El Niño Quenched the SoCal Drought, or will La Niña Reignite Concerns?
Many Californians welcomed the winter rains brought on by El Niño with open arms, anticipating a quick end to the terrible drought that’s stricken the entire state for the past 5 years. However, despite a good washing and the lessening drought conditions in some areas further north in the state, it’s very premature to be thinking that the drought is over. In fact, it may be setting up to get even worse.
April 2016 Artificial Turf Installation Spotlight
Tips for Maintaining a Pristine Artificial Lawn
So you’ve installed a fully functional artificial grass lawn with synthetic turf for your yard. Congratulations! You’re now on the path to saving thousands of dollars and helping your community deal with the crippling water shortage in California, all while having a perfect yard waiting for you outside your window. But with all things (especially those left outdoors to battle the elements), you will need to maintain your artificial lawn to ensure that it keeps its desirable appearance and lasts long and prosperous into the future.
How a Synthetic Turf Lawn is Safer than Natural Grass
Safety is a major consideration for anyone planning to update their lawn. New grass and sod can lead to numerous problems and can provide ill footing for athletes and kids trying to play in their yard. Twisted ankles and even worse complications can be the result. Of course, this is another reason that many people decide to make the switch to synthetic turf. Most consumers understand the water-saving benefits of turf, but may not know about how much safer an artificial grass yard is than a natural grass lawn. Here are some of the reasons why:
Will an El Nino Winter Provide Enough Rainwater for Southern California?
California’s severe drought has reached epic proportions, with little snowfall throughout the Sierra Nevada Mountains in recent winters, and with reservoir levels all over the state withering to all-time lows. Everywhere, homeowners are increasingly turning to alternative landscapes, with synthetic grass turf the often-favored choice. Minimal water requirements and a clean, beautiful surface enable houses to have a delectably manicured lawn without any worries over major droughts and high water bills.
How a Synthetic Turf Lawn Saves you Money
While homeowners are beginning to understand all the ecological and environmental benefits to installing an artificial turf lawn, many consumers are put off by the initial costs of such a project. Investing in a synthetic yard typically costs far greater than laying down some sod and natural grass. However, the financial benefits of synthetic turf are well displayed over time. After several years the prices of both options generally evens out. After a period of about a decade, the answer is clear: A synthetic turf lawn will save you money.
5 Reasons Why Every California Homeowner Needs to Install Synthetic Turf
With its wonderful climate and incredible scenery, the state of California is a place where many Americans choose to settle and lay down their roots. Picturesque homes amongst lush gardens all make up part of this ideal vision, but due to current situations, that pretty front yard may be causing more harm than good. In fact, with so many people now residing in the state, and with water always in short demand, the time has come for homeowners to update their homes to modern standards. One way in which California residents can help the environment is through installing synthetic turf for their lawns. Here are 5 reasons why: