Artificial Grass Maintenance relies on rainfall as a natural, synthetic grass cleanser. In areas where rainfall is scarce, an occasional water flush is beneficial to cleanse the turf. For care and maintenance of lightly soiled areas, it may be necessary to sponge with a five percent solution of low suds household detergent in hot water followed by a thorough rinsing with hot water. Call us today (951) 532-2861. We are here to HELP!
Artificial Grass Maintenance Tips
For heavily soiled areas, repeat procedure for lightly soiled areas follows with sponge mopping by using a three percent solution of household ammonia in hot water followed by a thorough rinsing with hot water.
Artificial Grass Maintenance with Animal waste:
Artificial grass is safe for pets and cleaning up their solid waste is just as easy as on real grass. So plastic bags and pooper scoopers work just fine! Following the pickup, hose down the target area of the turf. Also, weekly rinsing will help your lawn smell fresh and odor free. We also offer Turf Fresh and Zeolite Max to eliminate further any unpleasant odors caused by pets.
Artificial Grass Maintenance and Brushing:
Brushing is directly related to the amount of foot traffic you have in your artificial grass area. Matting of fibers may occur in areas of high foot traffic, especially if fibers have become soiled with dirt and other airborne pollutants.
Cross Brushing of the turf can help restore the appearance of the artificial grass. “Cross brushing” means brushing against the grain of the synthetic grass fibers. By doing this periodically, the fibers are fluffed up. Use an artificial turf bristle brush, never use a brush with metal or wire bristles as this will damage the synthetic turf fibers.
Please remember that heavier traffic areas may appear different than other sectors that do not see heavy traffic. We highly recommended brushing as a significant aspect of artificial grass maintenance. Cross brushing will ensure the full life of Green-R Turf Artificial Grass
Stains and other blemishes:
Artificial Grass Maintenance NUMBER ONE RULE is Promptness. It is always easier to clean up a new spill than one that has dried and hardened. Remove any paste-like solid with a spatula. Blot up excess liquids with a clean cloth or a dry absorbent, such as kitty litter or fuller’s earth. Swept or vacuumed up dry absorbents afterward.
Artificial grass fibers have excellent resistance to staining. It is essential to understand they are only one component of the artificial grass system Cleaning agents are safe for the face fibers but can be harmful to other elements of the turf system. Therefore, there are two groups of cleaning agents.
The first group of cleaners – apply without any particular precautions are the following:
“Simple Green,” a bio-friendly cleaner, follow the manufacturers’ guidelines.
A three percent solution of ammonia in water may be used instead of household detergent for more stubborn stains.
Do not use cleaners that contain chlorine bleaches. Rinse area thoroughly with clean cold water to remove any traces of soap or ammonia and blot up excessive liquid.
Use a warm, mild solution of household detergent or low suds detergent for delicate fabrics. Use approximately one teaspoon to one pint of water.it will handle most waterborne stains including:
- Paint and Water Colors.
- Fruit and Vegetable Juice.
Use mineral spirits or a grease spot remover sold by most stores.
Cleansers in this category should handle most oil-based stains including the following:
- Asphalt, Tar, Motor Oil, and Grease.
- Cooking or Suntan Oil.
- Paraffin wax.
- Ballpoint Ink and Crayon.
- Nail Polish and Lipstick.
Caution: Mineral spirits and other petroleum-based solvents are flammable.
With the usage of solvent cleaners, make sure the area is well-ventilated.
Chewing gum or Tree Sap:
Remove Chewing gum, and tree sap by freezing it. Aerosol packs of refrigerant are available from most carpet cleaning suppliers for this purpose or usage of dry ice. After freezing, scrape with a knife.
Fungus or mold spots:
A one (1) percent solution of hydrogen peroxide in water can sponge onto the affected area. Flush thoroughly with clean water after application.
Artificial Grass Maintenance – Do Not Abuse Policy:
Green-R Turf artificial grass is strong, durable fibers, certain precautions needs taking to prevent damage to the artificial turf. Our Artificial Grass Maintenance relies on these rules below:
Do no place Furniture and equipment with sharp edges s on artificial grass. It may puncture or tear the artificial grass.
Keep cigarettes. Fireworks and open flames away from the artificial grass. They cannot ignite the artificial grass yet they can damage the artificial turf by fusing fibers together.
Cap off or remove nearby sprinkler heads. Water from sprinkler systems can leave mineral deposits on turf.
Do not expose the turf to reflected sunlight windows as this may fuse the artificial grass fibers together.
Never leave a parked vehicle idling on the turf.
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