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Artificial Turf is Not Just for Football Stadiums Anymore

Artificial Turf is Not Just for Football Stadiums Anymore

Artificial Turf is Not Just for Football Stadiums Anymore

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Artificial turf or synthetic grass has been gaining popularity in recent years, especially among Arizona homeowners. This may not come as a surprise to most Valley residents when you consider the challenges of growing a lush lawn in the dry desert heat and the fact that artificial grass has a reputation for being eco-friendly, relatively inexpensive, and incredibly low maintenance.

Additionally, some of the newer forms of artificial turf look and feel so real, it is difficult to tell the difference between synthetic grass and a real lawn. When considering the options, it’s important to do your research before investing in artificial turf for your next landscaping project.

For many Valley homeowners looking to update their landscape, it makes sense to install artificial grass, when you consider the benefits. Arizona is a desert, after all, and the state’s ongoing water shortage has led to cities offering incentives for reduced water consumption.

In addition to the water savings, artificial turf looks good year-round and requires little to no maintenance. Not only is it highly economical, in some cases, it can increase a property’s value. . The commercial and residential title experts at Landmark Title Assurance Agency have more than 40 years of experience assisting clients with their real estate transactions, and they know a thing or two about what makes a property potentially more valuable for an owner or investor. .

If you’re contemplating a garden redesign for your front or backyard, here are the benefits to consider about installing a synthetic lawn:

1. Artificial turf combats serious environmental concerns. As our need for water conservation grows, the costs involved in maintaining our lawns increases. . Fortunately, artificial turf is a wonderful alternative that not only reduces water and energy consumption, it requires no, mowing, weeding or fertilizer. Moreover, many companies are now making artificial turf from recycled tires and plastic bottles, so the cost to manufacture the product is lower than it used to be. Talk about environmentally friendly!

2. Artificial turf has a long life expectancy. Initially, artificial grass can be more expensive to install than natural grass, but homeowners and business owners can rest assured knowing the life expectancy of their investment is pretty remarkable. Try, upwards of 25 years, remarkable. In the end, artificial turf is a less costly alternative to natural grass, when you compare costs over its lifespan.

3. The new generation of artificial turf can fool the best of them. You may be reluctant to install artificial turf, when it brings to mind visions of that shiny plastic synthetic from decades prior. Today’s turf is nothing like the synthetic grass from years ago! Now, homeowners and business owners can purchase artificial turf in an array of blade lengths, colors, and textures. Stop by your local artificial grass and turf installer to check out some of the industry’s newest inventory.

While landscaping is not necessarily Landmark Title Assurance Agency’s specialty, our team of commercial and residential title experts know that it can be one of many details that make or break a real estate deal. Should you have a question about commercial and residential titles, escrow services, or property research, contact Vicki Etherton ( or Jonie Alden ( We look forward to hearing from you!

2 thoughts on “Artificial Turf is Not Just for Football Stadiums Anymore
  1. Ridley Fitzgerald says:

    I really like the idea of artificial turf in my yard. Like you said, you can save a ton of water every year by not watering it! I hate using so much water with my sprinklers, so I will look more into this.

  2. john Mahoney says:

    I didn’t realize that artificial turf has improved to the point that it looks exactly like regular grass. I can see how someone that is looking to save on water and fertilizer would want to look into this, it can save them a lot of money and maintenance time. I will make sure to look into artificial turf, I want to give it a try and see how well it does and how much I like it. Thank you for the information.

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