Summer is in full swing, and your pool this time of the year gets tons of use. But are spending too much time mowing the grass and trying to avoid getting cuttings into the pool? If so, synthetic turf can assist ease that bother and recoup back your rate time you’re being deprived by lawn maintenance. Here are some of the top advantages of installing synthetic grass around your pool.
Decrease Hot Surfaces
Brick, concrete, or asphalt that receives direct sunlight all day can get the temperature scorching hot. In fact, the temperature can get so high, that you can also receive a second-degree burn from it. Hot surfaces can be particularly dangerous for people suffering from neuropathy who have reduced nerve sensitivity. By the time they recognize that they are standing on a surface that’s climbed to a dangerous temperature, the damage can already be done. Artificial turf can make sure you or your loved ones avoid these kinds of burns.
Use Fewer Chemicals
Now that dangerous chemicals have been used for many years, we are [[starting to see|beginning to see|already seeing|seeing|experiencing]66 their negative effects. Pesticides and herbicides can be hazardous for your whole family, pets included. If you apply these herbicides on your yard, they can easily get into your pool when you are applying them or from bare feet when people get into the pool. These chemicals are not just bad for you, but they can throw off the whole PH balance, requiring more pool chemicals to get your swimming pool back to a safe level.
Less Mud & Mess
Synthetic turf around your poolside will prevent any dirty areas. Because, let’s be honest — kids will be kids — you can tell them time and time again to not spray water, but they get excited, and water will get outside your swimming pool. Artificial turf will help you say goodbye to dirty footprints being drew through your house. Plus, because synthetic turf is developed for optimal drainage, puddles won't appear around your pool either.
Have you ever been hanging out by the pool, and your children try to playfully splash you? How about those cannonball jumps? No matter what the scenario, you can expect surfaces surrounding the swimming pool to get drenched. Organic grass around the poolside will collect puddles in low areas. And the swimming pool chemicals can occasionally kill the turf. Because synthetic turf is designed with good drainage in mind, you will see pool water drain faster than natural grass.
Less Slipping Accidents
Poolsides can quickly become slippery and downright hazardous. Even if you attempt to implement a strict “no running” rule, children will get excited and forget the rules. Hard materials and even natural turf around the poolside can get so slippery when wet. Synthetic grass won’t be as slippery, thanks to its optimal drainage system, so you can have no doubt there will be fewer slipping accidents. Additionally, artificial turf is softer if a fall does happen.
Decrease Water Consumption
Water conservation is a popular topic, and for the right reason. According to EPA, estimation are that a third of all public water use is on landscapes and yards? If you dwell in a drought-prone community, you may even be familiar with water conservation rules being occasionally enforced. Artificial turf will assist you keep your water usage minimized.
Bugs and pests love natural grass. They consume the grass blades and lay their larvae in the dirt. They can flourish for generations in a maintained and fertilized yard. If you fertilize your grass, insects will be attracted to it even more because it makes their food source more nutritious. A green lawn = tasty yard to bugs. Artificial turf will reduce the number of bugs in your yard because it is not an organic material that they can consume and survive in.
Synthetic turf today looks so natural. While it did appread like a green plastic mat when it was introduced, technological improvements have made synthetic turf look realistic today. You can hardly find any distinction among natural turf and synthetic turf nowadays. Installing the turf surrounding your swimming pool or throughout your house will keep your yard looking great 24/7.
We have perfected synthetic turf and offer many solutions for your property. Be sure to go through the various products we have to offer.
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