Artificial Grass in Spain
Artificial grass has come a long way in the past 10 years, but there are still some crazy notions, wildly inaccurate and misleading figures about water consumption and old wives tales when it comes to choosing real or artificial.
However artificial grass or fake turf is easy to maintain and provides an instant solution for a green area.
We only supply quality artificial grass for gardens, sporting installations, public spaces and childrens' play areas.
So whether its artificial or natural, we can supply both, to suit your needs.
See our Artificial Grass Portfolio page.
We can also Repair your artificial grass lawn - contact us
|FINESSE DELUXE: 37mm. a similar product to Vision Plus Deluxe in that it is very dense and oozes opulence. Finesse Deluxe incorporates several shades of green yarns with a mix of brown yarns at the root to give it the ultimate authentic look and feel of natural turf- all year round|
|FINESSE: 28mm not only one of our top seller Finesse uses the varied tones of Finesse Deluxe to create a very natural appearance, it is also shorter in height at 26mm to give it the ‘freshly mowed’ effect. Finesse is great for relaxing days and peaceful evenings in the garden|
|FINESSE LITE: 24mm the little brother of the Finesse family is Finesse Lite; quality engineered throughout, Finesse Lite is shorter in height at 22mm with straight green blades held in tightly by the brown texturized ‘roots’ giving the soft yet durable surface stability|
|VISION PLUS: 26mm offers a fresh green lawn to relax on and admire. Combining a number of green tones and multiple blades of grass, Vision Plus offers a thick, soft and healthy looking surface.|
|BIRMINGHAM: 32mm is a competitively priced, silky soft landscape grass that offers a varied mix of green and jute tones that mimic natural healthy lawns. Dense in appearance, this product stands at 30mm in height and is ideal for summer picnics and peaceful days in the garden|
|ASPIRE: is the ideal product for energetic families and pets as it has strong durable blades that react well to heavy usage and still look like new. Aspire has two strong contrasting green colours, giving the appearance of a well-kept lawn. This product has two specialised yarns unique to TigerTurf that will keep the grass standing up straight and true.|
Artificial Grass background reading...
Artificial Grass in Spain - Some interesting facts.
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We receive a lot of questions from villa owners in Spain about the principles behind low maintenance drought resistant grasses for lawns. The advantages are understandable and clear to all. And whether you believe that warm season grasses are the grass equivalents to cacti or that they just need less water, then the arguments for their use are pretty straight forward and easy to understand.
Artificial or Synthetic Grass, in comparison with real grass undoubtably has its own list of advantages and disadvantages. The problems with Artificial grass are well documented in America where artificial or synthetic grass has been used for many years.
It does not take a lot of searching on the Internet to uncover some rather disturbing facts about Artificial or synthetic Grass. Facts that are not freely given when purchasing it.
grass prices can be as low as 5.00 euros per M2.
(plus the cost of installation)
So you have decided on an instant lawn
solution with artificial grass,
We get a lot of inquiries from people that have tried a real grass lawn and failed,
but 99% have converted to us
because after our advice
and looking into the complete cost (including fitting)
they realise that by using
a grass specialist
and benefitting from our extensive wesite advice
on how to grow,
they achieved the lawn they wanted in the first place at far less cost.
As you will see, we advise on Artificial Grass but do not sell it.
After reading the Artificial Grass page I hope we have given you sufficient information to make a decision.
There are many arguments put forward for Artificial, Synthetic, Plastic grass, Fake Grass. And there are many reasons why people decide upon plastic lawns. Indeed for many commercial installations Artificial Grass makes a lot of sense.
here are just a few general questions with Artificial Grass in
The life expectancy of Artificial Grass can range from 2 - 5 years. After 2 years it can start to shed (poor tuft bind), show poor climatic dimensional stability (movement in turf with temp), begin to seam rupture (joining the pieces of turf), exhibit over fibrilation, show signs of UV Breakdown. It may also have a high lead content & be toxic, and more....
* Obviously it does not repair itself
* Will it lift up, ripple, or even blow away in high winds?
* If I have a party and somebody spills drink (Alcohol) does it discolour ?
* We have never seen an artificial grass installation where you cannot see the joins !
* Around my pool, will it discolour with the chlorine in the pool water?
* Does its colour fade over time?
* If I use it to practice Golf, will I get "Club Burn"?
* In smoking areas, will it show brown marks when customers stub out their cigarettes?
* You don't see artificial grass at Wimbledon for a good reason - It doesn't stand the wear and it doesn't repair itself !
|Fact: As everybody knows,
put plastic items in the sun in Spain and they will rot - super
Plastic chairs, loungers, pool nets, watering cans, buckets, bowls, there is even a manufacturers sun warning on garden equipment such as strimmers and lawn mowers. And the thinner the material, e.g. polythene sheeting, the faster it rots and goes brittle. You're lucky if it lasts a couple of years. We've all seen it and been there.
These facts are indisputable.
So are plastic grass manufacturers trying to tell us that plastic grass lasts and looks good for 8 years. Get real !!
Oh yes, and for those hardened skeptics, can anyone explain how a "Manufacturers 5 year guarantee" works in Spain?
You have plastic items in your garden - ask yourself the question ??
These are just some of the issues that you will see in published articles on the internet.
If you really want a quick and easy lawn solution see our Easy Lay Lawn
For more background information read:
* New Jersey Work Environment Council Facts Sheet ....
* The Telegraph - "Faking a lawn is not the solution"
* Pros and Cons of Artificial Turf. - Moms Team
(Note: There are many types of Artificial grass, some better than others. The facts in the above articles are freely available on the Internet, the decision is yours.) Hide this content.
Lawns in Spain now provides its customers the choice of Real or Artificial.