The invention of synthetic turf has redefined the way people experience exercise, sports, and just about any other activity you can think of that’s outside. The ways that synthetic turf are changing your outside experience are more subtle than you may think. Let’s briefly examine the benefits of synthetic turf in terms of helping the environment, making sports better and safer, as well as significantly lowering maintenance costs.
Synthetic Grass is Environmentally Friendly
Synthetic field turf requires no water to stay fresh and green, and no pesticides to preserve its state. The absence of water and pesticides from synthetic turf maintenance saves millions of gallons of water as well as removing any sort of poison that puts players at risk. More importantly, artificial grass will save you a lot of money on your water bill and remove pesticide payments from the equation. Synthetic turf helps the environment and your peace of mind.
Synthetic Turf is Better and Safer for Sports
Synthetic turf gives football players more traction while running and prevents slips that can lead to serious injuries. In fact, most every well respected NFL football stadium utilizes artificial field turf for these reasons. The texture of synthetic turf saves space as well by being easily manageable. All synthetic lawn turf production follows standardized measurements that greatly adapt to rules and regulations of any sport. Better performance, safety, and more space? Synthetic turf will transform your game.
Lower Maintenance Costs for Synthetic Turf
Even though this was touched on previously in the post, lower maintenance costs for synthetic turf cannot be emphasized enough. The upfront expenses of synthetic turf may seem costly at first. However, it’s long term maintenance costs are significantly lower. Athletic Textiles manufactures artificial turf with Tencate yarn, which is guaranteed to be free of heavy metal contaminants such as lead. Synthetic turf requires minimal upkeep for maximum usage, resulting in maximum return on your investment. Your sport facility will have longer hours of operation without the spending time and money to replace natural turf.
While there’s a lot to take in, you can request free samples of artificial turf to see if it’s right for your facility. Or you can contact Athletic Textiles today to find out more about the benefits and costs of artificial field turf.