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Edwin Alzate answered a question Is your pet turf compatible with all pets?

Absolutely, all our artificial grass products are designed and made to be pet friendly. To get samples or connected with one of our local distributors/dealers near you, please fill

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May 3 10:43 AM
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Apr 26 12:08 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Which infill do you recommend for playground turf?

You can use any type of infills to go with our playground artificial grass, here are some general suggestions:If budget is not a concern, it will be your preferences of

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Apr 2 12:55 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How many gallons of water will I save per year for a 15x25 lawn?

It will all depend on how often you water your lawn and how long each time you water your lawn. Typically, people live in dry climates, 40-60% of the

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Feb 25 3:03 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will turf installation damage my sprinklers?

it is always recommended for installers to be very careful while removing or excavating the soils before installation of artificial grass to avoid damaging any underground pipes and sprinklers.

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Feb 12 11:54 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will turf reflect light at night?

I am not sure I understand your question correctly. When it is dark at night, there won’t be any light reflections from the artificial grass. To further clarify

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Feb 6 3:03 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Any tips on patio installation for a 15x13 super natural 80?

We will love to provide any help on your project. Please fill out this online form with your project details so we can better assist you: https://www. globalsynturf. com/free-quote.

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Feb 2 12:03 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Which turf do you recommend for a high traffic patio area?

You will need to pay attention on each of our product’s specifications which you can find at this link: https://www. globalsynturf. com/artificial-grass-specifications-specs. Under each product’s specifications, you will see the

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Jan 22 12:36 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Which turf blade shape looks the most "realistic"?

The blade shape of artificial grass won’t be judged to be realistic or not, but the overall appearance of the turf will need to be as realistic as possible when

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Jan 10 1:19 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will my turf crumple if I kneel on it during installation?

One of the main tasks of artificial grass installation is to build a solid and smooth base which will be compacted to 90%. Once such sub base has been

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Dec 28, 2020 12:27 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Does gopher wire work on moles as well?

No, gopher wire installed underneath the artificial grass will only prevent gophers or other animals from digging through holes, it will not work on moles at all. Typically moles

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Dec 17, 2020 7:42 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Where can I find crushed drain rock for my turf base?

You can find such bulk materials from any landscape supply yard or stores locally. If you need further help, please fill out this online form by providing us your

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Dec 13, 2020 1:18 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is wire mesh optional during installation?

Wire mesh is also referred as gopher wire when it comes to artificial grass installation. It is not necessarily must if there is no gopher problems in the areas

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Nov 27, 2020 3:00 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do I seam the edges of my turf?

Not sure exactly what do you mean by seaming the edges. There are several edging finish options when it comes to artificial grass installations:1. You can have the

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Nov 18, 2020 3:36 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How much drain rock do I need for turf installation?

Typical artificial grass installations for outdoor replacing real grass will need a sub base built with drain rocks at about 1-1/2” to 2-1/2” thick depending on the regions: rainy areas

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Nov 12, 2020 2:07 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Which artificial turfs have the freshcut smell?

None of our artificial turf come with a fresh cut smell. The fresh cut smell can be achieved by spraying our pet odor neutralizer onto the turf surface.

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Nov 6, 2020 2:11 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will artificial grass disrupt the growth of nearby plants?

Artificial grass is not harmful to anything around it at all. People installing artificial turf mainly to replace the old real grass lawns. From our experiences we have

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Oct 22, 2020 2:15 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is your pet turf cat friendly?

Well, our Pet Turf artificial grass is perfectly safe and friendly to all kinds of pets including cats to play on or do their business. However, we will discourage

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Oct 13, 2020 4:08 PM
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Oct 5, 2020 4:08 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Does the face weight matter for a residential lawn?

In my opinion, face weight of artificial grass products matters regardless the application. The face weight of an artificial grass product is one of the key specifications showing how

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Oct 1, 2020 12:59 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Where do the drainage holes lead to under the turf?

