They Say Synthetic Lawns are Hot..? Or Why Artificial Grass Market is Growing So Fast.
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Artificial grass has many advantages, but its capacity to store thermal energy is not one of them. Synthetic lawns get too hot to be safe and comfortable according to the study of researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the Desert Research Institute (DRI) done in 2006 and 2007. Please, pay attention to the latter. Back in 2006, we had George W. Bush for a president of the United States. .

Jun 10
The Key Principles of Good Landscape Design
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Whether you plan on adopting ideas or creating a personalized garden, you should have a basic understanding of the principles of landscape design. This doesn't mean that you must apply every principle to your plan. But an understanding of these principles can help you generate ideas and increase creativity.

Feb 1
Artificial Grass Cost Calculator
Artificial Grass Cost Calculator

Calculate installation costs online! Synthetic lawn vs. natural turf maintenance, initial installation prices, labor and landscape services costs, gallons of water you use every year. Start now and save!

Turf War At The Bay Area Largest Water Agency
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Tor Mclean, the resident of Lafayette, California, solved the California historic drought issue at his own backyard. He tore away his water-thirsty lawn and turned it into a beautiful, eternally green retreat that requires zero maintenance and lowers approximatly 70% of his monthly water bill. Plus, he is getting a rebate from East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to decrease the cost of transition. "I want it look pretty. I want it look good, " -said Tor Mclean. "Don't have to spend a lot of money on it, and conserve water. No matter if the drought is over or not," - he said, "this project is going to stay."

Jun 24, 2015
Can You Tell Real or Fake? 19 out of 20 people make a mistake...
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Take a look at the picture above. Is the lawn real or fake? 19 out of 20 people make a mistake. Test yourself.

Jun 8, 2015
How to Choose Artificial Grass?
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We have more than 65 types of artificial grass in our catalog. Artificial grass can be classified by the type of fiber, face weight, color and thatch combinations. Some synthetic turf his designed for residential use where traffic ranges from low to medium, other turf can handle high traffic as it is necessary for commercial applications. We produce and distribute a huge variety of synthetic grass for landscapes, playgrounds, putting green, sports fields, pet turf, outdoor and indoor sports facilities. Contact us today and receive a FREE estimate!

May 5, 2015
S Blade shape synthetic grass green thatching 90 oz.

Artificial grass has never looked so real. S Blade-90 Green on Green is the safest, most durable and beautiful alternative to traditional lawns, playgrounds and pet areas.

Fake Grass Ban in Sacramento No Longer Enforced
Fake Grass Ban in Sacramento No Longer Enforced

Why is fake grass still illegal in certain California cities? In Sacramento for instance fake grass is prohibited in front lawns and has been so since 1984 when fake grass hadn't progressed to the point it has now. Back then, it looked tacky, but now it's virtually indistinguishable from real grass. It even has the brown thatching underneath the fibers.

Apr 10, 2015
What Is Artificial Grass?
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The artificial grass of today is a far cry from what it was when it first appeared in 1966. Back then, it was used almost exclusively in sports fields. It was thick-fibered, and its primary purpose was to withstand heavy traffic from the cleats of athletes for long periods of time. Nowadays, the selection of artificial grass products is so variegated that they are used everywhere from playgrounds to veterinary clinics. Some varieties are visually indistinguishable from real grass and still others feel just as soft as the real thing on one's feet.

Feb 20, 2015
The G Factor: Real or Fake?
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There are clear benefits to love organic, natural grass, but if you don't want to spend time and money on organic lawn care, choosing artificial turf is the best option for you and the environment.

Jan 9, 2015
Bent Grass 38 oz. Golf Putting Greens

Whatever your golfing needs, Bentgrass-38 can tailor your needs to fit your unique situation.

Artificial Grass Blade Design

Many artificial grass buyers have a tough time picking out the right type of turf. Why? There are many different products for different purposes. Today we will be talking about blade designs. Global Syn-Turf offers products with over ten unique blade designs. These designs aren't just for looks, each has a purpose.

Jul 3, 2014
The Last Days of Lawn Care
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Keep your home up-to-date starting with your lawn. Even you're not completely sold on using artificial grass in your yard it's fair to note that days of fertilizers and pesticides are behind us. Now, the synthetic lawn is much more full of character - think everything from colorful blends to sustainable materials. In 2019, artificial grass is the bang on-trend.

Mar 7
7 Benefits of Artificial Turf
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Sports fans are conscious of the benefits synthetic turf provides on a playing field, but thats not the only place artificial grass can be used effectively. Artificial turf, drought-tolerant lawn alternative, offers beautiful curb appeal and relaxing spot for family, guests, and pets.

Nov 7, 2018
Can Artificial Grass Produce Enough Energy to Power Your Home?
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The idea of decorating rooftops with solar panels has been around for a while, but an international team of scientists came up with a new concept of using artificial grass to generate energy. Apparently, synthetic fibers can work as a miniature wind turbine, producing power for the home with every breeze. The turboelectric generator (TENG) uses strips of artificial grass to generate an electric current. One side of a fiber blade can be coated with nanowires while the other with indium tin oxide. As the wind blows, fibers come into a contact with each other. It allows electrons to pass from one piece of grass to the next, generating an electric flow.

Jul 5, 2016
Artificial Grass Installation Calculator Materials
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Instantly get the list of materials you need for installation with associated amounts, costs, and rental equipment fees.

Beyond the Bad Lawn Day: Not Enough Water Can Cause Brown Spots!
Beyond the Bad Lawn Day: Not Enough Water Can Cause Brown Spots! Watch Video

Brown sport are not fun for something that must look attractive! Take a lawn, for example. Do you know how much water it needs a year to stay green? What can happen if your lawn turns brown? Hot South Western States such as California, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma have no luxury in water abundance. With increasing temperature, we must cut our water use or we get fined! What a unpleasant reason to get brown spots!

