Clearing Your Turf of Animal Waste

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It is safe to say with pets there eventually is animal waste or urine going to be on your beautiful synthetic turf yard. Here is a cost effective solution to remedy any odors that may exist after waste removal. You can neutralize with a mixture of equal parts water and white distilled vinegar by spraying on the exposed area with a pump sprayer or spray bottle. Feel free to saturate the area. Allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes and then flush with water.

Geoff’s Tech Tip: Turn on the sprinkler for 10 minutes after removing solids and spraying … Read more »

Miami Dolphins Installs GrassTex Border with Lee and Duffy

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Recently GrassTex dealer’s Lee and Duffy worked with the Miami, Dolphins to install a synthetic turf border around their field. The install was a custom, grey turf in GrassTex Arena Pro.

GrassTex was the only company able to meet a specific fall rating to meet the Miami Dolphins requirements, which is how they secured this project.

 

The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football team based in the Miami metropolitan area. The Dolphins compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) East division. The Dolphins play their home games at Hard Rock Stadium in the northern suburb of Miami Gardens, Florida, and are … Read more »

Maintaining Your Synthetic Turf

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One of the many reasons homeowners choose artificial grass for their lawn is its year-round resilience. Whatever the temperature and regardless of where you live, you can enjoy the look and feel of a green, lush lawn. While artificial grass requires relatively little maintenance, the key to keeping your synthetic lawn looking its best is to follow these simple tips throughout the year.

 


Debris Removal: Hand gathering larger debris and trash is the way to go but with leaves, you will probably be successful with a leaf blower. The key when using a leaf blower on synthetic turf is not to point it … Read more »

Hodgman’s Install GrassTex at Local YMCA

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GrassTex has products for every application and need. More often than not, the public connects synthetic turf with golf courses and football fields however, that is simply not the case. We have an excellent product for indoor agility training and gyms called AT740.

 

The need for this product lead to Hodgman’s Inc choosing GrassTex’s AT740 for a local YMCA facility, Brooks Family YMCA of the Piedmont Family YMCA division in Charlottesville, VA. The Piedmont Family YMCA is a community-supported organization that offers affordable, family friendly programs and activities structured to encourage healthy lifestyles in a wholesome and … Read more »

GrassTex Introduces Our Natural Lawn Series 

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One of the most common complaints we hear in the synthetic turf industry is that the turf does not look natural enough. It looks fake. As technology has improved over the years, we have continuously improved our product lines performance, durability, and aesthetics.

Ask any of our clients, our synthetic turf is some of the best looking on the market and now that includes the most natural looking with the addition of our Natural Lawn Series.

 

Natural Lawn Silver, Gold & Platinum

The Natural Turf Series is a blended/hybrid synthetic turf system that replicates the look and feel of natural grass. For … Read more »

GrassTex Makes Great Bocce Ball Courts!

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This featured GrassTex installation comes to us from the Mor Sports Group. The Mor Sports Group was contracted to build sports amenities at the Entrada community in Cape Coral, SW Florida for DR Horton, a facilities builder.

The facilities consisted of tennis courts, pickleball courts and bocce courts.  The two bocce courts were built to Mor Sports Groups exacting quality specifications and standards. That coupled with GrassTex’s superior turf resulted in an incredible finished project.

 

Sized at 10’ x 60’ the base consists of 4’ thick fiber reinforced concrete.  The frames were constructed using pressure treated timber … Read more »

GrassTex Loves Happy Customers

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We at GrassTex love getting feedback on our products and installations so when we had the chance to get some images and a comment from Katie and her husband Jay, we jumped at it.

Last Summer Summit Landscaping in Hillsboro, Oregon installed GrassTex’s Rodeo Drive in their backyard. As you can see by the images Katie and Jay love to entertain and needed a space that could withstand the traffic and always look presentable. When they chose to install synthetic turf in their backyard they wanted to be sure, they used a quality product and exceptional installer. With … Read more »

Get Ready for St. Patrick’s Day With GrassTex

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St. Patrick’s Day 2018 occurs on Saturday, March 17, in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious feast day in the 17th century has evolved into a variety of festivals across the globe celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and a whole lot of green.

GrassTex would love to add a little green to your life with our synthetic turf. One of our most popular installs is a synthetic turf putting green.

Whether it’s for a residential backyard or a commercial application, we’ve got you covered, with turf that is! Manufactured … Read more »

Have you heard of Silverback™?

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Silverback™ is the result of our specialty Polyurethane backing recipe. Silverback™ coating saturates the primary backing of the synthetic turf and effectively locks the turf blades in place. While most polyurethane backings are a coating simply scraped over the primary backing, Silverback™ actually penetrates into the tuft, surrounding every stitch locking the fibers into the primary backing. This process produces a tuft lock well above the industry standard.

The components that make up Silverback™ are simple. It is, at its core, a heat activated polyurethane with zero vegetable based polyols, forming the best polyurethane backing available in today’s market. When … Read more »

Happy Valentine’s Day From GrassTex!

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February 14th is fast approaching and many are at a loss as to what to get that special someone in their life. A worthwhile gift that keeps on giving is synthetic turf.

What are the REAL benefits of synthetic turf?

You can save water without sacrificing the health of your lawn.
Your yard will maintain its beauty throughout the year, no brown patches from weather or wear.
Synthetic turf does not require fertilizer, pesticides, water, or gas-powered tools to maintain.
Lawn maintenance becomes minimal.
You can save time and money caring for your lawn.

Not too shabby, right?

So give the gift of more time together to … Read more »