Water or liquids are going through the drainage holes on the artificial grass directly onto whatever base your turf was installed on. If your application is a typical landscape

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Sep 14, 2020 11:42 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will artificial grass blades "break" if they become frozen at night?

No, artificial grass fibers won’t break in freezing weather conditions. Being plastic materials, turf fibers can be hardened when cold temperatures present, but it won’t be broken. We

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Sep 10, 2020 12:29 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How long will it take me to install a 15X30 RM-84?

If you are doing the artificial grass installation yourself, with minimum experiences, it might take a bit longer than the pros. If there is no seaming work involved and

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Aug 31, 2020 1:24 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Do I need to have my sprinklers removed to install turf?

This is a very good question. The answer to this question can be either way, so it is optional to keep the existing sprinklers when it comes to artificial

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Aug 21, 2020 6:31 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Secure Turf on concrete without ruining concrete with turf glue?

If you are installing the artificial grass permanently on your patio, the best way to go is gluing it down. The drawback is that glues will leave residues and

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Aug 13, 2020 6:05 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Are any of your grasses not approved by the HOA?

We have the best artificial grass on the market. All the HOAs who have review process for artificial grass approvals should have our products on their approved list.

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Jul 30, 2020 1:27 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Does blade height affect how the turf blades stand?

It is only true when the blades of artificial grass gets too tall. Within 2” to 2-1/2” pile height top range, it is not necessarily the case that shorter

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Jul 18, 2020 2:17 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will water residue change the color of my turf over time?

The water residue can build up on the surface of artificial blades and make your grass look whitish after a while: this is common especially you have water nearby the

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Jul 12, 2020 10:59 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How many different artificial grass products do you offer?

We have about total 40 different artificial grass products for applications ranging from landscape, playgrounds, pets to sports. You can find all of our product information along with specifications,

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Jul 2, 2020 3:27 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How exactly do I measure the exact dimensions of my grass lawn?

Well, you don’t want to be exact when measuring your size of lawn when you are getting new artificial grass for the following reasons:1. Our products come in as

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Jun 24, 2020 4:32 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question What is your return and exchange policy regarding defective turf?

Since we sell our artificial grass products through distributors and dealers only, we might have to redirect you to the local distributor/dealer from where you will order our products.

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Jun 18, 2020 3:42 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Will installing turf prevent other crops from growing nearby?

Installing artificial grass won’t affect any plants or crops growing around the turf area at all. Many landscape designs in today’s market incorporates both artificial grass along with real

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Jun 10, 2020 8:28 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is your artificial grass and ivy made from the same material?

Yes, our artificial ivy is made from the same materials as our artificial grass. The main raw materials are polyethylene and polypropylene. With anti-UV agents in the mix,

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May 29, 2020 7:09 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question What is the difference between woven fabric and traditional turf backs

There is a big difference between woven back and regular back: The woven back is actually just the grass fibers knitted together, then apply glue coating on them to hold

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May 15, 2020 10:46 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is it easy to relocate artificial grass?

It is not difficult to move an installed artificial grass from one spot to another, as long as you are aware of how the original installation was done: with nails

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May 11, 2020 2:19 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Would you recommend the super natural series for a realistic turf?

Our supernatural series artificial grass will be your ideal choice, it is the best turf you can find on today’s market, period. Our supernatural product has more than 6

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May 2, 2020 12:22 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Does artificial grass stain easily from dog secretions?

Our artificial grass is not porous therefore it won't stain to retain any smell or secretions. All of our products are made of PE and PP namely Polyethylene and

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Apr 20, 2020 9:45 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is artificial grass a good alternative for playground gravel?

Absolutely. Artificial grass will be a much better option for playgrounds. Playgrounds get used a lot and I will suggest you to discuss with us when selecting your

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Apr 8, 2020 1:32 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Should I choose lusher or shorter artificial grass blades?

I will personally recommend you to go with the longer and lusher artificial grass to achieve your goal of being as natural as possible. We have artificial turf products

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Mar 26, 2020 1:03 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question What is the best weedkiller for synthetic grass?

