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How Much Does it Cost to Service Artificial Turf in Rochester?

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Artificial Turf can increase the value of your home by $8,618

It has been reported that the grass used for landscaping purposes accounts for the majority of water consumption in every private household. Regular mowing, trimming, and blowing of lawns with the use of gas and electrically powered equipment contribute a lot to air pollution. Furthermore, cheaper inorganic fertilizers used to maintain the grass pollutes not only the soil but also contaminates the ground waters. Because of these issues, many towns and municipalities across the region are imposing limits on the size of the lawn per residential home in their respective areas. This made many homeowners use Rochester artificial turf as an alternative. Artificial turf in Rochester was first used in sports arenas where games typically played on grass are being held. As time went by and with the need for a greener landscape increase, artificial turf started to rise in popularity. This artificial grass will remain green all year round, regardless of the season. Artificial turf is significantly low in maintenance. It does not need watering or mowing, making it eco-friendly and cost-efficient in reducing water, gas, and electricity consumption.

Fair price breakdown

There are several variables involved in determining the cost of having an artificial turf in your lawn. The cheapest artificial turf can be bought at around $15 per square meter. This kind of artificial turf in Rochester can be used for exhibitions and shop windows. Mid-range type can cost $25 up to $29 per square meter. This kind is acceptable but can easily be detected as fake grass. Premium artificial turf ranges from $45 up to $70 per square meter. This type can actually resemble a real grass and is incredibly durable. Premium artificial turfs can last from 10 years up to 20 years. If you are planning to cover your whole lawn, you may opt to purchase artificial turf in rolls. Roll sizes vary and typically starts at 2 meters up to 25 meters in length.

Estimated final cost for artificial turf

Item Quantity Fair Price
Artificial Lawn Cost 535 Square Feet $1,670.41
Artificial Lawn Labor 115.4 Hours $7,378.64
Artificial Lawn Job Materials and Supplies 500 Square Feet $1,925.56
Artificial Lawn Debris Disposal Costs $247.58
Totals - Cost to Install Artificial Lawn - 535 Square Feet $11,222.19
Average Cost Per Square Foot $22.44

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For areas larger than 50 square meters, some manufacturers can give a discount and the price can go as low as $60 per square meter for a premium artificial turf. Although Rochester artificial turf still requires some degree of maintenance, it is not as demanding as natural grass. You will only need to brush off its surface every now and then to remove leaves and twigs on the surface. You may also need to wash it from time to time. Initial Rochester turf installation may cost higher, but with its long life and the money that you will save with maintenance and utility bills, consider it as an investment that will definitely pay off in the long run.

Monroe County Artificial Turf FAQ

It is possible but is not really recommended. If an artificial turf is laid on top an existing lawn with grass, the grass will die and will result in an uneven surface. But if the surface is even, and a good drainage system is in place, it won't be a problem.

There is no special maintenance needed. All you have to do is to remove any twigs or leaves lying on its surface. You may also need to smoothen any visible infill. You can just use the normal rake used in gardens to accomplish these tasks.

Just to ensure safety, the barbecue should be raised above the turf and should be on top of a slab.

Last Updated: Apr 25, 2021

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