Synthetic Turf

Video: Synthetic Turf Options

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

LAFAYETTE — Host, Sarah Rutan: You might assume all synthetic turf is the same, but there are actually different styles for different applications. Today we’re in Lafayette with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Eric Beresford-Wood of Diamond Greens to learn more.

Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Eric Beresford-Wood: One question that comes up a lot on estimates is: Which turf should I choose? And there’s a lot of confusion. And sometimes companies give different reports or opinions on what the best turf for a certain application is. When choosing a turf, one thing that’s important to keep in mind is: What are you going to be using it for? If it’s for playing soccer on, Read more

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Considerations for Choosing Synthetic Turf

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

LAFAYETTE — It’s commonly thought that all synthetic turf is the same, but in reality, there are a variety of designs for different applications. That’s why, when choosing a synthetic turf product, it’s important to consider how it’s going to be used.

For synthetic turf installations in backyards and other high-traffic areas, it’s usually best to go with a sports blade. Unlike straight turf blades, sports blades are designed to have a certain curvature, whether a C-shape, W-shape or S-shape. This curvilinear design gives sports blades superior pliability, which enables them to spring back up more easily after being bent. In addition to blade shape, you’ll want to consider blade width, as wider blades provide better resistance against tearing. Read more

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Video: The Benefits of Synthetic Lawns

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

SAN RAMON — Host, Sarah Rutan: If you’re tired of spending money and time on maintaining your lawn, it’s time to consider an alternative option. Today we’re in San Ramon with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Jason Webb of Artificial Grass Pros to learn about the benefits of a synthetic lawn.

Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Jason Webb: When you step into the world of synthetic grass, your options are endless. If you’re doing a backyard, redoing a lawn system, you don’t have to worry about how am I going to maintain it? How am I going to get around certain areas? Mowing, using the weed trimmer, getting around trees and boulders, Read more

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How to Avoid Damaging Your Synthetic Lawn

Posted on July 11, 2017 by admin

SAN RAMON — In an effort to conserve water, many California homeowners are converting their lawns into more water-wise landscapes. In addition to drought-tolerant landscaping methods, one option that’s steadily growing in popularity is synthetic lawns. These lawns offer the dual benefits of maximizing water savings while retaining the authentic look and feel of conventional grass. In addition, synthetic turf requires virtually no maintenance, which makes upkeep like mowing and fertilizing a thing of the past.

Besides their aesthetic properties, synthetic lawns are designed to be extremely durable in order to withstand the natural elements. However, they’re not indestructible, which is why it’s important to be aware of potential sources of damage. One of the few ways you can inadvertently damage a synthetic lawn is by setting something hot on it, Read more

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