12 Apr 2018

san jose fake grass
There is no secret that San Jose, CA gets pretty warm, particularly during the summer months. Our warm weather can make it very challenging for homeowners to keep a natural grass lawn looking healthy and beautiful. The great news? We have a solution for your problem. The best option is to convert your water-guzzling natural grass lawn into a low-maintenance, planet-friendly synthetic gra...

11 Apr 2018

landscaping with synthetic grass
Through countless innovations and developments, synthetic grass has long since outgrown its “AstroTurf” reputation of being solely used as an urban sports surface. Nowadays, San Jose artificial turf use goes beyond football fields and golf courses. In fact, it’s a common element for modern landscaping, particularly in residential settings. Synthetic grass is a great option for many house...

10 Apr 2018

most realistic artificial grass
In this modern day, nearly every consumer product has a faux counterpart. These artificial, or synthetic substitutes originated from a number of situations, including scarcity of supply, costs to create, or environmental or social obstacles. Consider consumer goods like leather, fur and even foods; there are "faux" alternatives to meet nearly any need. From tofurkey, to pleather, synthet...

06 Apr 2018

make your backyard the bomb with synthetic grass
For as long as homeowners have had “backyards,” they have been used for relaxing, entertaining, play, exercise, and so many other things. Backyard gatherings have become ingrained in our culture, whether they are birthday parties or BBQ’s, and most homeowners strive to make their backyards as beautiful and functional as possible. Why is it Such a Challenge to Keep Your Backyard Beautifu...

05 Apr 2018

history of artificial turf
Artificial Grass Has Grown Up If you’re young enough, you won’t remember a time when there was no artificial turf. If you’re older, though, you recall Astroturf – that amazing new invention that introduced us to fake grass. A “high tech” advancement of its time, Astroturf was created for another engineering marvel, the brand new Houston Astrodome. Built in 1965, the Astrodome was the...

04 Apr 2018

synthetic grass rooftop garden
If you live in an apartment, loft, or condo, yard space may be non-existent, and you probably think enjoying a grassy area is out of reach. It doesn't have to be! Rooftop gardens or patios are rapidly increasing in popularity. What better way to satisfy your craving for a lush green lawn than by installing beautiful, resilient synthetic grass on your rooftop patio? Pacific Grass & Tu...

03 Apr 2018

battle california drought with synthetic grass
As the price of water in California climbs higher and higher, you might easily be spending over $1200 a year, just to keep you natural grass lawn looking healthy and green. Unfortunately, this trend is bound to continue, and make water even more expensive. California is a breathtaking state, even though she is constantly plagued by droughts. The National Weather Service has determined...

03 Apr 2018

artificial grass for apartment complexes
In the greater Sacramento-area, more and more residents are making the change to artificial grass at their homes and businesses. We are seeing a dramatic increase of artificial grass for apartment complexes being installed. From synthetic grass dog runs and playgrounds, to pool surrounds and rooftop patios. Even though your residents may not have a full yard to themselves, its important ...

03 Apr 2018

When you are considering investing in an artificial grass lawn to enhance your home’s landscaping, there are many different terms that you will come across. In previous blog posts, we offered simple definitions for many of the words you will encounter. To help you understand the terms even more; this article is going to apply them. Artificial grass comes in a vast array of textures, c...

30 Mar 2018

synthetic grass terminology
When a homeowner is shopping for a major purchase for their home, its common to come across terms you are not familiar with. Shopping for artificial grass is no different. At Pacific Grass & Turf, we know that informed customers are the best customers, so we want to break down some of the commonly used lingo in the synthetic grass industry. Pile Weight: Pile weight is often also re...