Have Questions?

If you have any questions about the installation process or using artificial grass in your home or business, check out our FAQs below, and if you can’t find the answer there, simply get in touch and a member of our team will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular in the world with more and more families and businesses choosing to opt for low maintenance, high-quality artificial lawns. Shaw Grass has many advantages over natural grass, check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions that we receive below.

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Is synthetic grass cost effective?

Although on the front-end synthetic grass requires a financial investment, in the long-term, synthetic grass saves you money. Since it never needs watering, you save on your water bill. Because it doesn’t grow, it also never needs mowing. We see that on average, a household pays about $125 a month for weekly mowing alone.

Is synthetic grass environmentally friendly?

Our Shaw Grass synthetic turf products are made out of 100% recycled plastic. It doesn’t require any treatment to stay evergreen, which cuts down on the necessity of harmful chemicals and pesticides that ultimately pose a threat to our valuable natural water systems.

Will my lawn flood if it rains too hard?

Because there is a drain hole every 4”, Shaw Grass drains like real grass. It’s porous, allowing rain water to drain through it into the soil below.

How long does artificial grass last?

The short answer is, longer than natural grass! Our ranges of artificial grass can last 15 years or more with the right level of care. Shaw Grass comes with a 15-year warranty for residential use and a 10-year warranty for commercial projects.

Does artificial grass need any on-going maintenance?

Artificial turf does require a low level of maintenance in order to prolong its lifespan, but that simply entails the occasional once-over with a stiff brush or leaf blower or a quick hose down for heavier soiling. Say goodbye to summer evenings spent with a lawn mower or hose pipe. All you really need to do is keep your artificial lawn clear of debris and leaves.

Does artificial grass fade in the sunshine?

No. Our Shaw Grass products will not fade in direct sunlight.

Is artificial turf suitable for a household with pets?

Of course! Shaw Grass offers a specific pet-friendly turf with even more drainage that dogs and cats alike, love! And most importantly, say goodbye to pets tracking dirt and mud into your home!

Is artificial grass okay for families with children?

Yes, artificial grass is perfectly safe for children. If installed correctly, our high quality products provide a wonderful surface for children to run around and tumble on. Some types of artificial grass are better than others, and cheaper varieties ight bobble or tear with excessive use, but Shaw Grass guarantees quality.

Can I install artificial grass myself?

The answer to this question is that it is completely up to you! Laying our artificial grass is easy and many of our customers successfully install it themselves each year. If you’re practically minded, you can install our turf yourself and achieve great, professional results. If you’d rather contract the installation, a local landscaper will be able to easily cut and install our turf.

Can I do this project myself?

Yes. We can show you the steps

If I can't do it can you find someone who can?

Yes we can refer you to professional installers

Is Artificial Grass safe for children and pets?

Actually safer. We can put up to a 2'' pad underneath the turf to minimize injury. Our turfs don't stain. No pollen from grass and no pesticides needed

How long will it last?

20 years+. And Shaw offers a 15 warranty for personal residences

Is Artificial turf a good investment?

Yes. Yes. Yes. No monthly mowing, that's a savings of several thousands a year. And we offer a very attractive financing plan.