perforated in order to have minimal effect on the trees and plants nearby. the artificial grass can also be removed and installed in another place if need be. Artificial grass can be installed directly over a number of bases depending on application. These include dirt, compacted road base, wetpour rubber, or concrete. It is possible to either peg it or nail it on timber when installing it. it is possible for the weight of rubber and sand fill to hold the soft fall grass in shape.

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