As an increasing number of people are becoming environment-conscious, and the demand for synthetic turf is increasing quickly. It is important artificial grass is installed in such a way that children and pets can walk and play on it safely. The grass has to be soft enough for children to roll around on, and the turf should be washable in order to keep the grass clean if your pet dog or cat urinates or defecates on it. Here is a list of steps that can help you when installing child and pet-friendly fake grass for your backyard:
Does the supplier offer free samples? If so, you can ask to see samples to get an idea of what you are buying.
Does the supplier offer a guarantee on the turf? Most turf suppliers offer a 5 year manufacturer’s warranty, however there are suppliers in the United States that offer a 7 year manufacturer’s warranty. It’s best to do your research.
You should also find out if the supplier offers an installment warranty. This warranty can be effective for as long as 3 years.
Does the supplier offer installation services as well? Professional installation is always better to increase the life of the turf.
What is the square foot cost of the turf? This is the best way to differentiate between the prices of turfs.
What are the delivery charges for the turf? Delivery charges are a big part of the total cost you pay for the synthetic turf for your home.
Is the turf accredited? Turfs that use soft fall rubber accredited by the Department of Energy are safer for children.
How is payment made for the turf? A synthetic turf can be a big investment, so you should inquire as to if the supplier offers different payment methods. There are United States suppliers who allow you to pay in installments interest free.
What is the grass blade density? A good grass blade density is a measure of the quality of the artificial turf.
Does the turf have a holed latex backing? This is a very important feature as it allows water to drain from the fake turf. This feature makes cleaning the fake grass from stains that your child and pet may cause. Artificial grass is environment friendly and requires very little maintenance. There is no need to water or cut the grass, and there is no need to worry about weeds or the health of the grass. Lawns can be made instantly and it can be safer alternative for those suffering from allergy or hay fever. Moreover, you do not have to worry about your grass dying in the harsh climates.