You can use any weed killer available at your local hardware store or on Amazon. Most of the weed killers on today's market won't hurt artificial grass. Please

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Mar 13, 2020 11:30 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How popular is fake grass?

Well this is a interesting question. Artificial grass has been getting really popular during the last couple decades, starting from the west coast due to the California drought, especially

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Feb 29, 2020 12:02 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can artificial grass be shaped to my exisiting lawn?

You can the artificial grass to whatever shape to fit your applications. As far as cutting goes, artificial turf is more like carpet, people can cut it into shapes

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Feb 20, 2020 11:05 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can I walk on my artificial lawn during winter?

Snow or rain, our artificial grass is engineered to handle all of those weathers, people just need to be careful while walking on any type of surfaces during a snow.

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Feb 12, 2020 8:24 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Are infill surfaces better than non-infill surfaces?

For outdoor installation of artificial grass, I will always recommend the infills, it will not only make the entire project look better and also prolong the turf’s lifespan. And

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Feb 12, 2020 8:22 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question If I have a sand infill artificial grass, will it get in the house?

We have interviewed so many artificial grass end users and have never had issues with the infill sand gets in the house.

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Feb 12, 2020 8:19 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How is grass fixed to hard floors?

It depends on if your installation to be permanent or temporary.  If your installation is permanent for indoors, you can use nails to secure the perimeters of your artificial grass,

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Feb 12, 2020 8:17 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can synthetic turf withstand extreme climates?

Well, this is a very tough question to answer. Extreme climates such as extreme hot weather can damage the artificial grass. Give the fact of artificial turf is

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Feb 8, 2020 4:50 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How many days does it take to install artificial grass?

We have a great answer to a same question of yours in the previous post, please look into this link for details and always feel free to reach out to

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Feb 6, 2020 9:45 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can I cut artificial grass around a tree base?

You absolutely can. Actually there are many installations involved with a tree and cutting around it to be done. I would like you to think the artificial grass

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Feb 1, 2020 5:25 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question What is the back of the artificial turf made of?

Generally people are referring the glues on the back of turf as its backing and reality is that there are two backings for artificial grass: primary and secondary.

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Jan 26, 2020 9:07 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do you think this would do under a pine tree?

Artificial grass is a perfect solution for areas under a tree what real grass won’t grow well, and it it arguably the best solution. However, the sap from pine

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Jan 26, 2020 9:03 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is artificial grass sold on Amazon any different?

For artificial grass products, regardless where you would like to order from, it is always a good idea to get some samples to compare before making your purchase commitment.

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Jan 20, 2020 2:11 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can I burn the edges of the artificial turf to avoid shedding?

Burning the product will void your product warranty, please do not that.

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Jan 20, 2020 2:09 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can you put artificial grass over decking?

When you are installing artificial turf over decking, please also keep in mind to stretch it properly.

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Jan 20, 2020 2:08 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Do I need to brush sand into artificial grass?

At the installation, you do need to brush sand into artificial grass, and this will not ruin the products, it is actually a good practice to have. Most of

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Jan 20, 2020 2:07 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can I place this right above my current existing grass?

No, you shouldn't do that. The artificial grass is only as good as its base, without a good base, the artificial grass won't look or function well. One

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Jan 16, 2020 7:46 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do you secure artificial turf?

If you are referring to a permanent installation, you will need to secure your artificial grass down with nails along the perimeters, such nails can be found on our website,

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Jan 15, 2020 12:52 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can you put this directly over rubber horse stall mats?

Yes you can. I have personally seen such applications before. Believe it or not, there all a lot of arrival grass being used in horse training facilities, barns

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Jan 15, 2020 10:28 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can I use artificial turf on a sandy area?

I am not sure if I understand your question correctly, anyway, there are two possible scenarios here: installing artificial grass on top of the sandy area or installing artificial grass

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Jan 15, 2020 10:18 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Would this work as a cool bed liner for a UTV

This is a great idea! But I would recommend using artificial turf with short blades or putting green materials for this kind of application. You will need to find

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Jan 14, 2020 7:05 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do you remove debris from artificial grass?

