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4 Tips for Building a Custom Putting Green Backyard

As you continue to spend more time at home and make upgrades to your home to make it into an oasis you truly enjoy spending your time, you may be looking for your next big renovation project. For some, these renovations are purely for personal enjoyment. For others, they are for future benefits, like an…

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How to Keep Your Artificial Playground Turf Clean

How to Keep Your Artificial Playground Turf Clean Keeping kids safe has always been important, but it’s even more important as we begin returning to a new normal after a global pandemic shut schools and kept kids at home. We want our kids to be safe and healthy, but also have the freedom to run…

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How to Style a Backyard Playground

One of the greatest joys of parenthood is watching children run and play with the carefree freedom only they know.  A well-designed backyard playground offers this space for parent and child enjoyment, as well as for friends and their parents to join in.  Still, with so many different types and styles of backyard playgrounds, figuring…

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How to Care for Your Artificial Turf During a Texas Winter

As winter is upon us, you may be considering how you need to change your yard work routine to help your plants, furniture, and turf survive the Texas winter weather. Extreme weather can cause damage to your yard if you aren’t careful. The good thing about artificial turf, though, is that it doesn’t need a…

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4 Design Tips for Building an Outdoor Kitchen

In 2020, many people turned to their own backyards for entertainment and family time. We have all spent more time at home with our immediate household members.    Another strange side-effect: have you seen the lines in Home Depot?    Lockdown has also given us some time to think about or work on home renovation…

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How to Naturally Keep Pests Out of Your Garden

Pests can wreak havoc with your garden. No matter what you grow, from vegetables to flowers to a salsa garden, pests like snails or grubs can cause some serious damage to your plants. Pests can damage the leaves of the plant or the roots, impacting their ability to conduct photosynthesis and bloom. An infestation can…

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6 Tips for Creating a Dog-Friendly Backyard

Your furry friend is a part of the family, and you want all family members to enjoy all spaces in the home. More, you want him or her with you while you enjoy your home.    When you have a dog, an outdoor space for them is critical. If it’s time to renovate the backyard,…

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8 Design Ideas for Your Houston Patio

As the weather cools down in the fall, more people tend to spend time at home. That might look different for everyone – from more time curled up in bed with hot cocoa to more time spent on your patio.   If spending more time outside at home is appealing, it’s not hard to create…

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Creating an Artificial Green Wall

Artificial green walls can bring a unique pop of color to any home or lawn. They are also far less expensive and easier to maintain when compared to natural green walls. If you are considering adding a green wall to a home, office, or school, learn the clear steps and why it might be the…

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Turf Options for Athletic Spaces

When creating an athletic space, no matter the sport or level of play, it is important to create a space that is safe and playable. As more people try new sports, creating a unique experience is also important, so athletes and fans want to keep coming back for more.    Now, schools, city parks, and…

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Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Turf Financing

Artificial turf can be a considerable upfront investment for many homeowners and businesses. Still, the benefits outweigh the costs by a long shot, as many find that artificial turf pays for itself within three to five years. Given that artificial turf lasts up to 20 years, homeowners enjoy 15 or more years of very low…

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The Advantages of SYNPour Surfacing

As schools and cities consider how to best keep kids safe at parks and playgrounds, there are many surfacing options to investigate. From turf to sand to other surfaces, playgrounds and sports tracks need something safe and easy to care for.    The SYNPour Poured in Place system can keep people safe while looking and…

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Is Artificial Grass Antimicrobial?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all focused on making our homes and spaces the safest they can be. And safe now means germ-free, too.    Many families, offices, schools, and stores have started more frequent and deeper cleaning and sanitization of the inside of buildings, but germs can linger outside too. Our increased caution…

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How Much Does Artificial Turf Cost in Houston?

Artificial turf is often associated with football and soccer fields. Its common use in commercial settings can lead homeowners to think that the cost of artificial turf in Houston is out of their reach. They don’t realize that generous financing terms and long-term cost savings make artificial turf the most affordable and property-value-enhancing option. How…

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Do You Need Artificial Lawn Cleaner?

Artificial lawns are an investment that more and more people are taking advantage of, especially in areas of the country that see more high-volume fluctuations in weather temperatures. Synthetic grass can withstand sweltering heat as well as downpours of rain, and rapidly dropping temperatures. Where natural lawns would fail, and brown, artificial lawns keep their…

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How Long Does an Artificial Lawn Last?

When you buy an artificial lawn, you’re investing in benefits that not only affect your family and your yard; you’re investing in water conservation and the lowering of pesticides used in your local environment. Artificial grass will save you time and money when it comes to expensive and backbreaking labor, but it also significantly cuts…

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What is the Best Artificial Turf for Business Owners in Houston?

If you’ve ever had a natural lawn, you know the downsides: high water bills, dangerous chemicals and pesticides, constant upkeep, and the dread that the grass may die anyway.  As a business owner, your landscape choices have even more dire options.  Rest assured that the moment your artificial turf installation is complete, you will save…

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8 Things You Can Do in Houston in the Spring

It’s springtime in Houston—what could be better? It’s the perfect time to relax and enjoy some fun in the sun before the triple-digit heat hits. Or maybe you’re feeling inspired to do some spring cleaning and projects to beautify your home before your summer get-togethers. We’re all about balance!    Here are some of our…

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Is a Synthetic Lawn Right for Your Houston Home?

