The short answer is yes. We certainly recommend that you use a silica sand infill on all types of artificial grass. Even though some ‘non-infill’ grasses have been developed in recent years, these basically just have a dense lower thatch, and it’s still important to install a sand infill to your artificial lawn.
Does artificial grass contain lead?
Artificial grass in California comes under even stricter control. Current law requires artificial grass in the state to have lead levels at no more than 50 parts per million.
Is artificial turf safer than grass?
They found athletes were 58 percent more likely to sustain an injury during athletic activity on artificial turf. The authors found an increased rate of ACL injury in football athletes playing on artificial turf compared with natural grass, but no increased risk in soccer.
How do you remove debris from artificial grass?
Directions for Cleaning Artificial Grass:
- Remove dust, dirt, and leaves. Use a flexible lawn rake or a broom with stiff bristles.
- Prepare your Simple Green solution. In a bucket or large container, mix 1½ cups Simple Green All-Purpose Cleaner with a gallon of water.
- Apply Simple Green.
- Air dry.
Can I jet wash artificial grass?
Can I Power Wash Artificial Turf? Pressure washing synthetic grass is a relatively common means of cleaning for artificial grass that does not have infill. In this case, as long as you use a wide-angle tip and keep the wand at least one foot from the surface, there should not be any issues.
Can you lay astro turf on top of grass?
Unfortunately laying artificial grass directly on top of soil or existing grass just will not work. To make the excavation process as quick and as easy as possible, we highly recommend that you hire a turf cutter from your local tool hire shop.