Advantages And Disadvantages Of Artificial Grass

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Artificial Grass

Artificial Grass Or Synthetic Grass Types.

Artificial grass often called synthetic grass because synthetic fibres are used in its manufacturing process.

There are many manufacturers of artificial or synthetic grasses and come in two main pile types; which are suitable for different applications:

  1. Short pile artificial grass,
  2. Long pile artificial grass.

Short pile artificial grass is often glued to a pre-existing surface or secured with timber edging boards and does not require sand or rubber in-fill. Long pile usually requires sand or rubber in-fill and is secured by trenching the perimeter or attaching the grass to timber edge boards.

There are a number of advantages and disadvantages with artificial grass, so if you’re looking at installing a synthetic grass, look at the purpose the grass will be used for.

Visual Landscape Gardening have written an article discussing the different types of artificial grasses with their advantages and disadvantages and is worth a read before purchasing your grass.