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The Pros and Cons of Installing Artificial Grass

If you are considering having artificial grass installed in your yard, you may be wondering if it is the right choice for you. There are pros and cons to both options, and it is important to weigh them all before making a decision.

Synthetic vs. Natural Grass

In this blog post, we will discuss the pros and cons of installing artificial grass so that you can make an informed decision about what is best for your home.

Advantages of Synthetic Lawns

One of the biggest advantages of artificial grass is that it requires little to no maintenance. Unlike natural grass, artificial turf does not need to be mowed, fertilized or watered regularly. This can save you a lot of time and money in the long run.

Additionally, artificial grass is more resistant to extreme weather conditions such as heavy rain and will remain green even during a drought.

Cons of Artificial Turf

On the other hand, synthetic turf may not be suitable for every situation. It tends to look artificial when compared to turf-grass, which may take away from your home’s appearance if you desire a more natural appearance. In addition, synthetic lawns tend to get hot and in some cases can melt during summer months. This may require special coatings or treatments if you want them to remain cool and comfortable. Lastly, artificial grass can be quite expensive to install initially compared to a lawn installed with sod.

Artificial turf also does not produce oxygen like traditional grass does.

Which Should You Choose?

The bottom line is that artificial grass can be a great solution for homeowners who don’t have time or desire to maintain a natural lawn. However, it is important to understand all of the pros and cons before making the decision to install artificial grass in your yard. With the right information, you can make an informed decision that is best for you, your family and your budget. Whether you’re looking to install synthetic or real grass in your lawn, contact the professionals at Infantry Landscaping to schedule a consultation for your next project. Their top-rated team has transformed countless properties throughout metro Atlanta.

 

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