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Tools Needed to Tend to Your Artificial Grass

Article written by Artificial Turf Supply Commercial & Residential Division.

One of the main benefits of making the switch to artificial grass is the low maintenance required. Unlike with natural grass, you never need to worry about mowing, trimming or reseeding your fake grass and it will require almost no water. The occasional watering to help clean the lawn or cool it down is all you need.

However, despite the reduced need for regular upkeep, you will have to perform some occasional maintenance in order to keep your synthetic lawn looking great. The good news is that you don’t need to do a lot of work and you only need some basic equipment. Make sure you have these tools handy before you start your artificial turf installation so you’ll be ready to do the required upkeep on your lawn:

Rake or Soft Brush: It’s important to remove any organic debris such as dead leaves from your artificial lawn. If not removed, this debris can sink to the base of your lawn and rot. Eventually, this can lead to mold and fungus or damage your turf. Using a rake or a soft brush on your lawn will help to get rid of this debris. You can also rake or brush against the grain to get the blades of your lawn to stand up straight.

Leaf Blower: Another weapon in your arsenal against organic debris is a leaf blower. Using the power of a leaf blower can get out small particles of debris without damaging your lawn.

Mild Detergent: If you ever have a spill (such as food or drink) or have a child drop gum on your artificial lawn, mild detergent is the perfect solution. Just apply and scrub with a soft towel to avoid stains.

Artificial Turf Supply Commercial & Residential Division is the choice of many home and business owners looking for top quality fake grass for their properties. Their team of experienced synthetic turf experts can help you with the purchase and installation of artificial lawns.

Don’t Give Up On Your Furniture Yet

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If you have furniture in your home you love, it can be tough saying goodbye when wear and tear begins taking its toll. Of course, none of us look forward to paying for new furniture either.

Fortunately, there’s an affordable option out there that keeps us from having to do either. Whether you need a single sofa seat or multiple cushions brought back to life, you can accomplish this with some simple foam solutions.

Foam is probably the best material there is for any type of furniture. It’s extremely comfortable, exceedingly resilient and it won’t break the bank.

Plus, if you have furniture currently suffering the results of years of use, you can simply switch out the cushions you have been using for foam replacements and it will be as good as new.

Because it’s foam, it will give you a perfect amount of displacement when you sit or lie down on it. And it will be able to do this for years to come. If the day ever comes that you finally wear it out and it no longer bounces back the same, foam is extremely easy and affordable to replace.

So don’t give up on that furniture yet. Thanks to foam, you can breathe new life into and save money at the same time.


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Is Interior Design Worth Paying For?

Submitted by Home & Garden Advices

Deciding whether interior design is worth paying for is a moot point – it all depends on your affordable budget, your determination to get things exactly as you want them, the complexity of the job, and the exact services being offered by the designer.

Nevertheless, the short and easy answer for most of us mere financial mortals is a resounding “no”. That’s because we can do it ourselves by a few searches on the internet some colour swatches and finding a few pictures in interior magazines etc., that we’d  like to emulate – and which have a good “fit” with the overall feel of the property. Then it’s simply a matter of either getting the work done to your design brief by an interior decorator – or doing this yourself, picking up the right cheap dining table and chairs, beds, wardrobes and sofa in the sofas sale and hey presto!

But of course, some interior designers work through this whole process with you – and can buy in expert services more expertly and far more cheaply than you’ll ever be able to. So you see, there’s no easy answer.

Of course, no-one else can really decide these things for you – it’s too personal an issue and far too individual. But on the whole, I’d still say it’s not quite worth it – for most of the people most of the time. Others would disagree.

Overall, the best advice is to decide on an overall theme, look and colour scheme – with pictures and design layouts of what you have in mind – and try not to veer too much from your (or the designer’s…) original vision for the place.

Good luck.