Artificial grass has revolutionized how we create pet-friendly spaces in Asheville, offering a lush and safe environment for our four-legged friends to play. In this post, we'll discuss the advantages of synthetic grass for pets and delve into the 7 important aspects of maintaining stunning and clean pet grass.
1. CHOOSING THE IDEAL PET-FRIENDLY TURF
Select turf specifically designed for pets, ensuring it stands up to playful paws. Only consider non-toxic options, free from toxic substances that could pose risks to your pets. See the wide range of artificial grass safe for pets offered by Southwest Greens, personalizing your choice to your pet's needs.
2. DAILY CARE ROUTINE
Engage in careful, regular brushing to remove pet hair and debris, keeping the turf looking lush. Use cleaners approved for use with pets for spot-cleaning any messes quickly. Conduct quick inspections to catch potential damage before it becomes an issue.
3. PREVENTING SMELLS AND BACTERIA
Regularly wash the turf with water to minimize odors and preserve freshness. Employ pet-safe enzymatic cleaners to take care of urine smells effectively. K9 sand is a biogenic, pet-friendly, environmentally-friendly and sustainable alternative to traditional infills. It easily and evenly spreads into turf and contains no microplastics. K9 sand is a non-toxic, pet-friendly infill, made for your beloved K9! Learn more about our odor-resistant infill technologies for durable freshness.
4. DEALING WITH PET HAIR
Implement efficient methods to remove pet hair, such as brushing with a push broom (stiff bristles). Our specialized pet-friendly turf is designed to minimize pet hair accumulation. Incorporate grooming into your pet's routine to keep shedding at bay.
5. PAW-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING ELEMENTS
Incorporate pet-friendly features into your landscape design, such as designated recreation spots. Choose plants and decorations that are safe for pets, creating a pleasant environment. Establish a cozy corner for your furry friends to rest and play, improving their overall experience.
6. SEASONAL MAINTENANCE TIPS
Adjust your care routine to accommodate fluctuating weather conditions throughout the year. Prepare for intense rain or wintry conditions by ensuring proper drainage to reduce matting. Protect the turf during extreme temperatures, taking measures to maintain your turf’s longevity. Take a look at our wintertime guide for more tips and tricks. Yearly professional maintenance is also suggested.
7. ENSURING SAFETY FOR PETS
Regularly check for jagged items or debris that can hurt your pets during playtime. Verify the absence of toxic substances in fertilizers or pesticides that could be used in the surrounding area. High-quality turf ensures a secure environment for your pets to thrive, but it is still good to make sure nothing harmful has made its way into your outdoor space.