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5 Things to Consider Before Buying Artificial Grass

People are getting into the trend of getting a really beautiful lawn for their houses. An affordable method people are buying non-natural turf grass. Buying this kind of grass is not as simple as you might think. There are a lot of factors that you need to account for.

Here is everything you should be aware of before making the purchase.

1)     How Much is the Lawn Used?

Some lawns are used so little that people living in the house only occasionally walk on it. But these days some people loving walking on their lawns. They even have pets and children that enjoy their time on the gardens. If that is the case, then you need Artificial Grass that would be able to withstand a lot of foot traffic. The only downside of having a durable turf is that they may not be as comfortable as you want them to.

2)     What Kind of Quality Do You Need?

People usually go for this kind of turf because it is quite comfortable to feel. But you should know that this comes with a price. The more quality you want in your grass, you have to pay a lot for it. The high-quality grasses are made up of polypropylene, polyethylene and polyamide yarns.

You can spot the quality in any grass by seeing how well it is stitched and whether the color is evenly spread out or not. Be sure to request some samples from the suppliers. A sample will be able to tell you if the grass is worth buying or not.

3)     Length of the Grass Blades

This is known as the pile height of the turf. People often get confused on what pile height they should opt for. You could get one with a tall pile height or one with a short one. Both have their benefit and drawback. The taller one will allow you to get a lusher lawn. But as time goes by, the lawn will start to look flat because the heavy grass blades will bend. The shorter one won’t go flat but it won’t look as lush. You can opt for the short one if you plan to put some furniture on the lawn. It will last longer and the furniture will give it a nice look. Experts say that the perfect eight is 30-37mm as it is not too tall nor too short.

Either way, you have to make sure you are brushing the grass regularly because the blades need it to stand straight.

4)     Density of the Grass

Whenever you are buying this turf grass, you need to know about the weight and the density. Why you need to do is because it will help you get a better idea of the kind of grass you are getting. The density will tell you how much fiber per square unit you have on the grass. The denser it is, the more fiber or yarn content it will possess. Therefore, it is going to cost more than the grass with less turf density.

The great benefit with denser turfs is that they look beautiful. They are also best for places where there is a lot of foot traffic. It is very costly though. So, if you can’t buy this then you can just get a normal turf and fit it with sand infill to improve the look and durability.

5)     Does It Fit Your Budget?

While buying this grass is a good idea, you need to make sure you would be able to buy it without compromising on your monthly financial budget. You can buy an inexpensive one if don’t want to spend too much money on it.