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Getting your artificial grass ready for spring.

With spring just around the corner, many individuals will be looking to begin using their artificial grass again. Therefore, it is essential to arrange regular maintenance to keep it disinfected, clean, and debris-free.

In today's article, we have outlined what you must consider when cleaning artificial grass, such as best practices.

When cleaning artificial grass, there are a few tools and supplies you'll need before you start:

  • A leaf blower, a non-metal flexible lawn rake or a stiff broom

  • A hose

  • A mild detergent and warm water

How to Clean Artificial Grass and Keep it Beautiful

When carrying out artificial grass rejuvenation, a few quick and easy methods will keep your turf in its best condition.

For example, you may want to brush your turf to keep it tidy regularly, or you can provide a quick jet wash and disinfectant to spot-clean the necessary bits.

In addition, periodically checking your grass will ensure that any build-up of leaves, twigs and dirt doesn't compromise your turf and lead to rips or tears.

Artificial Grass for Pets

Typically modern artificial grass products are pet friendly. But, if you have pets that regularly use your artificial grass, you must do additional cleaning. Therefore, hosting down your grass after your pet's use will reduce the impact. Use a mild detergent or a product specifically for cleaning artificial grass if possible.

Similarly, if you spill things like food, then a damp sponge and mild detergent are enough to remove the spills. If it's dried on or a bit more stubborn, cleaning the grass with vinegar will also work, or if you do have a pressure washer, this can take

As you enjoy your garden, be mindful of using artificial grass tools. Don't use sharp objects that might cut or tear the artificial grass. Instead, use a putty knife or something blunt if you're trying to lever something off your grass that's stuck or dried.

What to avoid.

Avoid harsh chemicals on your grass to remove sticky stuff – this could damage the plastic. Instead, wash up liquid, half-and-half of vinegar and water or specialist synthetic grass cleaner.

While using something more substantial on a stubborn patch may be tempting, try a patch test on the corner of the grass or somewhere that's not visible to see if the chemicals react with the grass.

Don't apply heat to your lawn. It will dry naturally after a hose down.

Don't use a domestic hoover on your artificial grass. This type of use may not work well for the grass or the hoover and may damage them both. Use a garden vacuum instead.

Hopefully, this simple guide has guided most of your questions about rejuvenating your artificial. In addition, regular maintenance will help you keep your lawn looking great during spring, with much less maintenance than a natural lawn.

About The Outdoor Maintenance Company.

And if you require some advice and support on cleaning your artificial grass so you can enjoy it this spring. Please get in touch, as we would love to help. Or, to find out more about our artificial grass rejuvenation, click here.

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