May 7, 2015
Beyond the Bad Lawn Day: Fertilizers Poisoning
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Traditional lawns are not just a style. It's a lifestyle. We use fertilizers to keep them green and beautiful, claiming we love all natural. We use chemicals and poison water, land and living organisms. It's time to change our approach to gardening.

May 1, 2015
Beyond The Bad Lawn Day
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How much do natural and artificial lawns look alike? If you don't know the secret, you will never guess the truth. But there more to the story of sisterhood. We have more episodes coming next week.

Apr 23, 2015
Artificial Grass multi-color, multi-shapes blades and double thatch. Super Natural 80 Global Syn-Turf.

An exclusively designed four-color multi-blades synthetic turf, Super Natural-80 offer remarkable realism. This premium product features vibrant color scheme, combined with the high-quality, dense construction.

The Prehistory of Artificial Grass
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When one thinks of artificial grass, the image that comes to mind is that of a lush, verdant yard with plastic fibers or an artificial grass soccer field at their local park. But that hasn't always been the case. In

Feb 18, 2015
Take a Quick Peek into Global Syn-Turf
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Dec 19, 2014
Global Syn-Turf Artificial Grass Products Are Made in the USA

Global Syn-Turf, Inc., the largest manufacturer of the artificial grass in the United States, is proud to be made in the USA. Known for its inspiring technologies, vibrant colors, finest quality artificial grass, the company continues its expansion into the variety of synthetic turf lines of products for lawns, commercial landscapes, stadiums, playgrounds, sports fields and putting greens. Innovation, speed of delivery, creativity, warranties, and service to end users convert the most valuable assets of GST artificial grass products.

Oct 16, 2014
Artificial Turf or Real Grass: Which is More Eco-Friendly?
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Now more than ever, people are pivoting to an eco-friendly lifestyle to preserve our environment before we reach a point of no return. But when it comes to your home, theres a lot more you could do to go green than you probably realize. Did you know that artificial turf is more eco-friendlier than natural grass?

Nov 7, 2018
Artificial Grass Market Will Reach 2 Billion by 2019

Artificial Grass Industry surfed through the recession unscathed aided by quickly growing demand due to cost reduction and quality advancements in sports venues, cities, commercial and residential property owners and schools. The continued weakness in construction markets and schools budget decrease, rapid adoption of artificial turf has kept the industry growing. According to Technavio, a global technology research and advisory company, the artificial grass market in the Americas will reach 440 million dollars by 2019, growing almost 13%.

Apr 11, 2016
Beyond the Lawn Day: Beverly Hills
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While the state of California is experiencing the serious water drought, Beverly Hills residents are facing the reality of cutting down their water usage as much as by 35%, in light of the governor of California, Jerry Brown, mandate. The state promises to fine water wasters as much as $1,000 per day.

Jun 10, 2015
Artificial Turf Grass S Blade 50 Emerald & Olive Green with Brown & Green Thatch

S Blade 50 artificial grass is beautiful and versatile. The star of Global Syn-Turf Performance series, it can withstand heavy foot traffic and has excellent fiber and materials characteristics. S Blade provides system stability and resilience perfect for front and back yards, playgrounds, pet areas, and athletic fields.

Beyond the Bad Lawn Day: Get Ready For a Makeover!
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As much as we love green and lush lawn instead of brown, half-dead looking patches of grass in the front yard, not everyone is ready to commit to a modern approach to gardening. Artificial lawn is something flirty, cheerful and look-amazing no matter what the forecast says.

May 1, 2015
Gopher Wire: Don't Get Destructed!
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Gophers are frequent late-night guests on the California coast. These pesky rodents can be a gardener's worst enemy. When you are installing an artificial grass, the best way to eliminate a problem is to install a Gopher Wire - 1/2'' control mesh that can save your investment. Learn how to install a gopher wire with Dave Maronic!

Apr 15, 2015
Crumb Rubber Controversy Reaches Washington and Toronto
Crumb Rubber Controversy Reaches Washington and Toronto

The crumb rubber controversy has reached two more cities. One is in Edmonds, Washington; the other is in Toronto, Canada. In the first town, Edmonds, officials plan to install

Mar 25, 2015
Synthetic Turf Blades: Diamond Blade, Double S, Double W with four-colors: Field green, emerald, lime green and beige.

Four-color multi-blades synthetic turf, Super Natural-60 offers remarkable realism. This premium product features vibrant color scheme, combined with the high-quality, dense construction.

A Peek Inside Global Syn-Turf
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At Global Syn-Turf, we have warehouses across the United States. If you live in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Dallas, and other cities, you will find our storage facilities close to you, saving your time and cutting delivery costs. Take a peek inside Global Syn-Turf's Hayward, CA, warehouse! This is where your turf is stored and prepared before delivery.

Nov 20, 2014
What Is Kool-Max?

Last week we discussed blade design technologies and how it affects different types of artificial grass. Today, we will be talking about Kool-Max. What is Kool-Max?

Jul 7, 2014

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Global Syn-Turf, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and wholesaler of high-quality artificial grass in the United States and Canada. The company offers an extensive selection of products for commercial and residential landscapes, playgrounds, sports athletic fields, municipalities, golf putting greens and pet areas. Global Syn-Turf, Inc. provides innovative, environmentally friendly synthetic turf systems which require little maintenance, no water, pesticides, or fertilizers through multiple company-owned distribution centers across the United States. The state-of-the-art artificial grass offers realism, drainage, performance, safety, and durability. Global Syn-Turf is the exclusive artificial grass partner of San Francisco 49ers.

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