You know about the many advantages of artificial grass. Less maintenance, more eco-friendly, and less harmful are just a few that we have addressed in this space many times. However, there are many things about fake grass in Miami that people don’t talk about. Let’s take a look at some facts about synthetic grass that you may not know about.
If you strip the process down to the most basic ways, artificial grass is like outdoor carpet. A lot of artificial grass terms are described in carpet measurements. Sometimes, it’s even produced in carpet factories because the system of stitching and threading the plastic fibers is so similar.
Like the term Jacuzzi is used to describe all hot tubs even though it’s a specific brand name, the same can be said with Astroturf and artificial grass. Originally called ‘ChemGrass’, Monsanto changed the name to Astroturf after their grass was installed at the Houston Astrodome stadium in 1966.
Artificial grass and installation come in 4 different varieties: in-fill, non in-fill, sports, and hybrid. In-fill grasses have a material added to the top to weigh the grass down. Non in-fill grasses do not need material added to the top. Sports grass is generally longer and has an additional performance in-fill to support players running around. Hybrid grass is a mixture of real grass that has fake grass stitched into it.
At Southwest Greens, we offer all types of artificial grass. Contact us to learn more about having fake grass installed at your home or office today.
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