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  • Writer's pictureChris Delahoz

Common Misconceptions About Artificial Turf

First, let's get one thing straight. Artificial turf is not a new invention. In fact, it has been around for decades and many people have misconceptions about its uses or benefits to homeowners in Central Florida. Artificial turf can be used in gardens, patios, playgrounds, and much more! So before you go out and spend your hard-earned money on a grass lawn that may need constant maintenance just to keep it alive in the summer heat; consider investing in artificial turf today!

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Today in this DelaTurf blog post, we are going to discuss the common misconceptions about artificial turf that many people have. If you are on the fence about switching to turf, hopefully, this article will provide beneficial insight to aid in your decision-making process.

Artificial Lawns Are Only For Sport Arenas

There are many homeowners who believe that artificial turf is just for professional sports teams. However, this couldn't be further from the truth! Artificial turf can be used in any homeowner's yard to create a gorgeous lawn that is low maintenance and safe for your family.

Many sporting arenas or outdoor high traffic areas choose artificial turf because of its easy maintenance, and that is why many homeowners do too! Here in Central Florida, we have an amazing climate but that also means constant maintenance for homeowners with grass lawns, artificial turf means you never have to wake up to mow the lawn again.

Your Home Value

Many homeowners think that installing artificial turf may affect the resale value of their home, it will, positively. Many homeowners are now looking for more low-maintenance options that will last for years, it is even better if they can buy that option with their property!

Many new families are looking for artificial lawns for their pets and children. Artificial grass drains quickly and is easy to clean off if there is a mess. Since artificial grass does not require fertilizers it is safer for children and pets with allergies as well, making their time outside less itchy.

We use our pool areas constantly in Central Florida. The chlorine and chemicals often prevent grass from being able to grow around the pool area. Artificial turf is perfect for pool areas, it dries fast and stays green. With proper design, artificial turf makes the curb appeal of your home perfect almost all the time.

Artificial Lawns Are Not “Green”

Installing an artificial lawn in your home actually drastically reduces the carbon footprint of your property. Artificial grass never needs to be fertilized, watered, or mowed! The benefits don’t stop with just how little work you will do yourself; getting one installed means less greenhouse gas emissions too – something we can all get behind right?

Artificial grass is a cost-effective and sustainable alternative to natural surfaces. It can save up to eight billion gallons of water each year, as well as decrease carbon emissions in the process!

Transform Your Yard With DelaTurf Today

Artificial turf is a great alternative for homeowners in Central Florida who don’t have the time or inclination to maintain a traditional lawn. It can be installed just about anywhere and doesn’t require any maintenance, making it an eco-friendly choice.

If you are looking for artificial grass installation, call DelaTurf today! We offer free estimates so that you know exactly what will work best for your yard before we get started.

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DelaTurf services the following areas:

Orange County, Seminole County, Lake County, Osceola County, Volusia County, and Broward County. Our team commonly operates in Metro West, Doctor Phillips, Windermere, Kissimmee, Winter Garden, Gotha, Oviedo, Oakland, Apopka, College Park, Winter Park, Sorrento, Longwood, Altamonte Springs, Lake Mary, Heathrow, & Sanford.


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