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Fake Lawn, Saving Water with Artificial Grass

It's almost impossible to think of a front yard without grass. Yet with frequent droughts and during the warm summer months, it takes a seemingly endless supply of fresh water to keep that grass looking green. To save water and still have the fresh, springy appearance of grass, you can put in a fake lawn. These have come a long way in terms of technology, materials, and the textures available. While fake grass in the past was quite harsh to walk on, today's models have been designed to look and feel just like the real thing.

There are other benefits to putting in a fake lawn in addition to merely saving water, however. If you are thinking about putting your home on the market to sell, you will need to look at the exterior appearance. Even a few dry brown patches on the lawn can be off putting to buyers, who may think that you do not take good care of your home. The lawn is the first thing that is seen by any visitors to the house, so it should be as bright and green as possible. By putting in fake grass, you can be sure that you will make that important good first impression.

Another benefit of a fake lawn is that it is designed to easily drain off excess water. When rain soaks a real lawn, it can become muddy and impossible for children to play in or for you to walk on. However, the rain rolls right off of a fake lawn, leaving it ideal for walks right after a downpour. This can be beneficial if your family enjoys playing sports outside, and is part of the reason why so many professional sports fields use artificial grass rather than the real thing, which can be too high maintenance.

To get started with figuring out whether or not a fake lawn is the best option for your needs, you can start looking at samples of fake grass out there. It's even possible to take samples home and see what you think over time. From there, you can have an expert come out to professional install your fake grass, so that you have the most realistic and satisfying results for your needs. With the fake grass, you can be secure in the knowledge that you are not only doing your part to save water, but also have the best looking lawn possible.