Artificial grass can last up to 20 years in a domestic garden depending on the volume of traffic.
What is the lifespan on the product?
Can artificial grass be laid on a slope?
Yes. SGS artificial grass can be laid on a slope as long as the gradient allows for all groundworks to be completed.
Does rainwater drain away?
SGS grass products drain via perforations in the latex/polypropylene backing of the product. This is supplemented by the sub-base of type 1 stone and sharp sand which provides an efficient drainage solution.
Is artificial grass suitable for dogs or pets?
Yes. Artificial grass is ideal for replacing real grass that has been damaged by household pets. The grass will not be discoloured by dog mess and can be easily cleaned using a light detergent.
Will it fade in the sunlight?
SGS grass products are manufactured from the finest polyethylene fibres which have been tested against colour fade. Our Firstforturf range comes with a 5-7 year manufacturer’s guarantee for UV stabilisation, preventing colour fading from direct sunlight.
Does artificial grass need regular maintenance?
Artificial grass needs minimal maintenance compared to real grass.
What is the purpose of the kiln dried sand?
Kiln dried sand should be brushed into the grass as it helps the fibres to stand upright and adds weight to the grass preventing movement. It also increases the durability of the product whilst enhancing the aesthetic appearance.
Can I use a barbeque on top of artificial grass?
It is recommended that you keep barbeques away from artificial grass to avoid damage.
Will the artificial grass stain?
Stubborn marks can be wiped clean with the use of hot water and a light detergent (washing up liquid).