2 min read
December 24, 2015
Artificial grass is created to withstand the winter weather, as it will not become patchy, muddy or discoloured. However, below are a few tips and tricks you can do in order to make your artificial grass still be in prime condition once the winter months have passed.
If you want to avoid any chance of the fibres in the artificial grass becoming damaged, you can place a waterproof sheet over your lawn. This will allow your artificial grass to avoid the ice, rain and snow, whilst protecting the drainage system.
Snow and Ice
Everybody loves snow until it turns to slush or ice. While artificial grass is created to withstand a lot of pressure, the most important thing to do after a downpour of rain or a lot of snow is to check the drainage system. Even though it is unlikely, it may become waterlogged, damaged or frozen. By checking the drainage system, your artificial grass can absorb the water and you can allow the snow and ice to melt naturally.
Removing Snow, Ice and Leaves
Just like throughout the year, continue to remove the leaves that have made their way onto your lawn with a rake. When it comes to snow and ice, you have to make sure you do not damage the fibres in the artificial grass. The best thing to do is to let the ice and snow melt naturally and make their way through the drainage system. However, if you do not want to wait, then use a plastic shovel. This is gentler on the artificial grass than a metal shovel.
By following these tips and giving your artificial lawn some extra tender loving care, your artificial lawn will be protected from any damage. If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.