Artificial grass looks like it is too perfect to be considered artificial at all. Since grass is usually affected by the change of seasons or getting enough water, it can be quite time-consuming to maintain the perfect lush-green lawn that we all aim to achieve. Apart from maintaining the health of grass,

There are a few necessary pros and cons you probably haven’t considered yet.


The Pros:

  • It isn’t toxic or allergenic.

Since fake grass doesn’t grow, the fact that it isn’t toxic or allergenic is self-explanatory. It doesn’t require poisonous or artificial chemicals to maintain, and as a result, also doesn’t release grass pollen that could potentially affect your allergies.

  • It allows you to conserve water.

Amid water restrictions, which occur every now and again, the last thing you want to do is worry about finding a way around watering your lawn to keep it as green as possible. However, artificial grass doesn’t require any water, and as a result, it allows you to save water and maintain a good-looking turf all year round.

  • It’s extremely durable.

Artificial turf is made from special materials that allow for it to be very durable, which means that your dogs won’t be able to ruin it. It is also, stain-resistant and fade-resistant, which is great for any homeowner that has pets.

  • It’s entirely safe.

Compared to natural grass that is uneven and can make your children more susceptible to injuries when playing or running on it, artificial grass is even and smooth. It’s also a lot softer than natural grass, which means that you won’t have to worry if your kids fall down on the grass.


The Cons:

  • It can become hot under extreme weather conditions.

If there’s a little bit of sun falling onto artificial grass, there’s nothing to worry about. However, it can become warm to the touch on hot days.

  • It needs to be cleaned regularly.

Although you don’t have to maintain artificial grass by watering it or feeding it chemicals regularly, it does have to be cleaned every once and a while to prevent odor build-up on the grass.

  • It can’t light up, but it can melt.

You may want to rethink placing the barbeque anywhere close to the grass, as it can melt if a piece of hot charcoal accidentally falls on it. However, keep in mind that it can be repaired.


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