Why You Should Use Weed Barrier

June 30, 2021

It’s usually all but impossible for weeds to sprout up through artificial turf. However, they can still grow along the edges of the lawn or where seams are disrupted. If you want to ensure that your new synthetic turf installation doesn’t suffer from pesky weeds each year, ask your turf installer about utilizing a weed barrier.

Weed barriers are installed as an underlayment beneath your synthetic turf blades. They’re strong enough to prevent weeds from taking root, yet they’re porous enough to allow all water and liquid nutrients through to properly drain. They also act as an additional stabilizer and soil separator for your synthetic grass lawn. Weeds are incredibly sneaky, but a properly installed weed barrier will help almost entirely eliminate any weeds that may pop up. If you do see weeds creep up through your turf, they will be few and far between, and they can be easily removed through weeding and an application of pesticide. Weed barrier is best for homeowners without pets, however, since pet waste will seep into the weed barrier fabric and cause odors over time.

Made from non-woven, sheer black fabric, Synthetic Grass Warehouse’s weed fabric is a top choice among turf installers nationwide. It has professional-grade weed and erosion control, with a 15-year warranty to support its effectiveness. It resists mildew, rotting, and insect invasion, and it’s extremely durable and tear-resistant. It has water and air permeability of up to 10 gallons per minute per square foot, and it’s UV-resistant for long-term exposure to sunlight. Sold in a 6’ x 250’ roll, SGW weed fabric is proven to have the best results in weed control.

To learn more about how to get the most from your synthetic grass, speak to your installer about proper turf care or contact your local Synthetic Grass Warehouse location. We can help you find the perfect synthetic grass products and installation accessories for your home or business. We’ve been an industry leader for more than 20 years, helping distributors, installers, and homeowners alike with all of their artificial grass installation needs. To find out more about our products or for guidance with your next artificial grass installation, contact your local Synthetic Grass Warehouse facility today.

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