Made to look like natural grass, artificial turf can substantially lower your water bill while looking absolutely fantastic. It is most often used in arenas for sports that were originally or are normally played on grass, however, it is now being used on residential lawns and commercial applications as well, and to great effect. Artificial turf stands up to heavy use, such as in sports, and requires no trimming or watering.
First used in the Astrodome in the 1960s, artificial turf has become extremely popular in arid or drought heavy environments as a low maintenance, attractive, and relatively inexpensive alternative to live lawns. Having started life as a baseball wonder-grass, it quickly achieved a reputation as very durable. It is used today for many sports fields, such as football and soccer, field hockey, tennis, and golf, and airport and home landscaping. In Europe, it is even used at skiing and snowboarding clubs for warm weather use. The systems installed today include a drainage layer, a multi-layered backing system, and resilient grass blades that are infilled with a granular filler to resemble natural turf.
Here in Colorado, it can get very dry, very fast, and watering a lawn constantly to keep it green can be very costly. It is also a rather large responsibility, since letting the lawn die could be even more costly that maintenance. Many homeowners are saving their time and money by switching from real grass to artificial turf. Properly installed artificial turf can last for the next 15 to 25 years, and only takes seven years or less to pay for itself in water savings. The maintenance required is very minimal as well, with infrequent cleanings and/or application of additional fill being the only requirements to extend the service life.
You can trust Genesis Group to properly design, prepare, and install your artificial turf without any complication.