Most people cannot help to admire the beauty of the nature
particularly when a beautiful and well-maintained lawn is concerned. Landscapes
can definitely make your home or your business office look more beautiful but
at the back of it, you need to be ready with your pocket. Maintaining a natural
grass lawn is pretty expensive and that is the reality.
Going green is an excellent way to aid the environment but
it does not mean that you must always depend on natural grass. As a matter of
fact, there are different reasons why more and more people today are removing
their natural grass lawn and replace it with one that is made of synthetic
grass. Just like humans, pets like dogs appreciate the beauty of an artificial grass
lawn so there are companies out there selling artificial grass for dogs.
Today, the installation of artificial grass is widely
promoted over the web. Doing so can benefit people in many ways. It can also
bring benefits to the environment. Aside from being a maintenance-free and
cost-efficient option, an artificial grass lawn could also greatly affect the
environment in both long-term and short-term. When it comes to benefits, the
leading advantage that you can get from installing and choosing artificial
grass instead of the synthetic one is the ability
Contamination by Using Synthetic Grass
Most homeowners these days are searching for the best
alternative choices when it comes to landscaping their homes. They are after
something that will help them lower the watering costs and will add up to the
overall look and beauty of their home. Using and installing synthetic grass as
replacement for natural sod will not simply save you money on your monthly
water bills but it will also benefit the environment. In the end, you will find
that the advantages of using artificial turf are irrefutable.
Why Should You Switch
from Natural Lawn to Artificial Lawn?
It is not bad to have a natural lawn. Though it may come
with benefits, it is also associated with some major bad effects to the
environment, especially to the water production. Did you know that natural lawn
contributes to water pollution? The sole reason at the back of this is that
when you have a natural lawn, you need to make use of fertilizers. These
products are mostly made of harmful chemicals that can contaminate the water.
With fertilizers, you have a beautiful looking lawn but you
are putting the environment at risk. To prevent further water pollution,
homeowners and even those commercial owners who have natural lawns are
encouraged to switch to artificial turf,
Living in a modern society doesn't mean endless resources. As modern
citizens, we should develop a way of thinking and act for a sustainable future.
The use of water should be included in these plans as well. As you already
know, the Planet is suffering because of gas emissions, and as temperatures are
rising, above average values, the levels of water are diminishing. It is why
some areas, which never had water supply issues in the past, now face periods
of drought. It is up to us to make the changes that will ensure enough and
clean water for the generations to come.
A smart usage of water does not only mean lower bills, but will also
ensure sufficient water supplies to pass drought periods, if they come. The
things we can do to contribute to this change is the way we manage our
household. There are many aspects we can avoid or improve, in order to minimize
water consumption. Take turf for instance. It is great to have it around the
house, but it needs a lot of time and resources to maintain the green aspect of
it. And even in the months when rains are scarce, you will need to water it if
you want to keep its aesthetic character. The larger the
Global Syn-Turf, Inc., the world's largest manufacturer and
supplier of artificial grass, participated in Watersavers Irrigation's Demo Day
on April 3rd. The event took place at one of Watersavers Irrigation's warehouse
stores. More than 100 Northern California irrigation and green industry
professionals and consumers attended the event to test out the latest
irrigation systems and landscaping supplies, and listen to presentations from
top supply manufacturers.
"We've been selling artificial grass products for years now,
so even before the event we had established ourselves in the region," said Rachel Brady, Global Syn-Turf's sales and marketing manager. "However, ever since California's water crisis, and now Jerry Brown's
announcement of mandatory water restrictions, we've become the definitive
regional experts on artificial grass in California. We're receiving an
unprecedented amount of interest from local contractors and municipalities who
want to test our products."
With more than 95 gallons of water per day wasted on outdoor
uses per household, consumers, contractors and dealers stand to benefit from
artificial grass's advantages. According to ms. Brady, Global Syn-Turf has
the power to fundamentally transform the culture of the irrigation and green
industries by making it easy for people to have a perfectly lush, verdant lawn
without consuming precious resources.
The Global Syn-Turf team was on hand at the event to present
the company's latest artificial grass innovations,
We are pleased to announce the release of first of its kind technology- "Hollow Blade"- that prevents moisture from transpiration.
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If the heat absorbing properties of the artificial grass made you reluctant to buy; think again! Hollow Blade- first of its kind product by Global Syn-Turf is specially designed to lessen the temperature of the lawns during bright sunny days. This latest blade designed by GST has a hollow veil in the center of the grass which ensures that the temperature of the lawn continues to be stable and cool despite hot climate.
In plants, leaf surfaces are dotted with stomata (opening, or holes) bordered by guard cells that open and close the pore. It is stomata apertures that facilitate transpiration and cool grass as the escaping water vapor carries away heat energy. GST's Hollow Blade technology imitates the same process which helps in retaining moisture inside the stems for longer period thereby decreasing the lawn temperature.
In the last few decades, technology in the artificial grass industry has come a long way. The most important element in the artificial grass industry is creating a right angle during blade designing since it plays
We are pleased to announce that we have added EXTENDED HOURS to our schedule, to make ordering and local pickups more convenient!
Starting on August 29th, Global Syn-Turf's Hayward warehouse on 3463 Arden Rd. and our office in Hayward, California will now be open from 7am till 3pm every Saturday.
Monday-Friday: Open from 6.30 AM until 6.30 PM PST.
Saturdays: Now open from 7 AM until 3 PM.
We look forward to hearing from you during our new hours!
California has been getting the tons of attention for the historic drought, but it is not only one state that experiences severe economic impacts on agriculture and natural resources. The drought is officially declared in the state of Oregon.
According to the final Water Supply Review for 2015, the NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Service), Oregon's snowpack in the winter of 2015 peaked at the lowest levels ranked in the last 35 years. Numerous snow monitoring sites set records for the lowest peak snowpack and earliest melt-out date since measurements began. Streamflow is presumed to be well below normal through the end of summer, especially in the driest regions of the state. The current statewide average precipitation is 88%.
In western Oregon, the snowpack topped 60-90% below the normal amounts. The snow melted three months earlier. The snowpack in the Eastern Oregon was insignificantly better, peaking 30-80% below average levels and up to 2 months earlier than usual. Lack of normal snowpack has led to lowest streamflow for the state. According to the National Drought Monitor, most of Oregon is included in the severe to extreme drought group. In 2015, Governor Kate Brown declared a drought state of emergency in 15 counties, as
Sacramento Planning Commission is considering to lift a 1984 ban that prohibited to install artificial grass in the front yards. Due to the new California drought emergency water conservation regulations, state officials must take all necessary action to prepare for water shortages. Artificial grass is the alternative landscape option available to home and business owners today. In California cities, except Sacramento, rebates are offered by local water agencies to those who volunteer to tear off their water-thirsty lawns and turn them into a drought-tolerant landscape. But before the ban is lifted, Sacramento residents who installed synthetic lawns on their front yards can be fined by authorities.
Artificial grass technology in 1984 didn't allow natural, super-realistic look offered today. Synthetic turf back then was primarily used by sports industry. The initial 1984 ordinance was imposed to keep the aesthetics of the city intact. The time has changed. The artificial grass industry has evolved dramatically. Today, we have more than 75 artificial grass products intended for residential and commercial applications. We use more than a dozen unique technologies to replicate the feel and look of the natural grass. Synthetic lawns today look more alive, green and beautiful than regular lawns. Plus, they require