Artificial Pet Turf Frequently Asked Questions

There are many reasons that synthetic grass is an excellent option for Detroit and all of Michigan pet owners! First and foremost, it's much easier to keep up than natural grass — you won't have to worry about trimming, saving you valuable time and money. Additionally, artificial grass is more durable than natural grass, so it can withstand lots of activity. Plus, synthetic grass is non-toxic and chemical-free, making it healthy for your pets.

It's not easy for fleas, ticks, and other pests to live in the artificial 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 is no soil to support their nesting, you should keep an eye out for any collection of leaves or debris that can make a good breeding environment for ticks and fleas. As long as you clean your artificial lawn regularly, there will be hardly any pests.

Indeed, our artificial turf has the appearance and texture of organic grass, so your furry friends will be able to play on it like they would they would use a natural lawn. They can roll around on the grass to their heart's content!

Our synthetic grass is made to be long-lasting and resistant to wear and tear, so it can withstand digging without sustaining damage. However, if your pets are chronic differs, we recommend taking measures to discourage them from digging through the artificial grass.

Definitely! Cleaning synthetic turf is straightforward! You can hassle-free hose it down with water to remove any leaves. For more thorough cleaning, you can use soapy water and a soft-bristled brush to scrub the grass. Take a look at our comprehensive cleaning guide for more tips.

Artificial grass is odorless, so if any smells do occur, it’s usually caused by dog 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 build-up of odor. Southwest Green's pet-turf system is designed to help neutralize odors, but there are steps you can take to ensure no smells persist. We advise you use a solution of equal parts water and white vinegar to spray Fido’s favorite bathroom area. Let it dry to eliminate any lingering odor, if our system was not used.
Our high-end artificial grass is designed to be durable and lasting, with a life expectancy of up to 20 years with proper maintenance. However, the lifespan of your grass may depend on factors such as the amount of foot traffic it receives and how well it's maintained. Our sun-resistant synthetic turf products look and function like new because they are designed to withstand lots of traffic, inclement weather, and temperature fluctuations for all-year use. All installs come complete with a one-year installation warranty and a maker's warranty that covers discoloration.

The cost of artificial grass for dogs can vary depending on factors such as the size of your yard and the type of grass you choose. We offer a range of synthetic grass solutions to fit different financial plans and needs, so we recommend getting in touch with us for a customized quote.

While it's possible to install pet turf on your own, we recommend hiring a specialist to ensure that the job is done accurately. Our team of experts can help you design and install a pet-friendly synthetic grass solution that meets your particular preferences and liking.