10 Important FAQs About Artificial Grass in NJ

Interested in NJ artificial grass, but still not sure if it’s the right choice for you? Artificial grass is an excellent option for your home or business, but like any investment, it’s important that you make it with confidence.

To help you decide, we’ve gathered some of the top questions we get about synthetic turf, plus straight answers to all of them. Let’s dive in! 

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1. What is this stuff made of?

There are many different types of artificial grass products, but all artificial turf contains three basic components: a backing layer, the infill/pad and the fibers. The backing layer consists of PVC which helps hold everything together. The infill/pad varies between options, but each helps the fibers stand tall and provides drainage capabilities. The fiber is what makes up the grass blades. The fiber is made from a combination of other materials such as nylon, polyethylene or polypropylene.

2. How long will it last?

As long as you invest in high-quality artificial grass, you can realistically expect it to last anywhere from 8 to 15 years and often much longer! Better yet, our clients who’ve invested in artificial grass find that it pays for itself within 3 to 5 years on lawn-related expenses alone.

3. What happens if I spill something on synthetic turf?

If you spill something on your artificial lawn, don’t worry! It will not damage the grass. Just hose off any spills and use mild detergent if necessary.

4. How long does it take to install?

Depending on the size of your project, new artificial grass can be installed in as little as a day. Larger and more complex installations can take several days. 

5. Will artificial grass stand up to the weather?

Yes! Artificial grass is extremely durable and will withstand any type of weather, from blistering heat to torrential rain. It won’t burn or fade in the sun. Plus, it requires very little maintenance besides regular sweeping or hosing off.

6. Is artificial grass in NJ safe?

Absolutely and it can be safer for kids and pets than real grass. It’s non-toxic, hypoallergenic and free of pesticides, pests and toxic weeds. In fact, we’ve installed synthetic turf in many schools, parks, playgrounds and dog parks throughout New Jersey!

7. Can dog use synthetic grass?

Yes, your pets can use artificial grass. Our synthetic grass is designed to be pet-friendly with antimicrobial protection and exceptional drainage.

8. Where can I use artificial grass?

Artificial grass is a terrific choice for your home, lawn, playground, business or putting green installation in NJ. It can even be used in commercial spaces such as a mall entryway or public park. Here’s a short list of places it’s also perfect for:

  • Patios
  • Pools
  • Porches and decks
  • Front and back lawns
  • Dog runs
  • Tennis courts 
  • Golf courses
  • Plaza entrances or building lobbies
  • Outdoor cafes and restaurants
  • Schools 
  • Gardens
  • Roof decks and terraces
  • Indoor space
  • Event venues
  • Ovals and fields
  • Bocce ball court

9. Can it be used for landscaping?

Our artificial grass can be installed into custom shapes and sizes for all sorts of applications including playgrounds, pet parks, tracks, putting greens or any other lawn or landscaping project. 

10. How do I get started?

If you’re thinking of switching to New Jersey artificial turf, we’d love to help! 

New Jersey Artificial Grass Pros has been installing the highest quality synthetic turf for over a decade across New Jersey, including Ocean County, Monmouth County, Middlesex County, Clifton, Brick Township, Newark, Toms River, Bergen County and beyond.

In fact, why don’t we get you started with a FREE consultation and project estimate?

Call us today at 848-279-4969 to learn more about how our artificial grass can transform your space! You may also fill out our contact form online.

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