How Long Will Artificial Grass Last?

Durability and low maintenance are reasons why artificial turf is gaining popularity among businesses and homeowners. If you are using artificial grass in your backyard or walkway, it is a great investment. However, many people are always asking how long it can last. Artificial turf will last over 20 years with proper maintenance. Here are certain factors that determine how long the turf will last. 

How Long Will Artificial Grass Last?


Even though artificial grass is suitable for any weather, too much sunlight can reduce its lifespan. When choosing an artificial turf go for one that can withstand the sun during the summer. You won’t have to worry about discoloration when you opt for high-quality material.


Some homeowners try to avoid some vital steps during installation to save on cost, but it costs more in the long run. Poorly installed artificial grass will lead to uneven turf, pooling of water, and lifted edges. Always hire an experienced professional to do the installation. Professionals will also provide advice on the best way to install the turf. Properly installed artificial grass will last longer. 


Artificial grass has low maintenance, but most homeowners may ignore light maintenance. Turf only requires light maintenance to look its best. Ignoring the maintenance will reduce the artificial lawn’s longevity.

Heavy use

Heavy use of artificial grass will reduce its lifespan. Since turf used in sports experiences aggressive use, it will last half the time as the one used in residential homes. Turf used by kids to play will need some light maintenance for it to look great and last long. 

Artificial is an excellent way to make lawns look good. However, they need maintenance to look their best. All American Turf solutions are experts in designing and installing of artificial turf for both homes and businesses. Get in touch with us today.

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