If you have artificial grass, you’re going to want to maintain the beauty of it for as long as possible. There are a few things you need to make sure you do to make this happen. Let’s take a look at them outlined below!
Brush Your Grass Regularly
Brushing your grass regularly encourages the fibres to stay upright, and look more natural. Make sure you brush it in accordance with the amount of traffic it receives! If you have heavy items on your grass, such as children’s toys or pools, then you need to make sure you brush the grass once you remove it too. If you have heavy items in the same area for a long time, the fibres will stay flat.
When you first get your lawn, it’s advisable to tend to it every 6-8 weeks. Make sure you brush lightly, as you don’t want to ruin the shape. Brushing once a month after this initial period is a good idea.
Get Rid Of Leaves
If you don’t get rid of leaves, you run the risk of mulch and other debris forming on your lawn. You can use a regular leaf blower for this.
Let Snow Melt Naturally
Snow does not damage your grass fibres. However, if you stamp an icy layer of snow onto your grass, make sure you aren’t tempted to get rid of it manually, as you can ruin the fibres. Let the snow and ice melt naturally instead.
Controlling Your Weeds
Weeds can be easy to remove by brushing your grass. Make sure you get rid of these weeds before they have the chance to make root in the grass. Environmentally friendly products can be used for this.
You have a few options. If the weed has already taken root, you can get rid of the head for aesthetic purposes without addressing the root of the problem. A water based moss or weed killer can also be used so as not to damage your grass. Build up of organic matter can be damaging, so make sure you remove dead plants and leaves as quickly as possible.
Removing Stains From Your Grass
Hot soapy water made with washing up liquid can be great for removing stains. In general, artificial grass is resistant to stains, but you should still try to remove these quickly. Mineral spirits and a cloth can be used for worse stains. Animal mess needs to be removed ASAP from your lawn. Turf deodorizer can stop any nasty smells that come with this process from sticking.
Cleaning Your Grass
The majority of homeowners will want to lightly rinse their lawns once per week. Spraying with a hose will help to remove debris that has accumulated since the last wash. In general, artificial grass is very easy to clean, and will resist stains and smells well. You just need to make sure you keep up maintenance weekly/monthly for the best results.
It’s worth bearing in mind that you should keep things like chewing gum and adhesives as far away from your lawn as possible for the best results. Make sure you always supervise kids and pets on your lawn!
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