Dreaming of a beautiful, low-maintenance lawn? If you’re in the Houston area, investing in a synthetic lawn for your home can offer tons of benefits, including big savings on your water bill. But if you’re not quite sure if it’s right for you, you’re not alone. Since it is a big investment to get quality…

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10 Benefits of Having a Synthetic Lawn In Houston Texas

The weather in Houston Texas is warm, so warm in fact that even during their coldest months, the city only dips below 32F for 18 days a year. Our climate is the primary reason synthetic lawns are on the rise, not only in Houston but all over Texas and even the United States. Versatile synthetic…

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How Hard is DIY Artificial Turf Installation?

Artificial lawns have quickly become one of the preferred methods for achieving a picturesque landscape for many residential and commercial property owners. Synthetic turf offers many environmental and financial benefits including reduced water consumption, minimal time and energy expended on lawn maintenance, and a lush, green lawn year-round. If you choose to invest in artificial…

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7 Unexpected Uses for Synthetic Grass

How to Make the Most of Your Synthetic Lawn SYNLawn Houston provides a variety of options for integrating our sustainable products into your home or business. Consider these options:   BioBased Collection – USDA Certified and recyclable.   X-Series Collection – a thicker feel of hearty grass.   SYNAugustine Collection – a more multi-dimensional look with soft blades…

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Improve Your Golf Game By Installing Putting Greens In Your Home

Golf enthusiasts are always looking for ways to improve their game. Obviously, the best way to achieve this is practice, practice, and practice. It’s not uncommon for golfers to play on the driving range or through the links just to practice their shots over and over again. However, finding the time to get to the…

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5 Reasons Why Artificial Turf is the Best Option for Your Furry Companions

If there’s one thing a man’s best friend needs is to get outside for some fresh air and get the much-needed exercise. Under good weather, most pet owners don’t have a problem letting their pets out. However, when it’s rainy and muddy, those muddy paws are a no-no. These are the types of dilemmas that…

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6 Things to Know Before Installing Your Own Residential Turf

You probably already know that residential turf will get your lawn in the best shape without all of the maintenance.  However, there are some considerations to make and mistakes that should be avoided if you will be installing artificial turf.       1. Do Your Research Before you even start the process, you need to conduct…

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The Artificial Turf Purchasing Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

Growing grass is one thing, but SYNLawn makes things easier with its artificial turf products. When it comes to acquiring artificial turf, you would want to know what you are getting yourself into. Whether it be a residential area or elsewhere for commercial use, the turf could improve the overall look of the place and…

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6 Innovative Ways to Use Residential Artificial Turf to Decorate Your Home

Synthetic turf doesn’t have to just be for the outdoors. With a little creativity, you can bring the outside in as an innovative design element in your home. You can have an earthy element in your design without having to worry about bringing the dirt or bugs inside as well. If your ready to explore…

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Everything You Need to Know About Routine Maintenance for Your Artificial Turf

Between mowing, watering, fertilizing, aerating, and spraying for pests, taking care of a natural lawn can be a lot of work. Not only is the process time-consuming, but the materials needed to get the job done right are expensive. Whether you decide to do the landscaping yourself or hire someone else to do it, you…

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Playground Turf and Other Safe Playground Materials

Playgrounds are places for children to have fun. They are places to which kids can escape, if only for a little while. Playgrounds can come with a variety of surfaces such as rubber, mulch, and pea gravel. However, playgrounds need to be safe, preventing as many injuries as possible.  One way that safety can be…

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Top 5 Reasons You’ll Love Our Artificial Grass Pet Turf Installations

In and around Cypress, Bellaire, Friendswood, Kingwood, Tomball, Missouri City, Bryan, Pearland, Conroe, Katy, and Houston, SYNLawn® designs and installs synthetic putting golf greens, artificial pet turf runs and faux grass lawn applications for recreational spaces of all shapes and sizes. Many families with pets are turning to synthetic turf lawn products that look and…

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Artificial Grass Lawn Installations in Houston, TX

Make your home stand out with artificial grass installation Thanks to numerous technological advances in the artificial turf industry over the years, the old-fashioned faux grass of yesteryear has evolved into state-of-the-art synthetic grass installations that are durable and versatile enough to be used in countless residential and commercial projects. At SYNLawn® Houston, our experienced…

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Non-traditional Uses for Artificial Grass:

As artificial lawns continue to grow in popularity throughout Houston thanks to their low maintenance, visual appeal and cost-effectiveness, many homeowners and businesses are finding new and unique uses to utilize synthetic turf. Artificial grass is typically used for playgrounds, dog runs, athletic fields, golf courses, lawns and more. However, it is also being used…

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Artificial Grass Improves Playground Safety:

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emergency departments treat more than 200,000 children aged 14 and younger for playground injuries each year in the United States. Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for all children, and many playgrounds have unsafe surfaces that exacerbate the injuries caused by falling from a…

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