How does the astro turf compare to a real grass lawn?
Any grass lover will make you aware that in order to maintain natural grass you will need lots of skill, experience, time, money, materials and equipment. With an As Good As Grass synthetic lawn and astro turf, your garden requires no maintenance. This ensures that your time is spent relaxing and not on maintaining your garden.
Do you offer a supply and installation service?
Do all grasses require sand in them?
Most of our grasses are designed to be simply rolled out and fixed. We do however recommend sand infill if you have children that play a lot of football or large powerful dogs. The sand adds extra security to the base.
How hard is it to fit astro turf yourself?
With patience you can make a good job of installing your own artificial grass.
What about the size and shape of my garden?
The turf comes in 4m rolls and 2m roll widths and we can get whatever length you require. It is you responsibility to measure the length and width of the garden to calculate what roll width and length you require.
How long will my artificial grass last?
Our grass and astro turf is basically unaffected by the elements. Our astro turf is UV stabilised and water-resistant. Our surface has been installed in different corners of the world from heavy snow and freezing temperatures to excessive rain and even where they are exposed to heat and direct sun. So whether you’re in Warrington or London, your grass will last. We offer a 5 year warranty.
What about maintenance?
Our garden turf is truly maintenance free, you just need to remove debris and leaves to maintain and enjoy a beautiful garden for many years. Cleaning can be achieved with a brush or leaf blower. You never need to water, mow or roll, your garden just sits there and serves you! This will be even less if you live in a city centre apartment with a balcony like in Manchester.
What is the lifetime of the synthetic surface?
A well maintained astro turf could last well over 20 years.
How does water affect the turf?
The grass has a holed backing allowing water to drain straight through. Rain water naturally cleans the turf and removes any accumulation of dust and dirt.
What are the various applications?
Children’s play surfaces. Mini back garden football / lawn surfaces. Dog friendly surfaces, inside and surrounding conservatories, surrounding water features, swimming pools and hot tubs, for pathways, events, filming, stage shows and exhibitions and many, many more applications.
Which is the best astro turf?
Everyone has their own particular favourites, the grass differs to give a variety of choice and cater for everyones needs.
Would we be able to purchase and lay ourselves?
Yes, no problem, when we take an astro turf order we will make sure you have all the necessary materials to perform a self installation.
Is any weeding required after installation?
Not if you correctly lay the base, as any growth should be killed beforehand. Some very small weeds may grow through the artificial turf, if so just pluck them out.
Can Astro Turf be used as a pathway surface in a garden?
Absolutely. astro turf can be used alongside natural grass to take care of a problematic part of the garden.
Can pests interfere and cause problems?
If you have moles, burrows, rabbit holes or ant nests, these should all be remove before proceeding with any artificial grass lawn installation. We cannot offer further advice, so you should consult a pest control specialist.
Can you park a car or vehicle on artificial turf?
You can park car on astro turf, providing sub-base is prepared correctly. But we would not recommend doing this regularly.
Do you offer real lawn care tips?
Artificial lawns require no maintenance. However we are frequently asked for real lawn care tips! If you have an unhealthy lawn with dead spots, brown grass, bald or bare patches then please visit your local garden centre.