Artificial Turf in Winter
What is you most worry about in this hard winter season? If the Artificial Turf has been installed, you will be worrying about backyard landscaping. You may also have questions that can I walk on artificial turf during winter? Does the cold, snow and frost damage my lawn? How to protect the artificial turf? In fact, you are not going to worry about the artificial turf will be damaged in winter. You just needto take care of something about protection.
With the winter coming, the fallen leaves become more and more. If these leaves are not removed as soon as possible, they could decompose and begin to cause organic growth within the surface with the time pasted. If this happens, you could be required to invest unnecessary expenditure on weed killer or algae remover to remove any growth.
If the artificial turf was covered by snow, the salt cannot scatter rock on the turf, and the PH content in the salt could eventually cause damage to the yarns, which could later lead to unavoidable repair costs. Also you can use a snow shovel to make your artificial lawn snow-free, please be sure use plastic snow shovel ,do not use a metal one, becauseof Metal snow shovels can damage the synthetic fibers more easily.
In the extremely cold temperature can cause the yearns to stiffen and then split too much pressure is applied. To keep artificial turf in good condition, be sure to water your backyard after snow and the ice disappeared, so the plastic yarn and reinforced backing will not be damaged by salt or some other chemicals.