Monthly Maintenance Tips for Artificial Grass

September 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Gardening Tips, Home Improvement

Written by Artificial Turf Supply Commercial & Residential Division.

One of the perks of installing an artificial lawn is that you avoid many of the maintenance hassles that are common with natural grass lawns. You no longer need to worry about mowing your lawn on a regular basis, watering it several times a week or seeding and fertilizing the lawn to keep it looking healthy. An artificial turf lawn will look great without most of the maintenance that goes into a real grass lawn.

But this doesn’t mean that some maintenance won’t help your synthetic lawn to last and look great. Performing some monthly maintenance can go a long way in reducing the possibility that you artificial grass lawn will incur damage over the years or start to look worn or faded. Here are a few things you can do each month:

Clean your lawn with a broom or blower. Removing leaves, dust and other debris with a flexible lawn rake or a high-powered leaf blower will keep organic materials from rotting inside the fibers of your lawn. You can even buy rakes and brooms specially designed for artificial lawns.

Fluff your lawn. If, after a cleaning, your lawn is not standing up straight, you can use a broom or handled brush and sweep against the grain of the lawn. This will make the blades stand straight up again.

When you purchase your artificial turf from companies such as Artificial Turf Supply Commercial & Residential Division, they can give you other maintenance tips recommended by the manufacturer.

Artificial Turf Supply Commercial & Residential Division provides homeowners and business owners with high quality synthetic turf to use as landscaping. Their products are suitable for all uses and are extremely affordably priced. Visit their site to see the latest products in the industry.

Make Sure You Have the Right Tools for the Job

September 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Home Improvement

By Toolsmith Direct

Renovating your home or improving your car all on your own is a great option for a number of reasons. For one, you’re bound to save money. Plus, it helps you better appreciate what goes into each of these two very vital things, which can pay off in dividends later. However, while the DIY attitude is admirable, it can also lead to vey avoidable mistakes. Unfortunately, for many people, this begins before they ever get started. Without the right tools, your job will never get done right and hiring a professional to clean up your mistakes will cost you even more.

Let’s take a look at your car, for example. This machine isn’t remotely the same as your home, yet many people think they can simply apply the tools they have to get the job done. Obviously, this is a good way to make sure the car doesn’t get fixed or actually comes out worse because of the process. Automotive tools are a very specific breed and it’s worth knowing which ones are right for your particular job. So before you go out and purchase a full mechanics tool set, research what you actually need.

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When you need the right tools for the job, nothing but the best will suffice. That’s why so many customers rely on Toolsmith Direct for their needs. They get the best possible options (including hard to find items like a floor creeper) at low prices and shipping that comes right to their door.