It is very easy to remove debris from artificial grass lawns, here are some of my suggestions: You can use garden brooms or rakes to remove leaves or light items. You

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Jan 13, 2020 8:39 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do I keep my artificial grass cool?

I will have two suggestions for you to keep your artificial grass cool:1. You can choose a turf product from us with KoolMax technology. Such products have special

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Jan 13, 2020 1:24 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is it safe for toddlers to sit or crawl on artificial grass?

Yes, our products are designed and made with safety in mind as the top priority! All products made by Global Syn-Turf is safe for human and pets. While it

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Jan 12, 2020 11:18 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Can fleas live in artificial grass?

Very rarely, I personally haven't heard any of such issues. Technically speaking, artificial grass is made of PE and PP materials which are not porous with smooth surfaces, it

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Jan 10, 2020 9:24 AM
Edwin Alzate answered a question How do you kill weeds in fake grass?

You can use any regular weed killer such as Roundup: just make sure to use mask when using chemicals such as Roundup, it won't hurt the artificial grass, but such

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Jan 9, 2020 9:54 AM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer What goes under artificial turf?

Depends on climate in each market, installation of base can be altered for cost and practicality purposes.

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Jan 8, 2020 2:43 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Can dogs pee on artificial grass?

All our turf products are designed to be pet friendly!

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Jan 8, 2020 2:42 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is artificial grass too hot in summer?

Artificial grass does get hot in summer especially directly under the sun. However, such hot days people will seldom get out of the house and be on the grass.

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Jan 8, 2020 2:41 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer What turf looks like the St. Augustine grass?

One of our discontinued series called "spring" also with the color similar to St. Augustine, we currently only have one product of the series available.

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Jan 3, 2020 4:05 PM
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Jan 3, 2020 4:01 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on review Double W-85

Good grass choice for this application.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:45 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on review S Blade-90

Looks like they have chose at least 3 different turf for this project.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:44 PM
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Dec 21, 2019 2:43 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Install in basement?

We don't come across this type of turf installs in California.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:41 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Is this considered 100% permeable for town code purposes?

The drainage design on all our turf can take a hurricane without a problem!

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Dec 21, 2019 2:40 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer How does the S Blade-90 hold up to the heat?

I have noticed turf can get very hot in hot weather, it is always a good idea to use Tcool infill or rinse off the turf in hot areas. And if you need to get on the turf in a hot day, rinsing it with water will keep the lawn cool for a while.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:39 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer You guys have non toxic or friendly with kids, artificial grass?

You can count on our turf, very safe.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:36 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Are you able to offer samples?

We provide all our distributors/dealers with samples and they offer them at their stores near you.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:36 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Do you have an installation procedure video clip

You can visit our channel on YouTube, tons of information.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:35 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer What is the difference between super natural 60 and super natural 80

SuperNatural-60 is the best for the buck.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:34 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer How do I buy your artificial grass products?

We can always help you to find our distributors/dealers near you.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:33 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Can I BBQ on my artificial grass lawn?

Just be careful while doing BBQ on turf.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:32 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Some of turf I installed showed lines, are they normal?

Experienced installers understand the surroundings and lighting directions, and installing turf accordingly which can make some of lines less visible.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:31 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer Which putting green Bernhard Langer has at his house?

The color are different, to me, the Pro Putt-44s color is more vibrate and alive.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:29 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer What turf looks like the real Kentucky bluegrass?

If you go with a shorter version, Trainers Turf will work as well.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:27 PM
Edwin Alzate commented on answer What is the turn around time for ordering your artificial turf?

Most of turf orders in California are shipped the same day and transit time is normally 2-3 days. If you are close to our main distribution centers, delivery services by GST is also available.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:26 PM
Edwin Alzate answered a question Is it a good idea to have artificial grass in cemeteries?

It would be a great idea to have artificial grass at cemeteries. We have our turf at a cemetery in the San Francisco Bay Area and it looks awesome.

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Dec 21, 2019 2:24 PM

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