Artificial grass is also termed as synthetic grass that is made of polyurethane fibres finished as fine strips that look like real grass. It was introduced as astro turf and due to various technological advancements it has improved to various stages and turned into artificial grass or fake grass which is very safe and near to the real thing. Now it is installed everywhere as it suits for residential and business premises and sports facilities. As there is no need for maintenance, it will reduce cost and also there is no health hazard aspect.
If it is used for domestic or commercial use it will add beauty to the garden space and also remain safe or children and pets and also provides you greenly environment as it look and feel like natural grass. It is very safe for children who are allergic to natural grass. While considering with pets, any pet waste can be washed off with a garden hose and household cleaner.
Artificial grass has been used in all sports activities as it injury rate is very low when compared with the natural grass. It is also installed in various parks, universities and recreational facilities as it save significantly on cost and maintenance as watering and mowing are not necessary. You can save time and money and it allows spending your leisure time enjoying your lawn rather than tidying it. You don’t have to buy any lawn maintenance tools and machinery. As the artificial turf are durable which can withstand any climatic conditions and even at time of water shortage and drought it remains green with help of little water sprinkle over it through hose pipes where natural grass will be worn out and turns into brown.
Some environmentalists say fake grass offers bad effects to planet as natural grass converts carbon dioxide to oxygen. On the other hand we are reducing the presence of carbon monoxide by installing artificial grass as while using mowers and other lawn machinery plus the chemicals it cause as much as 8% of global warming. It also naturally reduces the poisonous effects of toxic chemicals, air pollution by emission and water usage. Moreover lawn pesticides results in neurological problems, liver, kidney problems suppress the immune system and increase the risk of cancer.
By installing artificial grass it does not mean that you are adding to global warming. But actually you are helping the environment by reducing the green house gas as you don’t need to use a mower or other machinery and there will be no release of methane and other poisonous gas in the atmosphere.
It also has great effect to inject warmth to patios and balconies for a more luxurious effect. The colour green has a positive impact on our health related matters as for example if you think of lying on green grass surrounded by a sea of green trees will reduce the stress level leaving free from all our tensions and worries of day to day life. So if you can’t afford a big lawn or don’t have a big garden then it is very easy to create a greenly environment by installing artificial grass around your outdoor areas. This is the reason in addition to other benefits of having a synthetic grass lawn why more and more people are switching from natural grass to artificial grass.