Put an End to Outdoor Grass Allergies with Synthetic Turf [2022]

June 28, 2022

While a number of us live for the summer season, many people in Denver don't like it, thanks to their recurring allergies. Since grass and the weeds that grow in grass are some of the most significant contributors to allergies, investing in artificial grass for your home/property can virtually eliminate your symptoms.


What Causes Grass Allergies?

Grass pollen is normally the foremost pollen in the air during the late spring and summer months, resulting in allergic rhinitis, conjunctivitis, and asthma. Physical contact with grass from either playing in the grass or mowing the lawn can also produce issues like hives and eczema. According to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology, these reactions are extremely prevalent.

Your household pets can even suffer from allergies to grass. If you or one of your family members experience allergies when in contact with natural grass, particularly those from grass pollen, you know the problems of enjoying and maintaining your backyard.

While it’s hard to eliminate grass allergens, changing to synthetic turf will decrease your grass pollen exposure by getting rid of the organic grass in your yard. Although there may be pollen in the area from scrubs and plants, grass pollen will be eliminated.

Some of the folks have modified to other natural grass alternatives in an attempt to ease allergies. One of those options are mulch, particularly common on and around children's play areas. Despite that, mulch brings issues of its own in the shape of mold and bacteria, which are also common allergens. Mulch also requires regular maintenance and regular replacement.


Synthetic Turf Benefits

Safe Alternative

Artificial turf is a safe replacement of natural turf. It reproduces the look and feel of natural turf without the natural pollen. Installing synthetic turf for grass allergies is a clever landscaping solution that not only eases allergic reactions but also saves time, money, and water.


Artificial grass has multiple "green" properties besides alleviating allergies, too. Think about how often you mow your lawn. If you’re mowing with a conventional gas-propelled mower, you could be releasing as much pollution in one hour as 11 cars, and with a riding lawn mower, as much pollution as 34 cars! Along saving yourself from a day full of allergies and hassle when you no longer have to handle organic turf, but you're also saving the environment and your family from dangerous airborne pollutants.


Synthetic turf is the perfect selection for dynamic areas such as your yard because it is highly robust. Even though, no two synthetic turf are identical. Shawgrass products are created and made by the research unit accountable for the superior quality sports fields created by Shaw Sports Turf. While the early investment is costlier than organic grass, you will recoup your investment quickly with lowered maintenance expenses.


Shawgrass products are also cooler, thanks to innovative technology like HydroChill. This patented technology was created thanks to years of research in both a laboratory and a real-world scenarios. This precoat is used on the sand infill and triggered by adding moisture to offer appreciable cooling for days, depending on our weather in Denver.

Finest Synthetic Turf Options

Made up of either 100 percent polyethylene or a polypropylene/polyethylene blend, the fibers of Shawgrass artificial grass are low-density, light-weight, and durable. These fibers are also naturally antimicrobial. The turf features an efficient drainage system that, mixed with high-quality fibers, makes it simple to keep clean and allergen-free.

Shawgrass synthetic turf comes in an assortment of colors and textures to match the aesthetic of your home, with multiple fiber types and pile heights. All Shawgrass artificial grass is installed as a system that comprises ingredients like the fibers attached to a premium backing system and infill (sand/silica), making the grass resilient for families and their pets. Additionally, all products boast a Shaw-backed warranty, one of the most extensive in the industry.


Reduce Your Allergies

Don't let pesky irritants of regular turf stop you from enjoying your own backyard this summer. It's your backyard -take control. Shawgrass is totally allergy-free grass for dogs and cats and your family. You can completely eliminate the need for traditional lawn care maintenance with the extra benefit of comfort and safety for you and your family (not to mention, your yard will be the envy of the neighborhood). Reach out now for a free consultation.

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in May 2021 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.