Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Our advanced in-filled polypropylene synthetic turf products are designed to function like natural golf course greens, so your ball will provide the same spin and true roll of a natural surface. Whether you are chipping in your backyard putting green from two yards or on our Nicklaus Designed course from 200 yards, our artificial putting greens will hold a shot as well as a natural grass green, guaranteeing that your ball will not bounce or wobble as it would on a nylon surface
Since every project is unique, the length of time required for installation is calculated using factors like weather, landscaping requirements, and the complexity and size of the project. Timeframes may also be affected by accessibility and site preparation needs. Please contact us for an estimate on your particular project.
Inside or outside, the sky's the limit! Southwest Greens of Connecticut provides custom design expertise for golf greens in a wide selection of sizes and configurations for every client. Backyard golf greens for residential spaces are normally around 500 square feet, while artificial golf greens for commercial space or Nicklaus Design golf courses average 1,500 square feet. Our outdoor synthetic putting greens are made uniquely for each client, taking into account available space as well as budget.
Synthetic golf turfs demand a high level of expertise for design and installation. Since our beginnings in the golf industry in 1996, we have truly refined the art of golf construction. Turf blending, undulations, breaks and bunkers name just a few of the design elements key for natural looking and rolling golf greens. With so many additional architectural features to consider over a more basic artificial turf, golf green construction cost averages from $20 to $25 per square foot, more or less based upon region, accessibility and features.
The superior quality of the materials we use is a crucially important factor in achieving a top-of-the-line golf green. Our superior products offer the vibrant, natural green look of natural grass as well as the soft feel and true performance characteristics free of nylon and other typical materials used in many synthetic golf greens.
Southwest Greens of Connecticut is the recognized leader in the artificial turf industry. Our devotion to research and development makes it possible for us to offer the highest quality and most innovative materials on the market today. With a range of turf products developed to simulate the look and feel of genuine grass, our custom designs reflect the unique needs, climates and conditions of any area. All Southwest Greens of Connecticut installers are required to have national certifications, guaranteeing that products and excellent workmanship will consistently be of the highest quality.

Will the artificial grass deteriorate over time? How durable is the turf?

Southwest Greens of Connecticut's earliest installations are 20 years old or older and still embody the rich green color and texture of real grass. Our UV-resistant synthetic grass products look and perform like new because they are crafted to withstand heavy traffic, harsh weather conditions and temperature fluctuations for all-season use. All installations come complete alongside a one-year workmanship warranty and manufacturer's warranty that covers fading.

Our artificial grass is engineered to be used and is highly recommended in high-traffic areas or for long-term sporting purposes

In most instances, artificial grass is disposed directly into landfills, using up precious space. Shaw offers a desirable alternative through the Green Edge Recycling Program. Once synthetic grass is removed, we can repurpose it in several different ways including sheet goods, rugs, carpet backing, mats and more.

Sand filling from the synthetic grass product is mechanically taken out from the turf, separated and then put through a cleaning process. The filling can then be used in future fields or used as materials for different products.

Shaw has recycled over half of a billion pounds of carpet since 2007 and opened two cutting-edge recycling facilities — Evergreen (nylon 6 recycling) and Re2E (Reclaim to Energy). Today, Shaw provides hundreds of fully certified Cradle to Cradle flooring products.

Our artificial grass products necessitate very little maintenance. For most artificial grass applications, using a leaf blower and water hose to dispose of lawn and pet debris is enough to keep the surface clear. For golf greens, routine maintenance by your local Southwest Greens of Connecticut representative every 12-18 months is recommended; we will guarantee smooth putts with consistent check-ups that include inspecting the areas around the cups for any adjustments and rolling the green.
Professional Southwest Greens of Connecticut designers and installers are the only personnel certified to design and install our artificial grass materials. DIY purchases are available with consultation but will void any installation warranty

There are quite a few reasons that synthetic grass is an ideal option for Greenwich pet owners! First, it's much easier to maintain than real grass — you won't have to worry about watering, saving you time and money. Additionally, artificial grass is more durable than real grass, so it can withstand lots of activity. Plus, artificial grass is chemical-free and non-toxic, making it safe for your pets.

It’s very hard for fleas, ticks, and other pests to live in the synthetic grass. While we can’t guarantee that your yard will be entirely pest-free, you can rest assured they’ll be mostly eliminated. Because there’s no soil to support their nesting, you must keep an eye out for any buildup of leaves or debris that might make a good breeding ground for fleas and ticks. As long as you take care of your artificial lawn regularly, there will be barely any pests.

Yes, our artificial turf looks and feels just like real grass, so your four-legged companions will be able to enjoy it just as much a regular grass lawn. They can roll around on the grass to their heart's content!

Our synthetic grass is designed to be resilient and resistant to damage, so it is able to tolerate digging without being harmed. However, if your pets are tenacious diggers, we recommend taking measures to prevent them from digging through the artificial grass.

Definitely! Cleaning artificial grass is simple! You can simply hose it down with clean water to remove any debris. For more thorough cleaning, you can use a specialized artificial grass cleaner and a broom to clean the grass. Take a look at our detailed cleaning guide for more details.

Artificial grass is odorless, so if any smells do occur, it’s usually caused by pet urine. Many dogs prefer to use one area of the lawn to do their business, so sometimes, you can get a little more of a accumulation of odor. Our pet-turf system is designed to help neutralize odors, but there are steps you can take to ensure there are no lingering odors persist. We advise you use a solution of equal parts H2O and vinegar to spray Fido’s favorite bathroom area. Let it dry to neutralize any unpleasant odor, if the Southwest Green system was not used.
Our premium synthetic turf is designed to be sturdy and durable, with a lifespan of up to twenty years with adequate maintenance. However, the lifespan of your grass may depend on factors such as the foot traffic and how well it's maintained. Our UV-protected synthetic turf products look and function like new because they are built to withstand frequent use, weather extremes, and temperature fluctuations for all-year use. All setups come complete with a 1-year labor warranty and a builder's warranty that covers fading.

The cost of artificial grass for dogs can change depending on factors such as the size of your yard and the variety of grass you choose. We offer a range of synthetic grass solutions to fit different price ranges and needs, so we advise reaching out to us for a customized quote.

While it's possible to lay down pet turf on your own, we recommend employing a professional to ensure that the job is done correctly. Our professional team can help you design and set up a pet-friendly synthetic grass solution that meets your individual requirements and preferences.

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