What do you mean my synthetic turf needs maintenance?
This is a question we don’t hear very often, but it does come up. Yes, your synthetic turf needs maintenance. But guess what? It does need a little and you can do most of it yourself! When an installation is complete we send out a homeowners synthetic turf maintenance instructions sheet. This explains simple tasks you can do yourself to prolong the life of the turf. Some are as easy as blowing off leaves, another can be spraying for moss if you have shaded area. All maintenance is simple and takes very little time.
What can I do to make my synthetic turf last longer?
There are a few synthetic turf maintenance tasks that owners can do to maintain their yard and help keep it looking good for many, many years. With normal sod, there is watering and mowing and fertilizing and aerating and thatching and weeding and the list goes on and on and on. With your synthetic grass, our grandi groom will do most of the work for you. Our grandi groom is a small hand rake that helps the fibers stand back up. When you walk through your grass, after a while there is a pattern of matted grass. With a few minutes of grooming with the grandi groom, it will stand those fibers back up and look good as new again. For most yards, this is all the maintenance required on a regular basis.
What if I have dogs?
Great question! If you have a dog there is just one more task of synthetic turf maintenance that should be done on a regular basis, removing waste. It is important, especially with a small yard and on hot days, to remove solid waste promptly and water down urine. Waste from your dog does not harm the synthetic grass, but it can cause an odor if left unattended. When hot outside, the most important thing you can do is water down the section of the grass where your dog urinates. This will help the urine become diluted and get washed through the gravel. We also offer antimicrobial turf and infill to help with maintenance and odor. Check out the dog turf page on our website for more information! A happy lawn for a happy dog!
What if my lawn gets a lot of traffic and my grandi groomer just isn’t doing enough?
When you have a green lawn year round, why not use it? When your granny groomer just isn’t cutting it and your synthetic grass is starting to look flat, call us! With heavy traffic, all synthetic turf will stay matted down eventually. With regular maintenance we can help make it look better. Cascade Greens does Spruce Up!’s anytime of year! Depending on your size of yard, it can take as little as an hour starting at $96. We have larger, specialize equipment that will help your synthetic turf stand up again and look as good as new! Call today to schedule a Spruce Up! (503) 520-3188.
Cascade Greens is always available by email or phone to answer any questions before or after installation.