As more and more homeowners are switching to artificial turf these days because it barely needs any maintenance as compared to natural grass. You don’t have to worry about mowing, you don’t have to water, and above all, no pests and those ugly brown spots on your lawn anymore. If you want to save your energy and time while still enjoying a beautiful green lawn, artificial grass is hands-down the best option. However, let’s not forget artificial turf is still subject to spills and stains.
Here’s how you can remove some of the common spills and stains from your new artificial grass:
Removing Grease/Cooking Oil
It is normal for families to host dinners and BBQ parties on their lawns and/or around the pool area. With such a get-together, there is a good chance your artificial turf might get grease spilled on it. But don’t worry because you can remove it easily. Just mix dishwashing detergent or baby shampoo with warm water, put the mixture in a bottle and spray the affected area. Let it soak for 5 minutes, blot it with a rag and rinse thoroughly to remove the residue. Let the artificial turf dry completely before your start using it again.
Another spill you might experience is the spilling of wine on your artificial grass. Grab a clean rag, soak the wine with cold water and if needed apply diluted white vinegar. Rinse and allow the turf to dry completely.
Sauces and Dressings
When you have artificial grass installed on lawn in Colorado, it is normal for you to sit on it and enjoy your food. While eating, it is not unusual to spill ketchup or gravy on your artificial grass. If it happens, don’t panic. You can easily remove it by first trying to absorb as much of it using a paper towel. After that, mix baking soda and water, make a paste and apply it to the stain. Use a clean sponge to brush the area gently. Let it sit for a couple of minutes, then use clean water to rinse it. Dry it completely before walking on it again. If it is noticed later and everyone is gone, just take your water hose to wash it off.
Your furry friend will love running on artificial turf as much as you do. However, you still have to clean up their poop and pee. The best way to do this is by picking up their poop as soon as possible to avoid the unpleasant smell whether it is on a natural turf or artificial grass for dogs. You can use a pet enzyme cleaner to remove any urine traces, or just grab your water hose to wash it down.
This one might seem extremely tricky but removing chewing gum from artificial turf, is easy to do. Simply get ice cubes from your refrigerator and place them where the gum is 10-15 minutes. This way you are hardening the gum and making it brittle so it will easily come off. Then use a flat-edged object like a butter knife to gently scrape the surface until it is completely removed.
Artificial Grass is low maintenance
Once you have artificial turf you will no longer have to sharpen the blades on your lawn mower, change the oil, purchase gas for it to run and most importantly you don’t have to mow the lawn. No watering, blowing out sprinklers in the Denver Metro Area in Colorado. For more details, Click Here
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