Artificial grass has become a popular alternative to natural grass for it’s low maintenance requirements. However, to keep your artificial grass looking great for years to come, there are some basic maintenance tasks you should perform regularly. Here are some tips for maintaining your artificial grass.
One of the most important maintenance tasks for artificial grass is brushing it regularly. Brushing your artificial grass helps to maintain it’s shape, distribute infill material evenly and prevent matting. You should aim to brush your artificial grass at least once a month, or more frequently if you have pets or heavy foot traffic in your outdoor space.
It’s important to remove debris such as leaves, twigs and other debris that may accumulate on your artificial grass. Over time, debris can break down and cause straining, which can be difficult to remove. You can also use a leaf blower or a stiff brush to remove debris from your artificial grass.
Rinsing your artificial grass regularly helps to keep it looking clean and fresh. You can use a garden hose or a power washer to rinse your artificial grass, but be sure to use a gentle spray to avoid damaging the grass fibres or the infill material. If you have pets, be sure to rinse the area where they urinate to prevent odours from developing.
While artificial grass is highly resistant to staining, it’s still possible for stains to occur. If you spill something on your artificial grass, you should act quickly to remove the stain. You can use a mixture of warm water and mild detergent to remove most stains. For stubborn stains, you can use a specialised artificial grass cleaner.
While artificial grass doesn’t require weeding, it’s important to prevent weeds from growing underneath your artificial grass. Weeds can cause your artificial grass to become uneven and bumpy, making it difficult to walk on. You can use a weed barrier fabric or a herbicide to prevent weeds from growing underneath your artificial grass.
Maintaining your artificial grass requires regular brushing, removing debris, rinsing, removing stains and preventing weeds. With proper maintenance, your artificial grass can look great for years to come, requiring minimal effort on your part. If you have any questions about maintaining your artificial grass, Contact Us or find us on Facebook: Luxury Lawns | Gloucester | Facebook